Care of Neil Young at the Jigsaw Lounge:
I'd suggest at this point - from my humble, watching-from-Canada opinion, that "Thirst" and "Spring Fever"'s chances of the Palme are now pretty much non-existent, and if the early reviews are any suggestion, so are "Taking Woodstock"'s.
And as you might expect, this is all build up to a blatant indieWIRE plug. We are are following of the potential Palme d'Or winners via our fancy film pages (check out the full link list here). Below is a snapshot of one of the examples, Jane Campion's "Bright Star," which many reviewers suggested today is now a frontrunner for some big prizes next weekend: