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Egypt’s Oscar Hopeful Endures Blowback Over Secret Production, Censorship

Thanks to social media, Mohamed ?Diab's Arab Spring drama 'Clash' became a hit despite intense government pushback and could draw Academy attention.

Oscars: Egypt Selects ‘Clash’ for Foreign-Language Category

Mohamed Diab's acclaimed actioner, set in the back of a police van during the recent revolution in Cairo, opened the Un Certain Regard sidebar at Cannes.

‘Clash’ (‘Eshtebak’): Cannes Review

The failure of the Egyptian revolution leads to the horrific cacophony of civil war.

Cannes Hidden Gem: ‘Clash’ Views the Arab Spring From the Back of a Police Van

Set entirely in a riot vehicle, Mohamed Diab's Un Certain Regard entry brings diverse characters together to examine the Egyptian civil war from multiple perspectives.

Tommy Ramone: His Story as Told to Legs McNeil

The former Punk magazine editor and author of "Please Kill Me" gets Tommy's story from the man himself.

Parquet Courts are Young, Fast and Ter-RIFF-ic: Concert Review

Mathematical, minimally precise rockers roar through 16-song, 50-minute set, leaving the crowd wanting more.

Rock Photographer Bob Gruen, Famous For His Shots of John Lennon, Opens L.A. Art Show

Gruen, known for his iconic shots of Lennon, the Sex Pistols, Led Zeppelin and more, is also the subject of a new career retrospective book of his work.

‘Clash’ Director Louis Leterrier to Helm Universal Sci-fi Tentpole ‘G’ (Exclusive)

"Clash of the Titans" director Louis Leterrier has signed on to direct and produce sci-fi tentpole "G" for Universal Pictures.

Rock Stars Offer Casting Suggestions for Lemmy Kilmister Biopic

As a doc about the heavy metal icon makes the screening rounds, rockers suggest who should play the Motörhead frontman in a feature film. Says Rancid's Lars Frederiksen, "No B-list actor like Russell Crowe!"