Cannes Critics’ Week Unveils 2020 Selection: Alba Rohrwacher, Brit Debut & Four French Titles

The Critics’ Week, the parallel Cannes Film Festival strand dedicated to first and second films, has revealed the features and shorts that will get the 2020 Critics’ Week label. Critics’ Week was canceled along with all other Cannes festival strands … Read more…

Purin Pictures Unveils Grants, Warns of Coronavirus Disruption to Asia Film Production

Two feature film projects and three documentaries are to receive grant funding from the Bangkok-based Purin Pictures fund. Unusually, the fund made no post-production disbursements. Receiving $ 15,000 each, the three features are: Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s “This City Is … Read more…

Purin Pictures Unveils Grants, Warns of Coronavirus Disruption to Asia Film Production

Two feature film projects and three documentaries are to receive grant funding from the Bangkok-based Purin Pictures fund. Unusually, the fund made no post-production disbursements. Receiving $ 15,000 each, the three features are: Indonesian director Mouly Surya’s “This City Is … Read more…

Governors cautiously shape plans to reopen states after Trump unveils new guidelines for coronavirus

The pace of reopening is expected to vary from state to state, and perhaps even from county to county.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

France Relaxes Theatrical Windows During Coronavirus Closures; Unveils Industry Support Measures

France’s National Film Center, the CNC, has taken measures to relax the country’s notoriously strict windows policy during the coronavirus pandemic. A reduction from the traditional four-month delay between theatrical release and DVD or TVOD was earlier granted for all … Read more…

Less Is More Unveils Trailer For The SXSW-Bound ‘Marygoround;’ Announces 2020 Participants

Less Is More, the program launched by Le Group Ouest to help young helmers such as Maimouna Doucouré (“Cuties”), has unveiled the trailer of Daria Woszek’s “Marygoround” which will have its world premiere at South By Southwest. The film, which … Read more…

Lucia Puenzo Unveils ‘Impactados,’ Courts Mariana Di Girolamo, Marcelo Alonso (EXCLUSIVE)

BUENOS AIRES  — Argentina’s Lucía Puenzo, one of Latin America’s most sought-after writer-directors, is in talks with Mariana di Girolamo, star of Pablo Larraín’s “Ema,” and Marcelo Alonso (“Neruda,” “The Club,” “Araña”) for both to star in feature “Impactados.” Both … Read more…

Starbucks unveils creepy, charcoal-infused ‘Phantom Frappuccino’ for Halloween

Starbucks has unveiled a new Halloween-inspired beverage in Europe that’s tinted black thanks to an ingredient that’s almost as creepy as the season — charcoal. The vegan “Phantom Frappuccino” contains coconut milk, lime, mango, pineapple, crème Frappuccino syrup and a … Read more…

BET Plus Unveils First Unscripted Original, ‘American Gangster: Trap Queens,’ Narrated by Jeezy (EXCLUSIVE)

Newly launched streaming platform BET Plus is debuting its first new original unscripted series, “American Gangster: Trap Queens,” an inside look at the lives of some of the country’s most notorious female gangsters, Variety has learned exclusively. Narrated by rapper … Read more…

Tom Steyer unveils six-figure ad buy, platform in apparent signal of a 2020 presidential bid

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer unveiled a Democratic platform Tuesday, launched a six-figure ad buy, and scheduled several town halls across the nation, seemingly positioning himself for a 2020 presidential run. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans … Read more…