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Cannes Film Festival

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn

    Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn
    We had a cinematic vibe to the Great Reads this week, with stories about ultra-low-budget-filmmaking and French film buffs hustling for tickets at Cannes. For the Cannes story, I chose a soundtrack by a band that even has a movie-themed name: Cinerama...
  • Cannes Prize Winner 'Force Majeure' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to director Ruben Ostlund's "Force majeure" following its Un Certain Regard jury prize win at the Cannes Film Festival. "Force majeure" tells the story of a Swedish family vacationing in the...
  • 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...
  • 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.”...
  • Jane Campion Near Deal to Direct Adaptation of 'The Flamethrowers'

    Jane Campion is nearing a deal to direct an adaptation of Rachel Kushner's New York Times bestseller "The Flamethrowers," according to The Guardian. The legendary filmmaker told the newspaper that Scott Rudin is on board to produce the film about the...
  • Marion Cotillard on Her 'Two Days, One Night' Role: 'I Had Written Her Whole Life Before We Meet Her'

    It is the voice -- lilting, lightly French-accented -- that one notices first, even before fully registering the famous face. You notice it because, in the movies, Marion Cotillard so rarely sounds like herself, whether affecting Edith Piaf's nasal warble...
  • Outgoing Cannes President Gilles Jacob Reflects on Fest's Past and Future

    Seated at his desk in a third-floor office at the Cannes Film Festival's Paris headquarters, Gilles Jacob exudes the calm, patrimonial authority of a lion in winter -- or, as Jacob likes to describe himself, a veteran fire chief who has weathered all...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...