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  • CANNES: 'Grace of Monaco' Won't Be an Oscar Contender (Analysis)

    When the teaser trailer for "Grace of Monaco" debuted last fall, the Nicole Kidman biopic about Grace Kelly felt like a natural Oscars contender. The drama, directed by Olivier Dahan (who directed Marion Cotillard to an Academy Award for 2007′s...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' receives a muted opening-night reception

     A strange mood hovered over the Cannes Film Festival's opening-night ceremony Wednesday night, as the Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco" — or one of its versions, anyway — premiered to a muted response at an otherwise hoopla-filled event....
  • Grace Kelly, star of Monaco, much brighter than the film about her

    Grace Kelly, star of Monaco, much brighter than the film about her
    She’s been gone since 1982, when an apparent stroke led to her fatal car accident on the winding hills above the Mediterranean. But Grace Kelly had, and has, a way of lingering in the memory. Here, today, she is everywhere. The other night in...
  • Fashion hits and misses at the Cannes Film Festival

    Hollywood has descended on the Riviera for the Cannes Film (and luxury fashion) Festival. It’s all about the jewels at Cannes, where Swiss jeweler Chopard has been an official sponsor for 17 years. And in honor of the festival's 67 years,...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' under fire: Dreadful reviews at Cannes Film Festival

    It's never a good sign when the off-screen drama surrounding a film is more interesting than the drama on screen, and according to early reviews, such is the case with director Olivier Dahan's Grace Kelly biopic, "Grace of Monaco," which opened the Cannes...
  • Korea's Weak Cannes Presence Reflects Shifting Tastes

    With Korean media focused heavily on April's Sewol ferry disaster, the weak showing of Korean films in the Cannes official selection did not resonate as loudly as it did last year. No Korean film was included in the competition selections of Cannes,...
  • Marion Cotillard pushes boundaries as actress, crosses them as a star

     Marion Cotillard pushes boundaries as actress, crosses them as a star
    French-born Marion Cotillard has staked out an enviable international career, with a leading lady's glamour and the versatility of a character actress. Following her breakthrough, Oscar-winning performance in "La Vie en Rose," she has appeared in art...
  • Cannes 2014: Timothy Spall, a grunt no more in Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner'

    Timothy Spall shuffles, growls, thrusts, spits and, of course, paints as the prickly artist JMW Turner in “Mr. Turner,” Mike Leigh’s new film about the 19th century great that premieres Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival. But...
  • CANNES: Cate Blanchett Reveals Crush on Adele Exarchopoulos at Trophee Chopard

    On Thursday night, Adele Exarchopoulos ("Blue is the Warmest Color") and Logan Lerman ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower") accepted the Trophee Chopard at a Variety co-sponsored event at the Cannes Film Festival. Former winners of the annual prize for up-...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • 'The Rover' Premiere: Producer Praises Robert Pattinson as 'Consummate Actor'

    After a starry premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce and director David Michod brought "The Rover" to The Regency Bruin Thursday. Michod told Variety that he hadn't been familiar with Pattinson's previous work. "Rob just came...