28 February 2013 4:00 AM, PST | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

No one can keep Steven Spielberg down. You know what he does when his classy, historical epic doesn't win the Academy Award for best picture? He gets up, dusts off his tux and prepares to preside over the jury for the most prestigious film festival in the world. No big deal. Yes, Spielberg has been chosen as the president of the jury for the 66th Cannes Film Festival. There's no real use in speculating about how his presence will affect the outcome of the awards until the actual lineup is announced, though, if Lars Von Trier would put Nymphomaniac-editing on hold and speed-shoot his own historical epic with dinosaurs and aliens in time for competition, there would certainly be much rejoicing. Spielberg has shown three...

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