Sri Lankan immigrant drama ‘Dheepan’ finds home at Cannes

From left, actor Jesuthasan Antonythasan, director Jacques Audiard, actress Claudine Vincent Rottiers and actress Kalieaswari Srinivasan pose for photographers during a photo call for the film Dheepan, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

CANNES, France (AP) — Before making the Sri Lankan immigrant drama “Dheepan,” French director Jacques Audiard acknowledged he couldn’t have even found his characters’ native country on a map.

‘Ruddigore:’ A world of comedic ghosts and curses

From left to right, Sheila Johnson, Sydney Johnson, Kenna Kerbs, Courtney Heath and Camilla Christensen practice a chorus song May 13 for “Ruddigore” at the Virginia Theater in Shelley. Music director Andrea Hess said the fast-paced songs are a challenge for the actors. “We have to do a lot of ‘spoken word’ to practice before we sing to get the rhythm right,” she said. Pat Sutphin /

“Ruddigore” will be featured at the Virginia Theater in Shelley. The melodrama takes stereotypical roles of heroes and villains and twists them into a unique and very different tale.

Review: ‘Tomorrowland’ fun, likeable but tries too hard

This photo released by Disney shows, George Clooney, as Frank Walker, in a scene from Disney's "Tomorrowland." The film releases in U.S. theaters May 22, 2015. (Film Frame/Disney via AP)

There’s a lot to like about Disney’s “Tomorrowland.” It’s got George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, robots and explosions, a positive message, and it puts the fate of the future in the hands of two smart young girls.

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