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  1. Cannes Wrap: THR Critics on the Good, Bad and Downright Embarrassing

    4:17 pm 5/27/2014

    Led by Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter's film reviewers reflect on a festival full of surprises, missed opportunities and oddball winners.Read more

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  2. Cannes: Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman,' Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Establish Early Awards Cred

    12:12 pm 5/18/2014

    Harvey Weinstein plays his cards close to the vest, as the Oscar potential of this year's Cannes lineup is slow to emerge.Read more

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  3. Cannes: 'Mr. Turner' Star Timothy Spall Gives the Press a Big 'Harrumph!'

    10:21 am 5/15/2014

    Director Mike Leigh claimed he doesn't share any similarities with the British artist J.M.W. Turner, who is the subject of his new biopic.Read more

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  4. 'Catch Me Daddy': Cannes Review

    2:21 pm 5/14/2014

    Gritty social realism meets classic western elements in this poetically bleak chase thriller from first-time British director Daniel Wolfe.Read more

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  5. Cannes Lineup: Mixed Emotions for Europe

    10:23 am 4/17/2014

    German outlets bemoan a poor showing; Italy trumpets the return of the Italian auteur; Spain enjoys the Almodovar effect; and the U.K. celebrates a strong presence.Read more

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  6. Southcliffe: Toronto Review

    6:00 am 9/6/2013

    The cinematic British TV drama about a small-town shooting spree makes its North American debut on the big screen in Toronto.Read more

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  7. European Petition to Exclude Film From U.S. Free-Trade Talks Reaches 5,000 Supporters

    10:16 am 5/14/2013

    Filmmakers such as Michael Haneke, Mike Leigh and Pedro Almodovar have supported the "cultural exception," which is expected to also be a topic of debate in Cannes.Read more

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  8. Sony Pictures Classics to Reteam With Writer-Director Mike Leigh

    7:22 am 3/19/2013

    The specialty label has acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Leigh’s film about British artist JMW Turner. Read more

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  9. Berlin 2013: Focus Boards Mike Leigh's J.M.W. Turner Biopic

    3:16 am 2/8/2013

    Timothy Spall is set to star as the celebrated British landscape painter; Focus Features International will co-finance with BFI and Film4.Read more

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  10. Film4 to Offer 30 Library Titles Via VOD

    4:55 am 10/31/2012

    U.K. broadcaster Channel 4's filmmaking arm will offer the titles, including "Slumdog Millionaire," for download as part of its 30th anniversary.Read more

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