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Predicting the Palme d’Or at Cannes

HOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK: Over at the Cannes Film Festival tomorrow, the awards announcements will take place, leading up to the crowning of this year’s Palme d’Or winning film. There doesn’t seem to be a movie there that’s the obvious frontrunner, so we have a situation where the festival jury (led[...]

2014 Cannes Film Festival Jury is selected

The New Zealand director, producer and screenwriter Jane Campion, winner of the Palme d’or for The Piano, will be the President of the Jury of the 67th Festival de Cannes. Cannes has always sought to adopt a universal and international approach, and in tune with this tradition, Campion will be[...]

Jane Campion to head up the Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury of the 66th Cannes Film Festival

Director, Jane Campion, is to head up the Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury of the 66th Cannes Film Festival, taking over the role from Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Michel Gondry, Hou Hsiao Hsien, Martin Scorsese and John Boorman. From New Zealand, Jane Campion stood out from her earliest works: in 1986 she won[...]

“True Blood’s” Anna Paquin on coming out

Hollywoodnews.com: HBO “True Blood” star Anna Paquin elaborated in detail why she decided to come out as a bisexual earlier this year. Paquin’s announcement came as a surprise following news that she became engaged to fellow “True Blood” star Stephen Moyer. In deciding to participate in a PSA for Colors[...]

Industry shocker: Bob Berney burns bridges with Apparition

By Hollywood News Staff Hollywoodnews.com: A shocking turn moments before the start of the Cannes Film Festival, indie cinema iconoclast Bob Berney has left Apparition, the distribution label he founded with financier Bill Pohlad almost a year ago. The move sideswiped Pohlad who was counting on Berney[...]

Michael Jackson entertains one last time

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Every Tuesday, new DVD and Blu-ray titles are reaching retail shelves and Redbox outlets ready for you to rent. HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: This Is It: A passion project delivered[...]

BAFTA announces 2010 nominations

BAFTA has announced the nominations and the list includes lead nods going to “Avatar,” “An Education,” and “The Hurt Locker.” That is not to say that they didn’t throw us some surprises in the meantime. Many films that have been in the buzz that were left out are the acclaimed[...]

On the gilded path to Oscar night

BY GINA PICCALO The ever-affable Sandra Bullock, elegant in a red velvet dress and stilettos, was surrounded by a swarm of conspicuously underdressed journalists, leading an animated discussion about macaroons of all things. A few feet away under a crystal chandelier, “The Blind Side” director John Lee Hancock earnestly praised the[...]