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Nicole Kidman's Grace Of Monaco Flop To Premiere On Tv In U.s.

The movie, in which the actress portrayed film icon-turned-European princess Grace Kelly, was slammed by Monaco's royal family when it premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in France last year (14), and...

Quentin Tarantino At Cannes 2014: What We Learned

Since winning the Palm D’Or 20 years ago at Cannes, Quentin Tarantino’s brand of filmmaking has become synonymous with cult cinema. Controversy and brilliance has followed him from Pulp Fiction to Reservoir Dogs, from The...

Cannes 2014 Palme D'or Winner: 'Winter Sleep' Takes The Jewell Of The Springtime Festival

Before Cannes 2014, to suggest ‘Winter Sleep’ would take the prestigious Palme D’Or back to Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s native Turkey would have been a leftfield choice. But after the second day screening of the 3...

Timothy Spall & Julianne Moore Win Cannes 2014 Best Actors Awards

Timothy Spall and Julianne Moore have received the prizes at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for best actor and actress in a feature film. Winter Sleep, a Turkish film, has won the Palme d'or, the...

Quentin Tarantino At Cannes: "Digital Projection Is The Death Of Cinema"

Quentin Tarantino has spoken out again about the changes and development in cinema since his youth. Digital Vs. traditional technology continues to be a hot topic amongst film makers with numerous high profile names arguing...

Why Xavier Dolan Should Win Cannes' Palme D'or For 'Mommy'

Enfant terrible Xavier Dolan has arrived at Cannes. And here's taking the Palme d'Or home with him. Maybe. Probably. The director's fifth feature - Mommy - is perhaps his finest work yet, quite the feat...

Jane Campion To Take Up Head Judge Spot At This Year's Cannes

This year’s Cannes Film Festival – which will take place between 14-25 May – will see Jane Campion preside over judging responsibilities.Campion is best known for The Piano, a film that saw her win the...

'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Director To Sue "Arrogant" Lead Actress Seydoux?

Abdellatif Kechiche, the director of the Palme d'Or winning movie Blue is the Warmest Color, has verbally attacked French newspaper Le Monde, the journalist Aureliano Tonet and even his own lead actress Lea Seydoux in...

Bling Ring Tops Indie Sales List

Sophia Coppola's The Bling Ring, which deals with an actual group of celebrity-obsessed teenagers who burgled the homes of stars in the San Fernando Valley in 2009, got off to a good start at five...

French Towns Ban Posters For Award-winning Gay Movie

France may have become the latest country to legalize gay marriage, but posters for an award-winning movie showing two men kissing have been taken down in two French towns, St. Cloud and Versailles, following protests...

Writer Blasts Prize-winning Film Version Of Her Work

Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue Is the Warmest Color may have been won the Cannes Film Festival's coveted Palme d'Or last month and the plaudits of most critics, but it has drawn harsh disapproval from the author...

Are Lesbians The New Vampires?

Australian film critic Simon Weaving has predicted that lesbians will soon become the new vampires at the box office. As reported by today's (Thursday) Sydney Morning Herald, Weaving, the brother of actor Hugo Weaving (The...

Liberace Movie A Hit For Hbo

Aided by solid reviews earlier in the week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it participated in the competition, director Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra produced the highest ratings for an HBO original movie in...

Lesbian Love Story Beats Coen Brothers To Palme D'or At Cannes

An intimate lesbian love story by Abdellatif Kechiche won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious Palme d'Or on Sunday. La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue is the Warmest...

Blue Is The Warmest Color First Gay-themed Film To Win At Cannes

Seemingly coming out of nowhere, Abdellatif Kechiche's drama Blue Is the Warmest Color has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Described in virtually every news report as the lesbian drama, the French...

Blue Is The Warmest Colour Takes Palm D’Or At Cannes 2013

Abdellatif Kechiche’s film about a lesbian romance has taken the Palm D’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The Tunisian-born director dedicated his win to "the youth of France" and the Tunisian revolution, where "they...

Leonardo Dicaprio Space Trip Costs Decadent Man $1.5m – But It’S For Charity

Cannes Film Festival may have been blighted of late by some criminal activity, but the glitz and the glamour have prevailed in a charity event that saw a man buy a trip to space with...

Nebraska Impresses At Cannes

Alexander Payne's Nebraska immediately entered the frontrunner ranks at the Cannes Film Festival competition -- a portrait of a Montana family in which the patriarch, played by Bruce Dern, is showing repeated signs of dementia...

Cheeky Psy Look-a-like Manages To Blag His Way Into The Cannes Film Festival

A man who looks slightly similar to Psy decided to don his fanciest tuxedo and most outlandish sunglasses to see if he could blag his way into the Cannes Film Festival this week. As ridiculous...

87-Year-old Jerry Lewis In France For Screening Of New Movie

Jerry Lewis returned to the country where he is regarded as a veritable cinematic deity. At the Cannes Film Festival, where his film Max Rose is being screened out of the main competition, the 87-year-old...

Double Nip Slip? How Could Miranda Kerr Be So Inconsiderate?

Miranda Kerr didn't have the best of times during a photo-shoot for her Kora Organics skincare line in Miami earlier this month. The former Victoria's Secret Angel and wife of Orlando Bloom looked rather bashful...

Robert Redford Say That America Has Lost It's Way At Cannes Press Conference

Robert Redford used his press conference promoting new film, All Is Lost, at the Cannes Film Festival to address a different kind of lost; the loss of American values and its position as a respected...

Robert Redford Hailed At Cannes

obert Redford has received overwhelming praise for his performance in J.C. Chandor's independent film, All Is Lost, which screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival today (Wednesday). Daily Variety described it as an...

A Week In News: Ray Manzarek Dies, Taylor Swift's Disgusted Reaction And Brad Pitt Talks Drugs

End of the Night: Tributes were paid this week to Ray Manzarek, pioneering keyboardist with The Doors who died in Germany aged 74. He formed the band with lead singer Jim Morrison after a chance...

Depending On The Critic, 'Only God Forgives' Is The Best, And Worst At Cannes

Cannes 2013 has thrown up another noteworthy film if the reviews are to be believed. Only God Forgives - directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling – has caused a stir with the...

Soderbergh Put His Candelabra "Rushes" On The Web

reaking new ground in film production, Steven Soderbergh used the Internet to keep his cast and crew apprised of what he was up to during the shooting of Behind the Candelabra. At a news conference...

Crime Spree Cannes – Yet Another Burglary At Film Festival

This year’s Cannes Film Festival is taking the movies a little too far; first we had the jewellery theft – that was right out of a film, then we had the crazed faux gunman, who...

Coen Bros. Film Becomes Cannes Frontrunner

The Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, have directed the most talked-about film at the Cannes Film Festival thus far and are clearly the frontrunners at this point for the festival's prestigious Palme d'Or trophy. Stories...

Coen Brother’S Inside Llewyn Davis - The ‘Best So Far At Cannes’?

Joel and Ethan Coen, who go by the collective pseudonym of The Coen Brothers, seem to have struck gold with their latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is emerging as a front-runner for the Palm...

Gunman And Grenade Wielder At Cannes? Luckily, For Christoph Waltz, Not Quite

The Cannes Film Festival is about glitz, glamour, celebrity and, above all, film. But this year’s event has been blighted some truly bizarre criminal acts.First of all there was the million-dollar jewelry heist, then a...

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