Gus van Sant will shoot a film about Allen Ginsberg

Gus van Sant will shoot a film about Allen GinsbergOne Creator of the independent front decided to film a biography of another. Gus van Sant'll produce a biopic about the life of the famous poet, the founder of the beatnik movement - Allen Ginsberg.Plot outline will be based on the prosecution Ginsberg, caused by the publication in 1956 of his controversial poem "Howl", in which reactionary America caused an uproar and was recognized as almost the devil. Strathairn will play Prosecutor Ralph McIntosh, Alda - judge Clayton horn, Daniels - prosecution witness Professor David kirk, Parker - star radio and prosecution witness Gail porter, Rudd - literary critic and defense witness Luther Nichols. The role of the Ginsberg went to James Franco ("Spiderman", "Tristan and Isolde").The script will be written by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. To Finance the project will be WMA and Cinetic Media. Source: Gus van Sant will shoot a film about Allen Ginsberg. Читать полностью -->

Naomi Campbell wants a baby from her

Naomi Campbell wants a baby from herThe most famous black model 38 year old Naomi Campbell said yesterday that he wants to have a baby from her lover, a 46 year old Russian millionaire Vladislav Doronin.- I realized that the kids, " he told Belle. - Before I just didn't realize what a joy when the light appears a piece you and your loved one...soon, I hope my dream will come true - I'm a mother. Source: Naomi Campbell wants a baby from her. . . . Читать полностью -->

JK Rowling was awarded the prize of Edinburgh

JK Rowling was awarded the prize of EdinburghJK Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter", September 19, 2008 will receive a prize of Edinburgh. This award Scottish capital award for contribution to city life and big personal achievements.The Agency France Presse quoted the Lord mayor of Edinburgh George Grabbe: "All know the story of how she [Rowling] has written the first book about Harry Potter in an Edinburgh cafГ©, and her literary victory glorified our city".The writer thanked the mayor: "to Receive this award - the highest honor. Edinburgh became my real home, here "grew" Harry, for the last 15 years it happened to me the important things professional and personal properties.In 2007 the winner of the Edinburgh award was selected by Ian Rankin, the author of a series of detective inspector Rebus, set in the Scottish capital and its suburbs. Source: JK Rowling was awarded the prize of Edinburgh. . . Читать полностью -->

Pussycat Dolls take off new candid clip

Pussycat Dolls take off new candid clip Popular American girls band Pussycat Dolls recorded a new Studio album and is preparing a music video for the title song from this album.As reported by portal Gossip Girls, yesterday on one of the Los Angeles streets were shooting a video for the song "When I Grow Up". Photos from this event in our gallery.The song "When I Grow Up" already actively spinning on American radio stations. The girls hope that it will become a major hit coming summer, and the album is not as good as the debut work of the Pussycat Dolls "PCD", which included hits such as "Don't Cha" and "Buttons" and sold 3 million copies. According to the soloist team, Nicole Scherzinger, their work has grown significantly and has moved to a new level.In the song "When I Grow Up" touches on the topic of fame and glory, which is not always a positive impact on people and makes stars hostage to its popularity, as in the case of Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan, notes However, Nicole says that during the recording of the track participants did not think about any specific cases in the star world, as "never criticize": "We won't point fingers at him of whom this song. We are not criticizing anybody and not be judged. Читать полностью -->

Four main versions of the death of Ruslana Korshunova

Four main versions of the death of Ruslana KorshunovaFive days ago in new York killed 20-year-old model from Kazakhstan Ruslana Korshunova. Police said that the girl committed suicide, jumping from the window of the apartment on the 9th floor.But all are perplexed: what made Ruslan to commit such a terrible thing? Maybe someone helped her to make the fatal leap?In the American press and on the Russian forums discuss several versions of the tragedy. Here are some of them:1. Korshunova was depressed because of problems at work and in personal lifeInvestigators did not find a suicide note, but the files in the computer could replace her. Shortly before the death of Ruslan wrote that he misses home and family, about the problems in his personal life...The experts found under the fingernails of the girl traces of alien skin and DNA (as is the case if the victim tries to resist violence). American journalists write that the girl was distraught after breaking up with her boyfriend Artem Personam. Читать полностью -->

In London sold rare the collected works of Shakespeare

In London sold rare the collected works of ShakespeareAt the London auction house Christie's antique books including the first edition of the plays of William Shakespeare, known as the "first folio", went under the hammer for 435 thousand pounds sterling (874 thousand dollars).According to the newspaper The Telegraph, in 1623, when the volume was printed, it was worth 20 shillings, that is, 100 pounds current money.From drawing of the "first folio" to have survived for about 200 copies. This edition is considered the most important in Shakespeare studies: thanks to him we got about half of the works of the great playwright, Shakespeare's life is not printed. Among them was the tragedy of Macbeth, the Comedy twelfth night, the Tempest, the taming of the shrew and As you like it".435 thousand pounds for the copy of the first folio - low price. In 2006, one of the volumes of this edition was sold for 2.8 million pounds, and in 2001-m - for 4.9 million pounds. Source: London sold rare the collected works of Shakespeare. . Читать полностью -->

