CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering "Pulp Fiction" in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French film festival with neither great vengeance nor furious anger but a...
CANNES, France (AP) — Asif Kapadia initially passed when, in 2012, producer Paul Martin approached him about making a documentary on Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona.
Elle Fanning OK after fainting at Cannes dinner
CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too tight.
The 21-year-old actress collapsed at the Chopard Trophee dinner Monday...
CANNES, France (AP) — "Where's Terrence Malick?"
It's a familiar question for the famously press-shy filmmaker that was, predictably, hollered again Monday at the Cannes Film Festival....
CANNES, France (AP) — Pedro Almodovar's "Pain and Glory" is a self-portrait of rare precision and warm intimacy. It stars Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo, a famous aging filmmaker, hobbled by...
CANNES, France (AP) — On one afternoon at the Cannes Film Festival last year, Massoumeh Lahidji could be seen on a rooftop terrace interpreting Farsi into English for the Iranian director Asghar...
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a wide-screen spectacle best captured in close-up.
As the Cote d'Azur extravaganza has unspooled over the last week, Associated Press...
CANNES, France (AP) — Robert Eggers' "The Lighthouse," starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as turn-of-the-century lighthouse keepers, kicked up a storm Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival...
CANNES, France (AP) — Some stars and directors come to the Cannes Film Festival by boat, others by private jet. Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin pretty much cycled their way into...
CANNES, France (AP) — Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in...
A newly restored ‘The Shining’ debuts in Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy.
In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday...
CANNES, France (AP) — Mati Diop was initially disappointed when she, by reading a news article, discovered that she was the first black female filmmaker in the Cannes Film Festival's prestigious...
Glam on the Croisette: it’s time for Cannes!
Richard Madden shrugs off Bond rumors at Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — Richard Madden donned a James Bond-esque white tuxedo at the Cannes Film Festival, but the actor shrugged off any 007 rumors.
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Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ touch down in Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old pop star came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the...
CANNES, France (AP) — Kleber Mendonça Filho's Cannes entry "Bacurau" is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion. For...
CANNES, France (AP) — Tilda Swinton feels most at home at the Berlin Film Festival, but she's steadily become a regular at the Cannes Film Festival.
CANNES, France (AP) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas.
CANNES, France (AP) — The Jim Jarmusch zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die" includes masses of flesh-eating zombies and an Earth thrown off its axis by "polar fracking."
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die," passionate words from jury president Alejandro Iñárritu on U.S....
CANNES, France (AP) — A year after 82 women protested en masse on the red carpet, the Cannes Film Festival on Monday defended its record on female filmmakers and for the first time divulged data...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gibson is to play Santa Claus in "Fatman," a comedy that will be shopped at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.
Gibson is attached as Kris Kringle in the film to be...
NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino is going back to Cannes, after all.
The director's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" was announced as a late addition to the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday....
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NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Elle Fanning, "The Favourite" director Yorgos Lanthimos and "Cold War" filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski are joining the Cannes Film Festival jury that will decide the Palme...
PARIS (AP) — Cannes Film Festival organizers announced its 2019 line-up Thursday, pitting leading names in world cinema including Ken Loach and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in competition...
Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’ to premiere at Cannes
NEW YORK (AP) — The Elton John biopic "Rocketman" will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month.
"Rocketman" will screen May 16 at the French Riviera festival, two weeks before it's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Jarmusch's zombie film "The Dead Don't Die" will open the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival.
The French festival announced Tuesday that "The Dead Don't Die" will premiere...
Inarritu picked to head Cannes jury, first Mexican in post
PARIS (AP) — Award-winning Mexican director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu will preside over the jury at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival in May.
Festival president Pierre Lescure, announcing the...
The experience of watching a few dozen or more films inside two weeks at the Cannes Film Festival can be jarring, exhilarating and exhausting — even for those who live and breathe cinema.
Jessica Chastain, an actress and regular attendee of the French Riviera festival, last year reflected on her time spent on the Cannes jury shortly after they selected Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" as the Palme d'Or winner. She was both overwhelmed and disappointed.
Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Ferenc Kosa, winner of the best director award at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died at 81, the Hungarian Academy of Arts said Wednesday.
Kosa was recognized in Cannes for "Ten Thousand Days," about the travails of a Hungarian peasant family from the 1930s onward. The film was banned for a few years by officials in communist Hungary because of its references to the 1956 anti-Soviet revolution.
CANNES, France (AP) — Fifty years after filmmakers shut down the Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious Cote d'Azur extravaganza was again shook by upheaval.
From the start to the finish, the 71st Cannes was dominated by protest and petition for gender equality, culminating in the extraordinary sight at the festival's closing ceremony Saturday of Italian filmmaker and Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowing justice for sexual predators in the film industry.
PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore for 12 days of red carpet photo calls. Here are some of the 71st annual festival's most eye-catching looks:
A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters," a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to all sexual predators.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the awards ceremony for the 71st Cannes Film Festival being presented Saturday night (all times local):
Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters" is the winner of the Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival.
The film is a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family.
The director accepted the award in Japanese and dedicated it to the whole production team involved in movie.
CANNES, France (AP) — A Lebanese film about a 12-year-old boy who sues his parents has put child poverty in the spotlight at the Cannes Film Festival.
CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival.
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NEW YORK (AP) — "Solo: A Star Wars Story" will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, bringing a galaxy far away to the world's most prestigious film festival.
The French festival announced Friday that the "Star Wars" spinoff will premiere out of competition at this year's festival shortly before opening in French theaters on May 23. "Solo" opens in U.S. theaters on May 25.
PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is opening with a Spanish-language film — a psychological thriller starring Penelope Cruz — the first time since 2004 that the star-studded event is kicking off with a movie that's not in English or French.
Organizers announced Thursday that "Everybody Knows," by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, will open the May 8-19 festival.
PARIS (AP) — Want to take a selfie on the red carpet during the Cannes Film Festival? Well, you can't.
That's the message from top festival official Thierry Fremaux, who says red carpet-selfies will be banned at this year's star-studded event.
Violators, he said on Europe-1 radio Wednesday, won't be let in to see films.
Unrestored ’2001: A Space Odyssey’ returning to theaters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unrestored 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey" is coming to select U.S. theaters in May in celebration of the film's 50th anniversary.
Cate Blanchett to head Cannes film festival jury
PARIS (AP) — Australian actress and campaigner against sexual harassment Cate Blanchett will head this year's Cannes film festival jury, organizers said Thursday.
In a statement, top Cannes officials Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux expressed their delight in welcoming "such a rare and unique artist whose talent and convictions enrich both screen and stage."
Cannes festival ‘dismayed’ over Weinstein allegations
PARIS (AP) — Cannes film festival officials say they have been "dismayed" to learn about the accusations of sexual violence against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Pierre Lescure, the festival president, and general delegate Thierry Fremaux, wrote in a joint statement: "These actions point to a pattern of behavior that merits only the clearest and most unequivocal condemnation."
Renowned Hungarian film director Karoly Makk dies at 91
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Karoly Makk, one of Hungary's greatest film directors whose "Cats' Play" was nominated for an Oscar in 1975, has died. He was 91.
The Szechenyi Academy of Letters and Arts said Makk, who had been its president since 2011, died Wednesday. It didn't give a cause of death.