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Blue Valentine at Cannes

Last night saw the premiere of film Blue Valentine, starring Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling. [caption id="attachment_957" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Williams and Gosling at the première last night"][/caption] The film, which already showed at Sundance this year and divided the crowd, seems...

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What's another year?

If there's a statement that illustrates the difference between the Hollywood machine and the art of European film, it's British movie director Mike Leigh's statement that "I've always been concerned, for as long as I've ever been making films or stage plays, with celebrating the lives of ordinary people. That's...

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Cannes fashion- week two

It's time for your Cannes red carpet round up where you can find out what events pulled in the best dressed and who wowed the crowds. Kate Beckinsale has to come first again this week, her Cannes wardrobe has been sensational. She hasn't made one hiccup so far and last night was no exception. She stunned at the...

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The Moomins Are Coming to the Silver Screen!

I've got to be honest, I'm not normally that enthusiastic about television programmes shifting into a cinematic landscape, but The Moomins was a staple-mark of my childhood, and the childhoods of many - those lovable, odd creatures. Now, they're heading to the cinema, and have premièred at Cannes. The...

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Jennifer Hudson announces controversial Winnie Mandela biopic.

Jennifer Hudson arrived in Cannes on Saturday to reveal the details of her latest film, a Winnie Mandela biopic. [caption id="attachment_905" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard who plays Nelson"][/caption] The project has already caused a fair bit of controversy. When...

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Robin Hood – People's Hero or Cinema Zero?

All the Robin Hood reviews have started flooding in since the film's debut at Cannes last week, and all of them are surprisingly critical and unwelcoming, which may come as a shock to Crowe as he attempts to re-establish himself as an icon of action cinema. Robin Hood, as it stands in this iteration, is an...

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Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan loved up at Cannes.

Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan shared a romantic weekend in Cannes after the screening of their latest film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. The couple added a touch of glamour to the red carpet but were careful not to be side by side the whole time. They took time out from the celeb filled festival to spend...

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Italian Government Snubs Invitation to Cannes 2010

Yes, that's right. The  Italian government have lashed out at the organisers of Cannes 2010 over the screening of Draquila, a documentary criticising the contraversial decisions and statements made by Silvio Berlusconi during the events surrounding the L'Aquila earthquake. Sandro Bondi, Italy's culture...

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Italian Government Snubs Cannes 2010

Yes, that's right. The  Italian government have lashed out at the organisers of Cannes 2010 over the screening of Draquila, a documentary criticising the contraversial decisions and statements made by Silvio Berlusconi during the events surrounding the L'Aquila earthquake. Sandro Bondi, Italy's culture...

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Burlesque film ' Tournée' brings the sexy to Cannes

Everyone likes a bit of titillation at Cannes and this year it comes in the form of Tournée, a film about burlesque dancers. Tournée, meaning On Tour, is directed by Mathieu Alamric, last seen as the baddy in Quantum of Solace. Not only is he directing the film but he plays Joachim, the male lead, a former...

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