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violence worker links

---"Part of our misunderstanding about the nature of policing is we keep imagining that we can turn police into social workers. That we can make them nice, friendly community outreach workers. But police are violence workers. That's what distinguishes them from all other government functions. ... They have the legal capacity to use violence in situations where the average citizen would be arrested.So when we turn a problem over to the police to manage, there will be violence, because those ar...
Tags: Movies, White House, New York City, America, United States, Garcetti, Ben Mathis Lilley, Ryan J Reilly, Annie Lowrey, Leah Donnella, Tara Golshan, William Barr, The Film Doctor, Bryan Washington, George Floyd, Vast Nameless Army


Glen Weldon on the Batmobiles through time

Every Batmobile From Movies & TV Explained | WIRED Glen Weldon May 27, 2020 WIRED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-Kgsk4TZgU The Batmobile is arguably the most iconic vehicle in the history of entertainment. Batman his...
Tags: Comics, Christopher Nolan, Tim Burton, Npr, Batman, Batmobile, Glen, Glen Weldon, Joel Schumacher, Mike Rhode, NPR Arts Desk


RFK Journalism cartoon award to JD Crowe

JD Crowe Wins 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Award by D. D. Degg June 4, 2020 http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2020/06/04/jd-crowe-wins-2020-robert-f-kennedy-award/ J.D. Crowe wins RFK Award for editorial cartoons By Greg Garrison | [email protected]  Jun 04, 2020 https://www.al.com/news/2020/06/jd-crowe-wins-rfk-award-for-editorial-cartoons.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Crowe, Robert F Kennedy, JD Crowe, J D Crowe, Mike Rhode, Greg Garrison


O'Connell on SPX cancellation

Small Press Expo In Bethesda Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns Organizers of the Small Press Expo, an annual comics art and indie comics convention in Bethesda, confirmed this year's event is canceled. By Michael O'Connell, Patch Staff Jun 5, 2020 https://patch.com/maryland/bethesda-chevychase/small-press-expo-bethesda-canceled-over-coronavirus-concerns [Author: Mike Rhode]
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NPR's illustrated birthday poem by Patricia Harbage

A Grandmother's Poem Reassures Us With Humor And Grace Claire Harbage , LA Johnson , Patricia Harbage NPR's The Picture Show May 31, 2020  https://www.npr.org/sections/pictureshow/2020/05/31/866111146/a-grandmothers-poem-reassures-us-with-humor-and-grace  [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Mike Rhode, Patricia Harbage


Japan’s Revised Anti-Online Piracy Law Gets Approved

Proposed revisions to Japan’s anti-online piracy law have been approved by the Diet, strengthening measures against piracy and subjecting other content to regulation, such as manga and magazines. The illegal download of manga, magazines, academic texts, newspapers, and other works can now lead to criminal charges (effective January 1st, 2021), though derivative works (parodies) were […]
Tags: Japan, Law, Internet, Copyright, Piracy, Anime, Announcements


New to DVD - VIVARIUM

After visiting a newly built suburban housing development, a two young lovers find themselves trapped in a nightmare. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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Superhero Bits: DC Comics Cuts Ties with Diamond Comics, ‘Suicide Squad’ Timeline Mix-Up & More

Why is DC Comics severing ties with Diamond Comics distributors? Can Magneto lift Mjolnir? How might the third season of Harley Quinn open? What new details about The Eternals surfaced thanks to some merchandise listings? How did an added detail in Harley Quinn‘s profile in Suicide Squad mess up David Ayer‘s timeline? When will Loki and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier start shooting again? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Take a look behind the scenes at the DC’s Lege...
Tags: Movies, Agents Of Shield, Spider-Man, Dc Comics, Harley Quinn, Batman, Thor, Marvel Comics, X-men, Doctor Strange, Shazam, Joker, Gambit, David Ayer, Loki, Magneto


A Strong Wrestler Woman Inflicts Serious Injury in Temptress Feast

Men who embrace the fantasy of having a powerful woman emasculate them through sheer physical force might find Temptress Feast ~Haruka the Humiliator~ Tricks of the Trade to be a worthwhile purchase, as the game has several males being bludgeoned by just such a female wrestler. Players learn of Kakeru, an opulent company director who […]
Tags: Games, Anime, Wrestling, Fetish, Oppai, Oshiri, H, Image Gallery, DLSite, Doujin Soft, Eroge, Visual Novels, Haruka, Kakeru


Sam Mendes Makes a Passionate Plea to Save UK Stage Theatres, Calls Upon Netflix and Amazon for Help

