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  • American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes

    American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes
    Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They're at it again. At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an...
  • Cannes: In 'Welcome to New York,' Gerard Depardieu as (his own) DSK

    Did Dominique Strauss-Kahn host an epic sex party the night before a chambermaid accused him of raping her at a New York hotel? Did he, years ago, attempt to rape a journalist who’d come to interview him? Did he actually rape the chambermaid at said...
  • Cannes Mart Spotlights Unfinished Latin Movies

    2013's inaugural Bal Goes to Cannes, a showcase for a bevy of Latin American pix-in-post, was a milestone, the first Works in Progress event ever organized by the Cannes Market. Co-run by BAL, the industry strand of Buenos Aires' Bafici Festival, the...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Maps to the Stars'

    At a certain point in their careers, nearly all aspiring actors in Hollywood are "waiters": They wait tables, they wait for callbacks, they wait for that moment when they become famous enough that America knows them on a first-name basis, a la Arnold or...
  • Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release

    Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release
    Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag. Miller followed his...
  • Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is a true American horror story

    Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are idling in the driveway as part of a publicity stunt for the forthcoming "The Expendables 3."...
  • Cannes 2014: For Soviet hockey icon Fetisov, a movie as history lesson

    Slava Fetisov remembers the moment like it was yesterday, the knock on his U.S. hotel room door when he was visiting the country as captain of the Soviet hockey team. Outside stood Lou Lamoriello, the New Jersey Devils general manager, with an offer of...
  • South African Filmmakers Find Their Voice, Hoping Audiences Will Follow

    South African filmmakers are beginning a new chapter as they look ahead to a strong showing at the Cannes Film Festival. The country has had a growing presence at the fest in recent years, and this edition will be no different, with four market...
  • Cannes: Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars, a (sort-of) Hollywood satire

    Cannes: Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars, a (sort-of) Hollywood satire
    David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars” features, in no particular order: a teen pinup looking to do violence to his child co-star, a moment when an actress celebrates a tragic death because of the casting implications, and lines such...
  • Cannes 2014 reviews: 'Foxcatcher' applauded, 'The Captive' panned

    Reviews out of the Cannes Film Festival cut both ways. On the one hand, they can serve as an early indicator of films destined for award gold and box-office success. On the other hand, they should be taken with a grain of salt, because they largely...
  • Ebert film 'Life Itself' premieres at Cannes

    Ebert film 'Life Itself' premieres at Cannes
    Despite a rare and aggravating 25-minute delay mid-screening, caused by a glitch with the digital projector housed by the Cannes Film Festival's Bunuel auditorium, "Life Itself" enjoyed a warm welcome Monday at the cinematic gathering visited, covered and...