Monthly Archives: May 2022

10 Best GKIDS Movies, Ranked According To Rotten Tomatoes

Since its founding in 2008, GKIDS has been the leading North American distributor of animation worldwide. From the fantastical works of traditional Cartoon Saloon animation to the magical and awe-inspiring animated films of Studio Ghibli, they have released many of the greatest animated films ever made. Almost all of their …

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A Canadian Guide to the 2022 Cannes Film Festival

After cancellations in 2020 and significant reductions in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 Cannes Film Festival rolled out the red carpet this week for an in-person festival. Added to the long-awaited programming is a myriad of Canadian content presented from May 17 to 28 at the Cannes …

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Red flags of toxic debt and how to avoid it

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. The word debt can often have a bad connotation, but not …

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State Government. joins the OTT movement with CSpace

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The state government’s over-the-top (OTT) platform to be launched on November 1 this year will be known as “CSpace”. Announcing the name at a ceremony held at the capital’s Kalabhavan Theater on Wednesday, Cultural Affairs Minister Saji Cherian said the platform aims to secure space as well as revenue …

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Dig IN Magazine celebrates the 75th anniversary of the French festival with a continued presence at Cannes Croisette

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — walking sticks 2022 Film Festival, which kicked off May 17 and will end on May 28 in Cannes, France returns presenting an exceptional line-up. Dig IN Magazine, with the founder and editor-in-chief, Cindy Maramat the helm, will once again (since 2016) provide film …

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A $100 million film studio will emerge from the rubble of a former public housing site

NEWARK – In a made-for-TV flourish, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka rode in an excavator earlier this year and drilled the machine’s metal claw through a crumbling brick wall at the first public housing site from the city. The long-abandoned apartment complex would be replaced, he promised, with something better. On …

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Beware of Claims of Financial Inclusion Amid Cryptocurrency

In theory, this pilot looks promising. What’s better than free cash, goods and services in a cash-strapped town? However, closer examination raises serious concerns about the risks posed to low-income Chicagoans. The mayor and her team should not promote cryptocurrencies for their “financial inclusion” benefits, when such claims lack evidence …

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Political, provocative and absurd: why Cannes is a “cathedral of cinema” | Movies

The Truman Show is a 1990s Hollywood film about a man who lives in a bubble, cut off from the world. Played by Jim Carrey, Truman Burbank – surrounded by actors, his every move monitored by cameras – sets a scene and believes it’s real. In the film’s final scene, …

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UK’s $25m Global Screen Fund extended for three years

After a successful pilot program which has supported over 65 productions, including the Cannes title ‘Enys Men’, the UK Global Screen Fund has been extended until financial year 2024/25. The fund will pay out £21m ($25.7m) over three years to develop new talent, create jobs and target new audiences around …

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Why Dario Argento agreed to play in Gaspar Noe’s Vortex

Italian filmmaker Dario Argento has agreed to star in Gaspar Noe’s new film, Vortex, under a somewhat odd condition regarding his character. The latest film by Argentinian filmmaker Gaspar Noé Vortex is a thematic departure from his other films, and the unexpected addition of legendary Italian filmmaker Dario Argento in …

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PU Films Market Analysis by Size, Share, Growth, Application, Segmentation and Forecast to 2029 – SMU Daily Mustang

New Jersey, United States – the PU film market The report includes the upcoming challenges and opportunities in the market. It ensures a strengthened market position and a growing product portfolio by providing all the important details related to the market growth. It reveals some of the key insights and …

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Q&A: Kishi Bashi talks about the anniversary of his first album and the release of a new film | Arts & Culture

As an Asian American, Kaoru Ishibashi never thought he would make a name for himself as an indie-rock musician. Today, Ishibashi, who performs under the name Kishi Bashi, celebrates the 10th anniversary of his debut album, “151a,” and the release of his new movie “Omoiyari,” which weaves together the experience …

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Virginia Court Approved $489 Million in Aid for Victims of Illegal Internet Payday Loans

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The federal court in Richmond has given preliminary approval to a class action settlement that would provide $489 million in relief to victims of illegal internet lending. The ruling was released Thursday, May 12, and will affect approximately 555,000 consumers who have been charged more than …

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Toronto’s Deborah Cox may be world famous, but she hasn’t forgotten about wrestling

Although she is entering the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this weekend as the first black woman inducted due to her impressive international achievements, Deborah Cox humbly remembers the days of relentless turmoil that led to her success. The Toronto-born, three-time Juno award-winning singer and songwriter — best known for …

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highlight the real Lucia Joyce

