Posts tagged "cannes"

WTF Are You Wearing, Bill Murray? Oh, Who Cares, You Can Do Anything You Want

Bill Murray upstaged the rest of Cannes doing what he does best: being a lovable old coot who doesn't give a fuck. I'm sure Anna Wintour is riding her senior editors as we speak figuring out how to get plaid-on-plaid-on-plaid in the next issue of Vogue.  Bill walked the red carpet for Wes Anderson's new…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 17, 2012

Vintage Style Inspiration: Brigitte Bardot At Cannes Film Festival

As the world's longest-running and most prestigious film festival, Cannes has a lot of history behind it. Since the exclusive gathering was first established in 1946, the picturesque coastal town situated on the French Riviera has seen the most illustrious names in cinema walk its shores. Like its younger incarnations (Sundance, Tribeca, et al.), the…
By: Rachel Krause / May 17, 2012

Well Played: Jessica Chastain At Cannes

I'm usually not a big fan of white formal dresses, mostly because they can easily make you look like you missed a turn on the way to your wedding, but I must say Jessica Chastain strikes just the right tone in this beautifully streamlined white gown she wore on the Cannes red carpet. The cut…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2012

While Everyone Was Freaking Out About “Girls,” There Are Zero Films By Women At Cannes

For the past week, women's media has pretty much been dominated by talk of Lena Dunham's new show "Girls." But newsflash! There's other crap going on! Like the fact that this year's prestigious Cannes Film Festival features absolutely zero films by women. That's right: of the 23 films up for Cannes' Very Important Palm D'Or…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 23, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Four Women Directors Compete For Cannes’ Top Prize

A record number of female filmmakers — four! — are competing for the top filmmaking prize at the Cannes Film Festival. [Washington Post] What do we think of this "gender neutral" beer commercial for Copenhagen, a Danish beer? [Tres Sugar] This five-year-old child prodigy speaks seven languages and plays six instruments.
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Booooo! No Female Directors At Cannes Competition

Hold your horses, people still reveling over Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar night win: not one of the 16 films in the upcoming competition at the Cannes Film Festival was directed by a woman. [Women & Hollywood] The White House forced CBS News to a remove a blog post from their website alleging the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2010

Quick Pic: Get The Hell Off My Dress, Pedro Almodovar

Seconds after this photo was taken, Penelope Cruz warned Pedro Almodovar that he'd be getting the bill for this dry cleaning. Powerless in the face of such beauty, the filmmaker could only nod his head and smile. [Cannes, France, 5/19/09]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 20, 2009

Quick Pic: Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Get Cozy For The Cameras

The happy couple took a ride on designer Roberto Cavalli's boat yesterday. Oh, to have fabulous friends. [Cannes, France, 5/17/09]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 18, 2009

Slideshow: Natalie Portman Is A Girl Who Likes Ruffles

As a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival, Natalie must have had to travel to France with a lot of fancy dress for all those red-carpet appearances. Her favorite style right now seems to be anything involving ruffles, and while on other people we might be more critical of this choice, Natalie makes ruffle…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 27, 2008
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