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  • CANNES: 'White God' Wins Un Certain Regard Prize

    CANNES -- "White God," Hungarian helmer Kornel Mundruczo's audacious drama about a canine uprising, won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. The jury prize was given to "Force majeure," Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Is Not a Porno, Says Pic's Stellan Skarsgard

    Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" is the story of a young woman who tries to work through her parental issues by having as much sex as possible. And that's quite a bit of sex indeed, the majority of it dispassionate and squalid. It is...
  • #YesAllWomen speaks: Isla Vista rampage spurs talk of male privilege

    #YesAllWomen speaks: Isla Vista rampage spurs talk of male privilege
    Last week’s tragedy in Isla Vista – the cold-blooded murder of two women, four men and the maiming of 13 others by a gunman who said he acted out of bitterness caused by years of sexual rejection — has set off a long overdue national...
  • At Cannes Film Festival, will write a pun for tickets

    There were swarms of people in tuxedos and cocktail dresses, which meant it was time for Felix Hausfater to start working it. ‎The 19-year-old medical student from Paris caught the eye of a promising lead, gestured meaningfully, then realized it was...
  • Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood

    Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood
    Zhang Yimou tilts his head in reflection when asked if his new movie, "Coming Home," a period drama with an amnesiac hook, is a return to more political roots. The film, after all, tells of a couple torn apart by the Cultural Revolution, and it seems to...
  • Variety Critics Weigh in on a Strong 67th Cannes Film Festival

    JUSTIN CHANG: Shortly after the Cannes Film Festival lineup was unveiled more than a month ago, I cautioned festival-goers against jumping to the conclusion that this year's slate would be dull, disappointing, a waste of time, etc. I'm happy, if hardly...
  • CANNES: Un Certain Regard Winner 'White God' Sells to Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES -- Kornel Mundruczo's "White God," which won top prize in Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard section on Friday, has proved an international sales standout for The Match Factory. The drama about how a girl's separation from her dog leads to a...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn

    Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn
    We had a cinematic vibe to the Great Reads this week, with stories about ultra-low-budget-filmmaking and French film buffs hustling for tickets at Cannes. For the Cannes story, I chose a soundtrack by a band that even has a movie-themed name: Cinerama...
  • CANNES: Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' Wins Grand Prix

    The jury of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday night. Jane Campion served as president of the jury, which also included Willem Dafoe, Carole Bouquet, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeon Do-yeon, Jia Zhangke, Leila Hatami and...
  • LIVE from the 67th Cannes Film Festival Awards

    Welcome to our 67th Cannes Film Festival Awards live blog, with up-to-the-minute winners, photos and commentary from the Lumiere Theater. Related storiesCANNES: Un Certain Regard Winner 'White God' Sells to Multiple Territories (EXCLUSIVE)CANNES: Sony...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' under fire: Dreadful reviews at Cannes Film Festival

    It's never a good sign when the off-screen drama surrounding a film is more interesting than the drama on screen, and according to early reviews, such is the case with director Olivier Dahan's Grace Kelly biopic, "Grace of Monaco," which opened the Cannes...