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  • CANNES: 'White God' Wins Un Certain Regard Prize

    CANNES -- "White God," Hungarian helmer Kornel Mundruczo's audacious drama about a canine uprising, won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. The jury prize was given to "Force majeure," Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's...
  • Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

    Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
    The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
  • Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake

     Cannes 2014 departs, leaving strong emotions in its wake
    The Festival de Cannes can be a cold and unforgiving place, where films are sliced, diced and left for dead. But, paradoxically, it can also be an occasion where sincere and unaffected emotions are put on display, and this was very much the case when this...
  • 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...
  • At Cannes Film Festival, will write a pun for tickets

    At Cannes Film Festival, will write a pun for tickets
    There were swarms of people in tuxedos and cocktail dresses, which meant it was time for Felix Hausfater to start working it. ‎The 19-year-old medical student from Paris caught the eye of a promising lead, gestured meaningfully, then realized it was...
  • 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...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films'

    Both an affectionate tribute and a cautionary tale, "The Go-Go Boys" is a solid documentary that offers, as its subtitle promises, one version of the "inside story of Cannon Films." Israeli helmer Hilla Medalia ("Dancing in Jaffa") offers, as its subtitle...
  • Ferrara's DSK-Themed 'Welcome To New York:" A VOD Hit for Wild Bunch and a Potential Game-Changer for French Biz

    PARIS- While French industryites are still caught up in a seemingly stalled debate to shake up the country's digital-phobic release schedule for movies and implement a new anti-piracy law, Wild Bunch ruffled feathers with its masterfully-orchestrated...
  • Jolie, Depp perfect the art of celebrity-fan interaction

    Jolie, Depp perfect the art of celebrity-fan interaction
    So many things were shocking about Brad Pitt getting punched in the face by a deranged prankster at the Los Angeles premiere of "Maleficent" on May 28. The brazen, senseless hostility of the act, for one. Not to mention that the same self-described...
  • 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...