Two films expected to gain a lot of attention despite being screened 'out of competition' will be Steven Spielberg's The BFG, based on the novel by Roald Dahl, and the American thriller Money Monster which is directed by Jodie Foster and stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts. … [Read more...] about Cannes 2016: Film Festival to Welcome Woody Allen, Julia Roberts and Jodie Foster
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“We have no idea how this is going to pan out,” he said. He will be bringing his 14 permanent employees out of furlough but is keeping another 10 seasonal workers waiting to hear if they have a job this summer. … [Read more...] about France’s tourism industry asks itself: can we save summer?
A former model who says Weinstein sexually assaulted her when she was 16 sued him in December under the act, saying she didn’t want to be included in a proposed global settlement that would split $25 million among various accusers because the compensation wasn't enough and because it didn't hold Weinstein and his enablers accountable. … [Read more...] about Weinstein raped me in 1994 at age 17, woman says in lawsuit
Jane Doe 1 alleges Weinstein lured her back to a suite at the Hotel Barrière Le Majestic during the Cannes Film Festival in France in 1984, when she was about 34, according to the lawsuit. The suit says he jammed his tongue into her mouth and groped her breasts and genitals before she escaped. … [Read more...] about A new civil lawsuit alleges Harvey Weinstein raped a 17-year-old in the 1990s
Though it did have a certain amount of popular appeal because of an international backdrop and lovely music, with songs rendered by Hemant Kumar, Sen himself feels "it was much less than good. It was over sentimental, technically poor and visually unsatisfying." … [Read more...] about Mrinal Sen: ‘I wish I could start from scratch’