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‘Winter Sleep’ US Trailer: Tensions Rise as the Cold Sets In

We’re on the topic of big Cannes 2014 films, as we just offered up the trailer for Leviathan. I noted in that post that Leviathan didn’t win the Palme d’Or, but here’s a new trailer for the film that did: Winter Sleep, from Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylon. Show More Summary

‘Leviathan’ Trailer: A Complex Portrait of Family and Corruption in Russia

Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return, Elena) made a big impression on Cannes audiences with Leviathan, and though it won only the Best Screenplay award rather than the Palme d’Or, the film remains one of the most anticipated winter releases thanks to the big Cannes buzz. Show More Summary

Andrey Zvyagintsev's Cannes Selected 'Leviathan' Gets a US Trailer

Following yesterday's US trailer for the Cannes Palme d'Or prize-winning film Winter Sleep, we have another much buzzed about title from the French showcase of cinema debuting a trailer. This year, Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev...Show More Summary

Cannes Palme d’Or Winner ‘Winter Sleep’ Drama Gets First US Trailer

After earning the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's latest film Winter Sleep will roll out to theaters late this year for an Oscar qualifying run in limited theaters, expanding into more into early 2015. Show More Summary

Mo’ne Davis leads ESPN to record Little League World Series rating

We are a nation of celebrities.  And nowhere is that more true than in sports.  Whether that be LeBron James or Johnny Manziel or Tiger Woods or even that brief spell where Jeremy Lin held the nation in the palm of his hand, we are helplessly obsessed with their every move, every tweet, and every […]

Palme Thursday: Pulp Fiction brought guns, gimps, and glory to the Cannes Film Festival

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. Pulp Fiction (1994) Film festivals...Show More Summary

Trend Watch: Palm Prints

Summer may be winding down but vacation season is still in full swing. For those of us who are currently office bound (home or otherwise) tropical leaf prints are a trend that provides a visual escape. We've rounded up a few examples of the trend in action, as well as resources to get the look for yourself. READ MORE »

Simon, The Original Smartphone, Turns 20 Today

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Most of us can trace back the recent history of smartphones through a plethora of Androids, iPhones, and Blackberrys. Maybe you recall a nascent phone-PDA hybrid from Palm or Kyocera. But I bet you don't remember the IBM Simon, the world's first smartphone, which hit the streets 20 years ago today. Read more...

Who Gives Better Retirement Advice: A Palm Reader Or An Investment Adviser?

Scott Adams, creator of the comic strip “Dilbert,” wrote a blog post earlier this month where he compared investment advisors to palm readers. If there is no real science to stock-picking, he reasons, then telling people what to invest in should be for entertainment purposes only. Like palm readers. That raises an interesting question: what kind of investment advice can … [More]

Chase Masterson Helps Scott Palm Beam in for Creation Entertainment's Galaxy-Spanning Convention: Star Trek Las Vegas

Star Trek is for everyone. Whether you're a classicist who caught "The Man Trap" on its first broadcast, or a dewy reboot hipster whose parents weren't born yet in '66 when the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise revolutionized television, with Star Trek, one's generation is no obstacle. Show More Summary

‘Hard Knocks’ highlights: William Moore’s indoor palm tree, Harry Douglas’ confession

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

“Hard Knocks” returned to HBO on Tuesday night, with the Atlanta Falcons the subject of this year’s NFL reality series/educational program. This wasn’t the unfettered fun it used to be with Chad Ochocinco/Johnson, Terrell Owens or the New York Jets, but there were a few moments of solid entertainment. To wit: Coach Mike Smith padded […]

Oscars: Turkey Submits Cannes Winner ‘Winter Sleep’ In Foreign Language Race

For the fourth time in 11 years, director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has had a film selected as the Turkish submission for the Foreign Language Oscar race. Winter Sleep, which won the Palme d’Or in Cannes has been chosen, it was announced via Twitter by Turkey’s Culture Minister Omer Celik. Show More Summary

In praise of the older artist - Mary Anderson Grierson

It would appear that one of the perks of working for the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew for a long time is you get a bench outside the Palm House on your retirement or death. I came across a bench... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Kickstarter Suspends Alleged AirBNB Squatter’s Second Game Campaign

In Palm Springs, California, a man booked a vacation condominium for 44 days, saying that he would be in town on a business trip. After 30 days, he gained rights as a tenant under California law, and refused to pay rent or to leave. When the story broke, he was discovered to be an indie game developer who has … [More]

Check-Out Folio: We Heart Palm Springs

last monthTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it! CREDITS · MUST-STAY...Show More Summary

Mozambique's Coconut Graveyards

Orlando Albinho spent much of his 40 years collecting coconuts from the tops of leafy palm trees and selling them in the local market or to nearby factories that made soap and oil from the dried white flesh. Three years ago, everything...Show More Summary

Here's Why You Should Take Career Advice From Alicia Florrick

While I may not have my own law firm, two children, or the whole of Chitown in the palm of my hand, there's a thing or two I've learned from Alicia Florrick. The Good Wife's titular character - played by the Emmy-nominated Julianna Margulies...Show More Summary

Coming Distractions: Trailer for The Dardenne Bros.’ Two Days, One Night is appropriately sparse

As The A.V. Club’s film editor A.A. Dowd has already stated, Two Days, One Night was one of the best films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Though it didn’t take home the Palme D’Or, the film’s directors, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne,...Show More Summary

Palme Thursday: Winter Sleep was the favorite to win Cannes before anyone had even seen it

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. Winter Sleep (2014) “This is aShow More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Latest Buzz on Players Who Could Be Moved

The NBA world currently sits in the palm of one LeBron Raymone James. Whether it's # TheReturn or #TheDecisionPart2, James' stealthy Las Vegas meetings continue to enrapture and leave the rest of the league in a state of inertia. When LeBron makes his next move, expect a cascade of deals to come pouring out from all circles. Show More Summary

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