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  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Sniffs out Cinefondation Prize

    CANNES - The Cannes Festival's Cinefondation first prize was won by U.S. student film "Skunk." It was directed by Annie Silverstein of the University of Texas at Austin. Second prizes was won by "Oh Lucy!" by Atsuko Hirayanagi of the NYU Tisch School...
  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Tops Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation

    CANNES- Annie Silverstein's "Skunk" won the top prize of the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation, whose jury was presided by Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami. Created by Cannes' prexy Gilles Jacob and run by George Goldenstern, the Cinefondation honors...
  • Public Fiction is collectively in Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A.'

    Public Fiction is collectively in Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A.'
    The room is small and spare, with stark white walls, a 1960s office desk and gray carpeting so new the sour scent of freshly applied glue permeates the air. A leafy palm tree sprouts from one corner. Soon this quiet, nondescript room — part of the...
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving

    When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving
    In the recession from which the United States is recovering, unemployment among blacks and Latinos has been deeper and more entrenched; incomes in black and Latino communities have fallen more sharply; and recovery has been slower and far less complete....
  • 'Ivory Tower' takes a disturbing look at the college-industrial complex

    'Ivory Tower' takes a disturbing look at the college-industrial complex
    Everyone these days is fretting about the high cost of college. On Monday, President Barack Obama said he would extend a program that caps student loan monthly payments by linking them to a percentage of income. On Tuesday, he talked about college...
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame Shines a Light on Sidestage Tunesmiths

    Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous? Yet it's an issue the...
  • Review: 'The Second Amendment' by Michael Waldman

    Review: 'The Second Amendment' by Michael Waldman
    In the 1980s, New York senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said that everyone is entitled to his own opinions but not to his own facts. More recently, philosopher-comic Stephen Colbert rejected such a confining, narrow view: "Who's Britannica to tell...
  • '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy

    '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy
    Channing Tatum simply couldn't come up with enough curse words fast enough, so Jonah Hill stepped into the vulgarity breach. The actors were improvising a scene about improvisation last October, as the "21 Jump Street" veterans were graduating from...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie. Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...
  • Q&A with Freddy winner Daniel Youngelman

     
    In the 12th annual Freddy Awards ceremony held recently State Theatre in Easton, Freedom School’s “Crazy For You” was the big winner of the night and especially Freedom leading man Daniel Youngelman, who won a special MVP award for...