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    Watch: Trailer for James Franco's William Faulkner Adaptation and Cannes Pick 'As I Lay Dying'

    Drama runs high in the new trailer for James Franco's William Faulkner adaptation "As I Lay Dying." While the trailer makes the film look like an intense edge-of-your-seat drama, Faulkner's modernist prose is often seen as hard to translate into film adaptations.

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    Cannes: Why Directors Fortnight Didn't Decide On Its Lineup Until the Last Second

    The Cannes Festival's official competition may garner more attention, but the Directors Fortnight provides a hip alternative. With just 21 features, Fortnight offers a leaner take on the latest noteworthy cinema from around the world, but that doesn't make artistic director Édouard Waintrop's job an...

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    Not At Cannes? Make Your Own 'No Cannes Do' Festival With These Films Already In Theaters

    The 66th Cannes Film Festival is kicking off right now, and maybe you're already in the south of France with a glass of rosé in your hand, skimming through the festival program. However, for the vast majority of us, this is not the case.

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    Cannes Jury President Steven Spielberg Admits to Not Being Familiar With All Directors Up for Palme d'Or

    This year's Cannes jury president, Steven Spielberg, used the admittedly pointless 'meet the jury' press conference to make one thing clear. "I didn't say no a thousand times," he said after being asked why he finally accepted the invitation. "I've been so consistently at work in the spring time tha...

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    Trailer of the Week: Ari Folman Appears as Obsessed with Robin Wright as You Are in 'The Congress'

    We've been waiting five years for Ari Folman's follow-up to 2008's critical hit "Waltz With Bashir" -- will our patience be rewarded with a film that's part-animated and part-live action?

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    10 Movies That Might Sell Big at Cannes 2013

    For buyers at the festival, the question is less about the quality of various movies and more about their marketability.

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    Baz Luhrmann Addresses His 'Great Gatsby' Critics at Cannes and Talks About Film Alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire

    Fresh off of a strong box office opening stateside that caught the bulk of prognosticators by surprise (it came in a close second to "Iron Man 2" in its second weekend, earning a very healthy $51 million over its debut weekend), Baz Luhrmann much maligned 3D take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great ...

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    The 2013 Cannes Springboard: 10 Actors to Watch Out For On La Croisette

    One of the single greatest opportunities for an actor to break out on the world cinema stage, the Cannes Film Festival, has helped launch countless careers. With the 66th edition kicking off tonight with the European premiere of Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" (starring a breakout actress who made...

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    Cannes 2012 Recap: How Did Last Year's Edition Hold Up in the Shadow of One of the Festival's Most Successful?

    Going into last year's Cannes, we knew the crop of films had some mighty shows to fill. The 2011 edition of the festival resulted in one of the most successful Cannes slates ever, both in terms of the films' commercial success in America and how they played in awards season.

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    Why This Might Be the Most Important Cannes Film Festival In Years

    Each year, the Cannes Film Festival reaffirms its stature as the most prominent film festival in the world -- whether or not the movies are better or worse than countless other film programs found at other festivals. Cannes attracts a hectic international crowd and stirs up a fervor for the art and ...

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