Dr. Dre – “2Nite” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Jeremih) STEREOGUM

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Rumor has it that someone out there is sitting on a veritable treasure trove on unreleased rap tracks, just waiting for the right time to leak them. Allegedly, that’s been the source of the recent Drake leaks, and the Kendrick Lamar/Lady Gaga one as well. And there’s apparently ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Cannes: Awards Ceremony in Progress Variety – Music

CANNES — The main jury of the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Sunday night. The Camera d’Or for best first film was awarded to Cesar Augusto Acevedo’s “Land and Shade,” a bleak drama about a Colombian family dwelling in a flame-engulfed farmland. The film proved ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Arthouse Audit: Ghibli's 'When Marnie Was There' Best Opener, 'I'll See You in My Dreams' Expands Well Thompson on Hollywood

On most years, Memorial Day weekend launches the first or second weekends of several major specialized successes, such as “Before Midnight,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” “The Tree of Life,” and “Midnight in Paris.” Even last year saw the modest debut of “Words and Music” ($88,000 in 10 theaters). This year? The best of ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON Read more

Cannes Closing Night Awards Are Coming In (LIVE STREAM) Thompson on Hollywood

The Cannes closing ceremony is under way at the Theatre Lumiere. Agnes Varda accepted her lifetime achievement award, well deserved. Rooney Mara and Emmannuelle Bercot shared the actress award for Todd Haynes’ “Carol” and Maiwenn’s “Mon Roi,” respectively. Bercot also directed the opening night film “Standing Tall.” Haynes accepted for Mara, ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON Read more

Cannes’ Honoree Agnes Varda Touts ‘Girls,’ Says Money is the Biggest Problem Variety – Music

In advance of receiving the Cannes Film Festival’s honorary Palme d’Or, influential French director Agnes Varda addressed the issue of women in film during one of the Kering-sponsored talks. Varda was being interviewed by the well-known film historian Jean-Michel Frodon, who presented her as the filmmaker who truly launched the ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Cannes Awards Winners: Jacques Audiard's "Dheepan" Wins The Palme d’Or; Rooney Mara Ties For Best Actress With ‘Carol’ THE PLAYLIST

The winners of of the 68th Cannes Film Festival have been unveiled. In a rather surprise announcement, the Palme d’Or top prize went to Jacques Audiard’s émigré drama “Dheepan” which feature all Sri Lankaian non-actors in the lead roles. The runner up grand prize went to Hungarian filmmaker “László ….Read More Via:: THE PLAYLIST

Amy Schumer Teams With Paul Feig For A New Comedy Empire Magazine

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She’ll re-write and star, he’ll produce She’s making the leap from successful stand-up and TV series writer/star to film lead this summer. And Amy Schumer already has her eye on a future project: she’s aboard to co-write and star in a new comedy that has Paul Feig ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE