With a female-led jury and two highly acclaimed films by women at the forefront of the competition pack, this year’s Palme d’Or was widely anticipated to strike a blow for sisterhood, at the climax of a Cannes Film Festival that often felt like it was struggling to catch up to the #MeToo and #TimesUp moment. But in the end, Cate Blanchett and her fellow jurors opted to recognise a male director who has been painstakingly honing his craft for almost three decades: the Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda, whose softly spoken family drama Shoplifters was presented with the most prestigious prize in world cinema at the Palais des Festivals earlier tonight. Kore-eda has been a regular at Cannes since 2001, when his third film Distance screened in competition. But his only prize to date was the 2013 Prix du Jury for Like Father, Like Son. Shoplifters’ triumph crowned a warmly received set of winners chosen by Blanchett’s jury, which also included the … [Read more...] about Cannes Film Festival 2018 : Shoplifters is a fantastic, but surprising, winner of the Palme d’Or
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The 71st annual Cannes Film Festival kicked off this week with another red carpet bursting with beautiful celebs. We'll certainly have our eyes glued to see who will top the best dressed lists, but we thought we'd take a look back at the Queen of style, Cheryl and her most show-stopping red carpet looks. The singer and former X Factor judge has attended on numerous occasions in the past, but missed the 2017 event, after giving birth to her and Liam Payne's son Bear. Here are her fabulous frocks from over the years. Going for the plunge in 2011 Cheryl ‘Cole’ was on everyone’s radar in 2011 after bagging herself the judging position on X Factor USA and made the most of her new, although short-lived, American status in a plunging white dress by Stephane Rolland, with a set of gold pears, highlighting her, erm, nice pair. Always one to challenge the boundaries, we salute her for this daring fruity number. Score: 7/10 Frou-frou in 2012 Cheryl's white-to-red floor sweeping … [Read more...] about Cheryl’s best red carpet looks from Cannes Film Festival
KRISTEN Stewart has unveiled a strange new hairdo at Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday. The actress sported a rat-tail look as she attended the opening gala during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival. From the front, Kristen's hair looked like a regular quiff and plait combo. But from the back, a tiny plait at the back of her neck could be seen. Kristen was at the opening ceremony for the french film festival. She also attended the screening for the film Everybody Knows. most read in tv & showbiztv picks Shows to watch on Wednesday 9 May from Love in the Countryside VICKY'S BOOTY CAMP Vicky Pattison shows off incredible fitness results in rainbow bikini all partied out Emma Stone & Justin Theroux leave the Met Gala after party together MEL'S TAX BLOW Mel B and ex Stephen Belafonte slapped with huge £185k unpaid US tax bill 'isn't that cheating?' Rich Kids Go Skint viewers furious as spoilt teen breaks the rules baked off Nadiya Hussain quits Big Family Cooking Showdown … [Read more...] about Kristen Stewart reveals bizarre new hairdo as she leads glam A-list arrivals at Cannes Film Festival
THE Cannes Film Festival 2018 will see 18 films battle it out for the prestigious Palme d'Or award in May 2018. But, who won the Palme d'Or and Grand Prix in 2017? Let's get the lowdown... Who who won the Palme d'Or and Grand Prix in 2017? The 70th Cannes Film Festival took place from 17 to 28 May 2017. The opening and closing ceremonies were hosted by Italian actress Monica Bellucci. The Palme d'Or was awarded to The Square, a Swedish film directed by Ruben Östlund. The film also served as the closing night film of the festival. The Grand Prix was award to BPM (Beats per Minute), a French film directed by Robin Campillo. The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival and was introduced in 1955 by the festival's organising committee. The Grand Prix, an award bestowed by the jury of the festival, is the second-most prestigious prize of the festival after the Palme d'Or. What other films have won the Palme d'Or? Going back to 2000, the following films have … [Read more...] about Cannes Film Festival winners – who won the Palme d’Or and Grand Prix in 2017 and which movies have won the top prizes?
It's almost that time of the year again when movie stars, A-listers and models descend upon Cannes Film Festival , in the French Riviera. Taking place between 8 - 19 May, it will celebrate its 71st anniversary this year. While it showcases films of all genres from around the world, we can't help but be excited about the red carpet. There's been some gorgeous gowns from the biggest designers on some of the most hottest names over the years, from Blake Lively to Julia Roberts. We look back on some of the best looks. All of Cannes Film Festival 2017's best dressed celebrities as the world's most stylish stars take to the red carpet View gallery Uma Thurman Actress Uma Therman wowed in an embellished, feathered gown by Atelier Versace with Hollywood waves, in 2017. Eva Longoria Eva Longoria showed off her curves in an embellished figure-hugging blush Marchesa gown last year, with an elegant updo. Bella Hadid Model Bella Hadid stunned in a pink thigh-high split gown and … [Read more...] about All of the best fashion from Cannes Film Festival over the years