Much of our focus on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic have been on Hollywood, because that’s the business we cover. But we also have a vested interested in stage theater, since that’s where a lot of the silver screen’s biggest stars and filmmakers have cultivated their talents before becoming household names in Hollywood. That’s why Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (1917, American Beauty) has made a passionate plea for the government, donors and even Amazon and Netflix to help the stage...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Hollywood, London, Movies, Netflix, United States, Premier League, United Kingdom, Stage, Oscar, Broadway, Sam-Mendes, Royal Shakespeare Company, Financial Times, Neflix


‘Enter the Fat Dragon’ Trailer: Legendary Martial Artist Donnie Yen Puts on a Fat Suit

Ever wanted to see martial arts superstar Donnie Yen lead a movie wearing a fat suit? Enter the Fat Dragon has you covered. The chaotic first trailer for this inexplicable action film has arrived, and if this isn’t the weirdest trailer you organically find today, please send me whatever is weirder. You’ve gotta see this. Enter the Fat Dragon Trailer Let’s press pause on the whole “Donnie Yen wearing a fat suit” thing for a second and talk about the editing in this trailer. We’ve all beco...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Movie Trailers, Bruce Lee, Yen, Lee, Donnie Yen, Zhu, Action/Adventure, Sammo Hung, Well Go Usa, Kenji Tanigaki, Enter the Fat Dragon, Fallon Zhu


Water Cooler: The Hobbit, Avengers: Age of Ultron, That Thing You Do, Domestic Disturbance, Bad Education, Mulholland Drive, Twister, Rock Star, The Martian, Suits,

On the June 5, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. Opening Banter : It’s been a week! At The Water Cooler : What we’ve been Doing : Peter experienced rioting in his neighborhood for the first time, and has been watching too much of th...
Tags: Movies, Chris, Peter, Valley, Ben, Brad, Jacob, Ben Pearson, Peter Sciretta, Jacob Hall, Water cooler, Hoai Tran Bui, Hoai Tran, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman


‘The King of Staten Island’ Clip: Pete Davidson Wants to Open a Tattoo Restaurant

Pete Davidson has no easy answers for how to work through grief. That’s something that the actor and SNL comedian is working on in the Judd Apatow-directed comedy The King of Staten Island. The loosely autobiographical feature film is inspired by Davidson’s own life as he deals with the grief of losing his father. But what Davidson does have, in the new The King of Staten Island clip, is an easy answer for a great business idea: a tattoo restaurant. The King of Staten Island Clip Davids...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Drama, Oscar, Universal, Steve Buscemi, Staten Island, Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, Ray, Video Clips, Scott, Davidson, Apatow, Marisa Tomei


‘The Joy Luck Club’ Cast Will Reunite For a Virtual Book Club With Author Amy Tan

Bring your best dumplings and moon cakes, because The Joy Luck Club is getting back together. The cast of The Joy Luck Club is reuniting in a virtual “book club” to discuss the beloved 1989 novel with the author Amy Tan. The nonprofit organization Gold House will be hosting The Joy Luck Club reunion, which will include Lauren Tom, Ming-Na Wen, Rosalind Chao, and Tamlyn Tomita. Variety reports that Gold House will be hosting The Joy Luck Club virtual reunion to discuss the 1989 novel by Amy T...
Tags: Facebook, Books, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Disney, San Francisco, Aileen Lee, Around The Web, Yang, Tan, Amy Tan, Joy Luck Club, Tomita, Tamlyn Tomita, Ming-na Wen


Hospitality To Strangers

  Our home has never felt emptier. I’ve realized, over these months of isolation, just how much it means to me to welcome people here. What I miss most is family, especially our weekly Sunday family gatherings. I also miss out-of-town guests. And I miss old friends as well as new people we meet through … Continue reading Hospitality To Strangers
Tags: Comics, Hero, Hospitality, Intolerance, White Supremacist, Nonviolence, Non-violence, Open Door, Interdependence, Rahul Dubey


Toshiue Elite Onna Kishi Loves Teasing an Easily Flustered Knight Girl

Toshiue Elite Onna Kishi ga Boku no Mae de dake Kawaii recently unleashed the first volume of its manga to avid enthusiasts, bombarding them with an incomprehensible amount of moe as the titular heroine’s lack of experience with male interactions leads to many adorable situations. The manga focuses on male knight Haru being assigned a […]
Tags: Fantasy, Anime, Tentacles, Kawaii, Bathing, Manga, Oppai, Pantsu, H, Image Gallery, Ero-manga, Haru, Toshiue Elite Onna Kishi, Onna Kishi


