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  • Faye Dunaway To Open France's Lumiere Fest

    Following in the footsteps of Jean-Paul Belmondo, Faye Dunaway will open France's 6th Lumiere- Grand Lyon Festival, attending for an opening evening gala screening of Arthur Penn's 1967 modern classic "Bonnie and Clyde," where she stars with Warren Beatty...
  • Emmy Night considered -- Sofia Vergara got the joke!

    "F--- 'EM if they can't take a joke!" I often fall back on this classic Bette Midler retort, when faced with something totally ludicrous. FOR EXAMPLE, the cries of "inappropriate" and "objectifying" and "insulting" as to "Modern Family's" sex bomb Sofia...
  • Javier Bardem Clarifies Gaza Support Statements

    Javier Bardem has now joined Penelope Cruz in attempting to clarify his position on the crisis in Gaza and Israel. Several entertainment figures including Bardem, Cruz and Pedro Almodovar had released a letter earlier this week describing Israel's actions...
  • Sarajevo to Honor Gael Garcia Bernal, Agnes B., Danis Tanovic

    LONDON -- Actor Gael Garcia Bernal, designer and filmmaker Agnes B., and director Danis Tanovic will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo at the 20th Sarajevo Film Festival. Agnes B. and Garcia Bernal will receive their awards at the opening ceremony....
  • Pedro Almodovar To Receive 6th Lumiere Award

    MADRID -- Following in the illustrious footsteps of Clint Eastwood (2009), Milos Forman (2010). Gerard Depardieu (2011), Ken Loach (2012) and Quentin Tarantino (2013), Pedro Almodovar will receive the 6th Lumiere Award at France's 2014 Lumiere-Grand...
  • Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov Denied Bail By Russian Court

    Despite calls for his release by Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov ("Gamer") has been denied bail at a Russian court hearing. He will now remain in prison until his trial on October 11. Sentsov was...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • European Filmmakers Write to Putin about Ukrainian Director

    LONDON -- Some of Europe's top filmmakers -- Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach, Aki Kaurismaki and Mike Leigh, among them -- have called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to clarify the status of detained Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov. In a letter sent...
  • CANNES: Warner Bros. To Distribute 'Wild Tales' in France, Spain and Latin America

    MADRID - In a rare acquisition outside its core focus on upscale franchises - think "Harry Potter" and auteur blockbusters - think "Gravity" - Warner Bros. France has acquired all French rights to Cannes Competition player "Wild Tales," co-produced by...
  • 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-...
  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Cannes competition player 'Wild Tales'

    In one of the high-profile deals announced early Cannes, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North America and Australia/New Zealand rights to Damian Szifron's buzzed-up Cannes Competion entry "Wild Tales." Spain's Film Factory is selling "Wild Tales" at...
  • CANNES: Pedro Almodovar Titles Added to TF1 International Catalogue

    TF1 International has added four titles from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar to its catalogue slate -- "Broken Embraces," "Bad Education" (pictured above), "Talk to Her" and "Volver." The titles are produced by film production company El Deseo, operated...