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Now streaming: Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and more

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Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Oscar, Mary Poppins


Border Patrol detains 9 year old U.S. citizen for 36 hours after falsely accusing her of lying about her identify

In San Diego, the United States Border Patrol grabbed a girl who is 9 and a U.S. citizen and on her way to school, accused her of lying about her identity, then detained her for 36 hours. Many families in the San Diego-Tijuana area cross the border routinely for work, school, and shopping. The child and her mother live on the Mexico side, and school is on the U.S. side. They were reunited after the kid had been held away from her parents for 36 hours, when the Mexican consulate got involved....
Tags: Post, News, Nbc, Mexico, Racism, Oscar, San Diego, CBP, Border Patrol, Tijuana, Trump, White Supremacy, Melanie, NBC San Diego, Cardenas, San Ysidro


Border Patrol detains 9 year old U.S. citizen for 36 hours after falsely accusing her of lying about her identity

In San Diego, the United States Border Patrol grabbed a girl who is 9 and a U.S. citizen and on her way to school, accused her of lying about her identity, then detained her for 36 hours. Many families in the San Diego-Tijuana area cross the border routinely for work, school, and shopping. The child and her mother live on the Mexico side, and school is on the U.S. side. They were reunited after the kid had been held away from her parents for 36 hours, when the Mexican consulate got involved....
Tags: Post, News, Nbc, Mexico, Racism, Oscar, San Diego, CBP, Border Patrol, Tijuana, Trump, White Supremacy, Melanie, NBC San Diego, Cardenas, San Ysidro


Director Alex Gibney looks back on a career of profiling liars and shady characters, from Elizabeth Holmes to Lance Armstrong, and crowns the most despicable

For close to 40 years, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney has made movies about some of the most complex and controversial figures of the last century. He’s examined the maddening drive of Steve Jobs (“Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine”), the bald-faced lies of people like Lance Armstrong (“The Armstrong Lie”) and Julian Assange (“We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks”), and even the mind games done by the head of Scientology, David Miscavige (“Going Clear: Scientology & the Pr...
Tags: Hbo, US, Trends, Oscar, Silicon Valley, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Alex Gibney, Chelsea Manning, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Holmes, Elizabeth, Assange, Holmes, Armstrong, Lance


New Aladdin Toy Features a Snippet of Jasmine’s New Song

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Aladdin toy features a snippet of Jasmine’s new song According to Cinema Blend, a snippet of one of the newest songs from Walt Disney Pictures‘ upcoming live-action Aladdin has arrived online, revealing a short preview of Princess Jasmine’s (Naomi Scott) song titled “Speechless.” Composed by Alan Menken (La La Land) and co-written Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman), the song was leaked through a new Princess Jasmine singing doll which was created by JAKK...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Robin Williams, Disney, Oscar, Little Mermaid, Power Rangers, Tony, Golden Globe, Ralph, Marc Platt, Orient Express, Jasmine, Aladdin, Abu, Jafar


Hans Zimmer is Scoring ‘Dune’, Which Has an Official Synopsis and A Possible New Cast Member

Aside from John Williams, Hans Zimmer is in a rarified group of modern film composers who have celebrity status and widespread recognition based on their names alone. Zimmer is an Oscar winner who’s crafted scores for films like The Lion King, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Inception, and dozens more, and now he’s adding another sci-fi notch to his belt: Zimmer will provide the Dune score for Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming movie adaptation of the classic Frank Herbert novel. Production has begun on t...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Sci-fi, Oscar, Adaptation, Paul Lambert, Brian Eno, Ang Lee, Antonio Banderas, Warner Brothers, Remakes, Zimmer, Anderson, Denzel Washington, Dune


Google Is Shutting Down Its Emmy Award-Winning VR Film Studio (slashdot)