Theme Park Bits: Racial Discrimination at Disney, Reservation Dates Shifted, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: A former Disneyland Cast Member details the racial discrimination he received. Disneyland hotel reservations have been pushed back again. And more! The world right now is the garbage fire to end all garbage fires, and I’m sure you’ve clicked through on this post in the hopes to get a temporary reprieve from the heat of those flames. And listen, I would love to make your hopes come true, but as you know right now, life is full of disappointments. To wit, ...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Disney, Seaworld, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Cooper, Orange County Register, Hans, Monte Cristo, Disney California Adventure, Disney Reservation, Hans Cooper Howell, Team Disney Anaheim This


2020 Annecy Film Festival Will Include Conversations with Lord & Miller, ‘Chicken Run’ Directors, ‘Frozen 2’ Directors, and More

The Annecy Film Festival offers a glimpse at some of the best animation in the world, and while some other fests have been cancelled due to the coronavirus, Annecy is moving forward by shifting completely online this year. While more movies and panel discussions are expected to be added in the days to come, the festival already has an impressive lineup which includes looks at movies like Sony’s Phil Lord and Chris Miller-produced Connected, an early look at Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2, an...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Netflix, Animation, Sony, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Cartoon Network, Hayao Miyazaki, Miller, Connected, Moana, Film Festivals, Jordan Peele, Annecy, Wendell


CS Recommends: Mike Tyson Mysteries, Plus Comics, Movies & More!

CS Recommends: My Neighbor Totoro, Plus Books, Podcasts & More! Stuck inside? Don’t know what to watch/read/play/listen to? ComingSoon.net has got you covered. In this week’s CS Recommends our staff gives you solid tips on the best media to consume during your downtime, including Mike Tyson Mysteries & more. Check out our picks below! RELATED: Watched at Home: Top 20 Streaming Films for Week of May 29 MAX EVRY’S RECOMMEND: WE3 Click here to purchase! Back in 2004 the superstar comics team...
Tags: South Korea, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Cdc, Horror, PBR, TV News, Las Vegas, Ed, Mike Tyson, Richard, Seoul, Extras, Peter, Morrison


Watch: Fantastic Animated Sci-Fi Short 'Spice Frontier' About a Chef

"Last seen, used, and tasted 258 years ago - it's sea salt!" Bring us the spice! While we wait to see a trailer for Denis Villeneuve's new Dune movie, there's another sci-fi "spice" film to watch. Spice Frontier is an animated short that acts as a proof-of-concept pilot for an animated series. Over a century has passed since the destruction of Earth. Without a home planet, humans now live among the 38 known alien species. Kent Williams, a struggling chef, leads a disparate band of adventurer...
Tags: Movies, La, Sci-fi, Animation, Short Film, Kent, Denis Villeneuve, To Watch, Spice Frontier, Steamroller Studios, Jalil Sadool


CS Interview: Directors Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion on Becky

CS Interview: Directors Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion on Becky Just in time for the exciting dark action comedy’s digital release, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with directors Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion (Cooties) to discuss their latest effort, Becky, starring Lulu Wilson (Annabelle: Creation) as a teen who faces off against a group of neo-Nazi prison escapees. Click here to rent or purchase Becky digitally! RELATED: Becky Review When looking at their goals with the film...
Tags: Movies, La, Nazi, Lulu, Kevin James, Joel Mchale, Scorpion, Simon Pegg, James, Wilson, Robert, Tribeca, Simon, Annabelle, Kevin, Lane


Josh Trank Wanted to Quit Fantastic Four Over One Casting Choice

Josh Trank wanted to quit Fantastic Four over one casting choice Five years later, it’s no secret that the Josh Trank-helmed reboot of the previously Fox-owned Fantastic Four franchise was riddled with production issues and studio interference and in a new interview with Geeks of Color, the 36-year-old filmmaker revealed that the first sign of his trouble came with trying to cast a black woman in the role of Sue Storm, aka The Invisible Woman. RELATED: Fantastic Four: John Krasinski Would L...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Fox, Margot Robbie, Marvel Studios, John Krasinski, Michael B Jordan, Johnny, Simon Kinberg, Josh Trank, Trank, MCU, Johnny Storm, Movie News, Jeremy Slater, Umbrella Academy


Josh Trank Says He Should Have Left ‘Fantastic Four’ When Fox Didn’t Let Him Cast a Black Sue Storm

