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Palme Thursday: La Dolce Vita won the Palme, but a more radical Italian film deserved 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. La Dolce Vita (1960) There’s no...Show More Summary

Winter Sleep, Winner of the Palme d'Or, Tipped for the Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film

When Aydin comes home to find his abode to be abuzz with the banter of warm conversations, the inviting glow of a fire and the relaxed vibe induced from the local Turkish liqueur, his first reaction is confusion because he doesn't know what the party is for. Show More Summary

Leviathan: is this anti-Putin film the Russians tried to ban on course to win an Oscar?

The funny thing about a film like Leviathan, which many expected to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes earlier this year (it didn’t), is that suddenly an awful lot of… Continue reading The post Leviathan: is this anti-Putin film the Russians tried to ban on course to win an Oscar? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Bead by Bead, Saving the Rainforest and Fighting Climate Change

Sergio Polignano, on behalf of Forest Trends Eliza Suruí sits on a palm mat she wove herself, in the shade of her family's maloca, or dwelling. It is a hot September afternoon in the Brazilian Amazon. She picks a tucun nut from the basket in front of her and using a large, very sharp knife, carefully breaks the shell into several pieces. Show More Summary

6 Weird Things You Inevitably Do When You Have A Crush

You're not yourself when you have a crush. Your palms are sweaty when he or she is around. You visit your crush's Facebook profile so often, you might as well make it your home page. And your feeble attempts to play it cool when that...Show More Summary

"Am I a bunny or a hamster??"

"I don't know!!! Either way, though, you should probably give me some treats... right here in this open palm!" :P This adorable mini bun is actually named Minnie! And she's up for adoption with the Italian Chapter of the House...

FL: If You Committed Crime on a Bus, You Can't Ride

Palm Beach County commissioners today passed a local law that would temporarily bar people from using Palm Tran buses if they have committed crimes or threatened people on buses.

Meanwhile, somewhere above Palm Springs ...

In dreams, you can fly. In life, you can fly coach. Or, to avoid baggage fees, snack fees and bruised knees, you can ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

Pet dog Casper reunited with family after 5 years

They didn't have a ghost of a chance to see Casper the friendly pup again — or so they thought. A Florida family was reunited with their pet dog who vanished like a ghost from their West Palm Beach home in 2009.

Trump: Good Thing To Come Out Of Ebola Scare: No Shaking Hands

The Donald is notorious for having an aversion to shaking hands. On that score, I don’t blame him. How many times has someone cornered you into a handshake in the middle of a meal, or at some other moment when a a clammy palm is the last thing you want to touch.  Claiming that this will [...]

Kevin Durant Says He Can't Palm a Basketball

A height of 6'9" with a 7'4" wingspan—add the skills of a shooting guard, and you have Kevin Durant. The man can cross you up, soar in for a highlight-reel dunk or even knock down an effortless three. Yes, the reigning MVP can do itShow More Summary

Palme Thursday: A clunky title can’t dilute the power of this ambitious “peasant epic”

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 Tree Of Wooden Clogs (1978)...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Taylor McFerrin Ft. Nai Palm

Or at least that's what I call it. If you like good music with interesting visuals, then you've come to the right place. I've posted another cut off of his newest album, Early Riser, on here before, but you should definitely check out the rest of it if you haven't already. What are you listening to tonight?

New Biomass Plant for the UK Looks Like a Giant Green Volcano

  Powered by palm kernel shells, which are the byproducts of palm oil plantations, the plant will reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent compared to traditional coal or gas fired stations. The palm kernel shells, considered a renewable fuel, will

That’s One Big Ass Handgun!

News From Florida: Jennifer Bair is a 25-year-old resident of Belvedere Lane in Palm Coast. She owns a beagle called Daisy, which she takes on walks in her neighborhood or in her backyard, on a leash, as was the case Sunday. Bair started carrying a gun after a neighborhood pit bull charged her and her […]

Which iPhone 6 Do You Want?

It's a question that's vexing countless gadget fiends: Which Apple iPhone do I want, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 or the 5.5-inch iPhone 6? The palm friendly handset or pocket-busting phablet? See also: Apple iPhone 6: The Review If you've read our reviews, you know these are two very good products. Show More Summary

Smiling Through The Glorious 2014 Pine to Palm 100m

Last Saturday, I had the great pleasure of joining ~200 ultrarunners for the 5th annual Pine to Palm 100 Mile Endurance Run, an epic and mountainous run in the Siskiyou Mountains near Ashland, OR. Designed and put on by ultra-legendShow More Summary

Low-fat or low-carb diets: Interpreting results of the new study

The joys of September! Parents gleefully shove their reluctant children onto school buses, the palm trees in Los Angeles don’t change color, and everyone realizes that they gained 20 pounds during their summer vacation. It’s time to get serious again about losing weight. But how should you eat to best help you shed the extra […]

Jessica Chastain Joining Xavier Dolan’s First English-Language Film

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Quebecois writer/director/actor Xavier Dolan has been making acclaimed films in Canada for the last few years, and his most recent, Mommy, was a huge hit at Cannes this past May. Mommy was up for the Palme d’Or, and while it didn’t take that prize, Dolan did win the Jury Prize for the film. Show More Summary

Roger Goodell Blasted by Current and Former NFL Players on Twitter

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Roger Goodell is taking a serious beating in the court of public opinion. Every day this week has seen new reports and accusations that the NFL either knew or elected not to know what really happened between Ray Rice and Janay Palmer in that elevator. The latest damaging report? A law enforcement official told the […]

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