Marilyn Monroe Blows Out The Candle On The Poster For The 65th Cannes Film Festival


Cannes (Photo credit: TOMOYOSHI)

Cannes (Photo credit: TOMOYOSHI)

There is no one now or since quite like Marilyn Monroe, and her enduring appeal is understandable and this year, she’s going to Cannes.

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled their poster for this year, and usual, it’s another beautiful piece of work. Marilyn Monroe is front and center, blowing out the candle for the 65th anniversary of the fest which should start announcing the films any day now….right? The one sheet somes in a long tradition of putting stars front and center, following Faye Dunaway last year and Juliette Binoche in 2010. Past years have seen beauties like Monica Vitti and Marlene Dietrich also grace the marketing materials for the fest. If the concept ain’t broke, why fix it.


Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Directorial Debut Now Known As ‘Don Jon’s Addiction’; ‘The Wettest County’ & ‘He Loves Me’ To Be Retitled

Joseph Gordon-Levitt at the promotion event of...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt at the promotion event of (500) Days of Summer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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There are certainly some pretty horrible film titles that get churned out on a regular basis, and while they probably mean little in the grand scheme of things, naming a movie is still something Hollywood takes very seriously. On that note, it looks like a trio of highly anticipated films have had their titles put under the microscope recently, with two now set for changes and one gaining its first name.

For starters, Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s first attempt at simultaneously starring, writing and directing a feature — a project long in the works considering his ventures on website hitRECord — has been given a title, or at the very least now has a working title to go by. The film seems to be going by “Don Jon’s Addiction,” as recently reported by THR and detailed on the Voltage Pictures website. The title is of course a play on Don Juan, »

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