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nytimes.com - Tracey Tully - $100 Million Film Studio to Rise From Rubble of Ex-Public Housing Site
$100 Million Film Studio to Rise From Rubble of Ex-Public Housing Site
The New York Times

NEWARK — With a made-for-television flourish, Newark's mayor, Ras Baraka, climbed into an excavator earlier this year and punched the machine's metal claw through a crumbling brick wall of the city's first public housing site. The…

npr.org - Tom Dreisbach - A pro-Trump film suggests its data are so accurate, it solved a murder. That's false
A pro-Trump film suggests its data are so accurate, it solved a murder. That's false
NPR.org

A conservative 'election integrity' group called True The Vote has made multiple misleading or false claims about its work, NPR has found, including the suggestion that they helped solve the murder of an eight-year-old girl in Atlanta. The claims…

avclub.com - Gabrielle Sanchez - Viggo Mortensen says film about people finding car crashes erotic is better than film where a woman has sex wi
Viggo Mortensen says film about people finding car crashes erotic is better than film where a woman has sex wi
The A.V. Club

Ahead of the Cannes Film Festival premiere of David Cronenberg's newest offering, Crimes Of The Future, star Viggo Mortensen took a moment to compare the director's 1996 film Crash with last year's Palme d'Or winner, Titane. “In my opinion…

reuters.com - Mimosa Spencer - Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet as crowds descend for 75th anniversary
Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet as crowds descend for 75th anniversary
Reuters

CANNES, France May 17 (Reuters) - The Cannes Film Festival rolled out the red carpet Tuesday as the Mediterranean port city filled up with cinema stars, festival goers and oglers for the 75th anniversary event, bringing buzz and glamour back to the…

theguardian.com - Phil Hoad - French film royalty Louis Garrel: 'Right now, I've got the jitters'
French film royalty Louis Garrel: 'Right now, I've got the jitters'
The Guardian

For Louis Garrel, the centre of the universe is located at the Cannes film festival. “It's like a particle accelerator, like that place in Switzerland,” he says. “Your disappointments there are bigger, and your joy is…

ajc.com - Joe Parker, Gwinnett Daily Journal - 'Fulfilling my passion': Gwinnett Tech student starts her film industry career on the set of 'Creed III'
'Fulfilling my passion': Gwinnett Tech student starts her film industry career on the set of 'Creed III'
ajc

Seeking a new venture that would provide her with excitement and reward, and one that built upon skills she already possessed, Dunnings signed up for Georgia Film Academy course work through Gwinnett Technical College. The GFA is a unique…

arstechnica.com - Sam Machkovech - Star Wars content flurry confirmed: New Disney+ series, film updates
Star Wars content flurry confirmed: New Disney+ series, film updates
Ars Technica

When it comes to learning about new Star Wars content, there's really no beating a massive, feature-length look behind the curtain at Lucasfilm and Disney. This month's launch of the simply named Obi-Wan Kenobi series has proven a good occasion to…

gizmodo.com - Chris Hemsworth's New Sci-Fi Film From the Writers of Deadpool Finally Has a Trailer
Chris Hemsworth's New Sci-Fi Film From the Writers of Deadpool Finally Has a Trailer
Gizmodo

Netflix's new film, Spiderhead, has nothing to do with spiders. It does, however, have a lot to do with “heads” and the heads involved in it are truly impressive. It's from director Joseph Kosinski (Tron Legacy and Top Gun Maverick)…

lemonde.fr - Le Monde with AP - Cannes Film Festival launches with live Zelensky video address
Cannes Film Festival launches with live Zelensky video address
Le Monde

After a canceled 2020 edition and a scaled back gathering last year, the Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with an eye turned to Russia's war in Ukraine and a live satellite video address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Formally…

ndtv.com - 'Cannes Baby': Pooja Hegde To Make Her Debut At The 75th Cannes Film Festival
'Cannes Baby': Pooja Hegde To Make Her Debut At The 75th Cannes Film Festival
NDTV

Pooja Hedge en route to Cannes. (courtesy: hegdepooja) The popular actress Pooja Hegde, who is ruling the Indian film industry, is all set to make her debut appearance at Cannes 2022. On Monday, the actress jetted off to France and shared a…

northjersey.com - Daniel Munoz - Murphy announces $125M film and TV studio in Newark, as industry expands in NJ
Murphy announces $125M film and TV studio in Newark, as industry expands in NJ
North Jersey Media Group

More than a century after its birth in North Jersey, the film industry is in the midst of a Garden State resurgence. Gov. Phil Murphy and local officials were in Newark Tuesday to announce the latest project: a $125 million film and television…

yahoo.com - Simon Brew - The most memorable Cannes Film Festival controversies
The most memorable Cannes Film Festival controversies
Yahoo | Mail, Weather, Search, Politics, News, Finance, Sports & Videos

Some people make the rookie mistake of going to Cannes to report on the films. But oftentimes, it's the off-screen mayhem that makes the headlines… Ah, the Cannes Film Festival. The festival that on paper attracts people from around the…

nypost.com - Adriana Diaz - 'The Office' stars say they were almost 'poisoned' to death while filming
'The Office' stars say they were almost 'poisoned' to death while filming
New York Post

Two cast members from 'The Office' shared how the cast nearly died twice while shooting a certain episode for the final season. “The Office” almost put several members of the cast and crew permanently out of work. Two stars from the…

mid-day.com - Mayank Shekhar - The second film must matter more
The second film must matter more
Mid-day

In unrelated ways, how could you have heard of Darbhanga? It's the town in Bihar that the lead (Prateik Babbar) in Kiran Rao's film Dhobi Ghat (2010) comes from. Also, where the Indian Express media-baron Ramnath Goenka was born, although he had…

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