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    What Women Directed Films Should Have Been Considered for Cannes?

    I am over the anger of this morning's Cannes lineup and on to the next step - action.  A tweet from Katey Rich asked me what films I thought should have been included in the lineup and I have to say honestly, I have no idea.  I know there are films by women from all across the globe th...

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    Kristen Stewart Gets An 'On The Road' Poster To Take With Her To Cannes

    It seems that this year at the Cannes Film Festival, it's going to be the young blood earning the attention of the paparazzi. Oh sure, Brad Pitt will be there, but how many pictures of Brad Pitt on the red carpet do you need? Snap-happy cameramen will surely be saving their zoom lenses for Rober...

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    First Look At Cannes Competition Entries Matteo Garrone's 'Reality' & Im Sang-soo's 'The Taste Of Money'

    Cinephiles have unwrapped the presents put under the Cannes Film Festival Christmas tree this morning, with organizers unveiling their impressive lineup for the 2012 festivities. And this is the gift that will keep on giving. Over the next four weeks in the lead up to the fest, an array of stills an...

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    Four Steps Back - NO Women Directors in Competition at Cannes

    I'm sitting in my hotel room in Cologne, Germany having arrived yesterday at International Frauen Film Festival for the second year in a row.  I came back this year because I had such a great time last year meeting and talking with so many women directors and I really love the people who ru...

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    'Lawless,' 'Killing Them Softly,' 'Cosmopolis,' 'On The Road' Lead Official Selection For 2012 Cannes Film Festival

    Still the biggest and most prestigious film festival in the world, despite fierce competition, Cannes is one of the major dates in the film lover's calendar. And more so than ever this year, there's been a great deal of speculation as to what the films in competition might be. We knew that W...

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    Watch: Full Trailer For David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis' Arrives & Confirms Cannes Appearance

    Just a mere few hours before the imminent 2012 Cannes Film Festival announcement comes the full length trailer for David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis." And yes, it's going to be a freaky time on the Croisette; as expected the trailer also confirms Cronenberg's eagerly-anticipa...

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    Claude Miller's Final Film 'Thérèse D' Starring Audrey Tautou Named The Closing Film Of The Cannes Film Festival

    The wait is almost over, and tomorrow Thierry Frémaux and co. will pull back the curtain on the lineup of the Cannes Film Festival. This morning we learned that the restored version of Sergio Leone's "Once Upon A Time In America" will get a special screening, and now the organizers have announced wh...

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    Restored Cut Of Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon A Time In America' With 40 More Minutes To Premiere At Cannes Film Festival

    Well, we're one day away from the unveiling of the Cannes Film Festival lineup, but as usual, organizers will also highlight films from the past, and in 2012 they've landed a restoration of a film that will be adding plenty of new material for cinephiles to take in.

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    International Poster For Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Rolls Out The Vintage Charm

    Reduce, reuse, recycle. What do you get when you combine the vintage photo promo of the cast of "Moonrise Kingdom" along with the font and design template of the first poster? Well, you get a brand new one sheet you still want to hang on your wall.

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    The Mix: J.K. Rowling Announces New Book 'The Casual Vacancy'; Tim Roth Heads Up Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury & More

    Well, all the "Harry Potter" readers are now grown up, and ready to capture her fans all over again is J.K. Rowling who has announced her new book is titled "The Casual Vacancy." The darkly comic novel will begins with the death of a man in the idyllic town of Pagford, England bu...

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