Whenever Lucia Joyce’s name is mentioned, the words “daughter of James Joyce” are never far away. A talented dancer, writer and musician, Lucia’s career was cut short after suffering a nervous breakdown and was – some say wrongly – diagnosed with schizophrenia. She spent the rest of her life in …

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iOS games recap: Apex Legends Mobile dated, new Lord of the Rings epic and new must-have games

Source: Electronic Arts This week in iOS Games, we found out that Apex Legends Mobile is coming May 17, the team that built Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is now taking on Tolkien with a Lord of the Rings game, and the creator of League of Legends: Wild Rift is …

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How digital payments benefit workers and employers

Financial insecurity affects millions of workers: 52% of adults in the United States say they typically live paycheck to paycheck. This instability can mean that unforeseen expenses have massive ramifications, forcing some people to take out high-interest payday loans to help cover those costs, driving themselves further into debt. Digital …

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The Camden Film Club to watch and discuss ‘South Far East’

Baldwin Chiu, producer of the film “Far East Deep South”, explores the complex history of his family in Mississippi. Photo submitted In honor of May’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Camden Public Library’s Friday Film Club plans to watch and discuss the award-winning 2020 documentary “Far East …

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Liam Neeson, Ciarán Hinds’ First Look in Ireland on ‘Land of Saints and Sinners’ Set (Exclusive) | News

Filter got first footage from producers Facing East of Liam Neeson and Ciarán Hinds in an action-thriller In the land of saints and sinners that Bleiberg/Dimbort represent for the international sale and will present excerpts at Cannes next week. Robert Lorenz is currently making the film in County Donegal, Ireland, …

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As Ian Fleming drafts James Bond, Goldeneye and gimmicks are discovered

Operation Mincemeat features a young Ian Fleming writing James Bond, but the inspiration behind the spy story goes far beyond the call of duty. Spy shows and movies are undoubtedly thrilling and biting, but they can have an even greater sense of tension when these covert operations are actually based …

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Lamination Film Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – Comprehensive analyzes of the fastest growing companies lamination film market provide information that helps stakeholders identify opportunities and challenges. The 2022 markets could be another big year for Lamination Film. This report provides an overview of the company’s activities and financial situation (a company profile …

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Radar AM PYMNTS: Insta Payday; Sales channels

Today is Wednesday May 11th and it’s National Eat What You Want Day, so maybe it’s time to get some pizzas made by a robot and delivered by drone. Today is also Alvaro Bedoya’s confirmation vote at the Federal Trade Commission, but Republicans have called for his name to be …

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2022 film festivals and markets: latest dates, postponements and cancellations | News

To help keep track of the changing schedule, Filter keeps this page up to date with the latest film festival and market dates, postponements and cancellations. Festivals taking place online or as hybrid events due to Covid-19 are noted. If not specified, the festival is currently defined as a physical …

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Aneek is looking forward to the premiere of his film on the Cannes market next week | Bengali Cinema News

Kolkata filmmaker Aneek Chaudhuri’s next film, “The Story of a Santa Claus and His Moth”, is set to premiere in the Marché section of the Cannes Film Festival on May 19. The screening schedule has already been released with updated movie titles. According to Aneek, this film is important and …

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PrattMWP will host the 22nd launch

UTICA – The PrattMWP College of Art and Design will celebrate the achievements of the class of 2022 at the 22nd commencement ceremony to be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art. The speaker will be PrattMWP alumnus Lee Milby, an …

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Latest Marvel Movie Kicks Off Summer Blockbuster Season With Massive Debut

It’s the kind of comeback story that Hollywood loves. The big, heavy villain has suffered an unexpected blow (that would be Netflix, which is destroying the paradigm of the film industry and its recent disastrous results). Now an old-school hero – the traditional movie business – has a chance to …

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The best sci-fi movies on Prime Video

First video hosts a surprisingly wide range of sci-fi stories, including the indie sci-fi The Vast of Night and Coherencewidely considered one of sci-fi’s best hidden gems. Scroll down for our top picks for sci-fi movies on Prime Video, you can stream right now. Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty …

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QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket borrowers receive payment news

Borrowers who were wrongly sold loans they couldn’t afford by two companies that went bankrupt will get a little more back than they expected. Around 78,500 QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket borrowers will be reimbursed some of the interest and fees charged to them at a rate of 53.5p for …

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Here’s what not to miss at the TRANSlations Seattle Film Festival

Most Fridays, we take a break from the news for a few minutes to talk about the cultural events to discover during the weekend. This week the focus is on Translations: Seattle Trans Film Fest. KUOW’s Kim Malcolm spoke with the festival’s lead programmer, StormMiguel Florez. StormMiguel Florez: Translations is …

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Saudi Audit and Azerbaijani accounting bodies sign cooperation agreement

Pages of Saudi History: A Rare Collection of Documents Recall the Story of Riyadh’s Nasiriyah Gate LONDON: A towering gate that seems to lead nowhere, situated somewhat incongruously on a triangular island created by the intersection of three main roads west of Riyadh, is now an architectural mystery even to …

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What happened to Amanda Peet?

