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Cannes Film Festival

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  • A face-to-bag visit with Shia LaBeouf

    A face-to-bag visit with Shia LaBeouf
    Shia LaBeouf is at a loss for words — today, anyway. Inside the inner sanctum of Los Angeles' Cohen Gallery — a bare, echo-y room within a room, no bigger than a walk-in closet — LaBeouf sits silent and erect at a plain, plywood table....
  • Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover

     Berlin International Film Festival a showcase for everyday film lover
    BERLIN — They stood an hour or more in four long lines, inching toward the ticket counters with agonizing slowness. This being Germany, they were orderly and polite. And this being the Berlin International Film Festival, they didn't mind the wait....
  • Miklos Jancso dies at 92; award-winning Hungarian director

    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday. He was 92. Jancso's death after a long illness was announced by the Assn. of Hungarian Film Artists. Known for his...
  • Cannes 2014: Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' to open festival

    Cannes 2014: Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' to open festival
    Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco," a biopic about the galvanizing actor-turned-royal originally scheduled for 2013, will open the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It marks the second straight year that a high-profile, star-studded film originally set for an...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Cannes 2014: Jane Campion named president of festival jury

    Cannes 2014: Jane Campion named president of festival jury
    Australian filmmaker and former Palme d'Or winner Jane Campion has been named president of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival competition jury. Campion will lead a group that has the task of handing out the Palme and other top prizes to the approximately...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field

    Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field
    Tom Hanks' starring role in "Captain Phillips" was one of his most acclaimed performances in a distinguished career. But the two-time Oscar winner, who is also a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, took nothing for granted —...
  • Palm Springs film festival is a hot spot full of characters

    Palm Springs film festival is a hot spot full of characters
    PALM SPRINGS — Beyond the wind turbines where the desert turns to grass, the aging and well-coiffed, makeup expertly drawn, hair dyed in russet and platinum shades, mingled with directors from foreign lands. A film buff, his wife pointing a camera,...
  • Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!

    Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!
    After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging. The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
  • Asghar Farhadi of the Oscar-winning 'A Separation' looks to 'The Past'

    Asghar Farhadi of the Oscar-winning 'A Separation' looks to 'The Past'
    Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" not only won the foreign-language Oscar, it was also the rare foreign-language film to break through to a nomination in a more mainstream category, earning a nod for original screenplay. After also picking up multiple other...
  • Steve McQueen to be named Palm Springs fest's director of the year

    Steve McQueen to be named Palm Springs fest's director of the year
    British filmmaker Steve McQueen will receive the Director of the Year Award at the 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. McQueen, 44, who is considered one of the front-runners for an Oscar nomination for his acclaimed historical...