Thursday, May 19, 2022

Korean Film Biz Boosted by Cannes Picks

Four films, “Decision to Leave,” “Broker,” “The Hunt” and “No Return” selected for this year’s Cannes Film Festival shed rays of hope for a...

Alain Attal, Studiocanal Team on Thomas Bidegain’s Survival Thriller Starring Gilles Lellouche, Melanie Thierry (EXCLUSIVE)

Alain Attal, the French producer behind the upcoming $73 million movie “Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom,” is teaming with Studiocanal on Thomas Bidegain’s...

Ukraine Biz Shows Range in Cannes

Ukrainian industry players gathered in Cannes are determined to show they can provide a variety of new content, as well as stories that look...

China Has a Problem With Western Film Festivals, Not Just Cannes

The question arising at every Cannes Film Festival lineup announcement about why the festival has not selected films from a particular country tends to...

Technology

Nextdoor to Go Public in Proposed SPAC Merger

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The 6 Best Camping Stoves for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Camping might mean roughing it, at least a little, but you don't have to subsist on biscuits and beans. Unless that's your thing, but...

Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy

If the war in Ukraine and Russia's still-unfolding atrocities there didn't offer enough fodder for doomscrolling, this week supplied a new dose of domestic...

Kara Swisher's Take on Twitter

Lauren Goode: Your brain is starting too much info. OK. But do you want to know what the actual best episode we did was?Kara...

Ransomware Hackers Demand $70 Million to Unlock Computers in Widespread Attack

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Some (Kinda) Good Climate News: 2 Degrees Is Doable

For all the less-than-encouraging news about climate change—rapid sea-level rise, the land itself transforming, serious trouble brewing under Antarctic glaciers—we’ve been getting plenty of...

Eco-friendly, lab-grown coffee is on the way, but it comes with a catch

Green lightEnvironmentEco-friendly, lab-grown coffee is on the way, but it comes with a catchBeanless brews can cut deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions dramatically –...

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Insomniacs in England to be offered app treatment instead of sleeping pills

Insomniacs in England to be offered app treatment instead of sleeping pills Sleepio was shown to be more effective at reducing insomnia than sleep...

The Online Spider Market Is Massive—and Crawling With Issues

Stewart says public interest in spiders and scorpions has exploded as people realize they are actually low-maintenance pets that don't need walking three times...

“Vida’s” Tanya Saracho Working on a New Show at Starz

It’s been nearly two years since “Vida” took its final bow at Starz, and now there’s word that the network and series creator Tanya...

Diversity in Cannes Creator Yolonda Brinkley Launches “Dear Cannes, Do Better,” Calls for More Inclusion

Yolonda Brinkley, the creator of inclusion movement Diversity in Cannes, is celebrating the festival’s 75th edition by urging it to make more of an...

I’m tired of accepting most of the domestic load. How do I tell my husband? | Leading questions

I’m tired of accepting most of the domestic load. How do I tell my husband?How to approach this will depend on your husband, writes...

Movie Adaptation of Bestselling Novel ‘A Whole Life’ Picked Up by Picture Tree Intl. (EXCLUSIVE)

Picture Tree Intl. has acquired international sales on “A Whole Life,” which is based on the bestselling novel by Robert Seethaler, and was adapted...
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Entertainment

OVG360 Names Gregory A. O’Dell President, Venue Management

Venue management and hospitality company OVG360 named Gregory A. O’Dell president, venue management. OVG360 – a division of global...

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Aims for Massive $175 Million-Plus Opening Weekend

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” the latest timeline-bending installment in Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe, looks to start...

Trailer Watch: “Girls5eva” Is Heading to the Recording Studio in Season 2

Sara Bareilles, Busy Phillips, Paula Pell, and Renée Elise Goldsberry are officially “in album mode.” “Girls5eva” is returning for...

‘Station Eleven’ Stars and Creator on How the Show May Live On with ‘The Glass Hotel’ and a Full Graphic Novel

“I remember damage.” That haunting quote, from the novel “Station Eleven,” by Emily St. John Mandel, becomes an ongoing...

Miranda Lambert Announces Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Think Everyone Will Like What We’ve Dreamed Up’

Miranda Lambert is headed to Vegas! The reigning Academy of Country Music Awards entertainer of the year will headline...
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Culture

Experience: I punctured my lung by eating cereal

Experience: I punctured my lung by eating cerealI’d got through about a third when I felt an excruciating pain under my shoulder Accidents happen...

How timing your meals right can benefit your health

How timing your meals right can benefit your health Eating well doesn’t necessarily just mean concentrating on the right diet – the time...

Nigel Slater’s recipe for lemon pancakes with strawberry sauce

Nigel Slater’s recipe for lemon pancakes with strawberry sauce A midweek treat of pancakes with a fresh fruit fillingMelt 30g of unsalted butter in...
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On the Eastside

Upgrading the Mariners’ utility spot

The Mariners don’t have a ton of areas that need addressing, but this is becoming an increasingly glaring one. Editor’s note: I want to preface...

Amazon Submits Phase 2 Designs for 31-Story Building at Bellevue 600

Bellevue 600, Rendering Credit: NBBJ Amazon recently submitted designs for Phase 2 of their mixed-use project, Bellevue 600. The second phase of the project...

Republican Dino Rossi sees a long-sought victory in the 8th Congressional District race

Dino Rossi cuts a unique profile in Washington politics. He’s among the state’s best-known Republican politicians, yet it’s been 18 years since he won election...

The List: Cynthia Breen

Cynthia Breen serves as the complex director of sales and marketing for the W Hotel and the Westin Hotel in Bellevue. Breen’s 15-plus-year career...

