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  • Digital upstarts upend tradition at Cannes Film Festival

    Digital upstarts upend tradition at Cannes Film Festival
    The market at the Cannes Film Festival, where international movie rights are bought and sold, has long been a bastion of the old-school film industry. Theatrical viewing is central. The same deal makers have been attending for decades. Signs of the...
  • 'Everyone should wear flats': Emily Blunt on Cannes' rumored high-heels-only policy

    'Everyone should wear flats': Emily Blunt on Cannes' rumored high-heels-only policy
    If she could, Emily Blunt would wear Converse sneakers on the ceremonious walk up the Cannes Film Festival's posh red carpet. The "Into the Woods" star is just one of many to speak out against the glitzy film festival's alleged high-heels mandate for...
  • 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' looks at great directors' careers

    It is, film people agree, one of the few indispensable books on the movies. It's the printed record of an unprecedented conversation, a tape-recorded colloquy between two exceptional directors, Alfred Hitchcock and Fran├žois Truffaut, talking candidly...
  • Cannes 2015: For Steve McQueen, a posthumous French return

    Cannes 2015: For Steve McQueen, a posthumous French return
    When Chad McQueen was a boy, his father, the actor Steve McQueen, wouldn’t get rattled by much in Hollywood, finessing filmmakers and executives to become one of the world’s first global celebrities. But he came face-to-face with plenty of...
  • Pictures in the News | May 13, 2015

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where investigators were scouring the scene of a derailed Amtrak train in Philadelphia, searching for clues to explain the accident that killed at least six and injured more than 200 people in one...
  • Cannes: Cate Blanchett-starring lesbian film 'Carol' transcends period

    As a lesbian romance set just before the dawn of the Eisenhower era, the new film "Carol" would seem to have little light to throw on modern relationships. In the year the film takes place (1952), at least 28 states still had some form of law forbidding...
  • Natalie Portman can relate to 'A Tale of Love and Darkness'

    — So much to talk to Natalie Portman about, so little time. The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress is at the Festival de Cannes to present her first film as a director, "A Tale of Love and Darkness," taken from the celebrated memoir by Israeli...
  • Cannes: 'Saul,' 'Carol' stir up the past, and praise

     Cannes: 'Saul,' 'Carol' stir up the past, and praise
    CANNES, France — There's no quicker way to cheapen the memory of the Holocaust than to use it to discuss next year's Academy Awards. Nonetheless, countless filmgoers have been doing just that over the weekend, all over this sun-kissed Cote d'...
  • Isabella Rossellini, busy as a bee in Cannes and on her farm

    Isabella Rossellini, busy as a bee in Cannes and on her farm
    Over the course of her 62 years, Isabella Rossellini has worked as a TV reporter, model and actor. The latest chapter in her career finds Rossellini, the daughter of actress Ingrid Bergman and director Roberto Rossellini, as what she calls an...
  • Cannes 2015: With 'The Lobster,' director keeps swimming in rebel waters

    Cannes 2015: With 'The Lobster,' director keeps swimming in rebel waters
    As cinema motifs go, the tension between singles and couples is nothing new; it’s the stuff of many a rom-com and a fair share of dramas. But turning it into the material of dystopian fiction — where those who can’t find a mate are...
  • Cannes 2015: Amy Winehouse, Cate Blanchett on dangerous ground

    Cannes 2015: Amy Winehouse, Cate Blanchett on dangerous ground
    Vocal powerhouse Amy Winehouse dominated the 2008 Grammys with her album “Back to Black.” Three years later she was dead from alcohol poisoning compounded by drug addiction. The strong, sobering new documentary “Amy” from “...