Monday, May 25, 2009

All The Links That Are Fit To Print: Cannes, American Idol, et al

What? You mean you don't google my name every day to make sure you find the latest articles I've written? Here are some links organized by topic. First Cannes.


Here is my Cannes wrapup, a sort of scrapbook which contains a star rating for every one of the 42 films I saw, plus all sorts of anecdotes and odds and ends -- perfect for the casual reader.

Here's my video interview with documentary filmmaker Anne Aghion, who brought her latest work on Rwanda and their gacaca trials to Cannes:

Here's a sneak preview of my interview with director Xavier Dolan. This clip is on Huffington but my full profle will be at The Advocate. I'll link here as soon as it's up.

Here's a silly bit on Mariah Carey and how she fooled the paparrazzi:

Here's a brief bit on how the power went out briefly (because of a strike, of course. This is France). I'm inordinately proud of the headline:

Here's an even sillier piece on the relaunching of the softcore Emmanuelle franchise:

Here are my daily reviews from the 12 days of the fest, with the last day covering the awards ceremony as well:

Cannes preview:

Day One

Day Two

Day Three

Day Four

Day Five

Day Six

Day Seven

Day Eight

Day Nine

Day Ten

Day Eleven

Day Twelve


Top 5

Top 4

Top 3


Analysis of Idol winner


Roger Ebert's Return To EbertFest

West Side Story; profile of Matt Cavenaugh

Andy Richter interview on returning to late night

Wall Street's dumb take on Pixar

Kindle 2.0 review

Battlestar Galactica finale alert

Publishing innovation -- giving away audio and e-book to hardback buyers


Clint Is King

Pinocchio Looks Better Than Ever

Just A Tiny Bit Of Comfort, 007

Get Ready For "Star Trek"