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  • Pablo Trapero Tapped To Head Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury

    CANNES- Argentinean star scribe-helmer Pablo Trapero has been tapped to head the jury of Un Certain Regard at the upcoming Cannes Intl. Film Festival. In the past few years, Un Certain Regard - originally created to showcase the most experimental, left-...
  • Cannes' Critics Week Teams With Fondation Gan To Bow Fund For French Distributors (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Cannes' Critics Week, the sidebar dedicated to first and second films, is joining forces with Fondation Gan to launch a new fund for French distributors. The fund of 20,000 Euros ($27,700) will be awarded to the Gallic distributor of one of the...
  • 'Party Girl' To Open Cannes' Un Certain Regard

    PARIS- "Party Girl," the directorial debut of Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, is set to open Cannes' Un Certain Regard on May 15. Produced by Elzévir Films and distributed by Pyramide Films, "Party Girl" turns on the life of...
  • Andrea Arnold Tapped Jury President of Critics Week's Grand Prize

    PARIS- British director Andrea Arnold has been tapped jury president of Critics Week's Grand Prize. Arnold will preside over a jury comprising four international journalists. The Grand Prize will be awarded to one of the seven feature films playing in...
  • Lambert Wilson Tapped To Emcee Cannes Film Festival

    PARIS- French thesp Lambert Wilson has been tapped to host the opening and closing ceremonies of Cannes Film Festival. Wilson, a popular actor whose credits include Alain Resnais' "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" and Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods And Men,"...
  • Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier

    Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier
    NEW YORK — When actor Willem Dafoe arrived on the Swedish set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay" a number of years back, the filmmaker asked if they might meet to discuss Dafoe's role. It was far from a typical meeting. Von Trier first asked if...
  • Why Did Halle Berry's 'Frankie & Alice' Languish on the Shelf?

    It took three years, a Golden Globe nomination and possibly a slew of recent hit films targeting African-American audiences for Halle Berry's "Frankie & Alice" to finally open in 125 theaters on Friday. Geoffrey Sax's gritty drama based on the true story...
  • Cannes Wishlist: 15 Movies Our Critics Hope to See at This Year's Festival

    Although films like Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and David Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars" look like Cannes shoo-ins, the festival's 2014 lineup is still very much a work in progress. That hasn't stopped Variety's top film critics from naming what they'...
  • Directors Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee Talk Censorship, Hollywood Partnerships at NYU Event

    East met east Thursday night in New York as directors Ang Lee and Zhang Yimou took to the stage for an intimate dialogue about their lives and careers, organized by New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and Beijing-based online video portal LeTV,...
  • '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...
  • REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' ★★&#9733
    For all its credited sex doubles (eight) and digitally attached stunt genitalia, the new Lars von Trier lark "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1" is a weirdly old-fashioned affair. If it weren't for the explicit sexual encounters, this could be an Ibsen or a Strindberg...
  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...