A movie starring two of France's best known actresses opened the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, with its director expressing hope it would not be torn apart by the event's famously hostile pack of critics.
Their rivalry was as intense as it was renowned, but it took until What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? in 1962 for the conflict between Hollywood stars Bette Davis and Joan Crawford to break out into the open.
Silicon Valley crashed Hollywood's biggest awards show on Sunday as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) collected the first Academy Awards for streaming services while independent studio A24 won the coveted best picture Oscar.
African-American coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday on a big night for Hollywood diversity that was overshadowed by an embarrassing onstage gaffe over the top award.