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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 49: Check out her five best red carpet looks
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 49: Check out her five best red carpet looks

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is celebrating her 49th birthday today. While it seems quite hard to believe that the diva is close to the half-century mark, she is clearly aging like fine wine and continues to rule the hearts of millions.

Cannes giving centrestage to conflict
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Cannes giving centrestage to conflict

Mariupolis 2 wasn’t the only film that brought the Ukrainian crisis centrestage at Cannes this year. The festival brought yet another film set in Ukraine for the world in the form of Maksim Nakonechnyi’s Butterfly Vision.

It was like riding a bike: Nargis Fakhri's humorous take on walking Cannes red carpet
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It was like riding a bike: Nargis Fakhri's humorous take on walking Cannes red carpet

Nargis Fakhri looked breathtakingly beautiful as she recently walked the red carpet at Cannes 2022. The actress donned a baby pink coloured embellished gown with shimmers for her appearance at the prestigious event.

Papon opens up on representing his home state Assam at Cannes Film Festival: 'Honoured to do my bit'
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Papon opens up on representing his home state Assam at Cannes Film Festival: 'Honoured to do my bit'

Papon, who walked the Cannes red carpet, opens up on taking Assamese cinema to the global scale, wearing an Assamese shawl at the festival and more.

And the special Palm Dog award goes to Patron for sniffing out Russian mines in Ukraine!
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And the special Palm Dog award goes to Patron for sniffing out Russian mines in Ukraine!

The Jack Russell Terrier has already been honoured for its work by President Volodymyr Zelensky, and the Palm Dog organisers said they wanted to add their support to the cause

Cannes 2022: Naomi Kawase's Tokyo Olympics documentary premieres in Japan, moves to film festival next
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Cannes 2022: Naomi Kawase's Tokyo Olympics documentary premieres in Japan, moves to film festival next

The 120-minute film looks at the Olympics primarily from the point of view of the athletes — but not just the winning athletes.

Cannes 2022: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan dazzles in a black gown with floral accents; see pictures here
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Cannes 2022: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan dazzles in a black gown with floral accents; see pictures here

Aishwarya Rai was also seen hanging out and posing with Eva Longoria at the Cannes Film Festival

R Madhavan to walk the Cannes red carpet with Nambi Narayanan
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R Madhavan to walk the Cannes red carpet with Nambi Narayanan

R Madhavan will be walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on 17 May with Nambi Narayanan. The actor has stepped into the shoes of the scientist for his biopic Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.

A Hero movie review: Asghar Farhadi delivers a tale about ethics and integrity with a fairly engaging script
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A Hero movie review: Asghar Farhadi delivers a tale about ethics and integrity with a fairly engaging script

A Hero lacks the verve of A Separation and the emotional gravitas of The Salesman but as a generic social drama, it has its heart in the right place.

The French Dispatch movie review: Wes Anderson celebrates journalism in a clever and visually sumptuous way
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The French Dispatch movie review: Wes Anderson celebrates journalism in a clever and visually sumptuous way

The French Dispatch is Wes Anderson’s homage to magazine journalism. It demands the viewer’s absolute attention, just like reading a long-form article.

Annette movie review: Adam Driver owns the fantastical Leos Carax’s directorial with his charismatic presence
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Annette movie review: Adam Driver owns the fantastical Leos Carax’s directorial with his charismatic presence

Annette is aesthetically brilliant with a calculated expressionistic quality to its frames, and it is hard to take your eyes off.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Baker's Red Rocket may be one of this year's charmingly understated films
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Baker's Red Rocket may be one of this year's charmingly understated films

Red Rocket is a delightful romp that relishes in the narcissism of straight male sexuality yet it doesn’t get carried away by the deceptive charms of its own lead.

JFK Revisited: Oliver Stone revisits John F Kennedy's assassination in a new documentary
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JFK Revisited: Oliver Stone revisits John F Kennedy's assassination in a new documentary

JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass is a kind of non-fiction addendum to one of Stone’s most sensational and controversial films - JFK (1991).

Where is Anne Frank director Ari Folman on bringing iconic story to big screen, returning to animation filmmaking
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Where is Anne Frank director Ari Folman on bringing iconic story to big screen, returning to animation filmmaking

Where is Anne Frank, which debuted at Cannes this week, is Folman's first to be aimed at younger audiences.

Lingui: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's abortion drama from Chad stirs Cannes Film Festival
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Lingui: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's abortion drama from Chad stirs Cannes Film Festival

Vividly filmed with vibrant local colour and non-professional actors, the film movingly captures a clandestine sisterhood in a male-controlled society.

Benedetta: Paul Verhoeven blesses Cannes with lesbian nun drama
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Benedetta: Paul Verhoeven blesses Cannes with lesbian nun drama

Cannes, where movies like Taxi Driver and Blue Is the Warmest Color have made controversial premieres, loves a jolt of violence or a splash of sex.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Penn on directing, co-starring with daughter Dylan in Flag Day
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Sean Penn on directing, co-starring with daughter Dylan in Flag Day

"Dylan is — and I can say this in equal parts for my feeling about her as a person and as an actress — as uncontrived as it gets," says Sean Penn.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Mark Cousins' documentary on evolution of cinema cites five Indian films
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Mark Cousins' documentary on evolution of cinema cites five Indian films

Mark Cousins' A New Generation cites Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur, Rajkumar Hirani's PK, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Ram-Leela, Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus and Anand Patwardhan’s documentary Reason among the most important films of the current era.

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid addresses artists' internalisation of censorship in Ahed's Knee
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid addresses artists' internalisation of censorship in Ahed's Knee

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid, whose latest film Ahed's Knee is competing for the Palme d'Or at Cannes, says his countrymen remain "diseased and blinded" by politics.

Cannes 2021: How Mark Cousins stands out among cinephiles, as someone who lives and breathes cinema
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Cannes 2021: How Mark Cousins stands out among cinephiles, as someone who lives and breathes cinema

To Cousins, cinema is an unstoppable artform — one forever mutating, adapting and evolving.