Greece was the main topic of conversation here Wednesday after a surprise move by Prime Minister George Papandreou that called into question the latest effort to resolve Europe's debt crisis.
U.S. stocks rallied strongly Monday as investors cheered a pledge from European leaders to unveil a plan for solving the eurozone's debt crisis by the end of the month.
U.S. stocks were poised to open sharply higher Monday, as investors welcomed a pledge from European leaders to unveil a plan to solve the European debt crisis by the end of the month.
It's not St. Tropez or Cannes, but little, rainy GuÃ©thary on the French coast
Supermodel Kate Moss is no stranger to luxury -- so when the newly married Moss recently departed on her honeymoon, it was only fitting she did it in style: superyacht style.
Every year, like swallows to Capistrano, the great and the good of the marketing world flock to the French Riviera. For 58 years, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity has been inspiring the people who make the ads you see on TV, the posters at your bus stop and, since 1994, the banners online that beg you to click here.
A budding British director is enjoying success on a shoestring at Cannes with "Colin," a new zombie feature that cost a scarcely believable $70 to make.
The heartthrob's smooches go for $20,000 apiece at the Cannes amfAR benefit
Quentin Tarantino didn't give himself any breaks while making his latest film "Inglourious Basterds," which premiered at Cannes this week.
Brad Pitt and Quentin Tarantino talk about their new film "Inglourious Basterds". CNN's Mylene Klass reports.
It rained in Cannes on Friday, and for that, Michael Mendelsohn was thankful.
Behind the scenes at the Cannes Film Festival is where the real action takes place. CNN's Natasha Curry reports.
Competition in the movie business is cut-throat at the best of times, and even more so when it comes to Cannes.
Like the swarms of snapping paparazzi that constantly surround them, stars of all shades are irresistibly drawn (or contractually obliged) to show face at Cannes -- quite simply, when the world's most prestigious film festival turns the wattage up to full, there's nowhere more glamorous.
She misses the Nine trailer presentation but has since recovered
Francis Ford Coppola's new movie "Tetro" already has Cannes buzzing. CNN's Natasha Curry reports.
CNN's Neil Curry mingles with the stars at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The Cannes Film Festival entrusted its opening to a Pixar film, and the animation studio did not disappoint.
The 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival opened in style on Wednesday as the film world descended on the French Riviera for the premiere of Pixar's new 3D animated film "Up" -- the first time an animated movie has ever opened the festival.
As the Cannes Film Festival gets underway, all eyes will once again be on the contenders for the festival's top prize -- the Palme d'Or. As one of the most prestigious awards in world cinema, the Golden Palm has been the launchpad for success for many films over the decades.
Dark glasses are de rigueur on the sun-kissed French Riviera, but this year glamorous cineastes attending the opening night of Cannes were matching another kind of face wear with their tuxedoes and designer dresses.
PenÃ©lope Cruz, Robin Wright Penn, Maria Carey and Sharon Stone are also expected to attend the movie festival
CNN.com's Nicole Lapin gets a preview of this year's Cannes Film Festival from People Magazine movie critic Leah Rozen.
The economic downturn may take its toll at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, which opens Wednesday night. But as always, the show will go on.
As the 2009 Cannes Film Festival draws near, filmmakers who have made the event's short list hope that their films will be blessed with that hard-to-earn Cannes buzz, which could lead to awards and financial success.
On this month's The Screening Room, host Myleene Klass heads to the Croisette for the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. While the recession has taken some of the luster off of the famously extravagant festival, movies from a virtual "who's who" of A-list directors show the world that no other film festival compares with eleven days on the French Riviera.
The recent Antibes Yacht Show has shown that some people may already be beginning to emerge from the international financial crisis.
The star's Inglourious Basterds will vie in May for the fest's top prize
Jeon Do-yeon won the Best Actress prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival for her performance in the South Korean film "Secret Sunshine." Celebrated in her native South Korea for her roles in melodramatic soap operas and independent films, Jeon is the first Asian to win this prestigious prize. South Korea's most famous actress joins Talk Asia to discuss her rise into renown and takes a stroll around the cultural neighborhood of Daehango in Seoul with host Anjali Rao.
A blossoming of cinematic creativity has swept Argentina in recent years, bringing about a second golden age of film.
Global warming and overfishing have turned the surf off France's south coast into a gelatinous mass swarming with menace
Like a fine baguette on the Croissette, "The Screening Room" is about to become longer, fresher and crisper as we launch a new monthly show -- "The Screening Room Xtra."
The Screening Room takes a look at why ex-boxer Mike Tyson and football legend Diego Maradona are in Cannes.
Celebrated Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan was awarded Best Director in Cannes on Sunday. Perhaps now Turks will finally go see his movies
"Au secours!" is one of the first phrases you will find in French travel dictionaries but I have never heard it used -- until now. It's 1.15am and we have just locked an elderly French lady in a lift, so the phrase is now being used in its most urgent form.
