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  • 'Sea of Trees' receives a chorus of boos at Cannes

    'Sea of Trees' receives a chorus of boos at Cannes
    Here at the Cannes Film Festival, major titles receive two world premiere screenings. First comes the casual-dress press screening. Then, a few hours or a day later, comes the virtually guaranteed friendly confines of the official, formal premiere. At the...
  • CANNES WATCH: Natalie Portman makes directing debut

    For the second year in a row, the Cannes Film Festival is showcasing the directorial debut of a Hollywood star. This year it's Natalie Portman's first feature, "A Tale of Love and Darkness." Adapted from an autobiographical novel by Amos Oz, the film...
  • Harvey Weinstein: Feeling good about the product

    Harvey Weinstein: Feeling good about the product
    “I read your reviews all the time. You could be much kinder. To me, especially.” Harvey Weinstein of The Weinstein Company is smiling as he says this, standing in a crowded ballroom a few feet from an appetizer tray wiped clean of its...
  • Cannes attendees debate dearth of female filmmakers

    Women are the talk of the Cannes Film Festival, where debate rages about why they are so plentiful in front of the camera and so scarce behind it. Long criticized for its dearth of female directors, Cannes opened this year with a film by a woman for...
  • Cannes 2015: Weinstein Company makes a 'Hateful Eight' push

    Cannes 2015: Weinstein Company makes a 'Hateful Eight' push
    One of the more telling annual moments of the Cannes Film Festival, at least where U.S. releases are concerned, is an event at which the Weinstein Co. trots out footage and stars from its upcoming slate. Last year that upfront, a media-packed soiree...
  • Cannes: Hirokazu Kore-eda deftly explores family in 'Our Little Sister'

    Cannes: Hirokazu Kore-eda deftly explores family in 'Our Little Sister'
    CANNES, France — The press-day publicity apparatus that surrounds directors of competition films at the Festival de Cannes is never less than surreal, but it feels especially out of place when the filmmaker in question is Japan's Hirokazu Kore-eda....
  • Cannes 2015: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' has George Miller shaping the future

    Cannes 2015: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' has George Miller shaping the future
    Though it came to be his signature work, the Australian director George Miller wasn’t exactly looking to revisit "Mad Max." He long thought the franchise, which of course helped augur a new action-movie era over its three installments between 1979...
  • Film a flop, so just go see where Princess Grace reigned

     Film a flop, so just go see where Princess Grace reigned
    "Grace of Monaco," the Grace Kelly biopic starring Nicole Kidman, makes its U.S. debut May 25 on Lifetime. The Cannes Film Festival flop fails to convey the inextricable link between the Hollywood actress-turned-royalty and this playground for the One...
  • Lupita Nyong'o twirls in Cannes

    Lupita Nyong'o twirls in Cannes
    Things we appreciate about Lupita Nyong'o: Besides being a talented actress and one of the most beautiful women in the world, she knows how to show off a dress. She twirled her way along the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, showing off...
  • L.A. Dance Project opens Cannes with 'Vertigo' homage

    L.A. Dance Project opens Cannes with 'Vertigo' homage
    While celebrities and fashion usually take the spotlight at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival, this year's edition allowed members of L.A. Dance Project to share the glory when they helped to open the event with a performance inspired by...
  • 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...