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Cannes 2012

Holy Motors: Exclusive New Art

Farihah Zaman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Holy Motors (Indomina Releasing), which won the Prix de la Jeunesse at Cannes earlier this year and just came off a similarly successful run at the New York Film Festival, has unveiled new promo art for the film.

Hirokin: Financing An Indie Film Epic

Gina Hall | Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

One adage you take away from film school is "make sure it's all up on the screen." But sometimes the behind-the-scenes story is so compelling that it actually elevates the material on screen, like in Alejo Mo-Sun's low-budget epic, Hirokin.

Cannes Diary 2012

Peggy Siegal | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Peggy Siegal

We are now part of 200,000 filmmakers, dealmakers, studio execs, stars, journalists, models, hookers and yachtsmen ready to see 22 films in competition and party till dawn for 12 days.

Bernard-Henri Levy Urges Intervention in Syria: His Role in Libya as Example

Karin Badt | Posted 08.08.2012 | World
Karin Badt

Before meeting with philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, famed for the last 30 years as the most flamboyant "public intellectual" of France, I had just seen his new documentary -- about himself, and Libya, and himself -- The Oath of Tobruk.

David Cronenberg and Son Brandon at Cannes (With Don DeLillo)

Karin Badt | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

David Cronenberg's new film Cosmopolis depicts a world so skewed by capitalism that rats are about to become the unit of currency. The shots are masterful. But what makes the film brilliant is the startling dialogue from Don DeLillo's novel.

Michelle Rodriguez Doesn't Think Urinating On Zac Efron Is Oscar-Worthy

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment

Michelle Rodriguez doesn't think Nicole Kidman will get nominated for an Academy Award for her controversial performance in Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy...

NSFW PHOTOS: A Little Too Much Of A Rear View

Posted 06.02.2012 | Style

As ladies, we know that there's nothing more fun than twirling around in a flouncy skirt. We also know that those who twirl must practice safe twirlin...

Behind the Scenes at Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Everyone thinks Cannes is exciting for the movies, parties and celebrities. That is half of it.

Cannes 2012: Nastassja Kinski at the Terrazza Martini

Karin Badt | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Everyone speaks about Nastassja Kinski's fragility. I saw strength. We sat together on the Terrazza Martini at Cannes, and she spoke to me with excitement about her new project, a documentary.

Boo Birds, Line-Cutters and Other Jerks You'll Meet at Cannes

Dan Mecca | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Mecca

Embattled, tired and bittersweet, the final days at Cannes slow down to a mild jog, allowing those who've watched the films and interviewed the filmmakers to take stock in all that's just happened.

Cannes 2012: Catherine Corsini's Three Worlds With Arta Dobroshi

Karin Badt | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

There were no women directors represented in this year's "Competition" at Cannes, a point that was acknowledged with misgiving by some of the attendees of the festival. For this reason, I went to see Catherine Corsini's film Three Worlds in the "Certain Regard" category.

And The Top Cannes Award Goes To ...

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival rewarded one of its favorite directors Sunday, as Michael Haneke won the top prize for a second time w...

Robert Pattinson Leaves 'Twilight' Behind

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment

CANNES, France -- Robert Pattinson has gone from playing a vampire to depicting another kind of bloodsucker – a billionaire financier whose worl...

Matthew McConaughey Basically Owns Cannes

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — To have one film competing at the Cannes Film Festival is a privilege. To have two, Matthew McConaughey says, is wonderful good...

The Tear-Jerker That Closed Out Cannes

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — The Cannes film festival on Saturday wrapped up the movies in competition wading deep in the Mississippi river with "Mud," a he...

Cannes 2012: 24 Stars Who Killed It On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Cannes Film Festival is a playground for actors, filmmakers and the people that love them. They are there to premiere new movies, but we think the...

Cannes 2012: The 32 Worst-Dressed Stars

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Cannes Film Festival is known for its glitzy glamour and this year was no exception. The star-studded two week party had every A-lister in attenda...

Zac Efron Is All Grown Up (But He's Still Getting Shirtless)

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.24.2012 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — Zac Efron felt uncomfortable filming his revealing role "The Paperboy" – and he says that's the way he wanted it. The "H...

Nicole Kidman Pees On Zac Efron In New Film: Camp Classic Or Worst Of The Year?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.24.2012 | Entertainment

"The Paperboy" debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, and Lee Daniels' "Precious" follow-up provided attendees with the chance to watch Nico...

Cannes 2012: Obsession With Reality Shows Drives Man Insane in Garrone's 'Reality'

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The story of a fishmonger in Naples obsessed with the possibility of being on a Big Brother, Reality is about how easy it is for a human to become consumed by artificial dreams to the point of mental illness.

Cannes 2012: Bertolucci Takes on Alienation (After a Ten Year Absence)

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The famed Bernardo Bertolucci's new film Me and You is about a pimply alienated 14-year-old boy who lives alone with his single mom.

On the Road - Delivers!

Jerry Cimino | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Jerry Cimino

In life, some things are worth waiting for. Case in point: the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal novel, On the Road. Purists will be elated, as the film honors Jack Kerouac and is true to his book.

Kristen Stewart's Wild Pants

Posted 05.25.2012 | Style

"Snow White & The Huntsman" ingenue Kristen Stewart brought her carefully-cultivated brand of edgy cool to the Cannes film festival on Wednesday to pr...

Cannes 2012: Isabelle Huppert in Hong Sangsoo's 'In Another Country'

Karin Badt | Posted 07.22.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I never thought I would have Isabelle Huppert burn-out, considering she is a favorite actress, but Hong Sangsoo's new film In Another Country , here at Cannes, drove me to the limit.

Brad Pitt: New Film Not An Attack On Obama

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt's newest film, "Killing Them Softly," debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday to rave reviews and some budding controversy. One c...