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CANNES: ROAD’S END FOR ON THE ROAD

May 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The film version of Jack Kerouac’s famous beat-generation novel On the Road has finally made it to the screen after a decades-long journey. The film received its worldwide premiere at the Cannes Film Festival today (Wednesday), where it is entered in the competition for the Palme d’Or, the top award. At a news conference, Roman […]

GODARD WON’T APPEAR FOR OSCAR CEREMONY AFTER ALL

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard, who initially failed to acknowledge a letter from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences notifying him that he had been selected to receive an honorary Oscar this year, then wrote that he would attend “schedule permitting,” has now said that he will regretfully not appear after all. The […]

ICAHN: “I WILL SPARE NO EXPENSE” AGAINST LIONS GATE

July 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Carl Icahn stepped up his battle against the management of Lions Gate Entertainment Monday as he filed a lawsuit in Canada against the company alleging that it acted illegally in a $100-million debt-for-equity exchange that increased Mark Rachesky’s stake in the company and diluted the holdings of all other Lions Gate shareholders, including Icahn’s. Icahn […]