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Brian Dennehy To Star In Amazon Pilot ‘Cocked’

Brian Dennehy To Star In Amazon Pilot ‘Cocked’

Brian Dennehy is in negotiations to star opposite Sam Trammell in Amazon Studios’ dramedy pilot Cocked. Written by Samuel Baum and Sam Shaw, Cocked centers on Richard Paxson (Trammell), a Washington D.C. management consultant who’s estranged from his father Wade (Dennehy) and brother but is pulled back in to the fray of his family’s gun […]

Critics see Palme d’Or for Dardennes, but do they deserve it?

Critics see Palme d’Or for Dardennes, but do they deserve it?

Just as festivalgoers wondered when they’d see something Palme d’Or-worthy, the Dardenne brothers’ latest, starring Marion Cotillard, screened in competition. Meanwhile, Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut nearly caused a riot. It happens every year at Cannes, just past the halfway point: Palme d’Or impatience. It’s the film festival equivalent of a kid in the car asking […]

Turkish drama ‘Winter Sleep’ wins Cannes Palme d’Or

Turkish drama ‘Winter Sleep’ wins Cannes Palme d’Or

The 67th Cannes Film Festival came to a close Saturday night, with Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour-plus Turkish drama “Winter Sleep” taking home the top Palme d’Or prize. Revolving around a wealthy rural hotel owner and his complicated relationships with his wife and sister, the film is a visually assured, fitfully spellbinding work that never achieves […]

Tintin breaks records with EUR2.5mn sale

Tintin breaks records with EUR2.5mn sale

An original page of drawings of the beloved comic character Tintin sold at auction Saturday in Paris for more than two million euros, setting a new world record for comics. The piece, created by the Belgian artist Hergé in 1937, went to an American collector for 2.5 million euros ($3.4 million) including fees, or 2.1 […]

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