Princess Ashraf's glamorous life epitomised the excesses of her brother's rule
Griffiths has treated the actor much as he would one of the many totemic items as a prism through which to examine various concepts
Is fashion's new pragmatism obscuring the catwalk?
Adèle Exarchopoulos exploded onto the scene in ‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’. Now she’s raising hell playing an anarchist
'I knew it was illegal to steal, and I did so regardless… I'm very sorry', she told a judge
British films were overlooked at Cannes 2013. Martin Baker asks if we should care, and if we are getting value from BFI, Bafta, and the rest
After a downbeat and water-logged opening, fine films from the Coens, Clio Barnard and Hirokazu Kore-eda lifted the mood at this year's film festival
Steven Spielberg will serve as jury president of the 66th Cannes Festival this May.
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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.
A wet and controversial Cannes has still produced some excellent films, says Geoffrey Macnab
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.
A glittering cast has been assembled for Cannes, take 65 – no wonder the world's most prestigious film festival is feeling bullish
'On the Road' will be keenly awaited as the first film adaptation of Kerouac's classic book
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