(Reuters) - Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich on Wednesday signed a bill legalizing marijuana use for medical purposes under certain circumstances, his office said. Over the last few years, state legislatures and voters in the United...Show More Summary
Curated VOD streaming service MUBI has stepped up its game with a pair of acquisitions out of the Cannes Film Festival. The global platform has taken U.S. and UK/Ireland theatrical and digital rights to Un Certain Regard prize winner The Happiest Day In the Life Of Olli Maki. Show More Summary
D’un côté, il y a les market fare : un tarif dédié à un marché, à une zone géographique. Certaines compagnies vont cibler ces marchés et proposer des tarifs adaptés à la demande. La connaissance de ces market fare permet parfois de faire de jolies affaires – les 3 C (Le Caire, Casablanca, Colombo), Tunis,...
Love & Friendship and Jane Austen by Marjorie Skinner I t's a little rude to betray the wishes of an author who kept certain books out of public view. Still, examining early, inferior, or neglected manuscripts can enable a richer understanding of the author's work. Show More Summary
Back in 2006, Nike introduced the high-performance SUMO 2 golf club driver, specially engineered to help golfers hit straighter shots, even for slightly off-center hits. There was just one problem: the newly designed club made an unpleasantly...Show More Summary
UPDATE, WRITETHRU: With 24 hours to go until the Palme d’Or and other winners are unveiled in the main Cannes Film Festival competition, its companion section, Un Certain Regard, handed out its laurels tonight. The top prize went to The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Maki. Show More Summary
After wowing critics here on the Croisette, Lionsgate is breaking its CBS Films western Hell or High Water wide sooner than expected. The film will still debut in a limited number of theaters on Aug. 12, but it will now go wide the following weekend on Aug. Show More Summary
In its third acquisition of an Official Selection title here in Cannes, Sony Pictures Classics has taken North and Latin American rights to Michael Dudok de Wit’s The Red Turtle. The animated film premiered yesterday in Un Certain Regard...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Here is a look at After the Storm, Japanese writer-director Kore-eda Hirokazu’s family drama that premieres tonight in the Un Certain Regard sidebar at Cannes. Abe Hiroshi stars Ryota, a former celebrated author who now blows the money he makes as a private eye on gambling and barely can make his child-support payments. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Tim Grady and Jeff Lipsky’s Adopt Films has picked up all U.S. rights to Eran Kolirin’s Beyond The Mountains And Hills, an Israeli drama that’s running here in the Un Certain Regard section. Adopt plans a broad release in early 2017. Show More Summary
Album: Fuzzy Year: 1993 You young’uns who only know Grant-Lee Phillips as the Stars Hollow town troubadour in Gilmore Girls might be surprised that — for a short while in 1993 — Grant Lee Buffalo felt like the most important band in the world. Show More Summary
Studio Ghibli’s The Red Turtle is set to premiere in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival which is currently underway in France. The Red Turtle, or La tortue rouge as it’s titled internationally, tells the storyShow More Summary
The cast and crew of Clash attend the film's world premiere in the 'Un Certain Regard' section in Cannes Sometimes a film makes history even before it is screened. Such is the case for Mohamed Diab's latest Clash ('Eshtebak'), the much-awaited follow up from the talented Egyptian filmmaker to his Cairo 678, a personal favorite. Show More Summary
Well, it didn’t take long for Cannes ’16 to go gratifyingly bonkers. Three years ago, French filmmaker Alain Guiraudie won Best Director in Un Certain Regard—the festival’s second-tier section, though it always insists otherwise—for Stranger By The Lake, a death-drenched romance set entirely at a gay nude beach. Show More Summary
The opening film in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival is an intense, riveting feature called Clash (also known as Eshtebak in Egyptian) and it's outstanding. Clash is set entirely inside the back of a police paddywagon in Egypt in 2013, during the second half of their revolution. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Stéphanie Di Giusto’s The Dancer premieres in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard tomorrow with stars Soko, Gaspard Ulliel, Mélanie Thierry and Lily-Rose Depp in town. Above is a clip from the film which is Di Giusto’s feature debut. Show More Summary
After unveiling the main Competition jury earlier this week, Cannes has rounded out the rest of the panels which will be judging the Un Certain Regard section as well as the Short Films and Cinéfondation titles and awarding the prize for best first feature, the Camera d’Or. Show More Summary
DON’T DO STUPID SHT, DPRK EDITION: Kim Jong Un reportedly launches missiles at random when US provokes him. There’s a certain rationality to his madness.
Terrorism is a global threat and it poses a direct assault on the UN charter and universal declaration of human rights, according to Ban Ki-moon.
Early returns from the New York primary have revealed the existence of a small island – just off the coast of Manhattan – that's populated entirely by fans of Donald Trump. No one is certain how these 60 square miles of land came to be settled by devotees of the ... More »