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  • Cannes 2015: Lupita Nyong'o is belle of the fashion ball

    Cannes 2015: Lupita Nyong'o is belle of the fashion ball
    The Cannes Film Festival, which opened Wednesday evening in France, boasts the most high-profile international red carpet next to the Oscars. Lupita Nyong’o was the belle of the ball at the opening night premiere of the film “Standing Tall,&...
  • Cannes: Amid festival glitz, a new chapter for the English Bookshop

    Cannes: Amid festival glitz, a new chapter for the English Bookshop
    It's not just the films that change here from year to year here, it's the city as well. The oldest gay bar in the south of France is now a gelato emporium. The once-spacious post office is now a luxury hotel. And the Cannes English Bookshop, a...
  • Cannes 2015 preview: Pixar tales to murderous 'Macbeth'

    Cannes 2015 preview: Pixar tales to murderous 'Macbeth'
    Jewel thieves lurking along the French Riviera: what a glamorous, movie-friendly cliche. It's a bit of a shock when millions of dollars in diamonds are swiped, at gunpoint, for real. Earlier this month, armed thieves made off with $19 million in...
  • Jim Broadbent to star in Julian Barnes film adaptation

    Julian Barnes' Booker Prize-winning novel "The Sense of an Ending" will be coming to the big screen. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jim Broadbent will star in the drama about a man in his 60s who is forced to come to terms with his past after...
  • Cannes 2015: Studios to drop in with 'Mad Max,' 'Inside Out'

    This week the movie world descends on the Cannes Film Festival for 12 days of ritzy red-carpet premieres, hobnobbing on yachts, and nonstop wheeling and dealing. While an international array of filmmakers vies for the coveted Palme d'Or prize and...
  • Cannes 2015: Emmanuelle Bercot's 'La Tete Haute' to open festival

    Cannes 2015: Emmanuelle Bercot's 'La Tete Haute' to open festival
    French actress and filmmaker Emmanuelle Bercot's coming-of-age drama "La Tete Haute" will open the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on May 13, marking the first time since 1987 that a female director's film will open the proceedings, organizers announced Monday....
  • Benjamin Millepied, L.A. Dance Project to help open Cannes Film Festival

    Benjamin Millepied, L.A. Dance Project to help open Cannes Film Festival
    When the luminaries of world cinema convene at the Palais des Festivals next week to open the annual Cannes Film Festival, they will be treated to a performance by a dance company from Los Angeles. Members of L.A. Dance Project are scheduled to appear...
  • Cannes 2015: Gaspar Noe, Palme d'Or director added to lineup

    Cannes 2015: Gaspar Noe, Palme d'Or director added to lineup
    The Cannes Film Festival rounded out its programming Thursday, naming Gaspar Noe’s anticipated “Love” as an out-of-competition selection and adding two titles to the main competition. Noe’s fourth feature -- and his first since...
  • Cannes 2015: Global-warming doc 'Ice and the Sky' to close festival

    Cannes 2015: Global-warming doc 'Ice and the Sky' to close festival
    Luc Jacquet's environmental documentary "Ice and the Sky" will close this year's Cannes Film Festival on May 24, organizers announced Thursday. The film explores the scientific work of Claude Lorius, who began studying the Antarctic ice in 1957 and...
  • The art of tear production is a subtle one

    The art of tear production is a subtle one
    At the movies, we cry for so many different reasons. The other night I cried at the quality of the buttered popcorn at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema: so tasty, so right. The night afterward I cried driving into the parking ramp of the ICON Theatre on...
  • Cannes 2015: Guillermo del Toro, Jake Gyllenhaal among jury members

    Cannes 2015: Guillermo del Toro, Jake Gyllenhaal among jury members
    Guillermo del Toro and Jake Gyllenhaal will be among the diverse members of the Cannes competition jury when the prestigious film festival gets underway next month. The jury is typically an eclectic mix of creators and performers, and this year’...