All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cannes’

Kendall Jenner: Hit And Miss Fashion Choices

This is not a good week to be Kendall Jenner. After the Billboard Music Awards debacle, the young model is now being blasted for her fashion choices at Cannes. Earlier this week Kendall, along with younger sister Kylie, took to the stage to introduce their brother-in-law Kanye West, who was slated to perform the finale of the awards show. The …

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Emily Blunt Fires at Cannes for High Heels Policy

Emily Blunt let her displeasure be known when reporters spoke to her at a Cannes event. The Cannes Film Festival event had caught flak for the lack of women filmmakers represented at the festival event. So they were making efforts to bring women into the foreground. Then came the bit of news that Emily Blunt responded to. According to Screen …

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Emily Blunt Speaks Out Against Cannes’ ‘Very Disappointing’ Policy

It apparently doesn’t matter if you’re wearing diamond encrusted sandals. If a woman wants to attend a film screening in Cannes, then she better strap on her high heels. This surprising development has had people up in arms and prompted actress Emily Blunt to speak out against the festival’s “very disappointing” rule. The brouhaha on heels happened when the Screen …

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Naomi Watts and Matthew McConaughey Booed Over New Film

Naomi Watts and Matthew McConaughey are in a new film. And that film was booed at Cannes. That may sound like a nearly-unbelievable story. But those who were there say it is true. More than that, Matthew McConaughey says so. Naomi Watts and Matthew McConaughey star in Gus Van Sant’s The Sea of Trees, which was shown at the Cannes …

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Salma Hayek, Parker Posey Blast Hollywood for Marginalizing Women

Salma Hayek was joined by actresses Parker Posey, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, as well as producers Christine Vachon and Elizabeth Karlsen at a Cannes event co-hosted by the UN Women’s HeForShe campaign. The topic of conversation centered on Women in Hollywood. Salma Hayek had fighting words for the way women are marginalized in Hollywood today, saying, “The only kind of …

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Sophie Marceau: Sexy French Actress, Former ‘Bond’ Girl Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction at Cannes

Sophie Marceau, the sexy French actress known for her role as the Bond girl in 1999’s The World is Not Enough, suffered a wardrobe malfunction at Cannes–revealing more than she hoped to share with those watching her stroll on the red carpet. Serving as a judge on this year’s festival jury at Cannes, Sophie Marceau was about to climb the …

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Tommy Lee Jones Makes Directorial Return With “The Homesman”

Tommy Lee Jones may just have made his own feminist take on the western. The western is an iconic genre that has been around since the early days of American cinema, and while it’s a genre that’s mostly peppered with hard-living cowboys and bounty hunters, it’s rare that we get to see the female perspective regarding the old west. The …

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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 and heckled. This year victim Ryan Reynolds was so embarrassed by the treatment of his film The Captive that he …

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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 who isn’t her husband in public view, saying that it damages the reputation of Iranian women who are meant to …

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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 leggings company claimed Lohan didn’t live up to her end of their bargain promotion-wise, but she says she did her …

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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 make us smile during a mostly sad situation. But now, with a role in a film that’s getting rave reviews …

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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 AK-47s at guards that were either unarmed or armed with only handguns. The whole thing was quite the stir unto …

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