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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 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...
  • Cannes: Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars, a (sort-of) Hollywood satire

    Cannes: Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars, a (sort-of) Hollywood satire
    David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars” features, in no particular order: a teen pinup looking to do violence to his child co-star, a moment when an actress celebrates a tragic death because of the casting implications, and lines such...
  • Cannes 2014: For Soviet hockey icon Fetisov, a movie as history lesson

    Cannes 2014: For Soviet hockey icon Fetisov, a movie as history lesson
    Slava Fetisov remembers the moment like it was yesterday, the knock on his U.S. hotel room door when he was visiting the country as captain of the Soviet hockey team. Outside stood Lou Lamoriello, the New Jersey Devils general manager, with an offer of...
  • Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is a true American horror story

    Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' is a true American horror story
    Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are idling in the driveway as part of a publicity stunt for the forthcoming "The Expendables 3."...
  • Cannes: In 'Welcome to New York,' Gerard Depardieu as (his own) DSK

    Cannes: In 'Welcome to New York,' Gerard Depardieu as (his own) DSK
    Did Dominique Strauss-Kahn host an epic sex party the night before a chambermaid accused him of raping her at a New York hotel? Did he, years ago, attempt to rape a journalist who’d come to interview him? Did he actually rape the chambermaid at said...
  • Cannes 2014 reviews: 'Foxcatcher' applauded, 'The Captive' panned

    Reviews out of the Cannes Film Festival cut both ways. On the one hand, they can serve as an early indicator of films destined for award gold and box-office success. On the other hand, they should be taken with a grain of salt, because they largely...
  • 'Godzilla' tramples competition ... Charlize and Sean Penn continue

    "ADVERSITY MAKES men, and prosperity makes monsters," said Victor Hugo. Well, in Hollywood, monsters make prosperity! AS we all know, "Godzilla" decimated the box office over the weekend, and even pulled in a lot of favorable reviews. Movies like this...
  • Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' stirs excitement at Cannes

    "Foxcatcher," Bennett Miller's tale of wrestling and murder, premiered Monday night at the Cannes Film Festival to the kind of rapturous response that rarely strikes at this gathering of the discerning and the jaded. Now what? Miller's fact-based...
  • Watch: J.K. Simmons Throws a Chair at Miles Teller in 'Whiplash' Clip

    Though fest-goers are the vast majority of those who have seen drummer drama "Whiplash," Sony Pictures Classic has released a clip online of the upcoming Miles Teller-starrer to wet the appetites of the rest of the public. Teller stars as an ambitious...
  • Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' drowns at Cannes

    Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, 'Lost River,' drowns at Cannes
    Hey girl -- your boy Ryan Gosling isn't having the best day. The actor's directorial debut, "Lost River," was unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, and let's just say that early reviews aren't as pretty as the actor himself. But first: What...