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Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 21-27

Jul. 15, 2024 09:11 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 21-27: July 21: Actor Leigh Lawson (“Tess”) is 81. Singer Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) is 76. Cartoonist Garry Trudeau (“Doonesbury”) is 76. Actor Jamey Sheridan (“Homeland”) is 73. Singer-guitarist Eric Bazilian of The Hooters is 71....

CANNES PHOTOS: See the standout moments from this year's film festival

May. 24, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival draws glamour to itself like a moth to the flame. Over the last two weeks, the French Riviera spectacular has played host to dozens of anticipated movie premieres, nightly ballets of high fashion on the red carpet and even a visit...

CANNES DIARY: Behind the scenes of the 2024 film festival

May. 19, 2024 20:18 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Welcome to Cannes. The annual film festival is always a spectacle, but 2024's edition may be the most combustible in years. The 77th Cannes red carpet unfurls against a backdrop of war and protest. The #MeToo movement, so slow to take root in France, is now quickly tearing...

CANNES PHOTOS: See the cinematic glamour of the first days of the 2024 Cannes Film Festival

May. 18, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Hollywood royalty is back at the Cannes Film Festival for its annual celebration of cinema along the French Riviera. Premieres bring an elegant parade of stars nightly and moments that become indelible Cannes images, whether it's Francis Ford Coppola's return...

Paul Schrader felt death closing in, so he made a movie about it

May. 17, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — After a string of hospitalizations for long COVID, Paul Schrader had a realization. “If I’m going to make a film about death,” Schrader told himself, “I’d better hurry up.” The health of the 77-year-old filmmaker, whose films and...

A combustible Cannes is set to unfurl with 'Furiosa,' 'Megalopolis' and a #MeToo reckoning

May. 13, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

The Cannes Film Festival rarely passes without cacophony but this year’s edition may be more raucous and uneasy than any edition in recent memory. When the red carpet is rolled out from the Palais des Festivals on Tuesday, the 77th Cannes will unfurl against a backdrop of war,...