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The Cricket's Daily 3: Cheers at Cannes for 'Nebraska'

Published June 6, 2013 12:12 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• Director Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" received a standing ovation after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival – one of the few films at the festival to be so universally lauded. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Actress Amanda Bynes, lately known more for her personal problems than her onscreen talents, was arrested in Manhattan on Thursday night. She was charged with marijuana possession after allegedly throwing a bong out of her 36th-floor window. [NBC New York]

• A&E is cancelling its documentary series "Intervention," after 13 seasons and 243 interventions (of which 156 are still sober). [Entertainment Weekly]