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  • Cannes Film Festival recovers from a rocky opening

    Cannes Film Festival recovers from a rocky opening
    Like a Gallic version of Jennifer Lawrence, tripping up a flight of stairs but laughing it off in style, the 67th Festival de Cannes has made a fine recovery following from the opening-night pratfall taken by the Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco."...
  • Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake

    The Festival de Cannes can be a cold and unforgiving place, where films are sliced, diced and left for dead. But, paradoxically, it can also be an occasion where sincere and unaffected emotions are put on display, and this was very much the case when this...
  • 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,...
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  • CANNES: Will 'Leviathan' Win the Palme d'Or?

    Before the first competition title had even unspooled at this year's Cannes Film Festival, more than one oddsmaker suggested that there was already a serious frontrunner for the Palme d'Or, and it was clearly Naomi Kawase. A Cannes competition regular...
  • Iranian Actress Faces Public Flogging Over Red Carpet Kiss

    Iranian actress Leila Hatami, star of Oscar-winning film "A Separation," is causing a stir in her home country after publicly kissing Cannes president Gilles Jacob. Under Iran's strict Islamic regime, unrelated men and women are not allowed to touch or...
  • 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...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Maps to the Stars'

    At a certain point in their careers, nearly all aspiring actors in Hollywood are "waiters": They wait tables, they wait for callbacks, they wait for that moment when they become famous enough that America knows them on a first-name basis, a la Arnold or...
  • South African Filmmakers Find Their Voice, Hoping Audiences Will Follow

    South African filmmakers are beginning a new chapter as they look ahead to a strong showing at the Cannes Film Festival. The country has had a growing presence at the fest in recent years, and this edition will be no different, with four market...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...