"Jimmy's Hall" is the type of movie that your parents, church, government, bosses and landlords warned you about. The film, nominated for the Cannes Film Festival's highest honor, the Palme d'Or, shows how standing up to the powers that be may not always be rewarding. Show More Summary
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When Son of Saul premiered at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, it immediately became a favorite for the Palme D’or, the festival’s most prestigious award. In a controversial decision, it eventually lost to Jacques Audiard’s Dheepan, taking instead the Grand Prix (the de facto second-place prize). Show More Summary
Those captivated by screen giant Elizabeth Taylor can spend a week in a Palm Springs home she once owned for about $5,200, depending on the season, or by even the night.
Pin it Last week, we shared ways to get the look of dark, moody botanical interiors with your wallet. Now it's the DIYers turn, with lots of handy ways to incorporate palm fronds and tropical botanicals into your decor! What do you think of the trend? READ MORE »
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Third Man (1949) The best movie...Show More Summary
Eyefi has announced that its photo syncing and sharing app and service is now available for Windows phones. Users can take pictures with either their digital cameras or their Windows phone and see all images organized and available for sharing from their phone. Show More Summary
An artist bought Howser's Twentynine Palms home and is now renting it out for events and retreats. [ more › ]
Along Mesa’s Main Street in the 1960s, one could see – if one squinted hard enough – palm trees and the distant mountains. Or, if we’re to believe this postcard photo that we came across on the Phoenix 101 series, every parking meter in use and a handful of cars headed to and fro and […]
Raai Laxmi attended the Filmfare Awards wearing a coral one-shoulder gown by Anjallee & Arjun Kapoor. I didn’t care for the gown or that palm cuff but somehow the color of the gown lent a pleasing touch to the look. She looked nice.Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Where to start? (After the epic face palms, that is.) In no particular order: • Let’s not have any more talk from the Left about how we have a “conservative” or “reactionary” Supreme Court. Also, let’s note that the...Show More Summary
I’ve spent the past few days locked in a Palm Springs hotel room, coordinating Pando’s redesign. Today I emerged, blinking and confused, into the 110 degree sunshine to snatch an hour or so by the pool before heading back to San Francisco. My...Show More Summary
A man in Florida has annoyed/confused his neighbors by covering his entire house (which he rents) as well as two of the surrounding palm trees in aluminum foil. "This is art," he told the Tampa Bay Times. Whether or...
We've all had to work with annoying colleagues — the foghorn who won't stop talking, the slacker who palms off his work on others, or the kleptomaniac who never returns your stapler. You learn to live with their little quirks. But there's...Show More Summary
Design Inspiration From a Palm Springs Desert Chic Boutique Hotel, The Amado Pin it We regularly ask readers to share how much they spent on a given item, service, project, or upgrade in the home- or home-away-from-home, in this case!...Show More Summary
We’ve all had to work with annoying colleagues—the foghorn who won’t stop talking, the slacker who palms off his work on others, or the kleptomaniac who never returns your stapler. You learn to live with their little quirks. But there’s...Show More Summary
Humans everywhere have been known to drink alcohol if they can get their hands on it. And researchers have long suspected that our ability to metabolize ethanol (or alcohol) serves some evolutionary purpose. They called it the "drunken monkey hypothesis."Read full article >>
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Underground (1995) Political cinema...Show More Summary
Chimps in Guinea, studied over a 17-year period, have been found to regularly ingest alcohol in the form of fermented palm sap. In some cases, the chimps would drink the equivalent of a bottle of wine, or three pints of Stella Artois, reports the Guardian — enough to get them drunk. Show More Summary
If you're traveling to Palm Springs this week, come hungry. Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week runs through Sunday, which means you can enjoy a three-course meal for $26 or $38 per person.