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At Cannes, Joanna Hogg's 'The Souvenir Part II' stands out

Jul. 11, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Joanna Hogg is sitting on a hotel balcony overlooking the Mediterranean, but what she'd really like to be doing is swimming in it. The night before, Hogg premiered her film “The Souvenir Part II” at the Cannes Film Festival. Sequels may be a...

With fluent French, Jodie Foster at home again in Cannes

Jul. 07, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — “I got one thing to say before I sit down,” said Spike Lee during the Cannes Film Festival opening ceremony. "I wish I could speak French like Jodie Foster!” In the first two days of Cannes, one thing everyone can agree on is that Jodie...

Spike Lee, 'Annette' kick off 74th Cannes Film Festival

Jul. 06, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival rolled out the red carpet for the first time in more than two years on Tuesday, launching the French Riviera spectacular with the premiere of Leos Carax's “Annette," the introduction of Spike Lee’s jury, and with high hopes for shrugging...

Q&A: Ellen Burstyn on her acting life, and never retiring

Jun. 07, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — That Ellen Burstyn plays a woman who recoils at the very mention of a retirement community in the upcoming film “Queen Bees” is extremely appropriate. Rarely has an actor been as good for as long as Burstyn has. She is still, at 88, tireless, her...

Cannes lineup features Wes Anderson, Sean Penn, Leox Carax

Jun. 03, 2021 10:28 AM EDT

The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup of films from big-name auteurs — including Wes Anderson, Asghar Farhadi, Mia Hansen-Løve and Sean Penn — for its 74th edition, an in-person, summertime event that aims to make a stirring return in July after being canceled last year...

De Niro says leg injury may prevent Tribeca fest appearance

May. 17, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A leg injury may keep Robert De Niro from celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Tribeca Film Festival. The accident happened last week in Oklahoma while on location for the upcoming Martin Scorsese film, “Killers of the Flower Moon.” The two-time...