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  • Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault

    Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault
    LOS ANGELES - The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter...
  • Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt

    Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt
    The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter infamous for...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films'

    Both an affectionate tribute and a cautionary tale, "The Go-Go Boys" is a solid documentary that offers, as its subtitle promises, one version of the "inside story of Cannon Films." Israeli helmer Hilla Medalia ("Dancing in Jaffa") offers, as its subtitle...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • Cannes Jury Session Ranges From Political to Jovial

    There was a feminist theme going on at the beginning of the Cannes jury press conference, Wednesday, but the assembled panel of actors and directors soon shifted into safer, less political territory. Jury president, Jane Campion was introduced as the...
  • CANNES: Little Margin for Error in Selling Mid-Budget Films

    As studios put more and more of their resources into tentpoles, independent producers are pondering a key question: How much money is the right amount for a project? For starters, with the Cannes Film Festival looming, producers are dealing with...
  • Poland Lures Foreign Films as Local Biz Rises

    You would never guess from the level of international co-productions heading toward Poland that the country remains one of the few in this corner of Europe without cash-back incentives. Agnieszka Odorowicz, topper at the Polish Film Institute, is...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival Opens With 'Grace' and Style

    Riding out of a storm of much-publicized controversies and mixed reviews, "Grace of Monaco's" premiere may not ended like a fairy tale, but it managed to deliver a fairly glamorous Cannes opening night. Onscreen royal couple Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth...
  • CANNES: Cohen Media Group Acquires Catherine Deneuve's 'In the Name of My Daughter' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Arthouse distributor Cohen Media Group has acquired all U.S. rights to the Catherine Deneuve starrer "In the Name of My Daughter," Andre Techine's drama repped by Elle Driver, which is set to world premiere out of competition in Cannes. Deneuve stars...
  • Matthew Rhodes Named Motion Picture President of Bold Films

    As Bold Films heads into the Cannes Film Festival with "Lost River" and "Whiplash," it will be under Matthew Rhodes who has been named president, motion pictures. The former president of Mandalay Vision will oversee Bold's development and production...
  • Intl. Film Award 2014: Gaumont Thrives With Local Talent and U.S. TV

    After losing itself for some time, the legendary 114-year-old French studio Gaumont bounced back to the top of the charts with the box office phenom "The Intouchables" in 2011. Three years later and with more French hits under its belt, the vertically...