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  • Cannes Film Review: 'Leviathan'

    In "Leviathan," which director Andrey Zvyagintsev has described as a loose retelling of the Book of Job, an ordinary man must wrestle with his faith not in God but in the Russian state -- an epic struggle against a monster with many faces possessed of the...
  • CANNES: 'Winter Sleep' Wins Palme d'Or

    CANNES -- "Winter Sleep," Nuri Bilge Ceylan's sprawling, character-rich portrait of a self-absorbed Anatolian hotelier and his uneasy relationships with those around him, won the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night. It's...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • Iranian Actress Leila Hatami Apologizes for Cannes Kiss After Flogging Threat

    Following threats of flogging, Iranian Actress Leila Hatami has issued an apology for publicly kissing Cannes Film Festival president Gilles Jacob on the cheek. "I am so sorry for hurting the feelings of some people," she wrote in a letter to the Iran...
  • What Cannes means for Ceylan, and what Ceylan means for Cannes

    What Cannes means for Ceylan, and what Ceylan means for Cannes
    CANNES, France — "I guess now is as good a time as any to start my 'Nuri Bilge Ceylan for ANT-MAN' campaign," tweeted Istanbul-based critic Ali Arikan the morning after Ceylan's film "Winter Sleep" won the top prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival....
  • Cannes 2014: Nuri Bilge Ceylan's slow-burn Palme d'Or, and career

    For more than a decade, the Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has been reliably bringing a movie to the Cannes Film Festival every time he had a new one, starting with the odd-couple class drama “Distant” in 2002 and continuing with new works...
  • Insider's guide to Cannes Film Festival

    Insider's guide to Cannes Film Festival
    Founded in 1946, the Cannes Film Festival is the world’s most prestigious movie gathering, showcasing the cream of international cinema for discerning and sometimes cranky elites. But it's not just the films that are special iconic — many of...
  • Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

    Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
    The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
  • Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions

    Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions
    It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday. And it’s become...
  • 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: How Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy' Became the Buzziest Movie at the Festival

    This year's Cannes Film Festival unloaded its share of turkeys, from "Grace of Monaco" to Atom Egoyan's "The Captive," David Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars" and the Ryan Gosling directorial debut, "Lost River." But at least the festival ended on a...