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    Should Teens See 'Blue...'?

    New York Times critic A.O. Scott calms the controversy by revealing his teenage daughter has seen the sexually explicit coming-of-age movie. Twice.

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    Review: Masterful & Sublime Cannes Palme d'Or Winner ‘Blue Is The Warmest Color’

    Why do we watch movies? No, really, why is it? As close an answer as we’ve ever come to for our own, fairly evident obsession with what we consider the greatest storytelling medium humankind has ever developed, is well, that life is short. Bear with us a second on this: basically to submerge yoursel...

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    'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Director Threatens To Take Lea Seydoux To Court, Calls Her A "Spoiled Child"

    Here's a piece of advice for Abdellatif Kechiche: let it go. While he was certainly right to defend himself after accusations first surfaced from his "Blue Is The Warmest Color" stars Lea Seydoux and (to a much lesser degree) Adele Exarchopoulos, in the weeks since, it seems to be mostly his voice w...

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    “It Was Just You, Your Skin, And Your Emotion”: Lea Seydoux & Adele Exarchopoulos Talk 'Blue Is The Warmest Color'

    Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren, Stanley Kubrick and Shelley Duvall, David O. Russell and Lily Tomlin. At the Los Angeles press day for Palme d'Or winner “Blue Is The Warmest Color" (our review), we were given these precedents by a publicist for the film's increasingly heated behind-the-scenes con...

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    NYFF: Abdellatif Kechiche Open To 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Sequel, Says Director's Cut Will Be 40 Minutes Longer

    After a rapturous Palme d'Or-winning reception at Cannes, and sweeping through Telluride and Toronto, Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color" rolls into the New York Film Festival, and for once, this story isn't about the clash of personalities between the director and stars. Instead, it's...

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    'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Director Changes His Mind, Says The Film Should Be Released After All

    And so the back and forth continues between the director and stars of "Blue Is The Warmest Color," whose constantly colorful quotes to the media threaten to overshadow the Palme d'Or-winning movie itself. We're not going to recount the blow-by-blow-by-blow back and forth, but if you must, just click...

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    'Blue Is The Warmest Colour': Lea Seydoux Felt Like A "Prostitute," Director Says Sex Scenes Didn't Go Far Enough

    We can't even keep score with the back and forth between "Blue Is The Warmest Color" director Abdellatif Kechiche, and the stars of the Cannes Palme d'Or winning film, Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. While they may have all been smiles and hugs on the Croisette, in the run up to the film's rele...

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    'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Director Talks Potential Biopic Of '70s Porn Star Marilyn Chambers

    As the war of words between "Blue Is The Warmest Color" director Abdellatif Kechiche and the film's actresses Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos shows no sign of abating, here's an update about the filmmaker that doesn't involve the stars of his Palme d'Or winning film. At least not directly.

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    'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Director Says The Film Shouldn't Be Released & He Thought Of Replacing Léa Seydoux

    "Blue Is The Warmest Color" goes the title of the film, but it seems it's also the bitterest. While the epic lesbian relationship drama has been earning rave reviews (here's ours) ever since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, winning the Palme d'Or in the process, it has also earned its share...

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    Popular Cannes Winner 'Blue is the Warmest Color' Receives Chillier Criticism

    It was a hit with critics and it won the Palme d'Or, but Abdellatif Kechiche's film about young lesbian lovers is now receiving its first taste of backlash.

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