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South Korea's biting satirist Bong Joon-ho makes history at Cannes

May 26, 2019 - 10:47 AM

The Korean director picks ups the Palme d'Or for the movie 'Parasite'

South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho celebrates on stage with his trophy after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Parasite (Gisaengchung)" on May 25, 2019 during the closing ceremony of the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Antonio Banderas wins Cannes 'best actor' as Pedro Almodovar alter ego

May 26, 2019 - 10:19 AM

The Spanish actor wins his first major award for his role in 'Pain & Glory'

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas speaks on stage on May 25, 2019 after he was awarded with the Best Actor Prize for his part in "Pain and Glory" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP)

Climate change can be reversed, Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Ice on Fire' claims

May 23, 2019 - 11:20 PM

The actor who produced the documentary has once again teamed up with director Leila Conners, who he worked with in the climate documentary 'The 11th Hour'

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio arrives for the screening of the film "Ice on Fire" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 22, 2019. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

LOOK: Piolo Pascual, Shaina Magdayao attend premiere of Lav Diaz's 'Ang Hupa' in Cannes

May 23, 2019 - 5:36 PM

'Ang Hupa' is part of the 'Directors' Fortnight,' a non-competitive competition in Cannes

LOOK: Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere wears Michael Cinco to Cannes 2019

May 23, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Thai actresses Praya Lundberg, Sririta Jensen, and Bollywood celebrity Kangana Ranaut also wear the designer's couture gowns at the film festival

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt want to team up again after Tarantino movie

May 22, 2019 - 10:33 PM

Two of Hollywood's biggest actors star in 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood'

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and US actor Brad Pitt pose during a photocall for the film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 22, 2019. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Quentin Tarantino strikes Cannes gold with 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood'

May 22, 2019 - 11:48 AM

Twenty-five years after winning the Cannes' top Palme d'Or prize for 'Pulp Fiction', Tarantino gets some of his best movie reviews since 'Jackie Brown' in 1997

(FromL) Australian actress Margot Robbie, US film director Quentin Tarantino, US actor Leonardo DiCaprio and US actor Brad Pitt pose as they arrive for the screening of the film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 21, 2019. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

Elle Fanning faints because of 'tight dress'

May 22, 2019 - 10:21 AM

The actress says she fainted after wearing a tight dress during a gala dinner at the Cannes film festival

US actress and member of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival Elle Fanning arrives for the screening of the film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 21, 2019. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Don't give up on radicalized Muslim youths, say Cannes directors

May 21, 2019 - 9:55 PM

Directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne say that their movie 'Young Ahmed' is a call not to give up on the 'lost' Muslim youth

Belgian director Luc Dardenne (L) and Belgian director Jean-Pierre Dardenne pose during a photocall for the film "Young Ahmed (Le Jeune Ahmed)" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 21, 2019. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP)

Richard Madden plays 007 peekaboo at Cannes

May 18, 2019 - 11:48 AM

The Scottish actor brushes off rumors he's set to play James Bond after Daniel Craig

British actor Richard Madden attends a press conference for the film "Rocketman" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 17, 2019. (Photo by Sébastien BERDA / AFP)

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away

May 17, 2019 - 6:39 PM

The critically-acclaimed biopic on Elton John's life receives an extended standing ovation at the Cannes film festival

Film about the Christchurch mosque massacre announced at Cannes

May 16, 2019 - 12:17 PM

'Hello Brother' is co-written by Egyptian producer Moez Masoud, who will also produce the movie

A police officer secures the area in front of the Masjid al Noor mosque after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. - Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead on March 15, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the assault that triggered the lockdown of the New Zealand city. (Photo by Tessa BURROWS / AFP)

Cannes rocks! Tsunami of pop stars make film festival splash

May 13, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Bono, Elton John, Rihanna, and Led Zeppelin are all expected to appear on the Cannes red carpet

ROCKETMAN. In this file photo taken on January 24, 2018 Sir Elton John performs two songs before holding a press conference in New York. The iconic singer is among the musicians set to appear at the Cannes film festival, which starts on May 14. Photo by Timothy A Clary/ AFP