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  • 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,...
  • Cannes Film Festival shines light on maverick director Xavier Dolan

     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...
  • '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...
  • Cannes Prize Winner 'Force Majeure' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to director Ruben Ostlund's "Force majeure" following its Un Certain Regard jury prize win at the Cannes Film Festival. "Force majeure" tells the story of a Swedish family vacationing in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man accused of attacking Brad Pitt has prior celebrity controversies

    Man accused of attacking Brad Pitt has prior celebrity controversies
    The 25-year-old man accused of battering Brad Pitt on the red carpet Wednesday night has been involved in previous red carpet controversies, including an incident earlier this month in which he crawled under actress America Ferrera's gown at the Cannes...
  • 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...
  • Brad Pitt's 'Maleficent' prankster hit with restraining order

    Brad Pitt's 'Maleficent' prankster hit with restraining order
    Brad Pitt's red carpet prankster who was arrested Wednesday has been hit with a restraining order, according to reports out Thursday. Vitalii Sediuk, the Ukrainian prankster on three-year probation for rushing the stage during singer Adele's 2013 Grammy...