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Kristen Stewart Beloved in France; Named to 2018 Cannes Jury Despite String of Flops 2

Kristen Stewart Beloved in France; Named to 2018 Cannes Jury Despite String of Flops

Kristen Stewart has been named to the Cannes Film Festival Jury, even though her films have nearly all been critical, if not commercial, flops, showing France’s love affair with the actress continues. The Jury will pick the winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or, the festival’s highest honor. The 28-year-old actress is best known for her starring the “Twilight” vampire film series. Ava DuVernay, Denis Villeneuve, Chang Chen, Robert Guediguian, Khadja Nin, Lea Seydoux and Andrey Zvyagintsev, round out the jury. ...
Wrinkle in Time May Only Appeal to Those Who Haven't Read the Book (Trailer) 4

Wrinkle in Time May Only Appeal to Those Who Haven’t Read the Book (Trailer)

“A Wrinkle in Time,” the much anticipated movie based on the classic childrens’ book, may score with some moviegoers, but those who have read the Madeleine L’Engle book may be profoundly disappointed. Most critics feel the same way. The all-star ensemble cast includes Alexia Rae Castillo, Andre Holland, Bellamy Young, Chris Pine, Daniel MacPherson, Deric McCabe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Levi Miller, Michael Peña, Mindy Kaling, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Rowan Blanchard, Storm Reid and Zach Galifianakis....
Pirelli Calendar Takes Sharp Turn Into World of Feminist Politics (photos!) 6

Pirelli Calendar Takes Sharp Turn Into World of Feminist Politics (photos!)

The Pirelli Calendar has veered sharply from pinup models into the world of feminist politics. It’s 2016 edition features comedian Amy Schumer, tennis ace Serena Williams, ’70s rocker Patti Smith and 10 other “women of achievement.” They largely keep their clothes on. Also featured are Yoko Ono, Tavi Gevinson, Ava DuVernay, Natalia Vodianova, Agnes Gund, Kathleen Kennedy, Mellody Hobson, Shirin Neshat and Yao Chen....