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74th Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet
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74th Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet

Jul 7th 2021, 9:19 AM 11,829 Views 2 Comments

Spike Lee leads the jury as the French Riviera movie spectacular opens for the first time in more than two years.

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies
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'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

May 24th 2019, 2:29 PM 52,577 Views 33 Comments

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes
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Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes

Apr 22nd 2019, 6:58 PM 30,061 Views 4 Comments

It will compete for the two prizes given by La Semaine de la Critique’s jury.

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes
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South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Aug 19th 2018, 4:55 PM 41,959 Views 37 Comments

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes
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Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes

May 12th 2018, 6:00 PM 11,400 Views 3 Comments

The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.

An Irish-backed film with Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan is flying the flag at Cannes
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An Irish-backed film with Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan is flying the flag at Cannes

May 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 13,978 Views 6 Comments

The film has opened to glowing praise.

Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies
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Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies

May 11th 2017, 12:52 PM 10,906 Views 8 Comments

The Cannes Film Festival said they “asked in vain” for the films to be released in French cinemas, but Netflix refused.

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
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Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

Aug 13th 2016, 2:14 PM 42,795 Views 210 Comments

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"
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The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

Aug 12th 2016, 3:21 PM 25,950 Views 208 Comments

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival
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Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival

May 23rd 2016, 10:23 AM 10,282 Views 10 Comments

Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards

A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere
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A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere

May 17th 2016, 10:34 AM 6,750 Views 11 Comments

Roberto Duran, known as “Hands of Stone”, is a national hero in Panama.

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day
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Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

Mar 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 25,297 Views 30 Comments

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms
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At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms

Oct 4th 2015, 1:35 PM 31,268 Views 9 Comments

President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.

Sick of (re)watching Frozen with the kids? Here's what Disney has planned next
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Sick of (re)watching Frozen with the kids? Here's what Disney has planned next

May 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 23,522 Views 27 Comments

Who will be the new Elsa?

Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet
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Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet

May 21st 2015, 8:29 AM 4,086 Views 0 Comments

Film producer Valeria Richter says she was stopped four times by ‘red carpet officials’.

Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry
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Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry

May 19th 2015, 9:37 AM 4,986 Views 3 Comments

The reports have sparked controversy online.

Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes
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Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes

May 17th 2015, 4:15 PM 25,444 Views 28 Comments

‘Carol’, a film set in 1950s New York, is already generating Oscar buzz.

11 most preposterous things to happen at Cannes so far
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11 most preposterous things to happen at Cannes so far

May 17th 2015, 10:10 AM 8,899 Views 2 Comments

Only in Cannes.

Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes
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Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes

May 16th 2015, 2:57 PM 7,119 Views 2 Comments

You might have spotted Colin Farrell around Sneem.

Jason Derulo didn't fall down the stairs at the Met Ball, he wasn't even there
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Jason Derulo didn't fall down the stairs at the Met Ball, he wasn't even there

May 5th 2015, 8:48 AM 6,425 Views 0 Comments

You ok bro?

A Dublin musical with all the songs in Irish is going to Cannes
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A Dublin musical with all the songs in Irish is going to Cannes

Apr 20th 2015, 1:45 PM 2,205 Views 1 Comment

Well, this is lovely.

Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims
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Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims

May 22nd 2014, 10:12 PM 37,401 Views 26 Comments

The actress claimed that she had been raped by a babysitter, a boyfriend and others.

Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes
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Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes

May 22nd 2014, 12:22 PM 3,971 Views 7 Comments

Tim Roth plays Sepp Blatter, Sam Neill is Joao Havelange with Gerard Depardieu as Jules Rimet.

Watch: 'Prankster' dives under America Ferrera's skirt on Cannes red carpet
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Watch: 'Prankster' dives under America Ferrera's skirt on Cannes red carpet

May 17th 2014, 1:30 PM 2,561 Views 2 Comments

Ew.

The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know
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# Panned At Cannes

The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know

May 15th 2014, 10:51 AM 5,494 Views 2 Comments

The headlines from international reviews of the film give a very clear picture.

Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes
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Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:06 PM 6,932 Views 6 Comments

John Boorman’s latest join Jimmy’s Hall for the prestigious film festival next month.

Another jewel theft in Cannes as thieves swipe €70,000 diamond ring
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Another jewel theft in Cannes as thieves swipe €70,000 diamond ring

Aug 20th 2013, 9:55 PM 11,970 Views 30 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of brazen thefts in the French Riviera city, following one of the world’s biggest heists last month.

These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade
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These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade

Aug 4th 2013, 6:30 PM 8,886 Views 17 Comments

Last Sunday an armed robber took €103 million worth of diamonds from a hotel in France in broad daylight.

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million
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Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million

Jul 29th 2013, 5:22 PM 13,556 Views 28 Comments

The heist took place in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain
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A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain

Jul 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 15,211 Views 72 Comments

This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.

Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris
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Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris

May 27th 2013, 8:32 AM 11,497 Views 164 Comments

293 people were arrested and six people were injured after the major demonstration on the streets of Paris.

The Hoff, frocks, umbrellas and Home & Away on the Great Gatsby red carpet
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The Hoff, frocks, umbrellas and Home & Away on the Great Gatsby red carpet

May 16th 2013, 10:02 AM 1,644 Views 0 Comments

Frock Scott Fitzgerald.

The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght
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The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght

May 16th 2013, 8:22 AM 2,948 Views 1 Comment

Warning, this Dredge features a Tallafornia star with his lad in his hand.

Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival
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Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival

May 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,337 Views 4 Comments

The Cannes Film Festival begins this week and runs until 26 May.

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes
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“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes

Apr 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,212 Views 11 Comments

Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.

Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot
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Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot

Apr 17th 2013, 10:24 PM 11,200 Views 1 Comment

Sofia Coppola’s movie tells the true story of a group of kids from a rich neighbourhood in LA that burgled the Hollywood homes of wealthy celebrities for almost a year before being caught.

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?
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VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?

Jun 25th 2012, 11:19 AM 9,133 Views 22 Comments

Ad campaign for fast food company has scored a Grand Prix award in Cannes.

Michael Haneke awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes
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Michael Haneke awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes

May 28th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

The Austrian director won his second such award for his stark film about love and death, Amour. Who were the other big winners?

Where are all the women? Cannes opens amidst sexism claims
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Where are all the women? Cannes opens amidst sexism claims

May 17th 2012, 10:45 AM 1,836 Views 4 Comments

Plus, all the styles from last night’s opening screening.

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival
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17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival

May 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,935 Views 6 Comments

Movers and shakers of the Irish film scene are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

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