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    Welcome to the Cannes Film Festival!

    Editor's Note: Press Play has two critics covering the Cannes Film Festival this year. Simon Abrams and Glenn Heath Jr. are tag-teaming their way through the most anticipated collection of screenings in the film industry. This is your ticket to Cannes. Enjoy!

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    Swarovski Launches Film Company: First Project is 'Romeo and Juliet,' Starring Hailee Steinfeld

    Swarovski is a name fairly well linked to the twin bastions of cinema and glamour; over the years the crystal company has collaborated on costume and jewelry design for everything from "The Wizard Of Oz" to the recent "Mirror Mirror."

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    Cross-Post: Cannes 2012: The Stories Aren’t By Women but They’re About Women

    It’s hard not to notice sexism when it is everywhere. After dealing with a person named Chris for three years trying to find lodging in Cannes I was stunned to find out that Chris was a woman. I’d assumed she was a man and all of this time I thought I was communicating with a man. I trus...

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    CANNES 2012: Michael Haneke's AMOUR

    Indifference kills quietly in Amour, the new psychodrama from Austrian provocateur Michael Haneke (The White Ribbon, Cache). In this devastating character study about the hell that is caring for an ailing loved one, writer and director Haneke explores grief as a slow, gnawing process. Coping wi...

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    Cannes Review: 'Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir' A Fascinating Look At The Director As Told By The Man Himself

    Who is Roman Polanski? That's the question at the center of "Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir," a deeply fascinating look at the life and (sort of) career of the controversial filmmaker as told by the man himself. But this isn't a hagiography -- the documentary doesn't shy away from the more tabloid-wo...

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    Cannes Review: Age & Illness Test Love In Michael Haneke's Unflinching 'Amour'

    Michael Haneke makes it clear from the opening of the film exactly where he's going in "Amour." Kicking off with a literal bang, a team of police officers force open the door of a flat in France, and with masks over their mouths, they walk around the apartment, open the windows and fin...

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    CANNES 2012: John Hillcoat's LAWLESS

    This is the American outback in all its bloody glory.

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    Cannes 2012 - Film London Greenlights London-Set Illegal Immigrant Thriller By Brit-Nigerian Writer

    Catching up on all relevant Cannes Film Festival/Market news this morning as you can tell... finally a day to sift through the deluge of info I've received over the last week.

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    Cannes Review: Brandon Does David Proud, 'Antiviral' A Classic Cronenberg Freak Fest

    There is no doubt that no matter what Brandon Cronenberg decided to make as his first movie, the shadow of his father would loom large. So whether it just runs in the family, or if it was a calculated decision to do something audiences would expect from the Cronenberg mantle, full credit to Brandon ...

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