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Cannes Film Festival

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    Cannes Review: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' With Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler & More

    For most of their history, which has now lasted over 15 years ("Antz" and "The Prince Of Egypt" both debuted in 1998), DreamWorks Animation seemed to be content with making a quick buck and raising a cheap laugh. Some of their output was better than others (the original "Shrek" at one end of the sca...

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    Cannes Review: Atom Egoyan's 'The Captive' Starring Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos, Rosario Dawson & More

    Have you ever Xeroxed a picture repeatedly until the image became so degraded that only the highest-contrast elements of the original remained? Imagine doing that with Denis Villeneuve’s “Prisoners,” the other Canadian-directed child abduction movie, and you’d get something like Atom Egoyan’s “The C...

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    Cannes Review: With the Ryan Reynolds Thriller 'The Captive,' Has Atom Egoyan Lost His Way For Good?

    Atom Egoyan's Ryan Reynolds vehicle is cold thriller that turns the director's cerebral style into a basic formula.

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    A24 Buys Egoyan's Cannes Competition Kidnap Thriller 'The Captive,' Before Vitriolic Press Reaction

    A24 Nabs Canadian writer-director Atom Egoyan's 'The Captive' starring Ryan Reynolds. Cannes reaction is mixed--review and press conference quotes.

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    Cannes Review: An Aging Stripper Finds Love In Un Certain Regard Opener 'Party Girl'

    Amateur performer Angélique Litzenburger stars as a fictionalized version of herself, playing a 60-year-old bar hostess and cabaret performer stuck in the same cycle of recklessness that has weighed down on her for the duration of her life.

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    Things I Learned at Cannes Part One, from Campion's Feminism to Leigh's Stunning 'Mr. Turner'

    I'm in Cannes, checking out films and the state of things, per usual. Here's what I've learned so far.

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    Cannes Review: Céline Sciamma's 'Girlhood' Is One of the Best Coming of Age Movies In Years

    The director's third feature confirms mastery over the coming-of-age drama, a genre too often reduced to its simplest ingredients.

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    Cannes Review: ‘Party Girl’ An Earnest But Underwhelming Tale Of Self-Defeat

    The third of a trio of films with 'Girl’ in the title that played Cannes today (the terrific “Girlhood” and the execrable “That Lovely Girl” being the other two), “Party Girl,” written and directed by Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis firmly occupies the middle slot in terms ...

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    Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights to '21 Years: Richard Linklater' Documentary

    "21 Years: Richard Linklater" follows the first 21 years of the director's career and features interviews with his past collaborators.

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