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    Cannes Chases Stars, Polanski, Documentaries, Jury Press Conference Addresses Women Directors Issue

    The competition jury at Cannes, as always, gave a press conference on opening day. Part of the jury's function is to provide the fest some badly needed star power--as well as a vacation from their day jobs, Ewan McGregor confessed.

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    Alec Baldwin & James Toback Team Up For Secret Cannes Documentary 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    Cannes. Cannes, Cannes, Cannes, Cannes, Cannes. CANNES! Okay, now that I’ve gently eased you into it, here's some news from everyone’s favourite film festival - you know, the one that kicked off today. This piece of news comes from Cannes, and is about a film that’s being made at Cannes, which is ab...

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    Cannes Review: Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Is A Tender Triumph Of Design, Decor & Rich Emotion

    Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" seems like an odd choice to open the 65th Cannes Film Festival, with its deadpan Americanism, retro-set timeline and movie-star cast; at the same time, Anderson is clearly influenced by the New Wave, both cinematically and personally, he's a distinctive authorial vo...

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    CANNES 2012: Wes Anderson's MOONRISE KINGDOM

    "Moonrise Kingdom" is a great success, both within the context of Wes Anderson's body of work and as a work unto itself. Initially, however, its Wes- Anderson-y-ness is almost off-putting.

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    Wes Anderson Goes Camping with 60s Cannes Opener 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    As I entered the Palais this morning, Wes Anderson and his entourage were climbing the escalator in the Palais to embark on their first round of press and photo calls. For my money, Wes Anderson can be hit or miss. Sometimes his arch artificiality is winning ("The Fantastic Mr. Fox"), others, irrita...

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    The Weinsteins Acquire Cannes Pic 'The Sapphires' & Have Their Eye On James Gray's 'Low Life'

    Everything kicks off tomorrow, but the dealmaking has already begun at the Cannes Film Festival and Harvey Weinstein is already busy shaking hands and signing contracts.

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    Weinstein Co. Dominates Cannes 2012 with Advance Pick-Ups UPDATED

    As the 65th Cannes Film Festival ramps up for yet another glitzy opening on the Riviera May 16, with Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom," Harvey Weinstein is showing his muscle. The French have never more adored the indie powerhouse, who scored five Oscars for "The Artist" last year, including Best Pi...

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    International Sales Agent: New for Cannes, Blue Galaxy

    Born of the power and passion of two prominent members of the international film community, Blue Galaxy International takes sales, distribution, and media production to the next level.

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