Another prestigious honour at the Cannes Film Festival has added further weight to Jane Campion’s legendary status in cinema. But the fact there aren’t more female directors at the top still irks the Australian-based, New Zealand-born film maker.
Richard Griffiths, the British actor who played the boy wizard’s unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the “Harry Potter” movies, has died. He was 65.
For all the encouragement that Republicans took from the angry health-care town halls of August, the fall has not been kind to the GOP. A Washington Post-ABC poll found that only 1 in 5 voters now identifies as Republican.