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This fairly laugh-packed comedy aims to address the desire for intimate companionship in older adults, an increasingly topical issue as more Americans live into their…

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Cannes 2018: Table of Contents

An updating table of contents for all of our video and written dispatches from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

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Figuring It Out: The Films of Laura Dern

A look at how Laura Dern became one of the most adventurous actresses working today.

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Cannes 2018 Video #6: Shoplifters, BlacKkKlansman Earn Top Prizes

Our fifth video dispatch from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival features this year's prize-winners, including "Shoplifters" and "BlacKkKlansman."

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Cannes 2018 Video #5: Capharnaüm, The First of Many and More

Our fifth video dispatch from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival features reviews of "Capharnaüm," "The First of Many" and more.

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Cannes 2018: Hirokazu Kore-Eda wins Palme d'Or; Gilliam's Man Who Killed Don Quixote Film Closes the Fest

Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters" took the Palme d'Or and Asia Argento reiterated her allegations against Harvey Weinstein at the awards ceremony.

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Cannes 2018: Dogman, Capernaum

Reviews from the Cannes Film Festival of two competition titles, Matteo Garrone's Dogman and Nadine Labaki's Capernaum.

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Cannes 2018: John David Washington on the Emotional Roller-Coaster of Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman

At Cannes, John David Washington, a son of Denzel, discusses his breakthrough performance as an African-American cop who infiltrated the Klan.

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Cannes 2018 Video #4: BlacKkKlansman, Fahrenheit 451 and More

Our fourth video dispatch from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival features reviews of "BlacKkKlansman," "Fahrenheit 451" and more.

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Cannes 2018: Under the Silver Lake, Burning, Sofia

Three reviews from the Cannes Film Festival, including the latest from "It Follows" director David Robert Mitchell.

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Leading Legends: Bill Holderman on “Book Club”

An interview with the co-writer and director of the new comedy, "Book Club."

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Tom Wolfe: 1931-2018

A tribute to the great journalist, Tom Wolfe.

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Cannes 2018 Video #3: Women's Protest, Cold War, Ash is Purest White and More

Our third video dispatch from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival features footage of the women's protest as well as reviews of "Cold War," "Ash is Purest White" and more.