What makes a standing ovation last 22 minutes in Cannes?

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is on, which means that the stopwatches are off. Nowhere is the duration of standing ovations at high-powered premieres more carefully recorded and analyzed than at Cannes. Has a movie garnered a triumphant eight-minute standing ovation? Or did the audience stand for only four or five minutes? … Read more

Robert De Niro and his girlfriend Tiffany Chen attend a party in Cannes after announcing baby No. 7

A chic and showbiz evening! Robert De Niro and girlfriend Tiffany Chen enjoyed a night out in style while overseas at the Cannes Film Festival. De Niro, 79, and Chen attended the Vanity Fair x Prada party on Saturday night at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in France and caused a stir in matching black ensembles. … Read more

In Cannes, Harrison Ford bids farewell to Indiana Jones

CANNES, France (AP) — Like the Cannes Film Festival the crowd stood in rapturous applause, a visibly moved Harrison Ford stood on stage, trying to keep his emotions in check. The warmth of the audience and a clip reel that had just played had Ford rattling. “They say when you’re about to die you see … Read more

The Cannes Film Festival prepares a successful edition, with Indy, “Flower Moon”, Depp and more

Cannes festival, which kicks off on Tuesday, is such a colossal extravaganza that it’s notoriously difficult to gauge its highs and lows. It is a showcase of the best cinema in the world. It’s a spectacular red carpet. It’s a hive of transactions on the Côte d’Azur. But by at least some metrics, Cannes – … Read more