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  • Ireland Lures More Productions With Bigger Tax Breaks, Better Facilities

    Last year, Ireland announced that it was upping the ante in the global contest for international film and TV shoots by increasing its tax incentive to 32% beginning next year. But production incentives alone do not a film industry make, as Irish Film...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Crockett excited about trip to Baltimore, Poquoson fans excited he'll pitch close to home

    Crockett excited about trip to Baltimore, Poquoson fans excited he'll pitch close to home
    If travel is the bane of a big-time athlete’s existence, Kyle Crockett will be the exception Thursday through Sunday, when the Cleveland Indians visit Baltimore for a four-game series against the Orioles at Camden Yards. The trip will be his...
  • Cannes 2014: Raw nerves on docket with 'Mommy'

    Cannes 2014: Raw nerves on docket with 'Mommy'
    Many well-regarded films competing for the 67th Cannes Film Festival awards, to be announced Saturday, are concerned primarily with matters of the heart, obliquely drawn. "Mommy" is not one of them. It is a mother/son story of immense, gut-centric...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Irish theater festival staged in Delray Beach

    Irish theater festival staged in Delray Beach
    Irish theater is coming to Delray Beach. The 21st Acting Irish International Theatre Festival will be staged Tuesday, May 20 through Saturday, May 24, ¬†at Arts Garage. “We have a lot of people coming into town,” says Dennis Holmes, the...