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Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Winter Sleep" Wins Palme d'Or at Cannes: A Masterpiece

Karin Badt | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan took home the Palme d'Or this year with his outstanding achievement, Winter Sleep. No surprise here at Cannes, where this 3 ½ hour film was the buzz all week.

Everything You Need To Know About The Cannes 2014 Winners

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment

The 67th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close on Saturday, May 24. The awards were finally handed out and while some wins were expected, others...

Turkish Drama Wins Palme d'Or At Cannes

AP | JAKE COYLE and THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment

CANNES, France (AP) — The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama "Winter Sleep" was awarded the Palme d'Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festiv...

The Cannes Diaries: Grace of Monaco, a Slasher, a Party Girl and SANAD

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

The festival kicked off perfectly for me inside the Palais on Wednesday morning, to watch the first Cannes screening of Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman. I expected entertainment from the film and instead, got a lesson in what it means to be a woman, a strong woman.

Marcello's Ogle... Cannes Is Coming!

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Marcin J. Sobczak

Festival du Cannes (or Cannes International Film Festival, if you like) has its long-standing tradition of elegant and meaningful posters. Two years...

Here Are The Cannes 2014 Competition Films

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

Films in competition for the 2014 Palme d'Or award at the May 14-25 Cannes Film Festival. The name of the film is followed by its director. "Sils Mar...

Marion Cotillard Gets Bilingual In 'The Immigrant'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment

Melodrama is ripe in the new international trailer for "The Immigrant," a Palme d'Or contender at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The story of Ewa (...

ReThink Review: Blue Is the Warmest Color - Get Over the Sex Scene

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Despite the fact that it's an over three-hour-long intimate epic based on a graphic novel that features one of the year's most mesmerizing performances (by a 19-year-old, to boot), all the media wants to talk about is the film's minutes-long, explicit love scene between the film's two stars.

Leading Lights, Worldly Issues Headline Mill Valley Film Festival

Dan Siegel | Posted 11.12.2013 | San Francisco
Dan Siegel

The annual Marin film fest, in its 36th year, will feature early peaks at Oscar contenders, award nights to rising and veteran stars and storytellers and compelling features and documentaries of social significance.

Steven Spielberg and Jury Discuss the Winners of Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

No one at Cannes was surprised that Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue is the Warmest Color won the Palme d'Or this year. Three hours long, this simple story...

Which Film Will Win the Palme d'Or?

Gilles Jacob | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
Gilles Jacob

The two souls of cinema coexist in Cannes: independent cinema and commercial cinema. And this magical equilibrium must be preserved, one embellishing the other, making it sing the way a fine wine inspires a delicious dish. Who, then, will win the Palme d'Or this year?

Race For Coveted Cannes Honor Wide Open

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — After two weeks, 20 films and parade after parade down the red carpet, the Cannes Film Festival has not produced a clear-cut fr...

Steven Spielberg Heads Up Cannes Jury

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.14.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — It's the big Cannes question – what will catch Steven Spielberg's eye? The king of Hollywood heads the jury that will de...

Von Trier's 'Dancer In The Dark' Turned Into Opera

nytimes.com | ZACHARY WOOLFE | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

If Sarah Bernhardt's definitive performance in Victorien Sardou's 1887 play "La Tosca" had been available through Netflix, would Puccini ever have bas...

Terrence Malick's 'The Tree Of Life': A Contemporary Garden Of Eden?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Eminently lyrical and rapturous in the cinematic manifold that it kaleidoscopically brings into and out of focus onscreen with each turn of the Terrence Malick lens, Tree of Life is one of those singular cinematic milestones.

Prince William on Honeymoon As Controversial Diana Film Premieres in Cannes

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 07.17.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

While Prince William is on his honeymoon, moving forward with the next chapter of his life, 4,800 miles away there are those who are still looking back into the tragic events in his past.

Top 5 Films At Cannes 2011

Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts

Right now all eyes are on the French Riviera. The 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival rolled out its red carpet and opened on May 11th with Woody Allen's...

Robert De Niro: Cannes Jury Duty Like 'A Vacation'

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts

CANNES, France -- Seeing, and judging, 20 movies in just over 10 days is not everyone's idea of a holiday. But not everyone is Robert De Niro. The Ac...

Cannes Top Prize Contenders Announced

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts

-- Here is the list of the 19 films in competition for the top prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or. The festival runs May 11-22...

Interview With Winner of Cannes Festival: Thai Director Weerasethakul Speaks About Reincarnation

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I met with Weerasethakul, director of Uncle Boonmee, the #2 prizewinning film at Cannes. A man as peaceful and articulate as the movie, he laughed when I asked him to explain his film.

Tim Burton Announces Palme d'Or Winner at Cannes: Thai Film Uncle Boonmee

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Uncle Boonmee quietly took Cannes by surprise for its evocative story of a dying man who experiences his past lives, including one as a buffalo in a jungle and another as a catfish.

Michael Haneke: When the Nazis Were Children

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Haneke's masterful drama unfolds in a rural German town on the eve of World War I, in an attempt to unearth the origins of Nazism.

Palme d'Or Winner of Cannes 2009: Michael Haneke's "White Ribbon"

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The intent of the movie is to show how the imminent war -- or any imminent war -- results from the sickness of a culture as well as from inherent human malice.

Cannes Wrap Up: What Journalists are Saying

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Fish Tank tells the story of an alienated adolescent girl fighting her way to have an identity with a mother who hates her and a peer group which shuns her.

'The White Ribbon' Wins Palme d'Or At 2009 Cannes

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — Austrian director Michael Haneke's somber drama "The White Ribbon" claimed the top prize Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival, wh...