Cannes Film Festival

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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. […]

05/24/2013

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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 […]

05/17/2013

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 […]

05/15/2013

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.

01/08/2013

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.”

12/17/2012