Cannes Film Festival

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    The Cannes Diary: May 26

    "Blue Is the Warmest Color" deservedly wins the Cannes Film Fest's top prize, the Palme d'Or.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 24

    Note: Film critic Tim Grierson is attending the Cannes Film Festival for the first time. For Backstage, he’ll be filing occasional diary entries about his thoughts and impressions of the granddaddy of all film festivals.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 23

    Film critic Tim Grierson is attending the Cannes Film Festival for the first time. For Backstage, he’ll be filing occasional diary entries about his thoughts and impressions of the granddaddy of all film festivals.

  • News

    The Cannes Diary: May 22

    During my time here in Cannes, I have to say I’ve really come to enjoy the early-hours routine. Then again, I confess to being a morning person.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 21

    We’re about halfway through Cannes, which means that about half of the festival’s Official Competition films have now been screened. And a few possible contenders for the Palme d’Or, the festival’s top prize, have already established themselves.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 20

    If you follow critics on social media, you may notice that when they attend film festivals, they’ll talk about the movies they’re seeing and their first impressions right after a screening.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 16

    The juicy questions relating to star power raised by Robin Wright in "The Congress," part of the starry Cannes Film Festival.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 15

    The unlikely connections between "The Great Gatsby" and "Heli" that only Cannes could point out.

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    The Cannes Diary: May 14

    Lighting up at Cannes Film Festival's Grand Théâtre Lumière.

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    'Reality' Director Matteo Garrone Discovered His Leading Actor in Prison

    The Italian director found his leading man in prison and his film went on to win the Grand Prix at Cannes.