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  • Oscars: 1955 best picture 'Marty' conquered love, TV and film

    Oscars: 1955 best picture 'Marty' conquered love, TV and film
    "Ma, sooner or later, there comes a point in a man's life where he's gotta face some facts. And one fact I gotta face is that, whatever it is that women like, I ain't got it." — Marty Piletti (Ernest Borgnine) in the 1955 Oscar winner "Marty" On...
  • Austrian-born Actor Maximilian Schell Dies at 83

    Austrian-born actor and director Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in "Judgment at Nuremberg," ha died. He was 83. Schell's agent, Patricia Baumbauer,...
  • Miklos Jancso, Hungarian Filmmaker Who Won at Cannes, Dies at 92

    Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday after a long illness. He was 92. Known for his long takes and for depicting the passage of time in his historical epics merely by changes...
  • Cannes 2014: Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' to open festival

    Cannes 2014: Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' to open festival
    Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco," a biopic about the galvanizing actor-turned-royal originally scheduled for 2013, will open the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It marks the second straight year that a high-profile, star-studded film originally set for an...
  • Michael B. Jordan on Doing Comedy: 'I Was Tired of Dying'

    Focus Features' latest movie, "That Awkward Moment," looks to shed some light on the male perspective of relationships. At the Jan. 27 premiere at L.A. Live, writer and director Tom Gormican wanted to set the record straight. "I think [the male...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' to Open Cannes Film Festival

    PARIS -- Nicole Kidman-starrer "Grace of Monaco" will open the 67th Cannes Festival on May 14, it was announced Friday. The film is directed by Olivier Dahan, whose credits include 2007′s "La Vie en rose," produced by Pierre-Ange Le Pogam's Stone...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there

    Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there
    CANNES, France - For her work in "The Past," as a divorcing Paris mother caught in a web of deceptions, Berenice Bejo won the best actress award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The movie opens in Chicago Friday; Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi'...
  • Sundance: Variety Critics Name Their Mid-Festival Faves

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: Well, it's officially past the midpoint of Sundance 2014. The opening-weekend revelers have begun to dissipate, the shuttle buses are more easily navigating their way through Park City's streets, and those of us who are left can more easily...
  • Cannes 2014: Jane Campion named president of festival jury

    Cannes 2014: Jane Campion named president of festival jury
    Australian filmmaker and former Palme d'Or winner Jane Campion has been named president of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival competition jury. Campion will lead a group that has the task of handing out the Palme and other top prizes to the approximately...
  • Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel Set To Topline Matteo Garrone's 'Tales'

    PARIS- Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel are set to topline Italian helmer Matteo Garrone's "The Tale of Tales," the helmer's follow up to "Reality" (pictured), which won a Grand Prize at Cannes. The English-language film will shoot in Italy during the...
  • Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel Set to Topline Matteo Garrone's 'Tales' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS -- Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel are set to topline Italian helmer Matteo Garrone's "The Tale of Tales," the helmer's follow up to "Reality," which won a Grand Prize at Cannes. The English-language film will shoot in Italy during the spring....