CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2008

  • Benicio Del Toro bags Best Actor Award at Cannes May 26, 2008

    Cannes: The much awaited verdict for Cannes film festival's most desired award, the Palm D'or, was announced in the presence of glittering stars. The nine member jury headed by Sean Penn, gave the Palm D'or for the Best Actor to Benecio Del Toro for playing Che Guevara in Steven Soderbergh's...
  • Estop: Benecio Del Toro is best actor at Cannes May 26, 2008

    Mumbai: Youngistan's favourite reality TV show, MTV Hero Honda Roadies 5.0 reached its final lap on Saturday night. After competitive rounds, weeks of hard work, back stabbing, humiliation, games, travel and lots of fun, the winner was finally announced Ashutosh Kaushik from Saharanpur; and the 61st Cannes Film Festival's...
  • Che at Cannes and Madonna debuts as director May 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The red carpet premiere of Steven Soderbergh's two films on Che Guevera, The Argentine and Guerrilla, on Wednesday evening at Cannes saw an eclectic mix of guests like singer P Diddy, heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, supermodel Naomi Campbell, actors Natalie Portman, Michelle Yeoh and Julia Ormond apart from...
  • Red carpet premiere for Che Guevara films at Cannes May 22, 2008

    Cannes: Steven Soderberg's two films on Argentine revolutionary Ernesto 'Che' Guevara were screened at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. The red carpet premiere of the two films The Argentine and Guerrilla, on Wednesday evening at Cannes saw an eclectic mix of guests ranging from singers Madonna and P Diddy to heavyweight...
  • Day of the leading ladies at Cannes May 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Tuesday was the day of the leading ladies at Cannes with Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Monica Bellucci hitting the red carpet to promote their respective new releases. First, a heavily pregnant Jolie walked in with partner Brad Pitt sporting a kaftan style brown gown for the premiere of...
  • At Cannes, Maradona kickstarts his reel innings May 22, 2008

    Cannes: Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona kickstarted the premiere of Maradona by Kusturica, quite literally on Tuesday in Cannes when he played ball during the photocall. The premiere of this documentary on Maradona saw the guests ditch their designer wear for Argentine soccer shirts. Directed by twotime Palme d'Or winner,...
  • Dev Anand's Guide screened at Cannes May 21, 2008

    Cannes: Forty twoyearsafter it was released, the film Guide was screened at the Cannes film festival.The film has been shortlisted in the classic section. The film was screened on day seven of the 61st Cannes Film Festival. The evergreen Dev Anand himself was present at the screening and it was a...
  • In Pics: Maradona magic kickstarts Cannes Day 7 May 21, 2008

    The soccer great came to Cannes for a photocall of a movie based on his life. ...
  • Cannes wrap: Jackie Chan says his movie stunts are real May 20, 2008

    The French Riviera is the current hotspot for the stars these days. And so while Jackie Chan and John Woo are there with all the action, Jude Law has decided to take a chance with peace. Take a look. ...
  • Pics: Ash walks the red carpet at Cannes May 20, 2008

    Bollywood heartthrob Aishwarya enthralls the audience at the 61st Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Cannes: New Indiana Jones film premieres | Read blog May 19, 2008

    Cannes: On Sunday, the 'professor of adventures' Indiana Jones returned to the big screen and the red carpet after 19 long years for the premiere of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull at Cannes. Apart from the actordirector duo of Harrison Ford and Steve Speilberg, there was Ford's...
  • Woody's latest film premieres at Cannes May 19, 2008

    Cannes: Oscar winning filmmaker Woody Allen's latest, Vicky Cristina Barcelona premiered at Cannes over the weekend. This one is a comedy starring Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall. In the film, Johansson and Hall play Vicky And Cristina, who get into a relationship with a painter, played by Javier...
  • 61st Cannes Film Festival opens with a bang May 17, 2008

    Wednesday evening saw the 61st Cannes Film Festival open with stars hitting the red carpet and doing what they do best posing for the shutterbugs, air kissing and showing off their designer wear. ...
  • Funny side of the 61st Cannes Film Festival May 17, 2008

