- "With Ice Cube as the new XXX, street cred replaces extreme sports." Robert Koehler on State of the Union.
- More details on the Marvel Films/Paramount deal: Merrill Lynch is in, Stan Lee is out.
- Good news on Canal Street: the Attorney General says prosecuting piracy is a "low priority" compared to terrorism.
- The Cannes Classics sidebar will spotlight Jean Renoir.
- Bruce Willis is firmly ensconced in the "aging cop" portion of his career.