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

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' toes … » 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

Lars von Trier's Nympho Movie Just Knocked Itself Down a Notch

If you're watching a Lars von Trier film, you know you're in for some genitalia. The eccentric Danish director (he's afraid of flying and insists on driving from Denmark to France for the Cannes Film Festival, from which he is now banned for his 2011 Nazi gaffe) isn't just comfortable with displaying penises and… » 5/21/13 4:45pm 5/21/13 4:45pm

Ryan Gosling Is Completely Endearing in Latest Showbiz Anecdote

Ryan Gosling’s smirking, sun-dappled face will appear twice over the course of the Cannes Film Festival: in the erotically violent Nicolas Winding Refn film Only God Forgives, and then briefly in a documentary about the ruthless business behind movie-making, Seduced & Abandoned, where he shares a few charming stories… » 5/19/13 6:00pm 5/19/13 6:00pm

Cannes Comes to a Close With One Last Fashion Parade

After a week's worth of elaborate evening gowns the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival ended with the closing ceremony at which jury member Diane Kruger looked like Scarlett O'Hara before the war. » 5/29/12 1:50pm 5/29/12 1:50pm