Yahoo is apparently determined to show that it can do more than pay $1.1 billion for a bunch of teenage girls’ blogs. Unnamed sources tell Bloomberg that Yahoo has submitted an offer to buy video streaming website Hulu, a sign that the company is still considering ways to counter the enormous video streaming clout that Google now holds with YouTube. Yahoo was interested in buying a majority stake in French video streaming website Dailymotion earlier this year but that deal fell apart after the French government reportedly threatened to block it. In making an official bid for Hulu, Yahoo will be competing with Time Warner Cable, which is considering buying a 33% equity stake in the company. It’s unknown at
Rise and shine, pop culture fans! Rub your eyes, get to stretchin', and pour yourself a hot cup of coffee because it's time to start your day off right with a little OK! Wake Up Call. It's better than the blaring ring from your alarm clock, right? Here are some things to know today: Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood donated $1 million dollars to the Red Cross. (E!) Katy Perry doesn't forget to take her vitamins! The celeb tweeted a picture of herself holding up bags full of 'em. (Cosmopolitan) RHOBH star Yolanda Foster has ties to the modeling industry. Her teenage daughter is actually a runway model. (TMZ) Permanent body art isn't off limits for models. There's plenty of high-fashion models who have been inked. (ELLE) Someone really wants to accompany Leo into space. The actor is visiting the stars, (literally) and his guest paid $1.5 million to go with him. (People) Is Rosario Dawson going to get her own "leg" Twitter like Angelina? Her dress makes us think so. (The Cut) Bill Hader discusses his views on Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber. Which one do you think he liked better? Here's a hint... Bill might not be a Belieber. (Yahoo!) Did you know that Gisele is a big sis? The model recently hung out with her sister, displaying to the cameras their special bond. (Us Weekly) Photo credit: Getty Images
Why do we watch movies? No, really, why is it? As close an answer as we’ve ever come to for our own, fairly evident obsession with what we consider the greatest storytelling medium humankind has ever developed, is well, that life is short. Bear with us a second on this: basically to submerge yourself in a story well-told is a way to live out other lives within your own, and through those complex and magical processes of identification, to breathe and dream and feel things that your own short span might otherwise never afford you. Of course for many movies that experience, of killing a mutant robot or whatever, may have evaporated before you’ve picked the last of the popcorn husks from between your teeth. But occasionally, very rarely, we experience the cinema not of escape but of exploration in which the discoveries you make stay with you and become knitted into the fabric of your memory as surely as if you’d really been there, really done that. And so it was with Abdellatif...
While the big Cannes Film Festival awards will be unveiled this weekend, Salvo took the Grand Prix Nespresso, the top prize at Cannes Critics Week. Salvo was directed by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza. Salvo also took the France 4 Visionary Awards. The Discovery prize for short film went to Come And Play by Daria Belova. Pleasure by Ninja Thyberg won the Canal+ short film award, while the Society of Authors, Directors and Composers Award for best screenplay went to Le Demantlement by Sebastien Pilote. The opening film was Suzanne, which premiered out of competition, and Sundance pic Ain’t Them Bodies Saints also had a special out of competition screening in the slate.
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