This is the romantic reality. When it is easy, it is easier than we imagined. But when it is not easy, when everything is not just the first time, the true reality of the complexities of a contemporary romance set in.
Turkey is threatening to cut off relations with the European Union if Cyprus takes over the rotating E.U. presidency, as planned later this year. The U.N. will bring together both Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders this weekend to move negotiations forward.
Filmmaker Judd Apatow has a knack for making pretty much anything funny. A 40-Year-Old Virgin, an unexpected pregnancy in Knocked Up. Now he’s lent his name, as producer, to the hilarity that ensues when you’re a member of a wedding party.
Filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul was born in Thailand but his formative film education came about in the Windy City. He earned his MFA in experimental film at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Abbas Kiarostami’s most recent film, Certified Copy, won the Best Actress Award for its star, Juliette Binoche. Binoche had a smaller role in Kiarostami’s recent interesting feature-length experiment, Shirin.