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  • Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood

    Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood
    Zhang Yimou tilts his head in reflection when asked if his new movie, "Coming Home," a period drama with an amnesiac hook, is a return to more political roots. The film, after all, tells of a couple torn apart by the Cultural Revolution, and it seems to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vitalii Sediuk allegedly attacks Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere

    Vitalii Sediuk allegedly attacks Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere
    Vitalii Sediuk, the longtime red-carpet accoster of celebrities, was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt as the star was making his way down the carpet for the premiere of partner Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent.”...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • CANNES: Weinstein Company Makes 5-Year Deal With Worldview

    The Weinstein Company has partnered with financing-production company Worldview Entertainment in a five-year deal. Worldview is already co-financing four upcoming TWC films: "Tulip Fever," starring Christoph Waltz, Dane DeHaan and Alicia Vikander;...
  • Why Is 'Immigrant' Director James Gray a Bigger Hit in France Than at Home in U.S.?

    Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores. In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...
  • De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago

    De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago
    Here's a final item out of the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, this one a Chicago crime story to be told by a highly regarded French director. Earlier this year Robert Pattinson of the "Twilight" franchise began talking about playing the lead...
  • Korea's Weak Cannes Presence Reflects Shifting Tastes

    With Korean media focused heavily on April's Sewol ferry disaster, the weak showing of Korean films in the Cannes official selection did not resonate as loudly as it did last year. No Korean film was included in the competition selections of Cannes,...