In a recent profile of Fantastic Four director Josh Trank, the filmmaker said he slept with a gun by his bed because of threats he was receiving online due to his decision to cast a black actor as Johnny Storm, AKA The Human Torch. Now Trank says he initially tried to cast a black woman to play Johnny’s sister, Sue Storm AKA The Invisible Woman, in the 2015 movie, but that he encountered “quite a bit of heavy pushback” from the studio and essentially wasn’t allowed to.  “There were a lot of c...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Fox, 20th Century Fox, Margot Robbie, Michael B Jordan, Johnny, Kate Mara, Josh Trank, Trank, Johnny Storm, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Fantastic-Four


Did You Hate James Corden’s Performance in ‘Cats’? So Did Andrew Lloyd Webber

Remember Cats? The nightmarish film adaptation of the hit musical feels as if it hit theaters 100 years ago, but it was actually only six months. Since then, real-life horrors have superseded those of the digital fur variety, but that doesn’t mean Andrew Lloyd Webber is ready to let bygones be bygones. The composer recently recorded a commentary track for the filmed 1998 stage version of Cats, and in the process, had some less-than-charitable things to say about the recent movie adaptation – sp...
Tags: Movies, Cats, Musical, Tom Hooper, James Corden, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BBC Radio, Corden, Webber, Mika, Eliot, Bustopher Jones, Bustopher Jones Corden, Bustopher


Mary Skelter Finale Goods Also Stupendously Provocative

Information on the free stuff that can be gotten by purchasing Mary Skelter Finale from different retailers has been made available, bound to have some curious if hardcore collectors will end up buying multiple copies of the game to secure all the collectibles. Goods available through the limited edition: Depending on the buyer’s choice of […]
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TV Bits: More ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Possibilities, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Finale Trivia, ‘Devils,’ Unexpected TV Ratings

In this edition of TV Bits: Ash vs. Evil Dead stars believe they can convince Bruce Campbell to come back. Ronald D. Moore reveals the original, 4-hour concept for the Battlestar Galactica finale. Patrick Dempsey’s new dram Devils gets picked up by The CW. The highest-rated show on broadcast television Wednesday wasn’t even a TV show. Ash vs. Evil Dead brought Bruce Campbell back to the role of iconic Ash Williams more than two decades after he last strapped on the chainsaw arm. But it se...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Santiago, Pixar, Cw, Up, Bruce Campbell, Grey, Ray, Patrick Dempsey, Laura, Campbell, Devils, Bruce, Moore


‘Yummy’ Trailer: Shudder’s Latest Original is a Zombie Horror-Comedy

Here we have a trailer for a film called Yummy. That may not sound like a particularly scary title, but Yummy is, in fact, a horror film. It’s the latest Shudder original, and features a zombie outbreak that springs from a hospital known for plastic surgery. Chaos ensues – and based on the trailer below, there’s plenty of blood, gore, and puke to keep things interesting. Check out the trailer for Yummy below, and brace yourself for all the goo! Yummy Trailer There’s a whole lotta scream...
Tags: UK, Movies, Horror, US, Yummy, Movie Trailers, Joshua Rubin, Shudder, Lars Damoiseaux


Brown Harris Stevens’ agent platform ‘couldn’t have come at a better time’

The long-standing, NYC-based urban luxury independent Brown Harris Stevens has developed an agent productivity solution called MAIA. It rests on a Salesforce backbone.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Marketing Software, Luxury Real Estate, Maia, Brokerage, Select, Real Estate Technology, Brown Harris Stevens, Harris Stevens, PROPtech, Agent Marketing, Listing Marketing, Bess Freedman, Luxury Lens


Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story Review

Rating: 10/10 Cast: Kenny Sailors Stephen Curry Kevin Durant Dirk Nowitzki Bobby Knight Jay Bilas Written by Jacob Hamilton, Thaddeus D. Matula Directed by Jacob Hamilton Click here to rent or own Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story now! Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story Review There are moments where I wish I could travel back in time and take with me everything I learned in order to have a leg up on the competition — mainly because I’m too, ah, simple minded to craft a revolutionary idea ...
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My Darling Vivian Documentary To Have Virtual Cinema Release

My Darling Vivian Documentary To Have Virtual Cinema Release The acclaimed documentary and film festival favorite My Darling Vivian will have a U.S. and Canadian virtual cinema release starting Friday, June 19. Featuring exclusive footage and interviews, the documentary rewrites Hollywood’s fictionalized version of events and tells the true story of Vivian Liberto, Johnny Cash’s first wife and the mother of his four daughters. You can click here for all virtual cinema bookings and check out a...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Germany, Netflix, Canada, Air Force, Ian, Johnny Cash, Johnny, San Antonio Texas, Vivian, Tara, Josh Moody, ComingSoon, Movie News, Rosanne Kathy Cindy



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