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

Cannes isn't all jewels and gowns, there are movies being screened. And Cinefondation, the student competition at Cannes, had female filmmakers win first, second, and third place prizes. The winning film was made by Annie Silverstein from The University of Texas at Austin; Click here for more. » 5/23/14 1:15pm 5/23/14 1:15pm

Amazing Dresses and Your Favorite Bearded Drag Queen at the amfAR Gala

Today, amfAR's 21st Cinema Against AIDS Gala was held in Cap d'Antibes, France, right down the road from Cannes. There were dresses both glorious and unfortunate, and Conchita Wurst was there! » 5/22/14 7:10pm 5/22/14 7:10pm

Jessica Chastain's Lilac Splendor and More Glorious Gowns from Cannes

As Cannes rolls on we're seeing more acres of chiffon and and more whisper-light tulle and more haute couture on the red carpet. Below, some ensembles from yesterday's premieres. More more more, how do you like it? » 5/20/14 12:20pm 5/20/14 12:20pm

Critics Say Nicole Kidman's New Film Grace of Monaco Is Turrrrrible

Regal Gowns and Hideous Hair at the Cannes Grace of Monaco Premiere

The Cannes Film Festival is underway, and yesterday's premieres included the new film Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman. Cue the couture and glamour. » 5/15/14 12:40pm 5/15/14 12:40pm

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

Cannes Jewel Heist Might Be the Second-Largest Ever in France

A good, old-fashioned jewel heist has been successfully carried off in the South of France. According to several media outlets, an armed man stole about $53 million in jewels from the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, the very spot where, the BBC notes wryly, Albert Hitchcock filmed To Catch a Thief. » 7/28/13 12:30pm 7/28/13 12:30pm

Let's Relax While Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston Hypnotize Us

Actress Tilda Swinton, left, poses with actor Tim Hiddleston after a press conference for the film Only Lovers Left Alive at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) » 5/26/13 4:30pm 5/26/13 4:30pm

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

Jessica Chastain Rocks Liz Taylor's Giant Gem

The Bulgari sapphire-and-diamond “sautoir” (with a 65-carat center stone!) used to belong to Liz; Richard Burton bought it for her when she turned 40. Hot damn. » 5/22/13 1:10pm 5/22/13 1:10pm