As promised, the Cannes Film Festival has added a handful of titles to the Official Selection, bringing the Compeition and Un Certain Regard lineups to a total of 19 films each. Notably making Thierry Frémaux’s extras today is Gaspar Noé’s Love. Show More Summary
The UN atomic agency failed during talks in Tehran Wednesday to resolve long-standing questions over Iran’s alleged past efforts to develop nuclear weapons, an Iranian official said. “We discussed certain solutions to resolve the two outstanding questions, and it was decided to wind up...
This week, the United Nations' Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons is once again hearing from technical and legal experts on the subject of killer robots
In 1947, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a UN agency, designated certain bands of the RF spectrum as ISM. The idea was to have an international standard of frequencies that were reserved for Industrial, Scientific, and Medical equipment. Show More Summary
A nine-foot-long bull shark was rescued from almost certain death in a wayward fishing net earlier this week, when a deputy, a wildlife official, and oceanographic employees charged into the Florida surf to free the predator. The unusual rescue took place on Wednesday, near the Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach, according to CBS 12. Show More Summary
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, not a UN stooge. The Federal Communications Commission meets Thursday morning to vote on net neutrality, and will almost certainly vote to reclassify broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications...Show More Summary
Talk about the dog days! Here is the opening sequence from WHITE GOD, an allegorical thriller about an uprising of dogs. The film won the prestigious Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes last year and is bounding its way toward U.S. and U.K. Show More Summary
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In the upcoming movie White God, which won the Un Certain Regard award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, canine actor Bodie plays Hagen, a mutt that—after he is separated from his owner—leads an uprising of hundreds of dogs against the men who mistreat and abuse them. Show More Summary
Peter Strickland is quickly becoming one of the avant-garde filmmakers to watch, and his entry into this year’s “un certain regard” at the Cannes Film Festival is his best film to date. The Duke of Burgundy is a sensual romantic drama about two women in a non-specific time and place, engaging in games of punishment and pleasure.
The drug trade is a great place to make tons of money fast. In 2003, the UN estimated the total worth of the global drug trade at $320 billion, a figure that has certainly grown in the last 12 years. So it’s not surprising that some police officers, who interact frequently with the...
After winning the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize in Cannes and going on to strong box office, great word of mouth and making the Foreign Language Oscar shortlist in December, Swedish helmer Ruben Ostlund’s Force Majeure was shockingly omitted from the Academy’s nominations roster on Thursday. Show More Summary
Dogs have their day in White God, the Homeward Bound-esque tale with darkly politicized parallels that won the Un Certain Regard sidebar at Cannes and is eyeing awards gold as Hungary's Best Foreign Oscar entry. Kornél Mundruczó wrote...Show More Summary
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In news certain to rattle Israeli society, several cabinet ministers inside Israel’s government claim that President Obama has formally notified Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. may plan a major break in relations with the Jewish state. Show More Summary
HOW CLIMATE SCIENTISTS KNOW WHAT THEY KNOW Why Is UN Report So Certain Humans Caused Climate Change? John Roach, November 3, 2014 (NBC News) “The science laid out in [ the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's newest climate assessment...Show More Summary
The must-see ‘Force Majeure,’ which won the Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, follows a family of four on a disastrous skiing trip in the French Alps.
When marketers use the term “social media,” most people immediately think of Facebook and Twitter. While these platforms have certainly proven beneficial in generating interest in many types of products, medical devices present a unique challenge for marketers because advertising claims are more strictly regulated than other products. Show More Summary
The collapse of Project Monaco in the summer appeared to signal the death of competitiveness in Ligue Un. While it was certainly the end of Monaco’s flirtation with the major players in Europe, PSG haven’t had it their own way whatsoever and haven’t won back-to-back games more than once all season, becoming draw specialists. They […]
Ryan Gosling could have had an entirely different career if he had only joined a certain famous band. Oprah Winfrey’s name isn’t really Oprah, but it’s close. And Jennifer Lawrence, before she became famous, bore an uncanny — and uncannily awkward — resemblance to a famous musician. Show More Summary
Rumors that the Supreme Leader's month-long vanishing act signals a coup or a power shuffle are almost certainly false, experts say