Bellevue Arts Museum Announces Interim Executive Director

The Bellevue Arts Museum recently announced that it appointed Leigh Ann More as its interim executive director. The appointment was made effective Monday, April...

Sip & Savor: Wines, Shakes, and Farmhouse Dates

Date Night on the Farm On Feb. 13, Della Terra is offering a three-course farm-to-table dinner with the help of Chadwick Flower Co. and...

Enjoy Food

12 Daily Survival Tips for Managing a Baby & Toddler

Juggling a baby and toddler? No, not literally, although it sometimes feels that challenging. When child number two appears on the scene, you realize caring for a baby with a toddler along for the ride requires a new approach,...

Reopening Plan Tied to Vaccine Rates? Inslee Says It’s Not Out of the Question

On Thursday, April 29, Gov. Jay Inslee held his weekly press conference, and there were two major COVID-related points he hammered home repeatedly. One...

Best Glamping in Washington State

Best Glamping in Washington State - The...

Sip & Savor: A Food Walk, New Restaurant, and Wine Dinner

Dragon Fest Food Walk  Satisfy your cravings and try foods from various Asian cultures at this year’s Dragon Fest Food Walk in Seattle’s Chinatown...

Seattle Restaurants Offering Festive Feasts for the 4th of July

This July 4 may be a little more celebratory than last year’s holiday, as most COVID-related restrictions — including capacity restrictions on restaurants —...

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The Bellevue Vine

Spring Into Relaxation at Still Spa

For the past couple of years, there were very few things that I missed more than going to a spa for a treatment or massage. Walking into a space meant for relaxation, changing into a soft robe, spending way too much time in a sauna before and/or after the...

Bellevue College selects Gary Locke as interim president | Bellevue Reporter

Locke formerly served as governor of Washington State

Northwest book festivals to attend this fall, in Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., and Portland

Lit Life Once upon a time, Seattle had a book festival. Called Northwest Bookfest, and taking place in the fall, it ran for a decade...

January Literary Events

If one of your resolutions is to read more books, you are in luck! January’s literary scene offers events to satisfy any reader’s taste....

A second person dies from Covid-19 in King County | Bellevue Reporter

UPDATE: 5:45 p.m. Sunday, March 1 After the first death from coronavirus was reported out of King County, six more cases were confirmed on Sunday...

Enumclaw Wants to Be Everywhere

This is a vibe. Courtesy of EnumclawLast year was a banner year for Tacoma-based rock band Enumclaw. After dropping their first single "Fast N...

Slog AM: Jenny Durkan's Phone Was Manually Set to Delete Texts, Deadline Looms to Pass a Housing Bill, and Washington Schools Are Down 29,000...

Not the most inviting greeting for a farmer's market, but thanks for the reminder Matt BaumeSo did Jenny Durkan just unlock her phone and...

FOLLOWUP: 35th SW in Arbor Heights will reopen at week’s end, city says

That’s the section of 35th SW between 104th and 106th – looking north from the south end – that has been closed about a...

Testing the Trade Waters: the Royals and Twins

It’s trade deadline season and the Mariners look like buyers, so let’s examine who might be sellers Somehow, July is already a third over and...

Seattleite Summer Gift Guide

It is now officially summer and the weather has certainly reflected that the past few days. For reunions with friends and family, for summer...

Slog PM: Biden Rudely Delivers State of the Union During Mardi Gras, COVID Got DelBene, and a False Alarm at Hanford

We don't think they're watching the State of the Union. Photo by Michael DeMocker/Getty ImagesHousekeeping: A big congrats to The Stranger's Charles Mudede! Mutiny...

Pop star Demi Lovato awake, recovering after apparent overdose

NEW YORK — A representative for Demi Lovato says she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was reportedly hospitalized...

THURSDAY: SoundYoga’s Chris Dormaier at ‘Words, Writers, West Seattle’

“Why Yoga Works and How It Can Work for You” is the title of a new book by someone who knows firsthand – Chris...
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US News

England frustrated by steely Scotland in Euro 2020 stalemate at Wembley

England had the points on the board, they had the star quality and the theory was that they would drive home their favouritism, making...

July 4: Michelle Obama celebrates Independence Day, Malia Obama's birthday

Michelle Obama has double to celebrate on Sunday: Both Independence Day and the 23rd birthday of her and Barack Obama's older daughter, Malia Obama. "Happy...

'We will not rest': Second condo tower evacuated in wake of collapse; audit of buildings underway in South Florida

City officials in North Miami Beach called for an emergency meeting Saturday after ordering the evacuation of a condominium tower just five miles from last...

She told followers she was 'Mother God.' Her mummified body was found wrapped in Christmas lights.

Amy Carlson’s body was mummified in a sleeping bag and wrapped in a cloth adorned with Christmas lights when Colorado sheriff’s deputies found her...

Business

U.S. vows again to ban menthol flavor in cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to...

Environmentalists surprisingly divided over clean energy projects in Mass., Maine and elsewhere

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sprawling wind farms located off the coast. Hydropower transmission lines that cut through some of America’s most beloved forests and...

Tripadvisor reverses decision, removes insensitive review of Auschwitz Museum

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Travel website Tripadvisor has removed an insensitive review of the Auschwitz Museum after initially saying it complied with its submission...
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Health

What the latest science says about how — and when — the Omicron surge will end

When the ultramutated Omicron variant first surfaced in South Africa about seven weeks ago, scientists knew it would be unlike any of its coronavirus...

Why L.A. could be the last school district in America to lift its mask mandate

LOS ANGELES — This week, America’s largest public school district — New York City — finally lifted its COVID-19 mask mandate, allowing K-12 students...

White House gambling Republican resistance to COVID relief package will prove costly for GOP

A new memo emphasizes that President Biden’s White House thinks his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is...