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  • 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...
  • Cannes 2013: Alec Baldwin, director James Toback feel 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    Cannes 2013: Alec Baldwin, director James Toback feel 'Seduced and Abandoned'
    CANNES, France — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback were pitching their idea for an Iraq-set love story to financier and sales agent Avi Lerner. Lerner waved them aside, saying he could make the duo's movie...
  • Cannes 2013: For Octavia Spencer, a new stop with 'Fruitvale Station'

    Cannes 2013: For Octavia Spencer, a new stop with 'Fruitvale Station'
    CANNES, France -- You’d expect a savvy pro such as Octavia Spencer to have dropped in on the Cannes Film Festival once or twice over the years. But there she was on Thursday afternoon, taking it all in like a wide-eyed tourist. “First...
  • Directors have enjoyed setting movies at the Cannes Film Festival

    Directors have enjoyed setting movies at the Cannes Film Festival
    Not many of us will ever get to the fabulous Cannes Film Festival currently taking place in the glamorous French resort town. But there is a way to enjoy the Cannes experience vicariously via the films that have used the international festival as a...
  • Gunshot scare at Cannes involves 'Django' actor Christoph Waltz

    Gunshot scare at Cannes involves 'Django' actor Christoph Waltz
    CANNES -- An incident apparently involving a gun briefly interrupted a French television interview with actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday and sent nearby pedestrians scurrying for safety. According to...
  • The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates

    The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates
    Architect of exiting autocracy invited to the White House Monday, May 20 -- Myanmar President Thein Sein’s visit to Washington symbolically celebrates his nation’s embrace of democracy and the rule of law after half a century of...
  • Asghar Farhadi goes for maximum emotional impact in his films

    Asghar Farhadi goes for maximum emotional impact in his films
    CANNES, France — "Stories come to me," says Asghar Farhadi, his sharp eyes focused, intense. "This one came to me, and I decided to follow it." It sounds straightforward, simple even, but nothing about the filmmaker's latest work, "The Past," fits...