Sunday, April 14, 2024

cannes 2014

Shock: RIP Douglas McGrath, Tony Nominee, Woody Allen Collaborator, Former “SNL” Writer, Dead at 64

I am in shock and a lot of people are this afternoon. Just last week I told you about my friend Doug McGrath's extraordinary one man show, "Everything's Fine,"...

UPDATED Harvey Weinstein Worried That Auletta Book Would Harm Him, But It’s a Sales Dud

FRIDAY UPDATE 6:11PM The book has fallen to 1,930 on amazon. WEDNESDAY Before it was published, Harvey Weinstein worried that Ken Auletta's book about...

Dionne Warwick-Peabo Bryson Shows in Atlanta, NY, Brooklyn Cancelled After Concert Promoter–Ex Felon, Former Partner of Joseph Jackson– Claimed Racist Threats

Concerts starring Dionne Warwick, Peabo Bryson, and Deniece Williams -- scheduled for tonight, Saturday, and Sunday nights in Virginia, New York, and Brooklyn --...

Legendary Friars Club — Raided Last February by Postal Inspectors — Waiting for Word from US Attorney’s Office

It was last October when I first reported there was trouble at the Friars Club. A former employee had filed a sex harassment lawsuit...

Joel and Ethan Coen to Head 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival Jury

The Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, are going to head up the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival jury. It's amazing that they haven't already...

“Whiplash” Star Miles Teller’s Break Out Year: Will “Bleed” Next

Just about the best movie in Cannes this year was Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash." First seen in Sundance, "Whiplash" was snapped up by Sony Pictures...

Cannes 2014: Winners include Julianne Moore, 3 Hour Turkish film

The Cannes Jury has voted. Winter Sleep, a three hour Turkish film, won the Palme D'or. Julianne Moore was Best actress for Maps to the...

Cannes: Tarantino Wants to Release “Django” as 4 Hour Cable Series

Quentin Tarantino is here. He's in Cannes for tonight's 20th anniversary showing of "Pulp Fiction." Tomorrow night he introduces the closing night film, Clint...

UPDATE Cannes 2014: Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton the New Faces of amFAR

UPDATE MAY 25TH: Got a lot of positive feedback on this piece. Day after, saw their black Mercedes 350 sedan, stamped with amFAR name,...

Cannes: John Travolta, Kelly Preston Promote Controversial Billionaires’ Caribbean Paradise

Last night in Cannes: John Travolta and Kelly Preston were flown in to host a high priced event promoting an environmentally controversial project. The...

Legendary Beauty Actress Sophia Loren, Almost 80: “I Was Never Considered Photogenic”

Cannes: The great Sophia Loren gave a 90 minute interview today disguised as a "master class." She told the audience at the Salle Bunuel...