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

The Gorgeous Gowns of the Cannes Opening Ceremony

Yesterday in France, A-listers hit the red carpet for the opening ceremonies of the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival. Nighttime in the seaside village means high glamour and full-on formal. The more extravagant the better. "Every time I go to Cannes, it feels like I’m entering the helicopter scene in La Dolce Vita," says » 5/16/13 11:50am 5/16/13 11:50am

Cannes Film Festival Is Totally Not Sexist, Says Cannes Film Festival

After more than a thousand female filmmakers signed a U.S. petition in support of French feminists who claim that this year's Cannes Film Festival is just a big circle jerk, the Cannes board denied charges of sexism, saying that it completely endorses General Delegate Thierry Fremaux's decision not include a single… » 5/20/12 2:00pm 5/20/12 2:00pm

The 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival Opens with Big Glamour and Big…

Each year, the giant red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival is the stage for some of the more interesting and risky fashions of international film stars and socialites. Predictably, actress Fan Bing Bing is the coolest girl there, but there were still plenty of (horrible) surprises. » 5/17/12 6:00pm 5/17/12 6:00pm

In 65 Years of the Cannes Film Festival, Only One Woman Has Been…

The 65th Cannes Film Festival is kicking off as we speak, and some 30,000 people gather in the sunny South of France — directors, producers, glamourous stars — in the name of cinema. Films from all over the world are screened. Often, good buzz at Cannes can launch a small film into a global sensation (last year's The… » 5/17/12 1:10pm 5/17/12 1:10pm