Rape jokes, butt prodding and comparisons to child predators have left “Big Brother” viewers disgusted with the latest season’s cast.
LOCARNO, Switzerland — Mexico’s Mantarraya Group, producer of Cannes Best Director winners Carlos Reygadas (2012’s “Post Tenebras Lux”) and Amat Escalante (2013’s “Heli”), is establishing another festival presence in Europe, teaming with art foundation Fundación Casa Wabi to adjudicate a new prize at the Locarno Festival’s newly competitive Signs of Life section. Opening this year… […]
Sundance Next Fest kicked off in Los Angeles with Tarantino taking the stage alongside ‘Reservoir Dogs’ Tim Roth and Michael Madsen. read more
The lines they’re not a-changin’.
The Swedish Academy has received his speech, allowing the 2016 literature winner to collect $922,000 in prize money. read more
Lord, he was born a rambling man!
North America’s largest documentary festival named Pau Ortiz’s ‘The Other Side of the Wall’ the winner of the best international feature prize. read more
“I am working on another depressing novel for the masses. It takes place in Florida in the 1960s,” he said.
Where to put that second Pulizter Prize for drama? A Brooklyn writer grapples with that happy question.
The singer-songwriter had declined the invitation to attend the traditional Nobel Prize banquet and ceremony on Dec. 10 — the date of Alfred Nobel’s death — pleading other commitments. read more
The musician, who was awarded the prize for literature last year, will send in a record version of his lecture at a later date. read more