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    IMDb Releases Top Ten List of Most Popular Cannes Competition Films, Quentin Tarantino Dominates

    As the Cannes Film Festival gets underway today, IMDb has released its list of the 10 most popular films to have been screened in competition for the Palme d'Or, based on user votes. Unsurprisingly, Quentin Tarantino makes a good showing on the list, dominating in the top three spots with 1994's "Pu...

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    'The Great Gatsby' Launches Cannes, Luhrmann Reveals Wrangling with Warners

    After a solid opening in wide release Stateside, grossing over $50 million in over 3,500 theaters, Baz Luhrmann took his "The Great Gatsby" on the road to officially open the Cannes Film Festival. It is the first film in recent memory to open what is arguably the world's most important film event af...

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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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    France vs. US - What Do Movie Stars Looks Like?

    As the Cannes Film Festival kicks off here is an infographic from French TV (and in French) that breaks down the difference between the US and French film industries.

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    Cannes 2013: 7 Things We Learned About 'The Great Gatsby' From Baz Luhrmann, Leonardo DiCaprio & Co

    A perhaps unexpected offering to kick off this fortnight of high-profile international, arthouse and independent filmmaking, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" will nonetheless burst open the Cannes Film Festival later tonight like a giant glitter-and-feather-filled pinata. Which means that this morn...

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    Cannes Market: Lionsgate Acquires Thriller 'The Quiet Ones,' Sets 2014 Release Date

    Ahead of the opening of the Cannes market, Lionsgate has nabbed North American distribution rights to Hammer Films genre flick "The Quiet Ones," a supernatural thriller starring Jared Harris ("Mad Men," "Lincoln") and Sam Claflin ("Hunger Games: Catching Fire"). Lionsgate has booked an April 25, 201...

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    Ampav Announces Cannes 2013 Programming

    Well-known filmmakers, movie executives and journalists will be among those featured during the upcoming Industry In Focus Series at The American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival for its 25th Anniversary, it was announced by Julie Sisk, Founder and Director of The American Pavilion.

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    Video: Jerome Paillard

    Jerome Paillard, the Director of the Cannes Marche, speaks about the new initiatives this year in Cannes and how the first time producers' Producers Workshop will unfold.

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    Cannes: American Pavilion Announces 25th Anniversary Programming Lineup

    The American Pavilion has announced the programming for its 25th anniversary at the Cannes Film Festival. Guests will include actor Randy Quaid, screenwriter and filmmaker James Toback, comedic actor and "Nebraska" star Will Forte, director Stephen Frears, composer Cliff Martinez and many more, alon...

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    Watch: First Clip Arrives From Alexander Payne's Cannes Entry 'Nebraska'

    Many of those bringing films to the Croisette for the Cannes Film Festival, which let's not forget, kicks off tomorrow, are old hands there: Roman Polanski, James Gray, even Baz Luhrmann have all debuted at least one film there in the past. Alexander Payne isn't quite a first-time, but it's over a d...

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