Empire Goes To Jerusalem Empire Blog

That Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine targeted by extremists earlier this month, carries cartoons of the prophet Mohammed on the cover of its issue published January 14 is seen by many not only to strike a blow for non-violent free speech, but also to highlight the importance of comedy ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE BLOG

Screen Talk: After Cannes, What's Next for Fall Fests and Oscar Race? Thompson on Hollywood

The Cannes Film Festival often yields year-end awards contenders. Last year’s “Foxcatcher” wound up grabbing a few nods, more than Mike Leigh’s “Mr. Turner,” and the festival introduced several foreign film contenders, while “Clouds of Sils Maria,” which didn’t open stateside until 2015, could provide a Supporting Actress shot for ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

Body Count cancels Long Island show (but touring Europe) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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photo: Body Count @ Afropunk Fest 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Ice-T’s only upcoming North American Body Count show was scheduled to happen with Suffocation this Sunday (5/31) at the Paramount in Long Island, BUT, like every version of Law & Order except SVU, the concert is “officially canceled. ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN VEGAN