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2014 Cannes Jury Announced

| April 28, 2014 | 9 Comments

(thanks to Paddy at screenonscreen) Jane Campion – (Sweetie, The Piano, Bright Star) 9th female jury president in Cannes’ 67 year history. Carole Bouquet – (That Obscure Object of Desire, Day of the Idiots, Too Beautiful for You) Sofia Coppola – (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette)... (Read More)

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Critics over the moon for Under the Skin

| April 25, 2014 | 8 Comments

First, a question: Who’s Twice as Hot as Scarlett Johansson? Answer: Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother Hunter. I wish I’d known Ms. Johansson had a twin brother on National Siblings Day. But none of you mooks ever told me, so now I have no real excuse for posting... (Read More)

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The Death of Net Neutrality…

| April 24, 2014 | 18 Comments

While you were all busy thinking about something else the FCC made the tragic (even if inevitable) decision to allow ISP providers, or content providers, who pay more to give speedier access to customers. That is really how they are describing it to people. So you might think, hey... (Read More)

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Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini in The Drop

| April 22, 2014 | 18 Comments

Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini and Noomi Rapace star in The Drop, based on a tale by Dennis Lehane called “Animal Rescue” that appears in the short story collection Boston Noir. A couple of years ago Neil Burger was set to direct but then Michaël R. Roskam took the reins... (Read More)