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The Cannes Film Festival: Why All The Booing?

The prestigious Cannes Film Festival has earned a reputation for being the place where people come to boo movies. That’s not an exaggeration or a joke. Every single year there are reports of movies, actors, and directors being roundly mocked …

Leila Hatami In Hot Water Over Kiss At Cannes

Leila Hatami, a popular Iranian actress, is in headlines today after cameras caught her giving the customary double-cheek kiss at Cannes to festival president Gilles Jacob. Iranian deputy culture minister Hossein Noushabadi is outraged that Hatami would kiss a man …

Lindsay Lohan Wins Lawsuit, Parties In Cannes

Lindsay Lohan has been in several legal battles in recent years, but this week one of them came out in her favor. The 27-year old actress won a lawsuit against clothing line 6126, for which she was a spokesperson. The …

Steve Carell Earns High Praise For Dark Role

Steve Carell has been making us laugh for a long time now; even when he took a dramatic turn in Little Miss Sunshine as a suicidal scholar, he was able to bring a bit of levity to the story and …

Cannes Jewel Heist & Pink Panther Jailbreak Related? Cannes Jewel Heist & Pink Panther Jailbreak Related?

Previously we reported about daring broad-daylight prison escape wherein members of the infamous European jewel heist syndicate, The Pink Panther Gang, sprung one of their own from prison. The escape was more of an invasion, really, with gang members firing …

Johnny Depp: Whitey Bulger Film A No-Go After Pay Cut Johnny Depp: Whitey Bulger Film A No-Go After Pay Cut
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Johnny Depp is reportedly dropping out of “Black Mass”, a film about gangster Whitey Bulger, after the movie’s producers failed to get the financing they needed and asked him to cut his salary in half. Depp is used to pulling …

Bill Murray Acts Like a Boss at Cannes Bill Murray Acts Like a Boss at Cannes
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Bill Murray seems like the kind of guy that walks into a room and instantly draws the attention of everyone there. He could walk into a party with Albert Einstein, Jesus, and the Dos Equis guy and everyone would still …

Online Advertising To Be Major Subject At Cannes Event

Online advertising is expected to be a major subject when advertisers from around the globe meet in Cannes on the French Riviera as the industry tries to deal with uncertain economic times.

About 12,000 ad people, art directors, markets, producers and clients will attend the week -long Cannes Lions 2008 festival that started on June 15 and runs to June 21.