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Salma Hayek-Produced 'The Prophet' Opens Annecy Festival

PARIS — The Salma Hayek-produced animated feature “The Prophet” is set to open the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, the world’s leading toon fest.

The nine-part feature, penned and helmed by Roger Allers (“The Lion King”), is inspired by Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece. 156 more words

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Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta Reunite for 'Goodfellas' Anniversary at Tribeca Film Festival Closing

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival closed Saturday night with a 25th anniversary gala screening of Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas,” held within the gold-spun rococo of the Upper West Side’s Beacon Theater. 965 more words

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Tribeca Film Review: 'Anesthesia'

Various forms of physical and psychic pain are endured by the talky New Yorkers peopling “Anesthesia,” the fifth feature by actor-director Tim Blake Nelson; as unwittingly promised by the title, however, viewers may not feel them very deeply. 703 more words

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Tribeca Film Review: 'Maggie'

They may be dead-eyed, gray-skinned and determinedly brain-hungry, but zombies have feelings too in “Maggie,” an improbably bred but surprisingly humane hybrid of flesh-eater horror and young-adult weepie. 914 more words

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Cannes Completes 2015 Official Selection Lineup

Michel Franco’s “Chronic” and Guillaume Nicloux’s “Valley of Love” will get a shot at the Palme d’Or, Gaspar Noe’s “Love” will receive a midnight screening, and Naomi Kawase’s “Sweet Red Bean Paste” is set to open Un Certain Regard at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, it was announced on Thursday. 489 more words

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Cannes: First Arab Cinema Center To Bow On The Croisette

The Cannes Film Market will have its first Arab Cinema Center this year, after this new platform to promote the growing Arab film internationally made its debut at Berlin’s EFM in February. 272 more words

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Cannes: Trotsky Thriller ‘Chosen’ - Murray, Sands Star (EXCLUSIVE)

MADRID – Hannah Murray (“Game of Thrones,” “Dark Shadows”), Julian Sands (“Leaving Las Vegas”) and Henry Goodman (“Woman in Gold,” “Taking Woodstock,” “Notting Hill”) will star in Antonio Chavarrias’ Trotsky assassination thriller “The Chosen,” one of the high-profile movies coming out of Spain and Mexico. 304 more words

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