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Back to Normal? Cannes Film Festival Prepares to Party

CANNES, France (AP) — After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal. Or at least Cannes’ very particular…

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‘Doctor Strange 2’ Keeps Hold on Top Spot in 2nd Weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” stayed on top of the box office charts during its second weekend in theaters, earning an additional $61 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday. With $688 million in global grosses, it’s already one of the highest grossing films of…

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94th Oscars® Musical Performers to Include All-Star Band Featuring Adam Blackstone, Travis Barker, Sheila E. and Robert Glasper; D-Nice; The Samples; and Orchestra

LOS ANGELES, CA (FNN) — Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences // Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced special musical performers for the 94th Oscars®, airing live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Taking the Oscars stage will be…

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‘Titane’ Wins Top Cannes Honor, 2nd Ever for Female Director

CANNES, Fr. (AP) – Julia Ducournau’s “Titane,” a wild body-horror thriller featuring sex with a car and a surprisingly tender heart, won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making Ducournau just the second female filmmaker to win the festival’s top honor in its 74 year history. The win on Saturday was mistakenly announced…

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Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr, Vanessa Kirby React to Oscar Nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards: —— “I leaned into Sam Cooke’s signature confidence and signature swagger to make this believable. There were plenty of places that I felt like I might not measure up. But in those moments, I would reach for Sam’s confidence, because he…

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