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Ang Lee's Oscar-winning effort for the movie "Life of Pi" has so exhausted him he's decided to pull out of plans to direct the FX series pilot "Tyrant." In a statement, Ang said: "It is one of the most brilliant ideas for a series that I've seen and one about which I was very excited.
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President Barack Obama is set to at least partially bring out into the open some of the U.S.-directed drone program, a key component of counterterrorism strategy, as he outlines the contours of the continuing threat to... Asked who his favorite female comics were Thursday at a Cannes Film Festival press conference, Jerry Lewis listed Cary Grant and ... (more)
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One of the more buzzed-about films at the Cannes Film Festival, "Omar," is set in the West Bank, and the Palestinian conflict is a key part of the plot.
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Paolo Sorrentino has a thing about food - appropriately enough, for the director of a sumptuous feast of a film, "The Great Beauty." The Italian auteur's Cannes Film Festival entry is a journey through Rome in the company of observant but aimless writer Jep Gambardella .
5 hrs ago | National Public Radio
David Greene talks with Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies at this year's Cannes Film Festival in France.
There's one key truth that separates the tank-topped gearheads of the Fast and Furious movies from the rest of us.
There's a school of writing that holds that even the most ordinary lives, deeply and thoughtfully observed, can be rendered into art.
The new Ryan Gosling film booed at Cannes Film Festival. Apparently the film's title, " Only God Forgives ", was taken to heart by the Cannes screening audience.
He doesn't have much choice. A man-versus-nature tale about a lone sailor adrift on the Indian Ocean, J.C. Chandor's movie has no dialogue, just a few lines of voiceover at the start and a couple of heartfelt expletives.
The 35-year-old American has already played poets Allen Ginsberg and Hart Crane .
"That's how he got me to do the film," Scott Thomas said in a beachside interview Wednesday.
At least, that's French director Guillaume Canet's experience. He had to supply his own garbage to recreate the grubby streets of 1970s Brooklyn for his debut English-language feature "Blood Ties." "Every day," the director laughed during an interview at the Cannes Film Festival, where his movie is screening out of competition.
In Arnaud Desplechin's English-language Jimmy P. , Benicio Del Toro - freed at last from the tyranny of playing bit-part heavies in American thrillers and action movies - is James Picard, a Blackfoot Indian who has lost his way in post-World War II America.
Alex and the entire Pritchett clan heads to Florida after Phil's mom dies on 'Modern Family.' The last day of the broadcast season also brings the last new episodes of two of TV's best comedies, starting with The Middle .
Joel and Ethan Coen had almost given up on casting the lead for their film "Inside Llewyn Davis." The part, a folk musician in early 1960s Greenwich Village, demanded the elusive combination of someone who could both carry a movie and perform the songs central to the film.
The Queer Palm Jury this year at the Cannes Film Festival, organized in 2011 by French journalist Franck Finance-Madureira, is headed by the cult Portuguese director Joao Pedro Rodrigues.
Michael Douglas has spoken of his pride in wife Catherine Zeta Jones, as she returns home after a stint in rehab.