Cannes Roundup: Every Film I Watched at Cannes 2023

Anupama Chopra

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny isn't the goodbye Harrison Ford deserves. Even the veteran actor can't lift director James Mangold's sagging script At the end though, Mangold gives us a scene with such a potent cocktail of nostalgia and tenderness that I was reduced to tears.  Watching it, I went back to the time I saw the first film and felt that giddy rush that thrilling entertainment delivers.

The Zone of Interest

British auteur Jonathan Glazer presents an unnerving Nazi drama. The Zone of Interest is bone-chilling also because Glazer wants us to remember that what happened here was not an aberration. With the rise of fundamentalism and the politics of exclusion, the difference is perhaps of scale and degree

Killers Of The Flower Moon

Featuring a career-defining performance from Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese's film is a superbly performed descent into a nightmarish chapter in the history of American capitalism.

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