Bonjour, and welcome to Rotten Tomatoes' coverage of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Cannes is probably the best-known film festival in the world; since its inception in 1939, the event has been a draw for the biggest stars and the finest filmmakers in the realm of cinema. Cannes has been a jumping off-point for some of the medium's landmark pictures: "The Third Man
," "La Dolce Vita
," "Taxi Driver
," "Apocalypse Now
," and "Pulp Fiction
" all won the Palme d'Or, given to the festival's best film. This year promises more cinematic riches, from the biggest Hollywood films to tiny-but-compelling foreign language pictures.
During our stay at the festival, we'll be bringing you reviews of the biggest films
, news items
, and images from Cannes
, the French seaside resort town that is a Mecca for cinephiles.