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Swedish art gallery satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

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CANNES, France "The Square", a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

French AIDS movie hotly tipped for Cannes' top prize

CANNES, France The winner of the Cannes Film Festival will be announced on Sunday, with a French movie about AIDS campaigners and two dark Russian dramas among the hottest tips.

Russia May 28 2017

Box Office: 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Hooks No. 1, 'Baywatch' Belly Flops

LOS ANGELES(Variety.com) - Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" is sailing into first place at the domestic box office this weekend, but the story the numbers dictate is not one of swashbuckling heroics.

May 28 2017

Iranian film 'A Man of Integrity' wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

CANNES, France A movie by an Iranian who was arrested for his work in Iran won the "Un Certain Regard" competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, bolstering the country's filmmakers' reputation for defying the censors to make high-quality films.

May 28 2017

Polanski's return to female psycho-drama divides Cannes critics

CANNES, France Roman Polanski, whose 1960s films "Repulsion" and "Rosemary's Baby" focused on women in mental torment, returns to the same theme in a film that screened at Cannes on Saturday to mixed reviews.

May 27 2017

Joaquin Phoenix bludgeons Cannes with Lynne Ramsay hit man thriller

CANNES, France As a hired killer whose weapon of choice is a particular brand of hammer, Joaquin Phoenix delivered a short, sharp shock of a movie to close the Cannes Film Festival's main competition on Saturday. | Video

May 27 2017

French director Ozon plays with psycho-sexual thriller genre at Cannes

CANNES, France Critics at the Cannes Film Festival had a field day on Friday with "L'Amant Double" (The Double Lover), the latest movie from prolific French director Francois Ozon.

May 26 2017

Diane Kruger plays agony of terrorism victim in German-language movie

CANNES, France The suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, temporarily drew attention at the Cannes Film Festival away from the movies and to the security threat that has bedeviled Europe.

May 26 2017

A 'Pirates' life for Depp as he sets sail in fifth film

LOS ANGELES Dead men tell no tales, unless, of course, they are undead decaying pirates seeking mythical treasure in the vast fathoms of the sea in the fifth installment of Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean." | Video

May 26 2017

Robert Pattinson went un-papped during NY shoot for Cannes movie

CANNES, France Robert Pattinson, a man used to being pursued by fans and paparazzi, managed to shoot an entire film on the streets of New York without being recognized, he said on Thursday ahead of the movie's world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. | Video

May 26 2017
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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video