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  • Cannes a coming-out party for Amazon Studios 
    Updated: May-17-16 1:30 pm

    CANNES, France - The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed "Amazon Studios."

  • Stewart's 'Personal Shopper' met with boos, bravas in Cannes story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 9:49 am

    CANNES, France - In a pair of films at the Cannes Film Festival, Kristen Stewart makes a plaything of her celebrity, giving a homes-of-the-stars Hollywood tour in Woody Allen's 1930s-era tale "Cafe Society" and playing a fashion assistant in Olivier Assayas' psychological drama "Personal Shopper."

  • JK Rowling honored by PEN for literary and humanitarian work story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 2:19 am

    NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling's passion for free expression is so strong it extends to someone she'd otherwise not care to discuss: Donald Trump.

  • Susan Sarandon slams Woody Allen at Cannes Film Festival 
    Updated: May-15-16 12:29 pm

    CANNES, France - Susan Sarandon has slammed Woody Allen at the Cannes Film Festival where allegations of sexual assault have been renewed against the director.

  • In Woody Allen, media & moviegoers again confront ambiguity 
    Updated: May-13-16 11:30 am

    CANNES, France - The latest explosion of allegations against Woody Allen has returned moviegoers to a familiar place: debating the ethics of watching - and possibly loving - Allen's films. This time, much of the soul searching is being done by film critics and reporters.

  • Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions story has photos
    Updated: May-11-16 5:02 pm

    CANNES, France - The 69th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday with stormy skies, heightened security, the premiere of a new Woody Allen film and resurrected sex abuse allegations against the 80-year-old director regarding his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow.

  • Cannes, on high alert, tries to balance security, festivity story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 2:34 pm

    CANNES, France - Coming six months after the Paris attacks in November, the 69th Cannes Film Festival has elevated security measures, swarming the French Riviera resort town with an increased police presence. But particular care has been made, festival organizers say, to preserving the spirit of the annual cinema celebration.

  • Sondheim, Roth condemn imprisonment of Egyptian writer 
    Updated: May-09-16 1:57 pm

    NEW YORK - Woody Allen, Philip Roth and Stephen Sondheim are among more than 120 authors, artists and journalists calling for the Egyptian government to drop charges against Ahmed Naji, who's serving a two-year sentence for the sexual content in his novel "The Use of Life."

  • In a France darkened by fear, Cannes hopes to supply light 
    Updated: May-09-16 11:50 am

    NEW YORK - The first time Jodie Foster came to the Cannes Film Festival, she did so as a co-star in Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," and as a wide-eyed 13-year-old, soaking in the spectacle. "Taxi Driver" would go on to win the festival's prestigious Palme d'Or.

  • Woody Allen says he's made wife Soon-Yi Previn's life better 
    Updated: May-05-16 7:26 am

    LOS ANGELES - Woody Allen says in a revealing interview that he has made wife Soon-Yi Previn's life better and the controversy that surrounded the couple in the 1990s hasn't traumatized him.