Angelina Jolie was discharged from the hospital

Angelina Jolie was discharged from the hospitalFamous Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was discharged from the hospital in nice, where last week gave birth to twins, reports the associated Press.Jolie with children left the clinic on Saturday at dawn, about four o'clock in the morning. Cameras the associated Press managed to shoot only as leaves black van with tinted Windows."Newborns and their mother feel good," he declared on Saturday to journalists, the representatives of the clinic, who confirmed the information about the statement of the actress.Twins named Knox Leon (Knox Leon and Vivienne, Marcheline (Vivienne Marcheline) came to light last Saturday night. Earlier it was expected that deliveries will take place in mid-August.The right to publish the first pictures of the newborn were sold to one of the American Newspapers for $ 11 million that brad pitt and Angelina Jolie are going to donate to charity.In addition to twin babies, a 44-year-old pitt and 33-year-old Jolie four children: three adopted children - six-year-old Maddox from Cambodia, four year-old pax from Vietnam and three year old Zahara from Ethiopia, as well as own daughter, Shiloh Nouvel, born in Namibia in may 2006. Source: angelina Jolie was discharged from the hospital. . . Читать полностью -->

Oksana Fedorova will open the exhibition dimensional icons

Oksana Fedorova will open the exhibition dimensional iconsThe exhibition "Measured icon: history and modernity" opens July 7 at the Russian centre of science and culture in Paris. The exhibition, organized by Russian club of Orthodox philanthropists, will be opened by TV presenter Oksana Fedorova.The opening ceremony will be attended by the representatives of diplomatic missions, Orthodox clergy, French and Russian businessmen, informs "Interfax". Also at the opening of the exhibition dimensional icons with the spiritual program will perform a Russian Opera singer Hibla Gerzmava. To support the rebirth of the Russian iconographic tradition in the Russian centre in Paris is going to the Opera Director Alexander Titel.The exhibition "Measured icon: history and modernity" includes three sections: historical (ancient icons of XVII-XIX centuries), ten photocopies of ancient dimensional icons, on display in the Church and archaeological study of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, the Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin and Novodevichy convent and modern (11 modern icons).Measure icon in the old days was given to each child for baptism. When a child was born, parents specially commissioned icon in honor of his Saint. The height of the Board, which is in full growth wrote the image of the patron Saint, exactly in line with the growth of the child at birth.The exhibition will be presented as dimensional copies of ancient icons of the Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, Novodevichy convent, the Church and the archaeological Cabinet of the Moscow theological Academy, and modern icons in different styles.At the exhibition you will see the faces of many revered saints. Читать полностью -->

The President of Zambia was buried a second time

The President of Zambia was buried a second timeOn Tuesday we heard rumors about the death of Zambian President levy Mwanawasa. Relatives of the head of state said that he died in a hospital in the French capital.Note that in early July, has already received reports that the Zambian leader died in a Paris hospital. But these data were later refuted by officials.59-year-old levy Mwanawasa was hospitalized in July after hypertension attack. The President felt ill during the XI summit of African States, which was held in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm al-Sheikh. High-level patient was transported to France and placed in the intensive care unit of the military hospital of Percy in Paris.In early August, Minister of health of Zambia announced that the state of health of the President is "stable, but still very weak", RIA "Novosti". However on Monday, 18 August, the health levy Mwanawasa has deteriorated sharply, and the President needed the help of surgeons."The team of doctors said that the operation was successful, although the President is still very serious," said Vice-President of Zambia Rupiah Gangs, receiving the results of surgery.However, later relatives of the head of state acknowledged that doctors were unable to save the life of levy Mwanawasa. Читать полностью -->

Europe will enjoy our movies

Europe will enjoy our moviesRussian TV channels have started to promote their products to the West. According to "Kommersant", "channel" sold the rights to its 50 films with the French company KinoVista, and the French Canal Plus will show the film "piranha" produced by the channel "Russia".KinoVista will be the exclusive distributor of such bands as "the Turkish gambit" by Akunin, the documentary "black war", the paintings of Leonid Brezhnev and Evgeny Plushenko.On "the First channel" has told "Kommersant" that in the year shoot 400-500 hours of production, including 100 hours of TV series. 200-300 hours of them being sold abroad, but still it was about the CIS and Eastern Europe. However, in France, not without success showed "the Ninth company"."Russia sells 180 hours of his documentary the Discovery channel, which has already adopted some of the suggested bands. In addition to Discovery and CanalPlus, proceedings of "second button" interested and SVT, which bought the rights to "the first circle".The President "STS Media" Alexander Rodnyansky estimated the income of the Russian TV channels from the sale of their products by 3-5% of their total revenue (although sales are increasing). However, the English Channel4 and French TF1 earn on the sale of the rights to broadcast their products 30-40% of total revenue. Читать полностью -->

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