Cannes Jury Hands Top Honor to Sex-Soaked Lesbian Epic

On May 25th, the Cannes jury, which included Hollywood heavyweights Steven Spielberg, Nicole Kidman, and Ang Lee, awarded the prestigious Palme d’Or to director Abdellatif Kechiche’s “sex-soaked, three-hour lesbian epic” Blue is the Warmest Color. The film, based on the French graphic novel Le Bleu est une couleur chaude (“blue is a warm colour”) by Julie Maroh, tells… read more

John Waters: Roles of a Lifetime

“I am neurotic. But at the same time, I’m quite happy being neurotic. I think you must figure out a way, as Freud said, to turn hysterical misery into common unhappiness.” John Waters is primarily known as a filmmaker (e.g, Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Hairspray), but he has also been an exhibited fine artist since the early… read more