Big stars or sex guarantee film`s success, says Sunil Pal

Not so happy with lukewarm response to comedies, comedian Sunil Pal regrets that films that boast big names or have a fair dose of adult content get success at the box office.

Cannes turns to big stars, edgy auteurs

Cannes` 2011 slate seems designed to avoid the pitfalls of last year`s competition, which failed to produce a single Oscar winner, crossover commercial success or grand cinema scandal -- the three boxes any great film festival worthy of the name needs to tick.