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Harvey Keitel’s hunger still strong in Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’

Actor Harvey Keitel poses for a photograph to promote the film Youth, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

CANNES, France (AP) — The aging stars of “Youth” are slowly rousing the morning after a late night in Cannes celebrating the premiere of Paolo Sorrentino’s latest film.

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Australia in Europe’s Song Contest? In a word, yes.

In this May 20, 2015 photo Australias's Guy Sebastian performs the song 'Tonight Again' during a dress rehearsal of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australia.

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Rediscovering Walt Disney’s optimistic in ‘Tomorrowland’

In this Friday, May 8, 2015 photo, Brad Bird, from left, George Clooney and Damon Lindelof pose for a portrait during press day for "Tomorrowland" at The Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The movie opens in U.S. theaters on May 22, 2015.  (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — For writer Damon Lindelof, the genesis of the escapist adventure “Tomorrowland” was one very simple question: What happened to our jet packs?

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Red carpet Emergency Room at Cannes is always full of drama

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, actress Naomi Watts, center, poses for photographers as she arrives for the opening ceremony and the screening of the film La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

CANNES, France (AP) — For most of the year, room 331 of the Martinez Hotel is just your run-of-the mill luxury five star hotel suite.

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Review: ‘Poltergeist’ solid remake of haunted house classic

This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Sam Rockwell, left, as Eric Bowen and Rosemarie DeWitt, center, as wife Amy, desperately trying to hold on to Kennedi Clements, right, their youngest daughter Madison, who’s been targeted by terrifying apparitions in the film, "Poltergeist." (Kerry Hayes/Twentieth Century Fox  via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s infrequent and particularly satisfying when the remake of an especially memorable film equals or exceeds the experience of the original. In 1982, “Poltergeist” saw the brilliant pairing of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s” low-budget horror director Tobe Hooper with far more mainstream screenwriter and producer Steven Spielberg for an effects-laden event movie that earned its place as a contemporary benchmark among supernatural thrillers.

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