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    The 5 Best Films Plus The Highs & Lows Of The Playlist's Cannes 2013

    And so it's time to wrap up our time at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and gently put it to bed. The consensus that seemed to emerge, and that we're on board with, was that this was a strong year at the festival, and if there was no single, unexpected, left-of-field standout (no "Holy Motors" leapt o...

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    The Stories Behind 7 'Behind The Candelabra' Pop Culture References

    Among the many dizzy pleasures of Steven Soderbergh’s excellent Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra" which premiered last week at Cannes and aired on HBO on Sunday (read our review) and which hopefully some of you have had the chance to catch up with, is the meticulous recreation of the period se...

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    Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra' Is the Highest Rated HBO Movie Since 2004

    The premiere of Steven Soderbergh's highly anticipated Liberace biopic "Behind The Candelabra" was a huge ratings success for HBO, giving the network its best ratings for a TV movie since 2004.

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    Review: Douglas and Damon Shine in Soderbergh's Funny, Poignant Melodrama 'Behind the Candelabra'

    The Cannes Film Festival accorded Steven Soderbergh's lush period melodrama "Behind the Candelabra" a prime competition slot (his fourth) for a reason. While it's not the first time an HBO movie has played in the mainbar (Stephen Hopkins' "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" was in competition in 2...

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    Que(e)ries: It Was an Impressively Gay Cannes, But 'Behind The Candelabra' Ended Up Having Little To Do With That

    Last night in Cannes, Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color" (La Vie d'Adele) made history by becoming the first film centered on a same-sex relationship to win the Palme d'Or in the festival's 66 year history.  The film -- about a lesbian romance between two French teenagers (Lea ...

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    Watch: Michael Douglas Shines In Clip From 'Behind The Candelabra' Plus New Photos

    Put the Emmys and Golden Globes on alert, because Michael Douglas is coming. Earlier this week, Steven Soderbergh's "Behind The Candelabra" screened at the Cannes Film Festival and the conversation soon moved on from discussion of it being the director's final feature (for now) to Douglas' standout ...

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    Read the First Chapter of Scott Thorson's 'Behind The Candelabra,' the Book on Which Steven Soderbergh's HBO Movie is Based

    Steven Soderbergh's highly anticipated Liberace biopic "Behind The Candelabra" is adapted from a book by Scott Thorson with Alex Thorleifson, newly re-published by Tantor Media with a new afterword written by Thorson. Indiewire has the complete first chapter.

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    Critics’ Choice Television Award Nominations Led by HBO with 21, Surprising Omissions

    Nominations are in for the third annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be held the evening of Monday, June 10, 2013 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) nominates and votes for the awards. For the first time the show, hosted by "Parks an...

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    Matt Damon’s Brazilian Tan Line & 9 Other Highlights From Cannes 'Behind The Candelabra' Press Conference

    It was hard to envisage as positive a Cannes response to a U.S. competition film as that which greeted the Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis” the other day, but if such a thing is possible, it may well have happened today, for Steven Soderbergh’s wonderful Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra” (...

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    Review Roundup: Critics Go Ga-Ga for Soderbergh's Outrageously Mesmerizing 'Behind the Candelabra'

    Critics are over the glittering, bedazzled moon for Steven Soderbergh's Cannes competition entry "Behind the Candelabra," set to premiere on HBO on May 26 and starring a no-holds-barred Michael Douglas and Matt Damon as the famed pianist Liberace and his younger lover, Scott Thorson. The Telegraph r...

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