The French film The Class takes top honor and Clint Eastwood's Changeling stands out in a mostly disappointing year
Hudson and Armstrong were "beaming" at a Dolce & Gabbana party, a source tells PEOPLE
A "small" French film takes the big prize at the festival while the Americans are shut out, except for Benicio del Toro
Mary Corliss evaluates the buzz (and identifies the dark horses) for the Palme d'Or and the other big awards at the festival
The actress – resurfacing after Heath Ledger's tragic death – has two movies at the film festival
The BFFs turn heads in the South of France, while mom Dina calls Ronson "a sweetheart"
Out of Charlie Kaufman's dangerous mind comes Synecdoche, New York
There has been a distinctly Latin flavor to this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Everyone has their childhood favorite: whether it is the hand-drawn beauty of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs;" or the modern, computer-generated genius of "Shrek." Cartoons have always been a family staple in the movie industry.
Radiant in lace, the actress walks her first red carpet since Heath LedgerÃ¢€™s death
The two American directors are back on the Riviera - one for the world premiere of his Che Guevara bio-pic, the other to give a film "master class"
Two movies and two babies on the way, she leaves the festival amid Oscar talk
Brad and Angelina pick out all white outfits for their soon-to-be-born twins
Will the Hollywood legend win the top prize of the Palme d'Or with Changeling? Richard Corliss thinks he might have a shot
Cannes remembers movies and times gone by
Hollywood producers hit Cannes to sell movies and in turn, boost the U.S. economy. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
From the conflicted soul of Mike Tyson to the changing landscape of China, as seen through eyes of the acclaimed Jia Zhangke, documentaries flood the Cannes Film Festival
The film festival is "always a good time," the pregnant Jolie tells PEOPLE
Palm trees, mild weather, the Mediterranean -- what more could you want? For film aficionados, the answer is movies, movies and more movies.
Blogger Karina Longworth explains why documentaries are so popular this year and previews the Cannes Film Festival.
The world's largest film festival, which begins today, faces its biggest challenge: getting the world to care about the movie it shows
The actor playfully poses with 40 faux pandas to promote his new movie
The first Le Festival de Cannes opened September 1, 1939, an attempt to extend the tourist season and bring a little film flash to the little French Riviera town.
Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival say Clint Eastwood's Changeling and Wim Wenders' Palermo Shooting will lead this year's streamlined competition
In 2007, a low-budget feature by a first-time German director, "Das Leben der Anderen" won Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars. Over the next 10 weeks, the film better known to English-speaking audiences as "The Lives of Others" brought in $8.2m at the US box office.
A superb Romanian film gives a creepy twist to Hollywood's unwanted-pregnancy comedies
Wait until you see what is about to happen to you," says Harvey Weinstein, sitting in the back seat of a midnight-blue Peugeot, car No. 3 in a nine-vehicle motorcade. The procession is inching down La Croisette, the seaside boulevard that meanders through Cannes on the French Riviera. Tonight it is lined on both sides with fans hoping to catch a glimpse of celebrities en route to the premiere of Michael Moore's "Sicko."
A searing abortion drama from Romania takes the festival's top prize, while the Americans are largely ignored
It's almost impossible, but here's a look at two of the Festival favorites
For a festival celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Film Festival proved mighty frisky. Sure, a handful of the 21 international titles in competition were dolorous arthouse tush-testers - but enough films pleased, entertained and touched a viewer that Cannes 2007 turned out to be memorable.
Start with the romance and allure of the French Riviera, the warm weather of an evening in late May infused with the smell of blooming jasmine, add a lineup of air-kissing international movie stars, directors, and film-makers, and voila! The 60th Cannes Film Festival gets under way.
Richard and Mary Corliss on six Cannes movies that replay the battle of the sexes
A bold and vivacious cartoon wins over the crowd in Cannes
Last year at Cannes, British director Ken Loach carried away the Palme d'Or for his film, "The Wind that Shakes the Barley." This year, he, along with 32 other leading directors, took part in the Cannes "Chacun a son cinema," a series of three-minute films to celebrate the festival's 60th anniversary.
We've come to the south of France to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Cannes -- the most famous film festival of them all.
She was the object of desire for most of the male population in the 1950's and 60's and one was one of the first actresses to earn the title "sex kitten."
A Russian businessman has bought what is believed to be the world's most expensive cell phone.
"Star Wars" director George Lucas says that although he wrote the original film during the Vietnam War, his six-part saga could apply to the war in Iraq.
One of the best, and most fun, inventions of my lifetime is that combination of classic design and inspired engineering, the Mini.
When Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen pulled into Cannes in mid-May, people couldn't help but gawk at his newest toy. Completed late last year, the 414-foot-long Octopus is the largest private yacht...
He won't be welcome at the Republican National Convention this summer.
More than one billion people are now using Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) phones, almost one in six of the world's population. Not bad for a technology launched 12 years ago.
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Many "isms" dominate the managerial mindscape: capitalism, Taylorism, cynicism. But one particular "ism" whose potential business impact seems woefully undervalued is tourism.
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The 38th annual Cannes Film Festival opened with a distinctive American flavor: four of the 19 films shown officially were made in the U.S., compared with two last year. American filmmakers flocked...
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