Google is shutting down its Spotlight Stories immersive entertainment unit, according to an email sent out by Spotlight Stories executive producer Karen Dufilho Wednesday evening. "Google Spotlight Stories is shutting its doors after over six years of making stories and putting them on phones, on screens, in VR, and anywhere else we could get away with it," Dufilho said in her email sent to supporters of the studio. Variety reports: Spotlight Stories originally began as a group within Motorola, ...
Tags: Google, Motorola, News, Disney, Oscar, Vr, Atap, Google Spotlight Stories, Variety, Wallace, BeauHD, Aardman Animation, Patrick Osborne, Karen Dufilho, Dufilho, Glen Keane Justin Lin Jorge Gutierrez


Portland area bike companies in Sacramento for North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Chad Smeltzer of Smeltzer Bikes in Gresham has made a name for himself with off-road capable drop-bar bikes. He shared this photo of one of the bikes he has at NAHBS.(Photo: Chad Smelzter) Portland area bike businesses will have a strong presence at the annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) that opened today at the Sacramento Convention Center. Event poster. NAHBS is bike industry institution that started in 2005. We’ve covered it here to varying degrees since Portland build...
Tags: Business, Oregon, Sacramento, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Oscar, Portland, Eugene, Gresham, NAHBS, Jonathan Maus, Rolf Prima, Framebuilders, Bike Builders, BP Headlines


Google Is Shutting Down Its Emmy Award-Winning VR Film Studio

Google is shutting down its Spotlight Stories immersive entertainment unit, according to an email sent out by Spotlight Stories executive producer Karen Dufilho Wednesday evening. "Google Spotlight Stories is shutting its doors after over six years of making stories and putting them on phones, on screens, in VR, and anywhere else we could get away with it," Dufilho said in her email sent to supporters of the studio. Variety reports: Spotlight Stories originally began as a group within Motorola, ...
Tags: Google, Motorola, Disney, Tech, Oscar, Vr, Atap, Google Spotlight Stories, Variety, Wallace, Aardman Animation, Patrick Osborne, Karen Dufilho, Dufilho, Glen Keane Justin Lin Jorge Gutierrez, John Kahrs Google


Meet the 19 startups in AngelPad’s 12th batch

AngelPad just wrapped the 12th run of its months-long New York City startup accelerator. For the second time, the program didn’t culminate in a demo day; rather, the 19 participating startups were given pre-arranged one-on-one meetings with venture capital investors late last week. AngelPad co-founders Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas did away with the demo day tradition last year after nearly a decade operating AngelPad, which is responsible for mentoring startups including Postmates, Twitte...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, Accelerator, Twitter, Utah, Japan, Real Estate, Berlin, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Adidas, Tesla, MoPub


Sesame Street, Tom and Jerry Movies Set for 2021 Release

Sesame Street, Tom and Jerry movies set for 2021 release Warner Bros. Pictures has announced the official release dates for two family films, with the new Sesame Street movie set to arrive on January 15, 2021 and the live-action/CG hybrid Tom and Jerry movie debuting on April 16, 2021.Both films are the first set to open on their respective dates. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds...
Tags: Movies, Oscar, Anne Hathaway, Tom, Jerry, Warner Bros Pictures, Jonathan Krisel, Shawn Levy, ComingSoon, Movie News, Mike Rosolio, Michael Aguilar, Krisel, Bert Ernie Grover Oscar, Chris Galletta


Alan Tudyk, Disney’s Lucky Charm, Will Voice Iago in ‘Aladdin’

In Disney’s upcoming remake of The Lion King, director Jon Favreau is bringing back James Earl Jones to reprise his role as Mufasa from the animated original. But no such luck for Gilbert Gottfried, who memorably voiced Jafar’s pet parrot in Disney’s 1993 animated classic Aladdin. Director Guy Ritchie has hired actor Alan Tudyk to take over the role in the studio’s upcoming live-action remake. Tudyk has become something of a lucky charm for Disney after appearing in several of their recent hits...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Robin Williams, Fantasy, Disney, Oscar, James Earl Jones, John August, Will Smith, Pixar, Jon Favreau, Remakes, Guy-Ritchie, Dodgeball, Tim Rice, Hollywood Reporter


