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South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes


CANNES, France "Parasite", a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too.

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department

CANNES, France Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene. | Video

May 24 2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

CANNES, France A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions.

Brazil, France May 24 2019

Rocky star Stallone says he never expected to make it in movies

CANNES, France Action movie superstar Sylvester Stallone told cinemagoers in Cannes on Friday that he never expected to make it in the film industry due to an accident at birth that caused him to slur his words - now one of his more celebrated trademarks.

People May 24 2019

On Cannes red carpet, 'go big' is this year's fashion buzzword

CANNES, France Enormous bouffant dresses decked out in lace or feathers ruled the red carpet at this year's Cannes film festival, one of the of the world's most glamorous stages for actors as well as fashion designers.

May 24 2019

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk-fest

CANNES, France A three-and-a-half hour, largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honour as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday.

May 24 2019

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie'

LOS ANGELES Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien." | Video

May 23 2019

Cannes darling Dolan says triumphs, mistakes have shaped him

PARIS At the ripe old age of 30, Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan is already a Cannes veteran after bursting onto the scene at the festival 10 years ago.

People May 23 2019

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters

LOS ANGELES Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year.

May 23 2019

Tarantino did not tell Polanski about film set against Manson murders

CANNES, France Quentin Tarantino said on Wednesday he didn't tell Roman Polanski in advance about his latest movie, set in the run-up to the notorious 1969 Manson murders which claimed the life of Polanski's wife at the time, actress Sharon Tate.

May 22 2019

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