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  • Spain’s Benito Zambrano Delivers a Second-Chance Drama of Sisterly Love in ‘Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake’ October 22, 2021
    Based on the same-titled Spanish best-selling novel, Benito Zambrano’s ‘Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake’ weighs in as a heartwarming second chance in life tale from the Goya and San Sebastian winning writer-director (“The Sleeping Voice”). Telling the tale of two unfulfilled sisters who create a new life together running a bakery in Majorca, it weighs […] […]
    John Hopewell
  • Seven Women Directors Team for ‘7 of Hearts’ Anthology in Spain (EXCLUSIVE) October 22, 2021
    Spanish director and screenplay writer Mireia Noguera is one of seven female directors teaming up for Barcelona-based production house Corte A Films on the anthology “7 of Hearts.” Corte A Films is in the financing phase of the film, which is the second project by Esteve Rovira and Gerard Quinto, who directed “7 Reasons to […]
    John Hopewell
  • Malaga Doc Winner Mo Scarpelli Jumps Into Fiction with Dispàrte on ‘A Song That Slays’ (EXCLUSIVE) October 22, 2021
    After having won the Silver Biznaga for best documentary director at this June’s Malaga Festival with “El Father Plays Himself,” which screens now at the Spanish Screenings, director-cinematographer Mo Scarpelli is leaping into fiction with her new project, “A Song That Slays.” Following a number of eye-catching doc titles that have always generated festival […]
    John Hopewell
  • Oscars Race: ‘Zero to Hero’ Selected by Hong Kong as International Feature Candidate October 22, 2021
    Hong Kong has selected “Zero to Hero,” a sports and family drama film as its contender in the Academy Awards’ best international feature category. The decision was announced Friday by the territory’s Motion Picture Industry Association. Directed by Jimmy Wan Chi-man, the film is a biopic of the Paralympic athlete So Wa-wai who was born with […] […]
    Rebecca Davis
  • Bikini Films Boards ‘Karnawal’ Director Juan Pablo Felix’s Next Pic, ‘Ofelia’ (EXCLUSIVE) October 22, 2021
    Buenos Aires-based Bikini Films, led by Edson Sidonie, has boarded “Ofelia,” the sophomore pic of Juan Pablo Felix whose acclaimed feature debut “Karnawal” won best direction at last year’s Guadalajara fest and best Ibero-American film at the Malaga Film Festival in June. France’s Luz Verde has also come on board as a producer. “Ofelia” has been selected […] […]
    John Hopewell
  • Minderoo Pictures Launched by Australian Philanthropic Organization October 22, 2021
    Minderoo Pictures, which pitches itself as “a social impact film enterprise” is being launched by the Minderoo Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the Asia-Pacific. The new company starts life with a commitment of A$10 million ($7.7 million) from the foundation and a mission to develop, produce and assist in the release of […] […]
    Patrick Frater
  • ‘Fifty Meters’ Wins Big at El Gouna Film Festival’s CineGouna Platform October 22, 2021
    Yomna Khattab’s “Fifty Meters” (Egypt) was the big winner at the CineGouna Platform, the El Gouna Film Festival’s industry arm created to support and empower Egyptian and Arab filmmakers and help them find artistic and financial support. This year, the CineGouna Platform disbursed awards worth $300,000 across 13 projects in development and seven films in […] […]
    Naman Ramachandran
  • ‘Midas Man’: First Look at Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as Beatles Manager Brian Epstein, ‘Outlander’s’ Rosie Day to Play Cilla Black October 22, 2021
    “Midas Man,” the biopic about legendary music manager Brian Epstein, has begun shooting in Liverpool, U.K., giving fans the first look at Jacob Fortune-Lloyd’s transformation into the title role (above left). The actor, who has starred in “Medici” and “The Queen’s Gambit,” will portray the always dapper Epstein in the StudioPOW and Trevor Beattie Films […] […]
    K.J. Yossman
  • ‘Dune’ Forecast to Earn $35 Million in China After Second Place Opening October 22, 2021
    “Dune,” Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi film of epic proportions, opened solidly in China on Friday and is forecast to attain a gross box office of $35 million (RMB224 million) in the country. The forecast was made by Maoyan, one of China’s leading online ticketing agencies, which also reported that the film had grossed RMB23.8 million ($3.7 […]
    Patrick Frater
  • Jodie Comer, ‘It’s A Sin,’ ‘Lupin’ Win Edinburgh TV Awards, BBC One Crowned Channel of the Year October 22, 2021
    Jodie Comer has won the Variety Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2021 Edinburgh TV awards. The award is in celebration of her work, which includes acclaimed U.K. dramas “Killing” Eve and “Help.” Channel 4’s critically acclaimed hit “It’s A Sin” and Netflix’s global smash “Lupin” were awarded the national and international drama accolades respectively. Th […]
    Naman Ramachandran

