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Cannes Daily Buzz: Hot Topics Roundtable #1

Daily Buzz sat down with Michael Philips of the Chicago Tribune, Logan Hill of the New York Times, and Adam Cook of Mubi for our first Hot Topics roundtable from Cannes. The three critics discussed their overall impressions, favorite films, and most striking movie moments from the first half of the festival.

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Cannes: The Festival at the Midpoint

Eugene Hernandez shares his list of seven films to know (so far) from this year's Cannes Film Festival, from new works by the Coen brothers, Kore-eda, and Farhadi to discoveries like Omar and Stranger By the Lake.

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Cannes: Soderbergh Softens Retirement Talk at “Candelabra” Premiere

Steven Soderbergh appeared to soften his declaration that he was leaving filmmaking today in Cannes. The Oscar-winning director will unveil his HBO-produced feature Behind the Candelabra tonight in competition.

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Latinbeat Goes Mad for Matías

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will showcase the work of Argentinian filmmaker Matías Piñeiro during the upcoming Latinbeat film festival (July 12 – 21) and will simultaneously open two of his films, Viola (ND/NF '13) and Rosalinda, on July 12.

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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”

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

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

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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Trailers: Boys, Bears and Burt!

Check out the trailers for this weekend's offerings at Film Society: New Releases Augustine and Cape Spin!, Burt Lancaster gems The Leopard and The Flame and The Arrow, and animated family delight The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear!

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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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