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  • John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

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    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

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  • Superman's Dark Past

    Since the official teaser trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice debuted online in April, fans and critics alike have been discussing the kind of Superman Zack Snyder is going to depict in his Man of Steel sequel. The controversy stems from Snyder’s decision to cast Superman as a brooding,…

    The Atlantic
  • French immigration thriller bags Cannes Palme d'Or

    A French thriller spotlighting the plight of traumatised refugees building new lives, "Dheepan", captured the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. As countries around the world grapple with an influx of people fleeing global crises, a jury led by Hollywood filmmakers Joel and…

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  • Bart & Fleming: Girl Power Pics, Cannes, Disney Self-Absorption, Suzanne Somers

    Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades a t Daily Variety.  In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. BART: Talk about culture clash: You just got back from Cannes, Mike, where attention is focused on Carol…

    Deadline
  • Gerard Depardieu in Talks for Lead Role in Netflix’ French ‘House of Cards’

    Gerard Depardieu is in talks to play a role similar to Kevin Spacey’s Francis Underwood in “Marseille,” Netflix’s first French-language production, according to Europe1 news. Contacted by Variety on Sunday, Netflix declined to comment on the rumor. Though it’s not based strictly on “House of…

    Variety
  • Penguin film director gives climate warning in Cannes closer

    By Michael Roddy CANNES, France (Reuters) - The French director who charmed the world and won an Oscar with his 2005 documentary "March of the Penguins" will close the Cannes festival on a sombre note with a film about global warming that says not only the penguins should be worried. Luc Jacquet's…

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    Michael Caine At The Cannes Film Festival

    Michael Caine, who is starring in 'Youth' which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival also sat down with us there to chat about the film.

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  • Review: Animated ‘The Little Prince’ is a Corny Version of the Classic Tale

    A new animated version encases the classic French children's tale in a schmaltzy modern-day framing device.

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  • Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-hsien wins Cannes best director award for 'The Assassin'

    Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-hsien scooped the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday for his slow-burning minimalist drama "The Assassin". The film is set in ninth-century China, at the end of the Tang Dynasty, with Asian megastar Shu Qi playing a highly trained female assassin who, after…

    AFP
  • France's Vincent Lindon wins Cannes's best actor award

    Talented, gruff and a former squeeze of Monaco's Princess Caroline, French character actor Vincent Lindon scooped the best actor award at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday for his leading role in a tough drama about unemployment. Able to jump from touching everyman to rough hooligan, Lindon has…

    AFP
  • Cannes Film Review: ‘Two Friends’

    Some bigscreen love stories leave you wondering what the central couple saw in each other in the first place, but not “Two Friends.”

    Variety
  • John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician, Dies in Car Crash

    John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician whose brilliance and mental health struggles inspired the Oscar-winning film “A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash in New Jersey on Saturday. He was 86. Nash’s 82-year old wife, Alicia Nash, also died after a taxi that they were riding in crashed…

    Variety
  • Cannes Film Review: ‘Masaan’

    “Masaan” is a heartfelt yet overambitious tale of class and gender inequality in contempo India, in which debuting helmer Neeraj Ghaywan can’t overcome script and editing weaknesses.

    Variety
  • Bob Dylan Turns 74: His 5 Most Memorable Moments in Film

    In honor of Dylan's birthday, THR highlights the iconic singer's best onscreen performances and portrayals.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Sony Picks Up Holocaust Film 'Son of Saul'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the North American rights to the drama Son of Saul, a powerful movie about a prisoner named Saul, who is forced to work at the

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  • How Director Rick Famuyiwa Grew ‘Dope’ – Cannes Q&A

    Rick Famuyiwa is one of the most profitable voices in African American cinema at the box office with such titles as  The Wood ($6M cost, $25M domestic)  and Brown Sugar ($8M cost, $27.4M domestic). However, when he went to shop his comedy Dope about a high school senior's zany mission to escape…

    Deadline
  • At Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the face

    CANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.

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  • Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor Star in Crime Thriller 'The Secret in Their Eyes'

    The big screen crime thriller The Secret in Their Eyes features an impressive cast that includes established stars like Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts as well as exciting new talent

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  • Icelandic film on sheepfarmer brothers wins Cannes 'Regard' prize

    By Michael Roddy CANNES, France (Reuters) - An Icelandic movie about two sheepfarming brothers who have not spoken in 40 years but are brought together by an outbreak of a disease that threatens their flocks won the Un Certain Regard prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. "Hrutar" (Rams) by…

    Reuters