Palme d’Or

Joel, Ethan Coen Tapped to Head 68th Cannes Film Festival Jury in May

Joel and Ethan Coen, known for quirky cult films like “Raising Arizona,” and “The Big Lebowski,” will take over as co-president of the 68th Cannes Film Festival jury, which awards the prestigious Palme d’Or, or Golden Palm, among other awards. Last year’s Palme winner was “Winter Sleep,” a Turkish film that examined the wide class divide between rich and poor in Turkey. The year before that, French film “Blue is the Warmest Color,” won the award. The film was an intense examination of a lesbian relationship between and older and younger woman....

Robert Pattinson New Cosmopolis Trailer; Money, Power, Sex

Robert Pattinson boils down the meaning of life as millionaire bad boy Eric Parker in his new film “Cosmopolis.” It’s all about sex money and violence as the New York financier tries to get through a rough day in his life. The David Cronenberg film will compete for the Palme d’Or at the 65th Cannes Film Festival along with Wes Anderson’s film “Moonrise Kingdom,” Andrew Dominik’s “Killing Them Softly,” Michael Haneke’s “Amour,” and Walter Salles’ “On the Road” with Kristen Stewart....