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

Sat, 25 May 2019 - 02:18 GMT

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.

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

Sat, 25 May 2019 - 02:15 GMT

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.

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

Sat, 25 May 2019 - 02:12 GMT

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.

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

Sat, 25 May 2019 - 02:09 GMT

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.

Ingmar Bergman in five films

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 08:15 GMT

Ingmar Bergman's filmography showcases both his stylistic range and striking thematic consistency.

Kazakhstan hopes actress's Cannes win will inspire local talent

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 08:01 GMT

Kazakhstan's Samal Yeslyamova scooped a surprise award for best actress at the Cannes film festival.

Cannes' swankiest party goes ahead without 'driving force' Weinstein

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 01:59 GMT

Cannes' swankiest party goes ahead without 'driving force' Weinstein.

First-time director brings "post-post-colonial" South Africa to Cannes

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 03:24 GMT

With its characters herding cattle through an austere, dusty landscape, “The Harvesters” bears a passing resemblance to a Western.

Cumberbatch Cold War thriller is snapped up at Cannes

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 11:28 GMT

Rights to the film were sold out across the world, according to Variety, with distributors FilmNation later posting on Facebook that it "has been a pretty good Cannes".

Von Trier targets #MeToo in shocking serial killer film

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 12:23 GMT

Controversial director Lars von Trier kicked up a storm of anger at the Cannes film festival Tuesday with a brutal serial killer film.

'Not dead yet!' Gilliam beats ban on his Cannes film

Thu, 10 May 2018 - 07:52 GMT

A legal bid to stop the world premiere of Terry Gilliam's disaster-plagued film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" at Cannes has failed.

Bad-boy Von Trier returns to Cannes, 7 years after being expelled

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 09:03 GMT

Bad-boy Von Trier returns to Cannes, 7 years after being expelled.

Cannes invite shows Iran cinema still alive: Panahi

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 08:35 GMT

Cannes invite shows Iran cinema still alive: Panahi

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem film to open Cannes film festival

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 10:31 GMT

The Cannes film festival will open next month with Iranian master Asghar Farhadi's new film "Everybody Knows".

Cate Blanchett to head Cannes festival jury

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 10:35 GMT

Cate Blanchett, the double Oscar-winning actress leading a Hollywood campaign to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, will head the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival

Cannes film festival to end decades of tradition

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 10:17 GMT

The Cannes film festival is to end decades of tradition next year by awarding its top Palme d'Or prize on a Saturday rather than a Sunday.

‘Okja’ screening at Egyptian Film Critics Association

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 10:48 GMT

The Egyptian Film Critics Association will screen the 2017 drama adventure movie, ‘Okja.’ The screening will be held in the Association's headquarter in downtown Cairo.

Cannes awards list from 2008 until 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 11:20 GMT

The past 10 winners of the Cannes film festival's top prize.

Hitman film and AIDS drama tipped to win at Cannes

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 09:14 GMT

The Cannes film festival ends Sunday with a movie about a hammer-wielding hitman.

Actress who ran barefoot to pick up top Cannes prize

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 03:02 GMT

The Cannes film festival - the world's greatest movie showcase - celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.