Monday, May 25, 2015
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Prints from Marilyn Monroe's final photo shoot are to be auctioned in London
The last ever professional photos of Marilyn Monroe taken just 3 weeks before her untimely death have emerged for sale. The poignant pictures of the screen siren were taken by close friend George Barris on July 13, 1962, destined for a book about Monroe.
John Nash, inspiration for the film A Beautiful Mind, and wife die in car accident
Famed mathematician John Nash, 86, whose struggles with schizophrenia inspired the movie A Beautiful Mind, died Saturday with his wife Alicia, 82, in a New Jersey Turnpike car crash.
The Cannes Film Festival 2015 winners
The 68th Cannes Film Festival is the most prestigious film festival in the world, and its top prize, the Palme d’Or, is film's highest honor. Here are the films that won:
Chris Pratt apologizes for anything offensive he may or may not say
Jurassic World star Chris Pratt issued an apology for anything offensive he may say during his upcoming press tour. He tweeted: "I want to make a heartfelt apology
Robert Redford to graduates: the world is grim (video)
Robert Redford, 78, was the commencement speaker Sunday at Maine’s Colby College. He said: “You’re stepping into a world that’s, well, pretty rough. It’s pretty chaotic, pretty divisive."
Box office: Worst Memorial Day box office since 2001
Roger Friedman: This weekend’s box office will be the worst for a Memorial Day since 2001. Tomorrowland, a bad movie, narrowly edged out hold over Pitch Perfect 2.
Cameron Crowe's film Aloha under fire for using mostly white people
The Media Action Network for Asian Americans blasted the film Aloha and its director Cameron Crowe for casting most of the main roles with white actors. Aloha stars Bradley Cooper,
Cannes Film Festival: 13 biggest winers and losers
A Cannes Film Festival 2015 festival overview, from bravos to boos to controversial shoes.
Inspiration for the film A Beautiful Mind dies in car crash
John Forbes Nash Jr. was a genius, a Nobel Prize winner who transformed economics and was known as one of the greatest mathematicians of his time but he was also a solitary figure, tormented by paranoia and subject to strange delusions
Tomorrowland starring George Clooney flops at box office
Disney's major summer blockbuster $190 million Tomorrowland was a bust at the box office when it opened this weekend with $40 million - the worst overall since 2001.
Cannes Film Festival 2015: Jacques Audiard's film Dheepan wins the Palme d'Or
The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or.
Quote of the day
Jane Fonda

"I was a movie star, and I produced a lot of my own movies. But I am 77 years old now, and those opportunities just aren’t there.”

“Ageism is alive and well. It is OK for men to get older, because men become more desirable by being powerful. With women, it’s all about how we look. Men are very visual, they want young women. So, for us, it’s all about trying to stay young.”

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