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Cannes Daily Buzz: Like Flies to “Miele”

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.20.2013

Cannes Daily Buzz: Like Flies to “Miele”

Italian actor-turned-director Valeria Golino talks about her form-first approach to filmmaking, portraying a contemporary female character in a cinematic way, and the American directors who influenced her work in our podcast from Cannes.

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Cannes Daily Buzz: The Responsible Violence of Escalante’s “Heli”

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.20.2013

Cannes Daily Buzz: The Responsible Violence of Escalante’s “Heli”

In the first of our podcast interviews from the Cannes Film Festival, Amat Escalante discusses his Palme d'Or competitor, being a spokesperson for his native Mexico, and why he thinks the brutal depiction of violence in Heli is more responsible than in American blockbusters.

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Cannes: Folman’s “The Congress” Is a Sci-Fi Movie About the Movies

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.17.2013

Cannes: Folman’s “The Congress” Is a Sci-Fi Movie About the Movies

Ari Folman's followup to his Oscar nominated Waltz With Bashir blends futurism with retro animation to paint a dizzying and bleak portrait of the future of moviemaking. As if that weren't enough, it's based on a Stanisław Lem novel and stars Robin Wright as herself (sort of).

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Cannes: The “Assimilation” of Asghar Farhadi

Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.17.2013

Cannes: The “Assimilation” of Asghar Farhadi

Oscar winning director Asghar Farhadi spoke about his fascination with spousal relationships and his internal assimilation of censorship during a Cannes press conference for his new film Le Passé (The Past).

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Cannes: Fame is Fickle in Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”

Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.17.2013

Cannes: Fame is Fickle in Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”

Sofia Coppola returns to Cannes with her latest film, based on the true story of a group of teens whose obsession with celebrity and fashion lead them to rob the homes of Hollywood's young and famous. The Bling Ring opened Cannes' Un Certain Regard section as mobs outside vied for a seat.

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Quentin Tarantino Wins “Most Popular” at Cannes (per IMDb)

Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.16.2013

Quentin Tarantino Wins “Most Popular” at Cannes (per IMDb)

Two Tarantino films topped the movie site's survey, which asked users to pick their favorite Palme d'Or competitors. Also: Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac is set for a Christmas debut; Justin Timberlake parties at Cannes; and Scarlett Johansson readies directorial debut.

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Cannes Diary: Who Said What at the Jury Press Conference?

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.15.2013

Cannes Diary: Who Said What at the Jury Press Conference?

Read our dispatch from the press conference of the nine filmmakers and actors serving on this year's Cannes competition jury, then play a little guessing game with us! Who said press conferences couldn't be fun?

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Cannes Braves the Rain as “The Great Gatsby” Opens the Festival

Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.15.2013

Cannes Braves the Rain as “The Great Gatsby” Opens the Festival

Just as the weather put a damper on last year's Closing, wind and rain greeted the 66th Festival de Cannes Opening Night. Also in news: Locarno will honor Werner Herzog; Thomas Vinterberg will receive a European prize in Cannes; and Nantucket launches Haiti initiative with the Academy.

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Cannes Diary: The 12 Movies Insiders are Buzzing About

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 5.14.2013

Cannes Diary: The 12 Movies Insiders are Buzzing About

Celebrity worship gone criminal, Jean-Luc Godard does 3D, and "the gayest movie ever to play in Cannes." These and more make our list of 12 films not to be missed at the 66th Cannes Film Festival!

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Sean Penn Doc Heads to Cannes; SFIFF Wraps

Posted by Brian Brooks on 5.14.2013

Sean Penn Doc Heads to Cannes; SFIFF Wraps

Haiti Untold, which will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, looks at the work Sean Penn has done to rebuild Haiti. Also in film news: San Francisco Int'l Film Festival closes 56th edition and where have all the women in movies gone?

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