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  • Cannes: Comedy 'Pride' Lures Buyers Before World Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

    Matthew Warchus' humor-laced ensemble comedy "Pride," sold by Pathe, has lured a flurry of key-territory buyers in the run up to its world preem in Directors' Fortnight. Inspired by true events that took place during the Margaret Thatcher era in 1984,...
  • Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global VOD platform Mubi has partnered with the Cannes Film Festival's Court Metrage to screen exclusively a selection of short films that have played in competition at the event in past years. The shorts will feature on the curated arthouse platform...
  • Mercury Filmworks Opens Studio in Ireland

    Canada's premiere animation studio, Mercury Filmworks, has expanded into the European marketplace by adding a production studio in Dublin. Teletoon Canada content chief Alan Gregg has been tapped as president. In addition to his leading role, Gregg...
  • 'Pomegranate Soup' author Marsha Mehran dead at 36

    'Pomegranate Soup' author Marsha Mehran dead at 36
    Marsha Mehran, author of the international bestselling novel "Pomegranate Soup," was found dead in her home in Ireland on Wednesday. Officials say there is nothing suspicious about the death of the 36-year-old; toxicology reports are pending. Mehran was...
  • Cannes Festival: Full 2014 Lineup

    Opener Grace of Monaco (1) Olivier Dahan, France-U.S.-Belgium-Italy Competition The Captive Atom Egoyan, Canada Clouds of Sils Maria Olivier Assayas, France-Switzerland-Germany Foxcatcher Bennett Miller, U.S. Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard,...
  • CANNES: Sean Bean Heading for Romancer 'Maudie' with Sally Hawkins (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sean Bean is in talks to star opposite Sally Hawkins in the romance "Maudie," which set to start shooting in Newfoundland in July. Bean will play a reclusive local fish peddler who hires Maud Dowley -- a tiny disabled woman - to be his housekeeper for...
  • McSorley's gets tanked on 'Fish Tank Kings'

    McSorley's gets tanked on 'Fish Tank Kings'
    Simon Kearney, owner of McSorley’s Beach Pub, once dreamed of a serpentine aquarium snaking more than 300 feet through his oceanfront Fort Lauderdale tavern. For now, he’s settled for an eel. The 30-inch zebra eel will make its national...
  • Young kids recognize unhealthy food brands more than healthy ones

    Young kids recognize unhealthy food brands more than healthy ones
    For very young children, awareness of food brands increases greatly between ages three and four and is highest for unhealthy foods, according to a new study from Ireland. Food-brand knowledge predicts what kids will ask for later, said lead author Mimi...
  • Shrine hosting Family Day

    If you're looking for a way to slow down and enjoy some time with the family before a summer full of activities starts up, you are invited to enjoy the Annual Family Day at the Strawbridge Shrine in New Windsor June 14. The free day will include music by...
  • Catherine T. Kerr, 74, formerly of Westminster

    Catherine T. Kerr, 74, formerly of Westminster, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Fairhaven Health Care Center in Sykesville. She was born Dec. 22, 1939, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was the wife of Robert O. Kerr, who died in 2005. She had worked as a...
  • Unions say Norwegian Air uses unfair tactics to undercut competitors

    Unions say Norwegian Air uses unfair tactics to undercut competitors
    A battle is brewing over the lucrative trans-Atlantic routes that have been dominated by major U.S. and European airlines. Upstart Norwegian Air Shuttle is ruffling rivals’ feathers with its plans to bring the kind of low-fare service offered by...
  • Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs

    Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs
    Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...