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  • Trio of storms to parade through West Coast, shut down wildfire season October 21, 2021
    A powerful bomb cyclone developed over the northern Pacific Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The massive storm will be the catalyst that ushers in storm after storm to the West Coast through next Tuesday, unleashing nearly 2 feet of rain in some areas and up to several feet of snow over the mountains. Even though...
  • Another chilly, even frosty, weekend on tap for Northeast October 20, 2021
    Unseasonable warmth has been the norm across the Northeast so far this autumn, a trend that continued this week. However, AccuWeather meteorologists say, progressively colder conditions will settle over the region for the second weekend in a row. Not only will the coldest air of the season arrive, but the first frost for many areas is likely, and even some.. […]
  • Harrowing rescues, dozens killed as flooding rocks India October 20, 2021
    Days of torrential rain across northern India and western Nepal produced widespread flooding that has claimed dozens of lives, triggered landslides and left many others stranded or missing. As of Thursday morning, at least 88 people have died in Nepal as a result of the ongoing flooding. Dozens more remain unaccounted for, according to the...
  • Relief? Worry? Jubilation? Western US residents react to the incoming bomb cyclone October 21, 2021
    Monstrous, beastly and… just what people have been waiting for. As a gigantic bomb cyclone was gearing up to unload astounding precipitation totals on the western United States, forecasters described the weather system as potentially one of the biggest storms of the year. Really, it’s a parade of three storms set in motion by a...
  • Storm Aurore blasts western Europe with flooding rain, damaging winds October 21, 2021
    A powerful storm pummeled northwest Europe Wednesday into Thursday with hurricane-force wind gusts and heavy rain. The storm, named Aurore by Meteo France, swamped parts of the United Kingdom, forced the closure of the Thames Barrier in London and broke wind records across northern France. France’s Normandy Coast was one of the hardest-hit areas, as...
  • 'Best-preserved' artifact of its kind unearthed from melting ice October 22, 2021
    After years of global warming taking a toll on the glacial ice in Norway, a team of researchers has unearthed the final piece of a rare discovery in Norway that was originally made in 2014 — a 1,300-year-old ski that matches with one previously found, making a complete set. The wooden skis were uncovered by...
  • Street artist employs unusual medium to send a critical message October 21, 2021
    For many people, the issues surrounding climate change can be overwhelming, confusing and depressing — especially when they are presented in alarming news headlines or complicated statistics. A Brazilian artist is hoping to change that and reach a more receptive audience with a towering new mural created using the ashes of Amazon rainforest trees that...
  • 8 feet of snow? Storm train could deal deathblow to wildfire season October 19, 2021
    A beast of a bomb cyclone will take shape just off the coast of the northwestern United States and western Canada later this week, and AccuWeather forecasters say it will rival, in some aspects, the intensity of strong hurricanes from the Atlantic this season. The powerful storm will bring dangerous and damaging impacts up and down the West Coast, but... […]
  • Full Hunter's Moon glows in October sky October 21, 2021
    The first full moon of astronomical autumn rose over North America on Wednesday evening and people all across the continent stepped outside to get a glimpse. October's full moon is commonly referred to as the Hunter's Moon because it is the time of year when hunters start to gather food in preparation for the winter....
  • 2 years and counting until 'ring of fire' eclipse occurs over US October 14, 2021
    The Great American Eclipse of 2017 left millions in awe of the beauty of the universe when the moon completely blocked out the sun in a breathtaking total solar eclipse. As soon as it ended, those who were fortunate enough to witness it, as well as the many more who missed the spectacle, were left...

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Max Boot: Republicans are Guilty of Mind-Boggling Hypocricy on Afghanistan
 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank Rich: The Trashing of the Republic
 

 

 

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Paul Krugman: Corporate America is Lobbying for Climate Disaster
 

 

E. J. Dionne, Jr.: Biden’s Anti-War Speech Signals a New Foreign Policy Era

 

 

Dana Milbank: Texas Shows Us What Post-Democracy America Would Look Like

 

 

 

 

Adam Gopnik: Having a Laugh With S.J. Perelman

 

 

James Fallows: Will the U.S. Pass a Point of No Return?

 

 

 

Katrina vanden Heuvel: It’s Clear America Can Afford Biden’s Investments at Home. Just Look at How Much It Spent on Wars.
 

 

 

Charles Blow: Ron DeSantis, How Many Covid Deaths Are Enough?

 

 

Charlie Pierce: Expand the Supreme Court

 

 

Jonathan Chait: Joe Manchin Has Put Biden’s Presidency in Mortal Danger
 

 

 

 

Fareed Zakaria: Here’s Why the U.S. National Security Apparatus Keeps Producing Failures
 

 

George F. Will: The Impatient Biden Administration Needs a Dose of Epistemic Humility

 

 

David Ignatius: The Best Way to Deal With the Taliban

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Kristof: How Can You Hate Me if You Don’t Even Know Me?

 

 

Froma Harrop: When Only Veterinary Science Will Do
 

 

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