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  • 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...
  • Vitalii Sediuk allegedly attacks Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere

    Vitalii Sediuk allegedly attacks Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere
    Vitalii Sediuk, the longtime red-carpet accoster of celebrities, was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt as the star was making his way down the carpet for the premiere of partner Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent.”...
  • 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....
  • De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago

    De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago
    Here's a final item out of the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, this one a Chicago crime story to be told by a highly regarded French director. Earlier this year Robert Pattinson of the "Twilight" franchise began talking about playing the lead...
  • Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt

    Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt
    The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter infamous for...
  • Brad Pitt's response to red-carpet prank epitomizes his appeal

    Brad Pitt's response to red-carpet prank epitomizes his appeal
    Leave it to Brad Pitt to parlay a bizarre red-carpet scuffle into a PR victory. Days after the A-list actor was accosted at the Hollywood premiere of partner Angelina Jolie's movie "Maleficent" by the notorious Vitalii Sediuk, Pitt issued a stern...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films'

    Both an affectionate tribute and a cautionary tale, "The Go-Go Boys" is a solid documentary that offers, as its subtitle promises, one version of the "inside story of Cannon Films." Israeli helmer Hilla Medalia ("Dancing in Jaffa") offers, as its subtitle...
  • Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov

    Almodovar, Leigh petition Putin on jailed Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov
    A who’s who of European directors have signed a letter to Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders seeking justice for Oleg Sentsov, the Ukarainian filmmaker who was arrested by Russian authorities on May 11 and is believed held in a Moscow prison. Pedro...
  • Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value

     Joseph Losey's restored 'Accident' high on shock value
    Based on a Nicholas Mosley novel adapted by Harold Pinter early in his screenwriting career (after a decade as a playwright), Joseph Losey's "Accident" shared the Grand Prize at the 1967 Cannes Film Festival. The film was restored by the British Film...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur' to get Cinelicious Release

    HONG KONG - New specialty distributor Cinelicious Pics has picked up North American rights to "Gangs of Wasseypur," the contemporary crime epic by Indian auteur Anurag Kashyap. The two part film premiered in Cannes in 2012 in the festival's Directors'...