Millions Stolen in Jewelry Heists in Cannes

Luxury jewelers considering exhibitions in Cannes may have another thing coming. A series of jewelry heists has beleaguered the resort town on the French Riviera. The most recent occurrence was a theft in a Kronometry luxury watch store on Wednesday. The theft is notable for its prominent location, the luxury store is situated opposite the […]

The Art and Politics of Cannes: Implications of the film festival’s top honor

Twelve days and twenty in-competition films later, the Steven Spielberg-led jury at the Cannes Film Festival awarded Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue is the Warmest Color the much-anticipated Palme d’Or, the festival’s highest honor. While the past two years have seen more easily predicted winners — Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life and Michel Hazanavicius’s The Artist — […]