Alan Tudyk Will Voice Iago in Disney’s Aladdin

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Alan Tudyk will voice Iago in Disney’s Aladdin Following the release of Aladdin‘s official trailer, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Wreck-It Ralph‘s Alan Tudyk has signed on to voice Jafar’s parrot sidekick Iago in the live-action remake. Iago was previously voiced by comedian Gilbert Gottfried in the animated film and its sequels. Tudyk is best known for voicing many animated characters in films like Ice Age as Lenny, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked as Simon...
Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, Disney, Oscar, Little Mermaid, Will Smith, Power Rangers, Tony, Golden Globe, Hollywood Reporter, Ralph, Marc Platt, Orient Express, Aladdin, Abu, Jafar


Frances Marion on Theme

“The more important the theme, the more important the story.” Frances Marion To show that the debate on theme in relation to screenwriting is nothing new, here’s what Oscar-winning screenwriter Frances Marion wrote in her book How to Write and Sell Film Stories—published in 1937: ‘If you cannot state the gist of a play in three […]
Tags: Filmmaking, Oscar, Frances Marion, Screenwriting


Frances Marion on Theme (Part 1)

“The more important the theme, the more important the story.” Frances Marion To show that the debate on theme in relation to screenwriting is nothing new, here’s what Oscar-winning screenwriter Frances Marion wrote in her book How to Write and Sell Film Stories—published in 1937: ‘If you cannot state the gist of a play in three […]
Tags: Filmmaking, Oscar, Frances Marion, Screenwriting


The New Aladdin Trailer is Here!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The new Aladdin trailer is here! After many teasers and TV spots, Walt Disney Pictures have released the full trailer for Aladdin, the next live-action remake of a classic Disney cartoon. Check out the new Aladdin trailer in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSi...
Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, Disney, Oscar, Little Mermaid, Will Smith, Power Rangers, Tony, Golden Globe, Marc Platt, Orient Express, Aladdin, Abu, Jafar, Benj Pasek, Agrabah


What Pianist Donald Shirley Was Really Like

Music writer David Hadju says that though the musician bore some resemblance to Mahershala Ali’s Oscar-winning portrait of him in the movie Green Book, there was a lot more to the man – including this exchange: “I asked him how he would feel about being portrayed on screen. ‘Damn foolishness,’ he said. ‘I want nothing to do with it!’ – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, Mahershala Ali, Oscar, David Hadju, Donald Shirley, 03.10.19


The Most Powerful Cars of The Geneva Motor Show

On this episode of This Week with John and Oscar, we count down the top three most powerful cars from the Geneva Motor Show. Hard to believe that the car in third place has “only” 1,500HP. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
Tags: Videos, Cars, Blogging, Oscar, John, Dot Com Lifestyle, Geneva Motor Show Hard


Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Thousands join bid to help boy beat cancer

Five-year-old Oscar has leukaemia and faces a race against time to find a stem cell match.
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‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ Director Amy Berg on Crafting the Trial He Might Never Get

Three years ago, when Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg (“Deliver Us From Evil”) set out to document the case of Adnan Syed — the teen convicted of killing Hae Min Lee in 1999 and made famous through podcast’s first breakout hit, “Serial” — she intended to follow Syed’s new trial. But while new testimony and discredited […]
Tags: News, Features, Oscar, Amy Berg, Hae Min Lee, Adnan Syed, Syed, The Case Against Adnan Syed


Attitudes about menstruation are changing. So why are they so taboo at work?

