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  • Every new movie and TV show you can stream on Netflix this week (May 24 – May 30)

    It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new Netflix movies and shows for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will save you some precious ticks on the clock. DON’T…

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  • Variety Critics Debate the Best and Worst of Cannes 2015

    PETER DEBRUGE: Well, I didn’t see that coming. In what feels like a twist ending — one that leaves me feeling a bit like Tim Roth at the end of “Chronic” — the Cannes jury has awarded the Palme d’Or to “Dheepan,” a movie that lags among my least favorites in the competition, and the weakest... Read…

    Variety
  • ‘Dope’ Red Band Trailer: Still Lives Up To Its Name

    In case you missed it the other day, prepare to have a much happier Memorial Day off. Sundance hit Dope has a new red band trailer. It’s similar to the previous trailer released in April, but with more details about the problem the film’s three young protagonists find themselves stuck with, and of…

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    Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

    Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara and went on to star in TV and film, has died. She was 85.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • Oculus' next big move is to make VR a social experience

    VR turned me into a movie character -- a tiny, bright yellow firefly. But here's the best part: I got to experience it with someone next to me, both literally and virtually, in a dark room with headsets ...

    Engadget
  • Director of Controversial Czech TV Series Defends Wartime Nazi Occupation Show

    Zora Cejnkova says the format of the reality show that features three generations of a Czech family living in a remote mountain village with actors playing Nazis and Gestapo officers is respectful, closer to BBC's 'Living History' than a reality show.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Cannes: Simon West’s ‘Salty,’ Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ ‘Damascus Cover’ Attract Buyers

    LONDON — Carnaby Intl. has added international sales during the Cannes Film Festival on Simon West’s action-comedy “Salty” and espionage thriller “Damascus Cover,” which stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers and John Hurt. “Salty” went to Flins y Piniculas for Spain, Raon in South Korea, KRU Studios in…

    Variety
  • 5 Great American War Movies to Watch on Memorial Day

    Here are five classic American war movies to mark this year’s Memorial Day.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Taiwan celebrates Hou's best director award at Cannes

    Taiwan celebrated Monday after Hou Hsiao-hsien took the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival, with the country’s president saying the prize had helped bolster the island's image on the world stage. "The innovation and its colourful way of telling the story has inspired a new trend in the…

    AFP
  • Animated Film ‘Song of the Sea’ Wins Top Prize at Irish Film and Television Awards

    LONDON — Children’s animated feature “Song of the Sea” won the top film prize at the Irish Film and Television Academy Awards for Film and Drama, which took place at the Mansion House in Dublin on Sunday. “Frank” picked up several awards, including director for Lenny Abrahamson, and supporting…

    Variety
  • Cannes Wrap-up: From 'Carol' to 'Dheepan,' the Festival Movies That Will Keep You Buzzing

    The Cannes contenders you'll be hearing about long after the festival is over.

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  • Cannes Film Review: ‘The Here After’

    The kids are not all right in “The Here After,” a cold, controlled, minimalist drama about the aftermath of a crime committed by a teen in contempo rural Sweden.

    Variety
  • ‘Tomorrowland’ Exposes Hollywood’s Originality Problem

    “Tomorrowland’s” middling debut points to a nagging problem in Hollywood. As much as people claim they love fresh and unique movies, they’re more likely to shell out money for sequels and reboots. Despite the combined star power of George Clooney and “The Incredibles” director Brad Bird, audiences…

    Variety
  • Saban Films Picks Up John Travolta's 'I Am Wrath'

    A deal was struck at the Cannes Film Festival in which Saban Films picked up the North American rights to the action thriller I Am Wrath, starring John Travolta as

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  • Munich Film Festival to Pay Tribute to Alexander Payne with Retrospective

    LONDON — The Munich Film Festival is to pay tribute to Alexander Payne with a complete retrospective of his movies. Payne’s last visit to the event was in 1997 when he won the High Hopes Award for “Citizen Ruth,” the predecessor of the festival’s CineVision Award. The film starred Laura Dern as a…

    Variety
  • Disney's Most Important Hit Of 2015 Isn't 'Avengers' Or 'Star Wars'

    Walt Disney will survive Tomorrowland. The Mouse House was obviously looking for something other than the $32 million Fri-Sun and (projected) $41m Fri-Mon debut that they got from the $190m Brad Bird sci-fi adventure this Memorial Day weekend. But the relative disappointment is another blow to the…

    Forbes