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    Cannes Opening Night: 'Grace of Monaco' Arrives

    The announcement this morning that Harvey Weinstein had negotiated himself a better deal on the US distribution rights for "Grace Of Monaco" (by $2-3m, according to Variety) must have been bittersweet for the film's producer Pierre-Ange Le Pogom, director Olivier Dahan and star Nicole Kidman.

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    Cannes Review: Nicole Kidman Is a Solid Grace Kelly In 'Grace of Monaco,' But Is It Fact Or Fiction?

    Both soft and fierce in every scene, Nicole Kidman skillfully embodies the paradox of Grace Kelly in French director Olivier Dahan's "Grace of Monaco," a mannered, lightweight portrait of the actress' troubled days in the early sixties adjusting to her new life as the city-state's princess.

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    Watch: First Trailer & 2 Clips From Mike Leigh's Cannes Competition Film 'Mr. Turner' Plus New Pics

    Mike Leigh's process—which includes a lengthy rehearsal process before shooting even begins—means that his films can come as quickly as a couple years apart, or in the case of "Mr. Turner," four years on since his last effort, 2010's lovely "Another Year." The latter won an Ecumenical Jury Prize at ...

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    Cannes: How Many Oscar Contenders Came Out of the 5 Last Fests?

    Taking a look back on the Cannes Film Festival's influence over Oscar during the last half-decade...

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    Cannes'14: 'Oliver, Stoned' with Double Dutch

    As part of their current lineup of films, Jason Moring, President of Double Dutch, recently announced it has acquired international sales rights for the comedy Oliver, Stoned. Double Dutch will begin selling the title in the 2014 Cannes Marché du Film.

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    Cannes: The 5 Films With The Most Oscar Potential (And Why)

    Cannes is about to kick off its 2014 festival, but will it also kick off the 2014 awards season?

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    Cannes Review: Olivier Dahan's 'Grace Of Monaco' Starring Nicole Kidman & Tim Roth

    Festival openers are always tricky: you want to start off your celebration of film on the right note, but ideally with a certain amount of glitz and glamour too. Cannes has had a pretty good run the last few year, with “Midnight In Paris,” “Moonrise Kingdom” and “ The Great Gatsby” all kicking thing...

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    Blu-ray/DVD Release: Stranger by the Lake

    Stranger by the Lake is a grade A masterpiece. One of the most acclaimed films of this year. Playing across the world to mesmerized audiences, the film has a 95% score on Rotten Tomatoes and won the Queer Palm and Un Certain Regard Award for Best Director at Cannes in 2013. Exquisitely crafted, perf...

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    Gilles Jacob: Author, Raconteur, Lover of Cinema and Outgoing Cannes President

    The Cannes Film Festival hits its titular locality for the 67th time on May 14th. Following a 22-year stint as Festival artistic director, Gilles Jacob, 83, rose to Presidency in 2001. But this year's Cannes will be his last. In 2015, Pierre Lescure takes over.

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    Quentin Tarantino To Close Cannes Hosting Screening Of Sergio Leone's Restored 'A Fistful Of Dollars'

    Each year, the Cannes Film Festival's lineup of classic films allows those on the Croisette to catch up with old favorites, often in newly restored editions, and this year is no different. The lineup includes films by Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir, Wim Wenders, Francois Truffaut, Krzysz...

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