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

Vin Diesel Reacts to Dwayne Johnson’s Fast X Return (Exclusive)

Vin Diesel loves when the fast furious the family gathers. Diesel spoke to ET’s Matt Cohen on Saturday at Charlize Theron’s Africa Outreach Project block party in Los Angeles, where he reacted to the shocking x fast credits, which features Dwayne Johnson’s return to the franchise as Agent Luke Hobbs. Following a social media spat … 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

The John Wick Franchise Surpasses $1 Billion at the Global Box Office

Lionsgate’s “John Wick” franchise, consisting of four films starring Keanu Reeves in the lead role, topped $1 billion at the global box office. The step comes as the studio’s parent company explores strategic alternatives to separate its film studio and cable and streaming business, Starz. Lionsgate releases its quarterly results on Thursday. Keanu Reeves stars … Read more

Disney World’s Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser is closing

Ouannii, a Rodian musician, is aboard the Halcyon with galactic superstar Gaya. disney Disney World’s Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a two-day hotel experience, is closing and will make its final voyage in September after being open for just over a year. The experience blends elements of the company’s resorts, cruise lines and theme parks into … 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