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How will you watch TV in the future?

In the early 2000s the average global viewer sat down in front of the TV for 38 hours a week and spent just a couple of hours watching video online

In the early 2000s the average global viewer sat down in front of the TV for 38 hours a week and spent just a couple of hours watching video online

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'Clash': Egyptian nail-biter is Egypt's Oscar entry

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.

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Caméra d'Or Cannes winner 'Divines' out now in France

Houda Benyamina's debut 'Divines' caused a splash at Cannes picking up the Caméra d'Or award. The film is out now in France.

Houda Benyamina's debut 'Divines' caused a splash at Cannes picking up the Caméra d'Or award. The film is out now in France.

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Controversy in Cannes - burkinis banned on beach

Burkinis have been barred on the beach in Cannes, in a move the local mayor says is aimed at preventing public disorder.

Burkinis have been barred on the beach in Cannes, in a move the local mayor says is aimed at preventing public disorder.

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Soko and Lily-Rose Depp star in 'The Dancer'

French biographical musical drama ‘The Dancer’ is based on the life of American dancer Loie Fuller who found fame in Paris in the late 1800s.

French biographical musical drama ‘The Dancer’ is based on the life of American dancer Loie Fuller who found fame in Paris in the late 1800s.

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Solveig Anspach offers tender and funny posthumous rom-com in Cannes

The Cannes screening of French-Icelandic rom-com ‘The Together Project’, was tinged with sadness as it came less than a year after the premature death of its director, Solveig…

The Cannes screening of French-Icelandic rom-com ‘The Together Project’, was tinged with sadness as it came less than a year after the premature death of its director, Solveig…

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Highlights from the Cannes Film Festival

As the glitter settles on the Croisette, let’s take a look at some of the films that left an impression at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

As the glitter settles on the Croisette, let’s take a look at some of the films that left an impression at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

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Hungarian Holocaust drama tops Cannes film critics' awards

Hungarian Holocaust drama ‘Son of Saul’ has been named the best film in the main Competition section of the 68th Cannes Film Festival by Fipresci

Hungarian Holocaust drama ‘Son of Saul’ has been named the best film in the main Competition section of the 68th Cannes Film Festival by Fipresci

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Flowering female sexuality in Turkey explored in 'Mustang'

‘Mustang’ is a film by Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven and is presented as part of the Directors Fortnight, a parallel selection, at the Cannes

‘Mustang’ is a film by Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven and is presented as part of the Directors Fortnight, a parallel selection, at the Cannes

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'Nahid' the latest Iranian film making waves at Cannes

Following the success of the Academy Award winning Iranian film ‘A Separation’ the latest Iranian realist movie making waves at the Cannes Film

Following the success of the Academy Award winning Iranian film ‘A Separation’ the latest Iranian realist movie making waves at the Cannes Film

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Hair raising story of Palestinian women trapped in a beauty parlor

Presented at The International Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival ‘Dégradé’ by the Palestinian twins Tarzan and Arab Nasser is set in a hair

Presented at The International Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival ‘Dégradé’ by the Palestinian twins Tarzan and Arab Nasser is set in a hair

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Dior and Chanel stage annual cruise shows

With stunning views of the French Riviera and the spatial brilliance of the famed, “Bubble House” as a backdrop, Dior faced some serious competition

With stunning views of the French Riviera and the spatial brilliance of the famed, “Bubble House” as a backdrop, Dior faced some serious competition

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From Youtube clip to silver screen

Tinseltown is about to get a lot more digital as players coming from the online entertainment industry invade the big screen. They bring their

Tinseltown is about to get a lot more digital as players coming from the online entertainment industry invade the big screen. They bring their

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Forget Gen Y. Gen Z is here and it just killed TV

“Everyone knows that traditional TV viewing for teens and tweens is dead. Not dying, dead.” Talk about a bombshell. Brian Robbins, founder and

“Everyone knows that traditional TV viewing for teens and tweens is dead. Not dying, dead.” Talk about a bombshell. Brian Robbins, founder and

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A virtual Christmas 2015?

Virtual reality (VR) is not a recent technology; it has been around since at least the 1980s. Since then it has mainly been limited to amusement

Virtual reality (VR) is not a recent technology; it has been around since at least the 1980s. Since then it has mainly been limited to amusement

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Dogs in the limelight at the Cannes Film Festival

Leading the way and being led at the Cannes Film Festival was man’s best friend. Dogs took a bite of the limelight at the annual movie bash and were

Leading the way and being led at the Cannes Film Festival was man’s best friend. Dogs took a bite of the limelight at the annual movie bash and were

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Students win prizes at Cannes

The Cinéfondation prize is intended to encourage newcomers, by awarding prizes to short and medium-length films made by students. Only around two

The Cinéfondation prize is intended to encourage newcomers, by awarding prizes to short and medium-length films made by students. Only around two

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Syrian cell phone war doc humbles Cannes

‘Silvered Water, Syria self-portrait’ is based on amateur footage from the siege of Homs. Screened out-of-competition at the Cannes Festival, it

‘Silvered Water, Syria self-portrait’ is based on amateur footage from the siege of Homs. Screened out-of-competition at the Cannes Festival, it

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Expendables stars action-packed Cannes arrival

Armoured personnel carriers rolled down the beachfront in Cannes on Sunday (May 18), as Sylvester Stallone led an invasion of action stars to

Armoured personnel carriers rolled down the beachfront in Cannes on Sunday (May 18), as Sylvester Stallone led an invasion of action stars to

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Cannes honours award-winning Bosnian director

Award-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanović has been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival with the European Commission’s MEDIA award. It was

Award-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanović has been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival with the European Commission’s MEDIA award. It was

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Armed robber steals jewels worth 30 million euros from Cannes hotel

A collection of jewels believed to be worth 40 million euros has been stolen from the luxury Carlton Hotel in Cannes in France. A robber wearing

A collection of jewels believed to be worth 40 million euros has been stolen from the luxury Carlton Hotel in Cannes in France. A robber wearing

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Cannes we come in?

Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival is an opportunity to find out what undiscovered filmmakers are doing. All sorts of films are shown

Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival is an opportunity to find out what undiscovered filmmakers are doing. All sorts of films are shown

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What will be the TV hits of 2014?

What will be the next Mad Men or Walking Dead? The television shows that will – hopefully – grip people around the world over the next few years are

What will be the next Mad Men or Walking Dead? The television shows that will – hopefully – grip people around the world over the next few years are

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Wall Street/Solitary Man/Tournee

Michael Douglas is at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his new film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, a sequel to the 1987 hit directed by Oliver

Michael Douglas is at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his new film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, a sequel to the 1987 hit directed by Oliver