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General Aladeen Boards Yacht With Elisabetta Canalis

17th May 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen rubbed sun cream into George Clooney's ex-girlfriend at the Cannes Film Festival. The British comic dressed as Admiral General Aladeen - the character from his latest movie 'The Dictator' - boarded a...

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P Diddy Has Cannes Entourage Of 50

17th May 2012

P Diddy has brought an entourage of 50 people with him to Cannes Film Festival.The rapper has apparently flown the large number of people over to the South of France and plans to party with...

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Cannes Opener Charms Critics

16th May 2012

At a time when the major studios seem to be vying to produce the most expensive and gigantic blockbusters in history, a slight, charming film about a pair of tweens discovering first love appeared to...

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Wes Anderson To Be Cannes Opener On Wednesday

15th May 2012

They're (literally) rolling out the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Beginning tomorrow (Wednesday), it will be tread on by the likes of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Bruce...

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Angelina Jolie Buys Brad Pitt Helicopter

15th May 2012

Angelina Jolie has bought her fiancé Brad Pitt a helicopter and flying lessons.The 36-year-old actress apparently spent £1million on the aircraft and flying lessons for Brad Pitt to go with the parking spot they happened...

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Cheryl Cole To Attend Cannes Again

10th May 2012

Cheryl Cole will attend Cannes Film Festival 2012.The singer and former 'X Factor' panelist has been confirmed for the event taking place from May 16-17.Last year the 28-year-old star who makes a cameo appearance in...

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Berenice Bejo Plays Glamour Game

9th May 2012

Berenice Bejo ''plays the game'' by being glamorous on the red carpet.The 'Artist' actress favours a more low-key look in her everyday style but is happy to don jewellery for high-profile events because she thinks...

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Robert Pattinson Set For Saddam Hussein Movie

3rd May 2012

Robert Pattinson will star in Saddam Hussein movie 'Mission: Blacklist'. The 25-year-old actor - who is currently in Canada reshooting scenes for the last 'Twilight' film alongside girlfriend Kristen Stewart - will play a leading...

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Robert Pattinson Joins Mission: Blacklist

3rd May 2012

Robert Pattinson has joined the cast of 'Mission: Blacklist'. The British actor - best known for portraying vampire Edward Cullen in the vampire movie series 'Twilight' - will take a leading role in the military...

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Most Of Cannes Jury Revealed

25th April 2012

Thierry Frmaux, the artistic director of the Cannes Film Festival, announced the selection of the jurors in the main competition today (Wednesday), surprising some observers by including a non-filmmaker in the list, French designer Jean-Paul...

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Cannes Lineup Unveiled

19th April 2012

Some familiar figures will be returning to the Cannes Film Festival next month. Among the filmmakers whose works have been selected for the competition are Jacques Audiard, Ken Loach, Michael Haneke, Walter Salles, Leos Carax,...

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On The Road To Show At Cannes

19th April 2012

'On The Road' will show at this year's Cannes Film Festival.The big screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac's novel - which stars Kristen Stewart and Sam Riley - will get its premiere at the prestigious event...

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Sean Penn's Inspirational Director

23rd March 2012

Sean Penn takes ''inspiration'' from 'This Must Be The Place' director Paolo Sorrentino. The 'Milk' actor plays Irish ex-rockstar Cheyenne in Sorrentino's new drama 'This Must Be The Place' and has been inspired by his...

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Madagascar 3 Animals To Liven Up Cannes

15th March 2012

Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted is wanted at the Cannes Film Festival. The DreamWorks Animation film is being given its world premiere at the festival in May, out of competition, although a specific date was...

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Cannes Names U.s. Film To Open Festival

9th March 2012

The Cannes Film Festival has selected Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom as its opening film on May 16. The film once again unites Anderson with Bill Murray who appeared notably in Anderson's Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums,...

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Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom To Open Cannes

9th March 2012

Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' will open this year's Cannes Film Festival.The movie - about a pair of young lovers who run away from their home town, starring Bruce Willis, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray -...

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Nicole Kidman Returning To Stage?

9th March 2012

Nicole Kidman is to return to the stage.The 44-year-old actress is in early negotiations to take the leading role in Terence Rattigan's 'After the Dance' - about a man who leaves his wife for a...

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Piers Morgan Blasts 'Gruesome' Madonna

7th February 2012

Piers Morgan claims Madonna's performance at the Super Bowl was "gruesome".The talk show host - who has had a long-running feud with the 'Hung Up' singer - was not impressed with Madonna's routine during the...

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Italian Director To Preside Over Cannes Jury

20th January 2012

Lauding his "corrosive wit," the Cannes Film Festival announced late Thursday that Italian director Nanni Moretti had been selected to head the jury at this year's festival. In a statement, festival chief Thierry Frmaux, who...

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Cannes Film Festival Extends Term Of 81-Year-old Gilles Jacob

21st December 2011

The board of administrators of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday voted to extend the term of its longtime chief, Gilles Jacob, 81, until 2014. He had been due to step down after next year's...

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Madonna Praises Duchess Catherine's Style

6th December 2011

Madonna is a big fan of Duchess Catherine's style.The 'Material Girl' singer praised Britain's Duchess of Cambridge for the way she manages to always look elegant, but never stiff or overly formal with her fashion...

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Mike Leigh To Head Jury At Berlin Film Festival

2nd December 2011

The Berlin Film Festival has selected award-winning British director Mike Leigh to head the jury at next year's annual competition (February 9-17). In a statement, the festival said, "Over the course of his nearly 40-year...

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Movie Reviews The Artist

25th November 2011

The Artist is arguably the most enthusiastically reviewed movie of the years. Other movies may have received a similar amount of praise but not the kind of cheers that this black-and-white, mostly silent movie has...

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Antonio Banderas Wants To Experiment

13th October 2011

Antonio Banderas believes he needs to "experiment" with more diverse movie roles. The 51-year-old actor - who has performed in movies including 'Evita', 'The Legend of Zorro' and 'Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over' - still...

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Director Von Trier Says He's Shutting Up

6th October 2011

Lars Von Trier was clearly joking during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival last May when he remarked that he had always believed that he had been born a Jew ("I was very...

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Lars Von Trier Makes Silence Pledge

5th October 2011

Lars Von Trier has vowed to give up speaking in public.The 'Melancholia' director has made the pledge after being probed by French police following remarks he made about Adolf Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival...

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Von Trier 'Not Sorry' For Nazi Comments

19th September 2011

Lars Von Trier is refusing to apologise for the controversial statements he made about Adolf Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year (11), even though the remarks led to a ban.He stunned reporters...

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Naomi Campbell's Charity Honour

15th September 2011

Naomi Campbell is set to be honoured for her charity work.The supermodel - who has raised more than $7 million for charitable causes - and her boyfriend, Russian businessman Vladislav Doronin, will be awarded at...

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New Point Break Movie Announced

13th September 2011

Alcon Entertainment has announced plans for a remake of 'Point Break'.The film production company revealed the reboot of the 1991 movie - which starred Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze and Gary Busey and told the story...

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Blake Lively 'Very Much In Love' With Leo

22nd July 2011

Blake Lively and Leonardo DiCaprio looked "very much in love" as they were spotted on a shopping spree in California. The couple - who were first linked together at the Cannes Film Festival in France...

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