Critics bemused as Carol loses out to French film, while festival's feminist statement is undermined by shoes
Tale of a risky lesbian affair in 1950s America tipped for Cannes glory after rave reviews
The biggest winner of the night was host Ellen DeGeneres whose 'epic selfie' tweet went viral
12 Years a Slave ignored in all but two biggest awards, as critics surprised by best supporting acts
Allen denies 'disgraceful' charge – but should we be showering the man and his movies with accolades?
Cate Blanchett is a Blanche Dubois for our times in Allen's best film in years
Director uses Evening Standard Awards night to plead for increased support for arts from UK government
Youth, smaller venues and a Hollywood star dominate the Evening Standard Theatre Awards shortlist