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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CANNES: IFC Buys Mads Mikkelsen Western 'Salvation' for U.S. Distribution

    IFC Films has bougth North American rights to Kristian Levring's Western "The Salvation," starring "Hannibal" actor Mads Mikkelsen. IFC made the deal with from TrustNordisk five days after the film's world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in the...
  • CANNES: Roskino Showcases Wide Range of Russian Movie Projects

    CANNES - Russian movie support agency Roskino has been busy during Cannes. Among its varied activities, it has presented Global Russian, a selection of films in the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Market, the New Russian Cinema program, which is a...
  • CANNES: Cate Blanchett Reveals Crush on Adele Exarchopoulos at Trophee Chopard

    On Thursday night, Adele Exarchopoulos ("Blue is the Warmest Color") and Logan Lerman ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower") accepted the Trophee Chopard at a Variety co-sponsored event at the Cannes Film Festival. Former winners of the annual prize for up-...
  • 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...
  • Paris Coproduction Village Unveils Lineup

    CANNES- Paris Coproduction Village, a new development and financing platform organized by the team behind Les Arcs Film Festival and hosted by the Champs-Elysees film festival, has unveiled its projects lineup. Brillante Mendoza's "The Embroiderer,"...
  • Cannes 2014: The bafflement of Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River'

    Cannes 2014: The bafflement of Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River'
    Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, "Lost River," premiered Tuesday at the Cannes Film Festival, and as you may have heard, it prompted no shortage of head-scratching and confusion. The movie itself is a puzzler. A single mother (Christina Hendricks)...
  • 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...
  • Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt

    Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt
    The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter infamous for...