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  • Cannes Film Festival: 'Maps to the Stars' skewers Hollywood

    Cannes Film Festival: 'Maps to the Stars' skewers Hollywood
    CANNES, France — Shortly after his new Hollywood black comedy "Maps to the Stars" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, David Cronenberg had an eye-opening conversation. A Hollywood executive told him that he couldn't get some of the film's...
  • Ebert film 'Life Itself' premieres at Cannes

    Ebert film 'Life Itself' premieres at Cannes
    Despite a rare and aggravating 25-minute delay mid-screening, caused by a glitch with the digital projector housed by the Cannes Film Festival's Bunuel auditorium, "Life Itself" enjoyed a warm welcome Monday at the cinematic gathering visited, covered and...
  • Jane Campion Near Deal to Direct Adaptation of 'The Flamethrowers'

    Jane Campion is nearing a deal to direct an adaptation of Rachel Kushner's New York Times bestseller "The Flamethrowers," according to The Guardian. The legendary filmmaker told the newspaper that Scott Rudin is on board to produce the film about the...
  • Marion Cotillard on Her 'Two Days, One Night' Role: 'I Had Written Her Whole Life Before We Meet Her'

    It is the voice -- lilting, lightly French-accented -- that one notices first, even before fully registering the famous face. You notice it because, in the movies, Marion Cotillard so rarely sounds like herself, whether affecting Edith Piaf's nasal warble...
  • Outgoing Cannes President Gilles Jacob Reflects on Fest's Past and Future

    Seated at his desk in a third-floor office at the Cannes Film Festival's Paris headquarters, Gilles Jacob exudes the calm, patrimonial authority of a lion in winter -- or, as Jacob likes to describe himself, a veteran fire chief who has weathered all...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • Event Gives Emerging Talent Showcase at Cannes

    Germany has some of the best film schools in the world and during Cannes the work of some of its students will be showcased under the banner Next Generation Short Tiger 2014. Martin Scheuring of German Films, which organizes the program with the German...
  • German Titles Buzzing at Cannes

    German Productions/Co-productions in the Cannes Film Festival Competition "Clouds of Sils Maria," director: Olivier Assayas (France/Germany/Switzerland) "Winter Sleep," director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey/Germany/France) "Maps to the Stars," director:...
  • CANNES: Salma Hayek Presenting 'The Prophet' as Work-in-Progress

    Cannes Film Festival has set an Official Selection work-in-progress screening of the animated feature "Khalil Gibran's The Prophet" on Saturday. The screening will feature highlights from the film and be presented by producer Salma Hayek-Pinault and...
  • Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global VOD platform Mubi has partnered with the Cannes Film Festival's Court Metrage to screen exclusively a selection of short films that have played in competition at the event in past years. The shorts will feature on the curated arthouse platform...
  • Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release

    Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release
    Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag. Miller followed his...
  • Cannes 2014: Raw nerves on docket with 'Mommy'

    Cannes 2014: Raw nerves on docket with 'Mommy'
    Many well-regarded films competing for the 67th Cannes Film Festival awards, to be announced Saturday, are concerned primarily with matters of the heart, obliquely drawn. "Mommy" is not one of them. It is a mother/son story of immense, gut-centric...