HE’s Cannes apartment is very reasonably priced and — no surprise — the size of a large shoebox. Same gripe every year. And the wifi is weaker than 14.4 dial-up — worthless. Taken today from press balcony, looking west — 5.12, 4:45 pm

La Pizza, the harbor-view restaurant where various journos get together each year on the Tuesday night before it all begins. Tonight’s gathering is supposed to begin around 7:30 or 8 pm.

5.12, 4:55 pm.