Amanda Peet is still acting, though she’s been working mostly in television for the better part of the past decade. Recently, she could be seen in the second season of the true crime anthology series “Dirty John” which originally aired in 2020 on USA Network. Based on the popular podcast …

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Payday loan borrowers charged high rollover fees despite consumer protections: CFPB

Payday lenders offer short-term loans and cash advances, but those products come with high interest rates that often lead to a debt trap, the CFPB found. (iStock) Payday lenders provide small loans that are repaid in one lump sum, usually on the borrower’s next payday. Although these loans can offer …

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DocLands is back with cool and eclectic movies – Marin Independent Journal

Two diamonds from the Bay Area movie scene get their chance to shine starting this week. After a two-year absence, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival returns until May 11 with its busy 25th schedule at the Castro Theater. In San Rafael, the sixth DocLands Documentary Film Festival is taking …

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Olsen & Benedict Wong Tease Horror Aspects

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessfeaturing Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff aka Scarlet Witch, Benedict Wong as Wong, the Sorcerer Supreme, and Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez, is a movie that Marvel enthusiasts are hugely excited about, as it’s billed as the first MCU …

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PE Film Form Coatings Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – Comprehensive analyzes of the fastest growing companies PE film form coatings market provide information that helps stakeholders identify opportunities and challenges. The 2022 markets could be another big year for PE film form coatings. This report provides an overview of the company’s activities and financial …

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This showcase will shine the spotlight on student films from the U of A | Movies

For the first time since 2019, the University of Arizona School of Theater, Film & Television will screen its student films at the Fox Tucson Theater downtown. Homecoming on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. will feature a dozen student films that run the gamut from comedy, drama, horror, and …

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Meg Ryan to Direct and Star Alongside David Duchovny in Romantic Comedy ‘What Happens Later’ – Deadline

Meg Ryan set to direct and star opposite David Duchovny in romantic comedy What happens latera film based on the play by Steven Dietz Shooting star. Bleecker Street has secured the US rights to the title and is planning a theatrical release in 2023 while HanWay Films has embarked on …

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He’s a wonderful acting chameleon-Entertainment News, Firstpost

In an interview with Subhash K Jha, Mahadevan talks about his new biopic about unsung heroes, social activists Jyotirao Govindrao Phule and his wife Savitribai Phule. Actor-filmmaker Ananth Narayan Mahadevan is a seasoned trouper. Distinguished stints as an actor and stage director to director of various original and often outstanding …

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Booker T’s Reality Of Wrestling Promotion Reaches TV Deal With CW39 Houston

There’s a new way to watch Reality Of Wrestling. In a new press release issued by the promotion today, Reality Of Wrestling revealed that they have signed a TV deal with CW39 in Houston, Texas. The show airs every Saturday at 1:00 a.m. CST. Previously, Reality Of Wrestling aired episodes …

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Cost of living crisis: Walworth mother-of-four sold her most prized possessions to put food on the table

The UK is experiencing rising energy bills, soaring food prices and cuts in government support. But what is the human cost? As a caregiver, Fatima has spent most of her life helping others. But in 2021, she separated from her husband and her health deteriorated, forcing her to stop working. …

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Our Chicago: Advocates discuss Chinatown’s growing community and efforts to end hate crimes during Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month

CHICAGO (WLS) — May is Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month. We spoke with the leaders of two organizations working to empower the Asian American community in Chicago. Grace Pai is the executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago, which marks a milestone: 30 years in the city. It began in …

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Joanna Barnes death: Star of two Parent Trap films dies aged 87

Joanna Barnes, the veteran actor who starred in both versions of The parent trapdied at the age of 89. The actor died on Friday April 29 at his home in California. Her friend Sally Jackson announced her death, saying she died of “multiple health issues”. Barnes was best known for …

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Four Pakistani films to see at the cinema this Eidul Fitr

Cinephiles, rejoice! This Eidul Fitr, moviegoers can finally enjoy a good dose of local films in cinemas. With four promising Eid releases set to hit the big screen this week, fans will finally see a fair amount of local activity in cinemas after two long years ravaged by the Covid-19 …

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