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Cannes Film Festival

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  • In 'Touch of Sin,' Jia Zhangke changes his style but not themes

    In 'Touch of Sin,' Jia Zhangke changes his style but not themes
    CANNES, France — "A Touch of Sin," an early critical favorite among the films in the official competition at the Cannes Film Festival this year, has been widely greeted as signifying a new direction for the Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke. The claim...
  • 'The Bling Ring' comes full circle for Alexis Neiers

     'The Bling Ring' comes full circle for Alexis Neiers
    "Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
  • James Gray brings a film to Cannes five years after divided reaction

    James Gray brings a film to Cannes five years after divided reaction
    CANNES, France — For the better part of two decades, director James Gray has been making textured dramas about people, often immigrants and their children, who experience all manner of frustration and struggle. It prepared him well for the...
  • Cannes 2013: Jerry Lewis' awkward press conference

    Cannes 2013: Jerry Lewis' awkward press conference
    CANNES, France — Jerry Lewis is premiering his new film — his first in 18 years — in Cannes on Thursday night, as the Daniel Noah-directed “Max Rose” plays for festgoers. But the octogenarian was creating a little in-person...
  • Cannes 2013: Leonardo DiCaprio space flight goes for $1.5 million

    Cannes 2013: Leonardo DiCaprio space flight goes for $1.5 million
    A guest at a charity auction at Cannes has paid 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio. AmFAR, a nonprofit devoted to AIDS research, held the auction Thursday night at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc as part of its...
  • Cannes 2013: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' draws strong notices

    Cannes 2013: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' draws strong notices
    Alexander Payne’s new movie, “Nebraska,” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival to largely favorable yet occasionally qualified reviews. The film focuses on an aging resident of Montana (Bruce Dern) who's convinced he's won $1 million...
  • Cannes 2013: Critics tell Jerry Lewis he's no expert on comedy

    Cannes 2013: Critics tell Jerry Lewis he's no expert on comedy
    Given that he hasn’t had a good joke since Eisenhower was in the White House, Jerry Lewis probably shouldn’t have complained that he doesn’t find female comedians funny. At a Cannes Film Festival news conference to tout his new film,...
  • Gowns that stole all the scenes at Cannes Film Festival

    Gowns that stole all the scenes at Cannes Film Festival
    With film premieres and parties spanning 11 days, the Cannes Film Festival was the red carpet that just wouldn't end. When it came to the fashion stakes, no one could compete with Dior designer Raf Simons and his vision of modern 21st century couture....
  • Cannes 2013: 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' wins Palme d'Or

    Cannes 2013: 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' wins Palme d'Or
    The French lesbian love story “Blue Is the Warmest Color” won the Palme d’Or at the Festival de Cannes. In an unprecedented step, jury president Steven Spielberg announced that the prize had been given not only to director Abdellatiff...
  • Goldie Hawn at 67: Star shines at amfAR gala in Cannes

    Goldie Hawn at 67: Star shines at amfAR gala in Cannes
    Goldie Hawn at 67 is still bringing new meaning to the phrase "aging gracefully." The legendary actress turned 67 on Nov. 21 but for some reason her age seemed to shine as brightly as the sunny yellow gown she wore at a Cannes event. In a good way....
  • Cannes 2013: How did James Franco come to adapt a Faulkner book to screen?

    Cannes 2013: How did James Franco come to adapt a Faulkner book to screen?
    CANNES, France--Even by the standards of 20th-century postmodernists, William Faulkner is considered a difficult, if not unfilmable, moviemaking challenge. His sentences can be fractured, his action can be interior and his points-of-view often splatter...