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  • 'Grace of Monaco' receives a muted opening-night reception

     'Grace of Monaco' receives a muted opening-night reception
     A strange mood hovered over the Cannes Film Festival's opening-night ceremony Wednesday night, as the Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco" — or one of its versions, anyway — premiered to a muted response at an otherwise hoopla-filled event....
  • CANNES: Little Margin for Error in Selling Mid-Budget Films

    As studios put more and more of their resources into tentpoles, independent producers are pondering a key question: How much money is the right amount for a project? For starters, with the Cannes Film Festival looming, producers are dealing with...
  • Poland Lures Foreign Films as Local Biz Rises

    You would never guess from the level of international co-productions heading toward Poland that the country remains one of the few in this corner of Europe without cash-back incentives. Agnieszka Odorowicz, topper at the Polish Film Institute, is...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival Opens With 'Grace' and Style

    Riding out of a storm of much-publicized controversies and mixed reviews, "Grace of Monaco's" premiere may not ended like a fairy tale, but it managed to deliver a fairly glamorous Cannes opening night. Onscreen royal couple Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth...
  • CANNES: Cohen Media Group Acquires Catherine Deneuve's 'In the Name of My Daughter' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Arthouse distributor Cohen Media Group has acquired all U.S. rights to the Catherine Deneuve starrer "In the Name of My Daughter," Andre Techine's drama repped by Elle Driver, which is set to world premiere out of competition in Cannes. Deneuve stars...
  • Matthew Rhodes Named Motion Picture President of Bold Films

    As Bold Films heads into the Cannes Film Festival with "Lost River" and "Whiplash," it will be under Matthew Rhodes who has been named president, motion pictures. The former president of Mandalay Vision will oversee Bold's development and production...
  • Intl. Film Award 2014: Gaumont Thrives With Local Talent and U.S. TV

    After losing itself for some time, the legendary 114-year-old French studio Gaumont bounced back to the top of the charts with the box office phenom "The Intouchables" in 2011. Three years later and with more French hits under its belt, the vertically...
  • A very different 'Grace of Monaco' in American and French versions

    A very different 'Grace of Monaco' in American and French versions
    Over her glittery and turbulent life, Grace Kelly divided the public, evoking admiration in some and sympathy in others. She appears to be doing the same in death. More than three decades after Kelly perished in a car accident on the winding roads...
  • Cannes 2014: Watch trailers for 'Homesman,' 'Foxcatcher' and more

    Cannes 2014: Watch trailers for 'Homesman,' 'Foxcatcher' and more
    The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts. Here's a look at the...
  • CANNES: 'Grace of Monaco' Won't Be an Oscar Contender (Analysis)

    When the teaser trailer for "Grace of Monaco" debuted last fall, the Nicole Kidman biopic about Grace Kelly felt like a natural Oscars contender. The drama, directed by Olivier Dahan (who directed Marion Cotillard to an Academy Award for 2007′s...
  • Cannes 2014: Atom Egoyan's 'The Captive' performs a self-abduction

    Atom Egoyan is a filmmaker who can seem in perfect control of every frame. And yet, as anyone who’s seen the last 15 minutes of "Chloe" knows, sometimes the story seems all too in control of him. The Canadian director, who’s always...
  • Grace Kelly, star of Monaco, much brighter than the film about her

    Grace Kelly, star of Monaco, much brighter than the film about her
    She’s been gone since 1982, when an apparent stroke led to her fatal car accident on the winding hills above the Mediterranean. But Grace Kelly had, and has, a way of lingering in the memory. Here, today, she is everywhere. The other night in...