From disruptive technologies to Oscar winning documentaries, period advocates are fighting taboos and pushing their way into the mainstream. But they've yet to reach the business world.
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Mexican journalist seeking US asylum again ordered deported

HOUSTON (AP) — A Mexican journalist has again been ordered deported from the United States despite his fear that his stories about corruption make him a target in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for reporters. Emilio Gutierrez Soto and his son, Oscar, first sought asylum in the U.S. in 2008. They were detained […]
Tags: News, US, Ap, Nation, United States, Oscar, Houston, Emilio Gutierrez Soto


Brie Larson to Star in Apple TV Series About an Undercover CIA Agent

Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson is about to go undercover. The Captain Marvel star will produce and star as a CIA agent in a new untitled drama series that Apple just secured in a bidding war. This is another huge “get” for Apple, which is about to reveal more details about its upcoming streaming service next month. Brie Larson Apple Series The Hollywood Reporter says Apple has picked up this untitled project straight to series after a “multiple-outlet bidding war” erupted over the proper...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Television, Movies, Drama, Casting, Iraq, Fox, United States, Middle East, Oxford, Oscar, Adaptation, Cia, Brie Larson, Langley


Brie Larson Set To Star and Executive Produce Apple CIA Drama

Brie Larson set to star and executive produce Apple CIA drama It’s been nearly a decade since she graced the small screen with her performance and after leading a Marvel Cinematic Universe film and winning an Academy Award, Brie Larson is returning to television for an upcoming CIA drama at Apple that has received a straight-to-series order, according to Deadline. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRe...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Fox, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Showtime, Oscar, TV News, Cia, TNT, Cw, Skull Island, Brie Larson, Larson


Universal Moves Forward with Rock Hudson Biopic

Universal moves forward with Rock Hudson biopic The Rock Hudson biopic All That Heaven Allows is moving forward at Universal Pictures. Variety reports that the studio is talking with Oscar-winning scribe Richard LaGravenese (The Fisher King) to helm the screenplay, based on Mark Griffin’s book All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson, which the studio purchased the rights to last year. Hudson was a legendary leading man of the silver screen back in the 1950s and ’60s, with credits ...
Tags: Texas, Movies, Oscar, Universal, Hudson, Mark Griffin, Rock Hudson, Sarah Schechter, Richard LaGravenese, Hollywood However, ComingSoon, Movie News, Sherry Marsh, LaGravenese, Rock Hudson Biopic, Berlanti Film Corp


‘Triple Frontier’ Review: Men on a Mission? Possible!

Rakish charmers face hopeless odds in this enjoyable, bankrupt flick directed by J.C. Chandor, and starring Ben Affleck and Oscar Isaac, among others.
Tags: Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Oscar, Oscar Isaac, Pascal, Pedro, Triple Frontier, Ben, Charlie, Garrett, Isaac, Affleck, Hedlund, Hunnam, Chandor


André Previn And The Houston Symphony Were Not A Match Made In Heaven

The year was 1966. “It seemed full of promise. Houston, the vibrant, growing city that had become the center of manned spaceflight and medicine, and André Previn, the wunderkind Oscar winner who toiled in the world of jazz and classical music.” Then came the drop in ticket sales, and the disastrous tour. – Houston Chronicle
Tags: Art, Music, Oscar, Houston, Andre Previn, 03.01.19


Flattening The Flat Earth Societies

On This Week with John and Oscar, we talk about the biggest news from Tesla (no, it’s not the $35K Model 3), and we take a hammer to the flat earth societies by telling you what we think of people who think the earth is flat. Enjoy! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
Tags: Videos, Tesla, Blogging, Oscar, John, Ramblings


Current Obsessions: March by Design

The coolest of cool white paints, behind the scenes on an Oscar-nominated set, and The Organized Home in German: here’s what to know about this weekend. Above: Photograph by Kris LeBoeuf from this week’s house tour, Portlandia: Inside the Remodeled Farmhouse of a Cult Favorite Ceramicist. In Ordnung (The Organized Home book, now in German). The story behind the mysterious pottery appearing on San Francisco’s street corners. Online vintage shops are trending; here’s another to browse. Why ...
Tags: Books, La, San Francisco, Oscar, Ikea, Design News, Current Obsessions, Kris LeBoeuf


Royal family release adorable new official photograph of young prince

Celebrations are underway for the Swedish royal family no doubt, as Prince Oscar turns...
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