Cannes Film Festival

Performer Cheryl Cole poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Wind bedevils outfits on the carpet at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — A stiff breeze made conditions challenging for the glamour girls walking the Cannes red carpet Monday. Jessica Chastain came to the “Foxcatcher” premiere in a flowing purple gown, but it flowed […]


Actress Cate Blanchett attends a press conference for How to Train Your Dragon 2 at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Blanchett plays jokester at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Cate Blanchett had plenty of witty replies — a couple on the saucy side — as she answered sometimes wacky questions during a Cannes news conference for the upcoming “How to […]


Actor Dijmon Hounsou, left, runs toward an Vitalii Sediuk, who ran unauthorized onto the red carpet during arrivals for the screening of How to Train Your Dragon 2 at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, May 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Man dives under America’s dress on Cannes red carpet

CANNES, France (AP) — A man rushed onto the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival and dove beneath actress America Ferrera’s dress in a bizarre incident. Security officials quickly pulled him away Friday as […]


Actress Nicole Kidman, right, and actor Tim Roth, left, pose for photographers during a photo call for Grace of Monaco at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Cannes kicks off with Kidman, ‘Grace of Monaco’

CANNES, France (AP) — The Grace Kelly melodrama “Grace of Monaco” kicked off the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival [#Cannes2014] on Wednesday with classic French Riviera glamor, behind-the-scenes controversy and emphatic boos from critics. The […]


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Cannes: Dern a leading man again in ‘Nebraska’

CANNES, France (AP) — For the aging, gruff patriarch of his father-son road trip “Nebraska,” Alexander Payne tried to lure Gene Hackman out of retirement and considered the likes of Robert Duvall and Jack Nicholson. […]


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$1 million in jewels stolen near Cannes film fest

PARIS (AP) — Suspected thieves ripped out a small safe from the wall of a hotel room near the Cannes Film Festival and made off with about $1 million worth of jewelry inside, a French […]


Steven Spielberg, director and president of Cannes 2013 jury, gestures during a photo call at the 66th international film festival, Cannes. (AP Photo)

Cannes film fest opens with DiCaprio, Spielberg

CANNES, France (AP) — The art of the blockbuster took center stage on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival, with Steven Spielberg presiding over the festival jury and Baz Luhrmann presenting his big-budget […]


Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey

Family life grounds Matthew McConaughey

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Matthew McConaughey credits his growing family for the success that 2012 brought him.


Emmanuelle Riva in scene from movie "Amour." (Photo credit: Sony Pictures / AP)

Review: ‘Amour’ delicately depicts difficult topic

(AP) – Michael Haneke takes a subject you don’t often see in movies and probably don’t even want to see — the slow, steady deterioration of an elderly woman — and handles it with great grace in “Amour.”



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