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  • Dining on foodie books from Colman Andrews, Luke Barr, Allen Salkin

    It's hard to believe that only 50 years have passed since Julia Child set foot on the new continent of American Foodlandia. And yet in that short period, it seems we've already seen the full cycle of colonial development: discovery, exploration,...
  • Nicole Garcia To Head Cannes' Camera d'or Jury

    PARIS -- France's Nicole Garcia, a well-regarded actress-turned-director who has worked with many of French cinemas greats, will serve as president of the Cannes Festival's Camera d'or Award jury. Created in 1978, the Camera d'or prizes the best...
  • France to slow deficit cuts but respect 2015 target: minister

    PARIS (Reuters) - France has won backing from European partners to slightly slow the reduction of its public deficit but will still respect its EU-imposed deficit target in 2015, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Thursday. France must bring...
  • BFI Leads U.K. Delegation to Beijing Festival

    HONG KONG - The U.K. will this week lead its first major film trade delegation to China to take part in the Beijing Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday. The trade delegation is organized by the British Film Institute (BFI) BFI in partnership with...
  • Europe's powerful artistic experiences

    Europe's powerful artistic experiences
    My TV crew and I often enjoy the rare privilege of filming inside Europe's great museums and palaces on days when they are closed to the public. For this honor, we sign up months in advance, often pay dearly, and never regret it. While the logistics of...
  • Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

    Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced
    Translating a book is arduous and notoriously low-paid work. It's a labor of love for most. With a few blockbuster exceptions (think Gabriel García Márquez or Haruki Murakami) publishers don't make much, if any money from the translated titles they offer....
  • Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism

    Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism
    An auction of Nazi memorabilia, including items that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, has been called off in France following objections from Jewish groups and a prominent government official. The Paris auction company Vermot de Pas had...
  • Wallabies to test World Cup campaign on end-of-year tour

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's 2015 World Cup preparations will be well tested on their end-of-season European tour in November with coach Ewen McKenzie trying to replicate their potential campaign for the Webb Ellis trophy as much as possible. McKenzie'...
  • TRIP TIPS-Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

    By Alexandria Sage CANNES, April 18 (Reuters) - Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and...
  • Cannes: Looking Past the Hype and Hate (Analysis)

    Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice." Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups." Tim Burton's "Big Eyes." Hou Hsiao Hsien's "The Assassin." Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys." Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight." Doug Liman's "Edge of Tomorrow." Stephen Frear's...
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...