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  • Cannes 2015: In 'Tale of Tales,' reimagining Disney via Del Toro

    Cannes 2015: In 'Tale of Tales,' reimagining Disney via Del Toro
    There is a huge general audience for live-action fairy tales, at least judging by the pace at which Disney seems to be greenlighting them. There's less clearly a market for the adult art house version of them, the kind of darker fabulism Guillermo del...
  • Cinematographer Roger Deakins joins 'Blade Runner' sequel

    Cinematographer Roger Deakins joins 'Blade Runner' sequel
    Roger Deakins is headed off-world. The acclaimed cinematographer has been enlisted to shoot the long-in-the-works sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner," Alcon Entertainment announced Wednesday. The film will mark Deakins' third...
  • Cannes 2015: In Amy Winehouse doc, profiling talent, and tragedy

    Cannes 2015: In Amy Winehouse doc, profiling talent, and tragedy
    The history of pop music is filled with far too many untimely demises. But for all the cultural lumping together of these tragedies, they're hardly as similar as we tend to believe. In "Amy," a new documentary about the late musician Amy Winehouse, we...
  • Cannes 2015: From 'Da Vinci' to hard-core, no lack of variety

    Cannes 2015: From 'Da Vinci' to hard-core, no lack of variety
    Trudging up the aisle just now, at the conclusion of the crazy little 3D widescreen hard-core Gaspar Noe film called "Love," my thoughts turned from porno guitar chords to "The Da Vinci Code." Yep, "The Da Vinci Code." No sex in that one. That was the...
  • Newlyweds Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder heat up Cannes red carpet

    Newlyweds Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder heat up Cannes red carpet
    Hey, it's the Somerhalders! Newlyweds Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder made their first post-marital red carpet appearance at the 68th Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. The "Twilight" actress, 27, and "The Vampire Diaries" star, 36, traipsed up the...
  • CANNES WATCH: Iranian film explores divorce, female style

    Writer-director Ida Panahandeh has made a splash with her film debut, landing in competition at the Cannes Film Festival for "Nahid," fraught portrait of the byzantine legal complications and social stigmas concerning divorce and remarriage in Iran....
  • Gaspar Noe's explicit 'Love' sets Cannes atwitter

    The movies are in love with love, but they're often squeamish about sex. That's not something that can be said about director Gaspar Noe, whose new film "Love" brings graphic sex — in myriad positions and permutations, in twosomes, threesomes and...
  • Cannes film pays homage to late designer Oscar de la Renta

    The spirit of Oscar de la Renta lives on every day at the Cannes Film Festival. Though the Dominican Republic-born fashion designer passed away last year aged 82 after battling cancer, his landmark fashion designs continue to dominate the red carpet &#...
  • CANNES WATCH: A mermaid dress and wedding bells for Brolin

    Cannes is by the water so it was only appropriate that the film festival on Wednesday celebrated a stunning mermaid dress. Day Eight also uncovered news that the '80s pop band Pet Shop Boys influenced a film from China and the upcoming "Toy Story 4" won't...
  • Cannes 2015: 'Son of Saul' turns a festival upside down

    Cannes 2015: 'Son of Saul' turns a festival upside down
    Movies about the Holocaust constitute a longstanding genre, with a wide range of filmmakers plumbing many angles and storylines in the 70 years since the atrocities came to an end. So a first-time director would hardly seem like the odds-on choice to...
  • Cannes 2015: For 'Mediterranea' director, boat people as film drama

    Cannes 2015: For 'Mediterranea' director, boat people as film drama
    To make "Mad Max: Fury Road," the director George Miller eschewed the usual filmmaking shortcuts in favor of shoots in the gritty Namibian desert. Jonas Carpignano adopted a similar mindset, but for a very different movie. To prepare for "Mediterranea,"...