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Cannes 2021: 24 Films that will Compete for the Golden Palm

Cannes 2021: 24 Films that will Compete for the Golden Palm

Show Business & Celebrities
Wes Anderson, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Mia Hansen-Løve, and more filmmakers will roam the 'Croisette this year. Which of your films will get into the list of winners? The Cannes Film Festival is going to arrive more eager than ever this year. After canceling its edition in 2020 due to the expansion of Covid-19 in France (and the rest of the world), the contest faces another complicated edition, still in times of pandemic and later than usual. But the 'Croisette can do it all: from July 6 to 17, Cannes will open its doors to some of the most important films of the next cinephile season, where, as has already been confirmed, we will enjoy filmmakers of the stature of Wes Anderson, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Jacques Audiard, Leos Carax, Paul Verhoeven, Mia Hansen-Løve, Nanni Moretti and ...
These Filipino Celebrities Ran in Elections more than Once and Lost

These Filipino Celebrities Ran in Elections more than Once and Lost

Government & Politics, Show Business & Celebrities
Elections in the Philippines are colorful, especially when famous celebrities enter politics. Needless to say, former president and now Manila mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada is the most famous actor-politician in the Philippines. And although some of them are really sincere and have the abilities to serve, not all of them are destined to be politicians. Without a doubt, being popular is a huge advantage in Philippine elections, but it is not the only factor to attract votes. Having good looks and winning awards in the chosen field may also help, but not always. As proof, below are the top 10 Filipino celebrities and personalities who ran in local and national elections more than once but never won. 10. Kuhol Phillip “Kuhol” Supnet ran for a board member of Barangay North Fairview, Quezon...