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19 May 2014 // 1:42 PM

American actors and directors projected to shine again at Cannes

CANNES, France — Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They’re at it again. At this year’s Cannes

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Cannes 2012: Day 11 & 12 - ‘Mud’ + ‘Beyond the Hills’ + The Best of the Fest

Cannes finishes with up-and-comer Jeff Nichols' Mud and Romanian Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills and we rank the best of Cannes 2012.

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Cannes 2012: Day 10 - ‘Cosmopolis’ + ‘11.25’ +‘The Taste of Money’

David Cronenberg directs and writes this adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis, Koji Wakamatsu's take on Yukio Mishima in 11.25, and the really weak The Taste of Money from Korea's Im Sang-soo.

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Cannes 2012: Day 8 - ‘On the Road’ + ‘Post Tenebras Lux’

Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas' Post Tenebras Lux is the most visionary film of this year's Cannes festival. Meanwhile Walter Salles takes on Jack Kerouac’s cult coming-of-age novel, On the Road.

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Cannes 2012: Day 6 - ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet’ + ‘Barbara’

Day six brings perhaps the final film from French legend Alain Resnais, whose You Ain’t See Nothin’ Yet has a shot at the big prize. Meanwhile New German Cinema movement director Christian Petzold returns with Barbara.

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Cannes 2012: Day 5 - ‘Amour’ + ‘In Another Country’ + ‘Like Someone in Love’

Day five witnesses a trio of films from some of the artform's leading lights: Michael Haneke returns with Amour, Hong Sang-soo competes with In Another Country, and the incomparable Abbas Kiarostami produces a new masterwork.

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Cannes 2012: Day 3 - ‘Tabu’ + ‘No’

Cannes offers up Pablo Larrain’s No, the rising Chilean director’s latest and most direct indictment of the Augusto Pinochet reign yet and Miguel Gomes’ Tabu, which is something of a new cinematic landmark.

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Cannes 2012: Day 1 - Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

Opening the festival with Moonrise Kingdom, beloved indie icon Wes Anderson’s first live action film in five years, only buoyed the camaraderie felt by Cannes attendees.

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Transformer, Singular: ‘Drive’ Sings the Body Electric

Va-va-va-vroooom: Cannes Best Director winner Nicolas Winding Refn talks Drive with PopMatters.

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19 May 2011 // 6:16 AM

Lars von Trier says he doesn’t deserve a Palme d’Or

MOUGINS, France — On Wednesday, Lars von Trier set off a worldwide firestorm when, in his typically provocative way, he attempted to make a number of

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18 May 2011 // 6:14 AM

Cannes 2011: The 6 Films You’ll Soon Be Hearing About

Here are six movies you didn't know before that you're almost certainly to know about after the festival shuts its doors.

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12 May 2011 // 5:27 AM

Cannes Film Festival opening all about Woody Allen

CANNES, France — The world’s premier film festival has commenced, and the late 1960s Jerry Schatzberg photograph of Faye Dunaway at the center of this

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2 May 2011 // 9:30 AM

Iran’s rocking rebels

Once upon a time, rock ‘n’ roll was outlaw music. In Iran it still is. In “No One Knows About Persian Cats,” songwriters Ashkan (Ashkan

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Cannes 2011: Lineup shows Malick, Almodovar and ‘The Beaver,’ but no Payne or Cronenberg

LOS ANGELES — The Cannes Film Festival unveiled the lineup for this year’s edition Thursday morning, announcing several highly anticipated titles and confirming that a

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Digital Ghost: Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul Recalls Uncle Boonmee

Celebrated film director and visual artist "Thai Joe" talks to PopMatters about the cost of transmigration, hybridity and fantasy, as his Palm D'Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives finally bows stateside after traveling the long and winding roads of the international film festival circuit.

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Life, Death, and Ghosts: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Wins at Cannes

Directed by the fantastically named Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives won the prestigious Palme d’Or at this year’s

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23 May 2010 // 8:10 AM

‘Carlos’ gives long chase at Cannes

CANNES, France — There are long movies. There are massively long movies. And then there is “Carlos.” A dramatized story of the rise and fall of

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19 Jan 2010 // 9:00 PM

Wings of Desire

If you Google the phrase “Criterion has done it again”, you will get 37,500 hits. I have a hunch that now that Wings of Desire is back on the streets, this number is going to increase significantly.

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11 May 2009 // 12:00 PM

The yacht rentals and high-end Hotel du Cap parties will be scarcer this year, and those who attend the world’s premier annual film festival

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World’s most prestigious film festival, in its 61st year, opens Wednesday

“The climate is so odd,” Clint Eastwood once wrote about the world’s most famous and influential film festival. He wasn’t referring to the

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