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Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes

CANNES, France (Reuters) - An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year. Read More

 

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On Cannes red carpet, 'go big' is this year's fashion buzzword

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Enormous bouffant dresses decked out in lace or feathers ruled the red carpet at this year's Cannes film festival, one of the of the world's most glamorous stages for actors as well as fashion designers. More »

 

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

CANNES, France (Reuters) - A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions. More »

 

Rocky star Stallone says he never expected to make it in movies

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Action movie superstar Sylvester Stallone told cinemagoers in Cannes on Friday that he never expected to make it in the film industry due to an accident at birth that caused him to slur his words - now one of his more celebrated trademarks. More »

 

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene. More »

 

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ

(Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter. More »

 

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk-fest

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'Off the scale' excitement for fans as Spice Girls reunion opens

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Fans from near and far got what they really really really wanted on Friday night when the ultimate 1990s girl band, the Spice Girls, opened their long awaited reunion tour at last in Dublin. More »

 

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien." More »

 

Tom Jones, Mariah Carey amp up the glamor at Cannes fundraiser

CAP D'ANTIBES, France (Reuters) - From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa, the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festival's most glamorous fixture on Thursday night, a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey took to the stage. More »

 

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