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  • Why Did Halle Berry's 'Frankie & Alice' Languish on the Shelf?

    It took three years, a Golden Globe nomination and possibly a slew of recent hit films targeting African-American audiences for Halle Berry's "Frankie & Alice" to finally open in 125 theaters on Friday. Geoffrey Sax's gritty drama based on the true story...
  • Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier

    NEW YORK — When actor Willem Dafoe arrived on the Swedish set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay" a number of years back, the filmmaker asked if they might meet to discuss Dafoe's role. It was far from a typical meeting. Von Trier first asked if...
  • REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★&#9733
    For all its credited sex doubles (eight) and digitally attached stunt genitalia, the new Lars von Trier lark "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1" is a weirdly old-fashioned affair. If it weren't for the explicit sexual encounters, this could be an Ibsen or a Strindberg...
  • ABC unveils fall schedule. Cannes Film Festival gets rolling.

    ABC unveils fall schedule. Cannes Film Festival gets rolling.
    After the coffee. Before the CBS and Turner upfronts. The Skinny: Got to Yankee Stadium last night but unfortunately the Bronx Bombers decided not to show up. The Mets crushed them. Still, the seats were amazing. Today's roundup includes analysis on...
  • Outgoing Cannes President Gilles Jacob Reflects on Fest's Past and Future

    Seated at his desk in a third-floor office at the Cannes Film Festival's Paris headquarters, Gilles Jacob exudes the calm, patrimonial authority of a lion in winter -- or, as Jacob likes to describe himself, a veteran fire chief who has weathered all...
  • SXSW: Restored 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Heading for Release

    MPI/Dark Sky Films will be releasing a restored version Tobe Hooper's 1974 "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" in celebration of the film's 40th anniversary. The South by Southwest Film Festival will unveil the restoration Monday at the Topfer Theatre in...
  • French Director Jean-Louis Bertuccelli Dies

    PARIS- French director Jean-Louis Bertuccelli died today in Paris. He was 71. Bertuccelli was best known for "Remparts of Clay," a drama turning on a young woman from a small Algerian village who dreams of another life. It won a Jean Vigo prize and...
  • Les Arcs Film Fest Launches Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS- The team behind Les Arcs film festival, the successful five-year old fest that's been coined the European Sundance, is creating a franchise with the launch of a Coproduction Village in Paris. Although the mart won't have the French Alps for...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Is Not a Porno, Says Pic's Stellan Skarsgard

    Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" is the story of a young woman who tries to work through her parental issues by having as much sex as possible. And that's quite a bit of sex indeed, the majority of it dispassionate and squalid. It is...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • Event Gives Emerging Talent Showcase at Cannes

    Germany has some of the best film schools in the world and during Cannes the work of some of its students will be showcased under the banner Next Generation Short Tiger 2014. Martin Scheuring of German Films, which organizes the program with the German...