When Quentin Tarantino won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 for “Pulp Fiction,” he showered his cast with high-fives, bounced to the stage where jury president Clint Eastwood awaited, and promptly answered a heckler with a middle finger.
The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama “Winter Sleep” was awarded the Palme d’Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festival’s top honor on an intimate, wintery epic set on Turkey’s Anatolian steppe.
America has seen its first black president and Eva Longoria has high hopes that the country’s first Latino president won’t be far behind.
Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard has an unusual confession: She’s always wanted to play a man on screen.
Years ago at a film festival, Jessica Chastain saw a short by Ned Benson and ran up to him to say she wanted to work with him.