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  • Cannes Film Review: 'Run'

    The tumultuous recent history of the Ivory Coast is refracted through the ever-shifting identity of the title character in "Run," an impressive if not fully realized first feature from French-Ivorian writer-director Philippe Lacote. Retracing the strange,...
  • 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 Film Festival shines light on maverick director Xavier Dolan

    Spend a few minutes talking to Xavier Dolan and the 25-year-old will quickly demonstrate why he merits the enfant terrible tag that's been slapped on him. As the Cannes Film Festival wound down Saturday, a few hours before the competition prizes were to...
  • At Cannes Film Festival, will write a pun for tickets

    There were swarms of people in tuxedos and cocktail dresses, which meant it was time for Felix Hausfater to start working it. ‎The 19-year-old medical student from Paris caught the eye of a promising lead, gestured meaningfully, then realized it was...
  • 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...
  • Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood

    Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood
    Zhang Yimou tilts his head in reflection when asked if his new movie, "Coming Home," a period drama with an amnesiac hook, is a return to more political roots. The film, after all, tells of a couple torn apart by the Cultural Revolution, and it seems to...
  • Variety Critics Weigh in on a Strong 67th Cannes Film Festival

    JUSTIN CHANG: Shortly after the Cannes Film Festival lineup was unveiled more than a month ago, I cautioned festival-goers against jumping to the conclusion that this year's slate would be dull, disappointing, a waste of time, etc. I'm happy, if hardly...
  • 'Godzilla' tramples competition ... Charlize and Sean Penn continue

    "ADVERSITY MAKES men, and prosperity makes monsters," said Victor Hugo. Well, in Hollywood, monsters make prosperity! AS we all know, "Godzilla" decimated the box office over the weekend, and even pulled in a lot of favorable reviews. Movies like this...
  • Cannes Prize Winner 'Force Majeure' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to director Ruben Ostlund's "Force majeure" following its Un Certain Regard jury prize win at the Cannes Film Festival. "Force majeure" tells the story of a Swedish family vacationing in the...
  • CANNES: Un Certain Regard Winner 'White God' Sells to Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES -- Kornel Mundruczo's "White God," which won top prize in Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard section on Friday, has proved an international sales standout for The Match Factory. The drama about how a girl's separation from her dog leads to a...
  • Man accused of attacking Brad Pitt has prior celebrity controversies

    The 25-year-old man accused of battering Brad Pitt on the red carpet Wednesday night has been involved in previous red carpet controversies, including an incident earlier this month in which he crawled under actress America Ferrera's gown at the Cannes...