The film's addition to the lineup had been widely speculated given its official release on the very Cannes-friendly date of May 24 (the festival runs May 14-25). Its screening — and any potential parties — will likely be among the hottest tickets for the festival, also set to feature Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. … [Read more...] about Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Poised for Cannes Bow
Quick background; Sharp Objects is based on the bestselling book by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn about a reporter, just out from a stay at a psychiatric hospital, who is ordered by her tough editor to return to her small hometown to report on the murders of two preteen girls. Marti Noxon, who wrote the final script, serves as showrunner and writer. Noxon, Flynn and Jean-Marc Vallée also serve as executive producers and Vallée directs. … [Read more...] about Amy Adams Tells Naked Truth About ‘Sharp Objects’ — The Contenders Emmys
Zac - who bleached his hair in February - said: 'My whole life I've been training. One of the best things I think you can do is take a step back and learn from people who do it better than you and do it differently than you' … [Read more...] about Zac Efron flaunts six-pack abs during workout with Nina Dobrev
You may already know the face, but if not yet then it won't be long. Fresh from a BAFTA Rising Star nomination and a place in Forbes' 30 Under 30 for entertainment in Europe - alongside the likes of Daniel Radcliffe, Jodie Comer, George Ezra, Jess Glynne and Stefflon Don - she has already appeared opposite Tom Hardy in Taboo, and starred in the BAFTA-winning Beast. … [Read more...] about Jessie Buckley: Playing a brassy, irreverent fun bag in Wild Rose has been a joy
“Fosse/Verdon” becomes overwhelmed by the pain, hitting every signpost of too-much-too-fast breakdown stories, an avalanche of awards trophies and bottles of Seconal. Verdon becomes professionally lost and her character often recedes. The series is based on the biography “Fosse” by Sam Wasson, and it has the feel of a Fosse story to which the “/Verdon” was appended. (The third episode delves into her early life, steering hard into melodrama.) … [Read more...] about Review: In ‘Fosse/Verdon,’ a Portrait of the Artist as Problematic Fave
In Immerwahr’s telling, these technologies helped bring about a world where globalization replaced colonization as “the great coordinating process.” Market dominance replaced military might as the crux of American power. The U.S. came out on top because economic and technological advantages gained in World War II allowed it to outcompete other countries. He gives the example of how American dominance of the airline industry led to the virus-like spread of English throughout the world via the vector of international air traffic controllers. As the book nears the present day, Immerwahr narrates a number of interesting stories from far-flung U.S. military installations (did you know the Beatles were inspired by music they heard from U.S. troops stationed in Liverpool?), but the reader becomes increasingly curious about why, in an era of increasingly seamless globalization, the U.S. stationed troops, planes, and ships all around the world in the first place. … [Read more...] about America Used to Have an Overseas Empire. What Happened to It?