The Associated Press is all over a Cannes Film Festival — from a glitzy premieres to a celeb parties and quirky moments in between. Here’s what reporters have seen and heard:
LOOK OF THE DAY: CATE BLANCHETT
Radiant Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett pennyless a conform mold with panache during Friday’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2” screening during Cannes in a multi-colored, bejeweled bodice and a stylish black pleated building length sheer skirt, pleasantness of Givenchy.
While Cannes is a buttress of va-va-voom round gowns, Blanchett stayed forward of a conform container by meditative outward a box. Her confidant demeanour got her beheld for all a right reasons — turquoise candelabrum Chopard earrings combined a hold of class.
The colorful, pleasant plume embellishments on a bust, taken from a fall-winter 2014 ready-to-wear demeanour by Riccardo Tisci, also easily mirrored a dragon-theme of Dreamworks’ latest charcterised picture, for that she lends her outspoken talents.
— By Thomas Adamson — http://www.twitter.com/ThomasAdamsonAP
Harvey Weinstein’s annual Cannes display promoted films featuring a clean Jake Gyllenhaal, a Shakespearean Michael Fassbender and an old-school Bill Murray.
Touting arriving releases to buyers and media, , a Weinstein Co. co-chairman previewed footage Friday that, maybe many excitingly, enclosed a burning Fassbender as lead in a stylish “Macbeth,” (no recover date yet). He also showcased a lean, robust Gyllenhaal in training scenes from a currently-in-production fighting play “Southpaw.” From “St. Vincent,” that hits theaters in October, Murray appears to be in extended comedic form as an outlandish next-door-neighbor to a immature child he reluctantly mentors.
Weinstein arrived in Cannes after his celebrated deficiency during a festival’s opening night premiere, a Grace Kelly melodrama “Grace of Monaco.” Weinstein is to recover a film though has feuded about a final cut with a director, Olivier Dahan.
Dahan pronounced Wednesday their differences have been resolved. Weinstein, who promoted “Grace of Monaco” in Cannes final year, pronounced he was on a formerly designed charitable outing to Jordan during a premiere.
“That was designed prolonged before we even knew that ‘Grace’ was going to be a opening night in Cannes,” Weinstein said.
Naomi Watts (“St. Vincent”) and Ryan Reynolds (period intrigue “Tulip Fever”) were on palm for a presentation.
Other important films previewed enclosed a children’s book instrumentation “Paddington” (due out in December), Tim Burton’s promising-looking “Big Eyes” (opening Christmas), about a painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) and a undated “Suite Francaise,” a World War II play set in France starring Michelle Williams.
— By AP Film Writer Jake Coyle — http://twitter.com/jake—coyle
FERRERA DRESS DIVER
A male rushed onto a red runner during a Cannes Film Festival and pacifist underneath singer America Ferrera’s dress.
Security officials fast pulled a male divided as he attempted to censor underneath Ferrera’s saturated dress before a Friday premiere of “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
It was a startling and rather weird growth on a red runner eminent for a despotic decorum.
Yet Ferrera didn’t seem stormy on a runner and was in good spirits during a movie’s after-party, shouting with guest and holding pictures.