    Mumbai: From Hollywood's star couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, to Bollywood's star couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, the who's who of showbiz hit the red carpet on Thursday night for the premiere of Kung Fu Panda at Cannes. Also spotted on the red carpet were the film's stars Jack...
  • Cannes' opening had all the makings of a movie May 16, 2008

    Cannes: Wednesday evening saw the 61st Cannes Film Festival open with stars hitting the red carpet and doing what they do best posing for the shutterbugs, air kissing and showing off their designer wear. So while Eva Longoria sported a dramatic electric blue, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played it safe with...
  • Starry opening for the 61st Cannes Film Festival May 16, 2008

    Cannes: Wednesday evening saw the 61st Cannes Film Festival open with stars hitting the red carpet and doing what they do best posing for the shutterbugs, air kissing and showing off their designer wear. Meanwhile, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor, Rajeev Masand got talking to Dustin Hoffman whose film Kungfu Panda...
  • Rain Man's fart scene is my best yet: Dustin Hoffman May 16, 2008

    Hollywood star, Dustin Hoffman's film Kungfu Panda is already creating waves at the 61st Cannes Film Festival. CNNIBN Entertainment Editor, Rajeev Masand got talking to him. Rajeev Masand: You've been quoted as having said that your favourite scene in your entire career is your farting scene from Rain Man. Dustin Hoffman:...
  • Aishwarya promotes Amitabh's blog at Cannes May 15, 2008

    Aishwarya Rai played the perfect ambassador for the Bachchan family at Cannes as she used the red carpet to promote not one of her films, but her fatherinlaw Amitabh's blog. Rajeev Masand: You just celebrated your first wedding anniversary and this time the whole family is here, your husband Abhishek...
  • Preity Zinta on slapgate and her first love May 15, 2008

    CNNIBNs Rajeev Masand catches up with Preity Zinta at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival and gets her talking about cricket, controversies and her new look. Rajeev Masand:: You look lovely. Tell us what you are wearing. Preity Zinta: The dress is Alberta Ferretti. Rajeev Masand:: Was it difficult being away from your team...
  • In Pics: Ash dazzles at Cannes in a black number May 15, 2008

    The Cannes International Film Festival, the most glamorous event on the festival calendar, has returned to celebrate its 61st year. And Aishwarya Rai's annual presence at the festival has added a unique Bollywood hue to the red carpet proceedings. ...
  • Estop: Look who's going to Hollywood! May 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Meet the winner of the Gateway To Hollywood contest and take a look at what the Bachchans are doing at the Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Take a look at Aishwarya's Cannes holiday May 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Here is a look at what Aishwarya Rai Bachchan a hot favourite at Cannes Film Festival for the last seven years is doing there this year. ...
  • Who will win the Cannes Palme D'Or award? May 15, 2008

    .Cannes: It's the most coveted award any film can receive, more prestigious than the Oscar, some will say. Winning the Palme d'Or at Cannes has almost always resulted in that film going on to earn cult status, as Apocalypse Now, Taxi Driver and Pulp Fiction will prove. So it's no...
  • Cannes ahoy! AshAbhi to walk the red carpet again May 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The 61st Cannes International Film Festival opens on Wednesday and though no Indian film has made it to its competition category, a few Indian stars will be present for the festival and even fewer Indian films will be screened in the festival's noncompetition section. While Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,...
  • Cannes Diary: Festival to open with Blindness May 14, 2008

    13 May 2008, Tuesday 8.24PM, Palais Press Room After what seemed like a neverending journey one finally landed at the Cote d'Azur airport in Nice with all my bags in place (believe me, that's a huge achievement considering eight out of every ten people who attend Cannes each year will tell...
  • Official 'playlist' at the Cannes Film Festival out April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: It's official now! Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Harisson Ford will make a trip to the French Croisette next month for the world premiere of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. The muchanticipated fourth...