Iranian Actress May Face Public Flogging for Peck On the Cheek At Cannes

Iranian actress Leila Hatami has come under fire from Hizbullah Students, a student organization with ties to Iran's revolutionary guard, for kissing Gilles Jacob, president of the Cannes Festival. While Hatami's behavior was decried by Islamic Republic officials, Hizbullah Students has gone further, filing a report… » 5/23/14 6:30pm 5/23/14 6:30pm

Rejoice, Hedonists: A Spring Breakers Sequel Is Headed Your Way

Breakout your pink ski mask — French film distribution company Wild Bunch has just announced that they will attempt to secure funding for a Spring Breakers sequel called Spring Breakers: The Second Coming at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Looks like spring break really does go on forever and ever. » 5/06/14 4:45pm 5/06/14 4:45pm

Artsy Male Directors At Cannes Say Sexist Shit Too. Who'da Thunk?

These might the kind of sound bites you'd think would come from, say, the premiere of a Michael Bay movie, but — nope! Roman Polanski and Francois Ozon, two iconic male directors, with scores of nuanced, sensitive and artistic films behind them (although, obviously, not without a patchy sexual history on Polanski's… » 5/25/13 5:00pm 5/25/13 5:00pm

Watch Julianne Moore Talk About Her 'Toe-mageddon'

Julianne Moore looked radiant as per usual at the Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony last night in her lilac Dior gown, but everybody was being an asshole and secretly zooming in on her toes, which were hilariously trying to escape from her shoes. Maybe it's something about feet, but Moore's toes, Amanda Bynes'… » 5/24/13 6:40pm 5/24/13 6:40pm

To Catch a Thief Realness: Yet Another Jewelry Heist in Cannes

Last week, Chopard jewelry was stolen from a hotel room in Cannes, during the film festival, specifically the same night as the premiere of The Bling Ring. Somehow, the festival has forged ahead, though perhaps ever-so-slightly less radiant. Today, the AP reports that there's been another robbery: » 5/23/13 5:30pm 5/23/13 5:30pm