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    Cannes: Terrence Malick's 'The Tree Of Life' Wins The Coveted Palme d'Or Prize

    More context, possibly later in the day, but we've been taking the winners straight off the livestream and just posting in brief for now.

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    Cannes: Tree of Life Wins Palme d'Or, Jean Dujardin Actor, Dardennes and Ceylan Share Grand Prix

    Jane Fonda shows off her French and then says, "Let's cut to the chase." Jury chief Robert DeNiro announces the Palme d'Or winner: The Tree of Life. It's a popular choice in the press room. Producers Bill Pohlad and Dede Gardner accept for director Terrence Malick. "Bravo!" say folks in the hall.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Pirates 4' Scores Biggest Global Debut Of All-Time Despite Being A Shitty Movie

    This weekend, Disney pooled their resources with Jerry Bruckheimer and produced an insta-blockbuster. Apathy is the name of the game with “Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” which scored the biggest bow of 2011 despite being a piece of shit that grossed lower in its opening frame than its...

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    Cannes Closing Night: Poliss Wins Jury Prize, Screenplay to Footnote, Dunst Actress, Refn Director

    "Wow what a week it's been," said Kirsten Dunst as she accepted her Best Actress prize for Melancholia. "Thank you so much. It's a once in a lifetime thing. Thank you to the festival for letting the film still be in competition. Thank Lars for giving me the opportunity to be so brave. It's such a sp...

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    Weekend Box Office (May 20-22)

    No doubt with everyone relived that the end of the world didn't come as predicted, people went out to the movies, making the latest" Do we REALLY need another one? " Pirates of the Caribbean movie, No.1, with $90 million. Yet some analysts called that number "soft" because, evidently, they predicted...

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    Box Office: Woody Allen's "Paris" Burns Up Specialty Market With Record Numbers

    A week after opening the Cannes Film Festival to warm notices, Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is burning up the U.S. box office. On six screens, the Owen Wilson led ensemble piece grossed a downright stunning $578,905. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, that made for a $96...

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    CANNES REVIEW | Un Certain Regard Closer "Elena" Features Glacial Pace and Intriguing Philosophy

    Andrei Zvyaguintsev starts and ends his third feature, "Elena," with the symbolic image of a barren tree, an accurate reflection of the dreary narrative sandwiched between those two shots. All three of the Russian director's features - alongside "Elena," he directed "The Return" and "The Banishment" - deal with troubled family life. Only "Elena," however, explicitly states said trouble before confronting its consequences. His latest work is the most overtly philosophical of the three, less concerned with plot than contrasting values. Terminally slow and simpler than its glacial pace implies, "Elena" is a resolutely minor work, but not without...

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    Weekend Box Office: Disney Scores $90 Million for Pirates 4: Not $100 Million UPDATED

    It's stranger tides indeed when a $90 million opening is considered disappointing. The fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean is now perceived as having failed to reach the magic $100-million mark, reports Anthony D'Alessandro:The highly anticipated opening for Disney’s fourquel Pirates of t...

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    Mike Tyson Gets The Shaft For "The Hangover" Part II

    According to The Smoking Gun Mike Tyson is most likely the lowest paid actor ever making a repeat an appearance in a sequel. Iron Mike got paid $200,000 for his role which is twice the $100,000 he got for the first film.

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    Watch Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga in "3-Way" And More From SNL Finale

    Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga turned the SNL season finale into one of the most consistently funny shows of the season, with plenty of help. The real Bradley Cooper sat next to Andy Samberg as Nic Cage; Jimmy Fallon returned as Barry Gibb with Timberlake as his Bee Gee brother Robin in a crazy po...

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