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The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

Following Coppola's win, actress Nicole Kidman-who starred in The Beguiled and was awarded a special 70th anniversary prize-has stated that she plans to combat the problem by promising to work with a female director "every 18 months". "The film nearly killed me", she said at Cannes . He added, looking down at his sneakers (footwear usually a no-no on the red carpet), "As you can see from my sho... [Full Article...]

Cannes 2017: Ruben Östlund wins Palme d'Or for The Square

Among others she thanked her father, the "Apocalypse Now" director Francis Ford Coppola, who she said "taught me writing and directing". " The Beguiled " stars Australian actress Nicole Kidman and she was given a 70th anniversary award in recognition of having three films and one TV series shown at the festival. [Full Article...]

Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

Prior to Coppola, the last woman to receive the award for Best Director was Soviet filmmaker Yuliya Solntseva for The Chronicle of Flaming Years , way back in 1961. Best screenplay: Lynne Ramsay and Yorgos Lanthimos . The film was a deeply personal project for director Robin Campillo, who was himself an activist in the French branch of the group that helped shame the world into action. [Full Article...]

Group hosts Memorial Day ceremony at Cowpens Veteran Park

Group hosts Memorial Day ceremony at Cowpens Veteran Park The group also cleaned around graves of those who served, placing an American flag near each tombstone. If you enjoy the level of freedom that we still have in this country, here are some ways to honor those who gave their lives so that you can have this freedom. [Full Article...]

Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large

Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large The Monday arrest has brought the total number of people arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing to 16. Seven children were among the dead in what was the most costly terror attack to hit Britain since the July 7 bombings in 2005. [Full Article...]

Palestinian Terrorist Prisoner Hunger Strike Ends

Palestinian analysts hailed the deal as a victory for the hunger strikers. Qaraqe had urged Palestinians to support the strike and called on human rights organizations to press Israel about conditions in prisons. Organizers of the rally received a letter from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that was read on stage calling for a Palestinian state based on 1967 lines. [Full Article...]

Emmy Rossum is set to Wednesday Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail

Emmy Rossum is set to Wednesday Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail Rossum and 39-year-old Esmail - best known for creating the critically acclaimed U.S. series Mr. Robot - got engaged in August 2015 after dating for two years.The two met when he directed the actress in 2014's Comet , in which she starred opposite Justin Long. [Full Article...]

Pippa Middleton Recycled A Bridal Accessory She Wore To The Royal Wedding

Pippa Middleton Recycled A Bridal Accessory She Wore To The Royal Wedding May 21, 2017 by hellomagazine.com Hello! magazine have collected the most special moments from Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding day for a special souvenir edition of the magazine. "I would not be surprised if Prince Harry was not given a plus one, as the wedding guest list would have most likely been made in fall of past year when Prince Harry's relationship with Meghan was n... [Full Article...]

Swedish film The Square wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Fest

The awards capped what had been an often disappointing festival characterised by a fairly weak feature-film competition , misfires from venerated auteurs and rumours that some movies had been rushed into the festival before they had been fully edited. [Full Article...]

Computers Not Fully Up, But British Airways to Resume Flights

British Airways said Sunday that it was still working on the massive problem, which caused the airline to cancel all flights from the two London airports. "It's not possible to quantify the cost of this IT failure at this time, but given the scale of British Airways' operation and the number of customers affected, it will be significant", said John Strickland, an aviation analyst at the Londo... [Full Article...]

Manchester City close to completing £35million deal for Goalkeeper — Transfer Focus

Manchester City close to completing £35million deal for Goalkeeper — Transfer Focus The 23-year-old Brazilian would compete with Claudio Bravo for the No 1 role next season. Although the decision is not always 100 percent made by the player. So the former Barcelona and Bayern boss loaned out the England number one to Torino. And now the BBC claim Pep Guardiola's side are looking to bring in another keeper. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit attack victims

The way you have handled all of this has been more inspiring and made me more proud than you'll ever know. "Following the bad events in Manchester on Monday night, we have chose to cancel our special screening of Orange is the New Black and GLOW on Tuesday 30th May", a Netflix spokesperson said on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Gregg Allman, Soulful Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer, Dies at 69

Nobody in rock - not even Keith Richards! - had as much luck, grit and dedication to getting back on stage as the Allman Brothers Band frontman, principal songwriter and leader. The organist and singer for The Allman Brothers helped create the Southern Rock genre. He, however, continued to release solo albums throughout the "70s and "80s, including " Gregg Allman Tour" and 'Playin" Up ... [Full Article...]

What we know about the Manchester bomber

What we know about the Manchester bomber British police meanwhile made an arrest in Nuneaton, south of Manchester, after Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Salman Abedi "likely" did not act alone and had been known to security forces "up to a point". Among investigators' areas of interest is how often Abedi travelled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 20... [Full Article...]

Sofia Coppola makes history with best director win at Cannes

Bang plays the curator of an art museum, who sets up " The Square ", an installation inviting passers-by to acts of altruism. Coppola won the award for her upcoming film 'The Beguiled' , following not very closely in the footsteps of Russian director Yuliya Solntseva , the first ever woman to win Best Director , who took out the prize in 1961 - yes, the last victor predates the end of the ... [Full Article...]

Teenager arrested in connection with Manchester Arena terror attack

Teenager arrested in connection with Manchester Arena terror attack Details on how they may be tied to the bombing have not been released. Prime Minister Theresa May said developments in the investigation meant intelligence experts had chose to lower the threat level from its highest rating "critical", meaning an attack could be imminent, to "severe" meaning an attack was highly likely. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for concert benefitting terror attack victims

He said police have reviewed security at more than 1,300 events across the United Kingdom and urged public not to change any plan and "go out as you planned and enjoy yourselves". One U.K. official told The Journal that May talked to Trump about the leak at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels. "He made the connection straight away". [Full Article...]

More arrests in Manchester attack; United Kingdom remains on high alert

More arrests in Manchester attack; United Kingdom remains on high alert Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said in a statement Friday that police have made "significant arrests and finds" in the investigation of the attack, claiming they had gotten "hold of a large part" of an alleged network of Abedi's. [Full Article...]

Published new photos of the Manchester terrorist

Officers have not said where the 22-year-old was standing or exactly when on Monday night the images were captured. They said the investigation was not slowing, with some 1,000 officers involved, and the priority was to determine if more people were involved in planning the attack. [Full Article...]

Carrie Fisher would have led 9th Star Wars film

Carrie Fisher would have led 9th Star Wars film Tell us in the comments: Would you like to see a reunion between Luke and Leia in The Last Jedi? Star Wars may center much of its focus on sci-fi action, but the franchise is no stranger to romance. Fans are already showing their support for the actress as her role Paige in The Last Jedi unfolds. "How you doing?'" he said. As was discussed in the piece, Fisher's sudden death put LucasF... [Full Article...]


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