On Friday, the Abu Dhabi Film Festival announced the winners of its 2010 Black Pearl Awards. Among the winners: Aleksei Fedorchenko’s Silent Souls for Best Narrative Film, Andrew Garfield (Never Let Me Go) for Best Actor, and Patricio Guzmán’s Nostalgia for the Light for Best Documentary.
Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life finally has a release date.
M.I.A. has a new song.
The Guardian reports that “BP and several other big European companies are funding the midterm election campaigns of Tea Party favourites who deny the existence of global warming or oppose Barack Obama’s energy agenda, the Guardian has learned.”
Alexander Anderson—creator of the “characters Rocky the flying squirrel, Bullwinkle Moose and Dudley Do-Right, and the vaudeville-style format for the 1959 animated program Rocky and His Friends and its 1961 spin-off The Bullwinkle Show, known collectively as The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show—died on Friday at age 90.
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