The first female director to win the Palme d'Or said she 'can't wait' until May
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Monday 28 May 2012
Cannes 2012 was the dampest festival in recent memory and one of the more muted. The Croisette – the main sea-front thoroughfare – was as crammed as ever but the European film industry is clearly feeling the pinch. The yachts seemed smaller this year, the restaurants emptier. The sales agents presenting new films in the market grumbled privately that Italian and Spanish distributors simply weren't buying any more.
Saturday 26 May 2012
A wet and controversial Cannes has still produced some excellent films, says Geoffrey Macnab
Thursday 24 May 2012
I fear that someone has been having our Gallic friends across la Manche on. Somehow, they've come to believe that the pasty-faced, soap-dodging would-be troubadour that is Pete Doherty is not only cool, but that he is a sensible choice for the romantic lead in a period film.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Brad Pitt's role as a brutal mob enforcer is not just a gangster story but a commentary on modern living, he said today.
Monday 21 May 2012
Stanley Kubrick's horror masterpiece The Shining is the director's take on the Holocaust. Or is it about the treatment of Native Americans? Or numerology? Or how Kubrick – fresh from filming 2001: A Space Odyssey – was behind the faked filming of the moon landings?
Monday 21 May 2012
Doherty is perfectly cast as 19th-century dandy
Wednesday 16 May 2012
The sunbaked Cannes Film Festival got under way with Wes Anderson's “Moonrise Kingdom,” whose carefully composed whimsy stood in stark contrast to the zoo-like atmosphere at the annual French Riviera extravaganza.
Sunday 13 May 2012
A glittering cast has been assembled for Cannes, take 65 – no wonder the world's most prestigious film festival is feeling bullish
Will there be blood on the red carpet? Twilight couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart go head to head for the Palme d'Or
Friday 20 April 2012
'On the Road' will be keenly awaited as the first film adaptation of Kerouac's classic book
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Now... Next Wednesday, depart for a week at the Sheraton Delfina Santa Monica Hotel for £778pp, just a few blocks from the beach. The deal with Hayes & Jarvis includes Delta flights from Heathrow via Minneapolis and room-only board. Hayesandjarvis.co.uk
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Prime Minister's private guests all had one thing in common: wealth
Monday 27 February 2012
What was clear last night is that the Oscars are now a surprise-free zone. By the time the statuettes are dished out on a Sunday night in late February, there have been so many other awards ceremonies already that it is already ordained what will win.
Sunday 22 January 2012
He directed some of the most memorable films of recent times, but he has had enough. He explains why to Tom Teodorczuk
Sunday 11 December 2011
Bérénice Bejo has until now been restricted to minor mainstream roles and sidekick parts in French farces. But Oscar buzz is growing thanks,somewhat oddly, to a black-and-white throwback to Hollywood's silent era.
Sunday 30 October 2011
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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