Cannes Briefing: Late capitalism on the Riviera

by Shareen Pathak
In retrospect, maybe Cannes started to decline when that couple had sex on the red carpet two years ago. At the time, it was a symbol of how Cannes had grown into something of a bacchanalia. But looking back, that was probably peak Cannes. Cannes started as a way to laud advertising creatives, and it has now turned into a celebration of late capitalism.Read the full article