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  • 'Iron Man 3' rules again, but 'Great Gatsby' is still celebrating

    'Iron Man 3' rules again, but 'Great Gatsby' is still celebrating
    “The Great Gatsby” wasn’t the No. 1 film at the box office this weekend, but Warner Bros. executives may be breaking out the bubbly anyway. Baz Luhrmann's 3-D take on of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1920s novel lost out to “Iron Man 3,&...
  • Cannes keeps being film industry's place to be

    Cannes keeps being film industry's place to be
    — It's been 42 years since I first covered the Cannes Film Festival. Arriving on the French Riviera this week, I was struck by how Cannes has remained the quintessential place for film, despite enormous changes in the cinema landscape. Cannes...
  • Cannes Film Festival projects cross-cultural cinema

    Cannes Film Festival projects cross-cultural cinema
    — Invariably, the Cannes Film Festival chooses a striking image for its official annual poster. But the 2013 version can be seen as a particularly apt metaphor for the dual nature of the world's most essential cinema event. Paris-based graphic...
  • Cannes 2013: Seen at the Carlton

    Cannes 2013: Seen at the Carlton
    CANNES, France -- While the Cannes Film Festival turns all the hotels on La Croisette, this city’s beachfront main street, into advertising sites for new and upcoming films, the pride of place is always reserved for the grand dame of hostelries, the...
  • Cannes 2013: Opening night welcomes 'Great Gatsby,' Euro-style

    Cannes 2013: Opening night welcomes 'Great Gatsby,' Euro-style
    CANNES, France -- The movie world feted an old friend Wednesday night, or at least an old sport. Two weeks after celebrating Baz Luhrmann's big-budget adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel with a throwback party at the Plaza Hotel in New York,...
  • 'Before Midnight' strikes new path in couple's journey

    'Before Midnight' strikes new path in couple's journey
    NEW YORK — "Before Midnight," Richard Linklater's third film about the relationship between an American man (Ethan Hawke) and French woman (Julie Delpy), closes with what might be the series' piece de resistance: a 30-minute hotel-room argument...
  • 'Bling Ring' inspiration came from Kardashians, Emma Watson says

    'Bling Ring' inspiration came from Kardashians, Emma Watson says
    "The Bling Ring" had Emma Watson "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." The "Harry Potter" alum plays a character based on convicted socialite Alexis Neiers in Sofia Coppola's film, which chronicles the shenanigans of those who looted the homes of...
  • Cannes 2013: Emma Watson says 'Bling Ring' 'wasn't about stealing'

    Cannes 2013: Emma Watson says 'Bling Ring' 'wasn't about stealing'
    CANNES -- Few people can call watching reality TV a professional obligation. But Emma Watson found herself in just that position researching the role of a celebrity-obsessed thief in the fact-based "The Bling Ring." “I had a lot of work to get into...
  • Cannes 2013: Weinstein Co. to make 'Crouching Tiger' sequel

    Cannes 2013: Weinstein Co. to make 'Crouching Tiger' sequel
    Harvey Weinstein says he loved the martial arts blockbuster “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.” So now he’s making its sequel — albeit without original director Ang Lee. CHEAT SHEET: Cannes Film Festival 2013 The Weinstein Co....
  • Cannes 2013: Critics give Coppola's 'Bling' mostly golden marks

    Cannes 2013: Critics give Coppola's 'Bling' mostly golden marks
    The last time Sofia Coppola brought a movie to the Cannes Film Festival, in 2006 with "Marie Antoinette," she might have preferred to stay home: The reviews were harsh, and the film was booed by audiences. The reaction to her new movie, "The Bling Ring,...
  • HBO sees the light in Liberace biopic 'Behind the Candelabra'

    HBO sees the light in Liberace biopic 'Behind the Candelabra'
    NEW YORK — When the news broke in 1987 that Liberace, the famously flamboyant pianist, was dead at age 67 with what his manager had claimed was anemia brought on by a watermelon diet but was, in fact, AIDS, it made front-page headlines around the...