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Liam Neeson & Salma Hayek Voice Animated 'The Prophet' Trailer

"I am a prisoner. My crime? Poetry." After debuting at the Cannes Film Festival last year, the animated drama The Prophet is finally coming to the United States this year. Based on the book of prose and poems of the same name, the film...Show More Summary

9 Things Ryan Gosling Stole From Ryan Gosling Movies in His Directorial Debut, Lost River

22 hours agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, Lost River, will finally hit a (small) number of theaters, and VOD, on April 10. Gosling's freshman effort debuted at last year's Cannes Film Festival, where it was promptly slammed by critics. One of...Show More Summary

Cannes In Focus On Femme Filmmakers; BAFTA Seeks Comedy Scripts: Global Briefs

The Cannes Film Festival is partnering with luxury and sport brand group Kering to launch the first Women in Motion program at this year's event in May. The aim is to "celebrate the talent of women in cinema and encourage reflection on their contribution to and role in the film industry," Kering said. Show More Summary

Why I'm Proud of 'Welcome to New York'

Finally, Welcome to New York is coming. I'm very happy about it, in spite of all the rumpus which hit before the Cannes Film Festival last May, when at the last moment it was not accepted into the official competition due to endlessShow More Summary

Palme Thursday: A colorful classic and a topless starlet “won” Cannes in 1954

Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Gate Of Hell (1954) One of the grand paradoxes of the Cannes Film Festival is that it seems to exist at the nexus of high and low culture. Show More Summary

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ To Screen In Cannes Official Selection, Out Of Competition

There had been speculation that George Miller’s anticipated reboot of his classic post-apocalyptic franchise might do opening night honors at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Now we know that Mad Max: Fury Road will indeed make a pit-stop in Cannes, but on the day after the event opens. Show More Summary

Ingrid Bergman is the Face of This Year's Cannes Film Festival Poster

Last year, it was Marcello Mastroianni, this year it's Ingrid Bergman. The Cannes Film Festival has officially unveiled the poster art for the 68th Festival de Cannes, taking place this May in France. They explain: "Hollywood star Ingrid Bergman was a modern icon, an emancipated woman, an intrepid actress, and a figurehead for the new realism. Show More Summary

Cannes 2015 Poster Honors Ingrid Bergman; Docu On Star To Screen At Fest

There is perhaps no other film festival in the world whose annual poster is so anticipated, dissected and collected as the Cannes Film Festival. After paying homage last year to Marcello Mastroianni in Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, this edition has chosen to honor Ingrid Bergman at the centenary of her birth. Show More Summary

Jean Dujardin in Red Band Trailer for Crime Thriller 'The Connection'

Last year, we were teased with a trailer for the crime thriller La French, or The Connection as it's come to be called in the United States. Following a premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the film starring Jean Dujardin (The Artist) was picked up by Drafthouse Films for a release in the US this year. Show More Summary

French Director Paul Verhoeven Sues Cannes Film Festival For Rejecting Movie

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A French director is suing the Cannes Film Festival for rejecting his work. Paul Verhoeven, 73, who shares the same name as the famous Dutch director behind "Total Recall" and "Robocop," claims that selectors rejected his film, "Teenagers,"...Show More Summary

Palme Thursday: Amour is a profound love story that only Michael Haneke could tell

Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Amour (2012) When it was announced,...Show More Summary

Mommy's Boy: Xavier Dolan Explains Why Women Are Like Gay Men

The former boy wonder, Xavier Dolan, who is now 25, sauntered into New York about a week or so ago with a new movie, Mommy -- his fifth -- for which he won the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and received a 13-minute standing ovation. Show More Summary

Watch the Weird Trailer for Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut

Last spring, Ryan Gosling unveiled his directorial debut Lost River at the Cannes Film Festival, and the response was… Read More

'Birdman' Credit Snub Explored in Financier's Lawsuit

Former Worldview CFO Hoyt David Morgan fought with colleagues at the Cannes Film Festival. Later, he says, his credit on the acclaimed film was sold to another investor for millions. read more

'Birdman' Credit Snub Explored in Financier's Lawsuit

Former Worldview CFO Hoyt David Morgan fought with colleagues at the Cannes Film Festival. Later, he says, his credit on the acclaimed film was sold to another investor for millions. read more

Here's The First Trailer For Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River'

Remember how Ryan Gosling took a break from acting to write and direct a movie? "Lost River," Gosling's behind-the-camera debut, was one of the most anticipated films at last year's Cannes Film Festival, until it premiered and was ripped apart by critics. Show More Summary

First Trailer for Ryan Gosling's Peculiar Directorial Debut 'Lost River'

After debuting at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Ryan Gosling's directorial debut Lost River is heading to theaters and VOD this spring. But if you're more of a mainstream fan of Gosling, this doesn't look like it's going to be something you'll enjoy. Show More Summary

Director Abderrahmane Sissako Talks About the Humanity of Jihadists

When it premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu, which takes place during a 2012 Jihadist takeover of Northern Mali, was recognized as a remarkably topical movie that was still exemplary of its director’s generous, lyrical vision of the world. In his review of the film this... More »

A Dog Movie Star Demonstrates the Art of Canine Acting

Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In the upcoming movie White God, which won the Un Certain Regard award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, canine actor Bodie plays Hagen, a mutt that—after he is separated from his owner—leads an uprising of hundreds of dogs against the men who mistreat and abuse them. Show More Summary

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