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‘Monster’ Trailer: The Award-Winning Novel From Walter Dean Myers is Now a Netflix Movie

Monster, based on the novel by Walter Dean Myers, had its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. But oddly enough, it never found an official wide release – until now. Netflix scooped the adaptation up and will finally release it in May, with the first trailer now available to watch below. The movie follows a seventeen-year-old film student whose entire life gets turned upside down when he’s charged with felony murder. Monster Trailer  Published in 1999, Walter Dean Myers’s ...
Tags: Movies, America, Netflix, Adaptation, Movie Trailers, Steve, Harlem, Monster, Netflix Movie, Anthony Mandler, John David Washington, Walter Dean Myers, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Steve Harmon, Anthony Madler, Steven Prokopy

New Netflix Trailer for Acclaimed 'Monster' Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr.

"All they see is another black man with a rap sheet." Netflix has debuted an official trailer for an acclaimed indie drama titled Monster, which originally premiered years ago at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. It's finally getting a streaming release on Netflix this spring. Not to be confused with Luce, the other acclaimed Kelvin Harrison Jr. film from Sundance. Monster tells the story of Steve Harmon, an honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felo...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Harlem, Indies, Luce, To Watch, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Steve Harmon, John David Washington Dang

Public defenders plead for COVID-19 vaccination priority as criminal trials begin to resume

As courthouses across Southern California begin to resume jury trials to tackle a backlog of criminal cases, public defenders are pushing state and county health officials to move them up the priority list for coronavirus vaccines. Since December, public defenders in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Clara and San Luis Obispo counties, among others, have banded together and sent letters to Mark Ghaly, secretary of the state Health and Human Services Agency, pleading to  be included o...
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Steve Harmon crowned Voice Tracker of the Year

Steve Harmon of Westwood One and the Country Radio Hall of Fame has been named as the Voice Tracker of the Year. The competition takes place each year, organised by Radio Consultant and Author David Lloyd was one of the judges for this year’s contest and he described Steve as “A relatable and likeable, engaging pro with enviable voice use.” RCS has once again supported the award, and UK Managing Director Jon Earley praised Steve’s creativity with audio: “Nice use of audio...
Tags: UK, Awards, People, Radio, Steve, David Lloyd, RCS, Voicetrackerhub, Voicetracker Hub, Steve Harmon, Voice Tracker, Jon Earley, Melanie Martin, Country Radio Hall of Fame, Voice Tracking

Remote learning vs. online instruction: How COVID-19 woke America up to the difference

If you or someone you know is attending school remotely, you are more than likely learning through emergency remote instruction, which is not the same as online learning, write Rich DeMillo and Steve Harmon.Education institutions must properly define and understand the difference between a course that is designed from inception to be taught in an online format and a course that has been rapidly converted to be offered to remote students.In a future involving more online instruction than any of u...
Tags: Learning, Education, Internet, Future, America, Research, Innovation, Udacity, Joyner, Georgia Tech, Ashok Goel, David Joyner, Steve Harmon, Rich DeMillo, Coronavirus, COVID

Sick inmates and their advocates fear deadly coronavirus infections

Riverside County Public Defender Steve Harmon, at lower left, said during a virtual town hall meeting on May 13, 2020, that he’d like to see the release of some jail inmates with underlying medical conditions that could make them susceptible to contracting the novel coronavirus. (Brian Rokos, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Nelson Clark Sims says he’s frightened. He is jailed at Cois M. Byrd Detention Center in French Valley, where the vast majority of the early novel coronavirus infections of inm...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Aclu, Courts, Orange County, Riverside County, Southern California, Miller, Los Angeles County, Sims, Barnes, Superior Court, Ramirez, Bianco

Perris torture case trial set to begin Sept. 3

The trial of the Perris couple accused of torturing 12 of their 13 children will begin Sept. 3, 2019, a judge said Friday. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Bernard J. Schwartz, after consulting with the attorneys, set that date for jury selection to begin. Schwartz also set the week of Aug. 12 to hear motions. One of those motions will be a request by Deputy Public Defender David J. Macher, lead attorney for David Turpin, 57, to move the trial out of Riverside County because of the publicit...
Tags: News, Sport, David, Soccer, Breaking News, Riverside County, Department Of Education, Schwartz, Perris, Macher, Jeff Moore, Mike Hestrin, Marsy, David Turpin, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB

Perris torture case trial date expected to be set Friday

A starting date for the trial of defendants David Allen Turpin. 57, and Louise Anne Turpin, 50, in the Perris torture case is expected to be set Friday, Nov. 30, in Superior Court in Riverside. The pair are accused of shackling, starving, neglecting and psychologically abusing 12 of their 13 children to the point where doctors say the six minors and seven adults suffered varying levels of cognitive and physical impairment. Most never received anything close to even a grade-school education, pros...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Riverside County, Department Of Education, Riverside, Superior Court, Harmon, Perris, Mike Hestrin, David Turpin, Top Stories PE, Robert Presley Detention Center, David Allen Turpin, Perris torture case, Turpins

Officials: 10-year-old girl killed in northwestern Iowa fire

GEORGE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified a person killed in a northwestern Iowa house fire as a 10-year-old girl. The Sioux City Journal reports that Riley Meyer, a third grader at Central Lyon Elementary School, died when her family’s house in George burned early Sunday. Central Lyon Principal Steve Harmon says counselors, religious leaders […]
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‘Monster’ Director and Star on Bringing the Classic Novel to Life [Sundance Interview]

Originally published in 1999, Walter Dean Myers’s novel Monster has been a favorite among young-adult readers, using both a third-person screenplay device and first-person diary format to tell the story of honors student Steve Harmon, a black teenager with dreams of becoming a filmmaker, who is arrested and tried for felony murder in New York City after a bodega robbery goes wrong and the owner is killed. Was this kid from a supportive home a part of this crime? Or is he simply guilty of being ...
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‘Monster’ Review: Powerful Crime Drama Finds the Intersection of Race, Justice, and Storytelling [Sundance]

Ever since its publication in 1999, author Walter Dean Myers’ award-winning novel Monster has be a favorite among young adults, providing them a glimpse into the world of Steve Harmon, a black teenager whose life is thrown into chaos when he is arrested and put on trial for taking part in a robbery gone wrong, resulting in the death of a Harlem bodega owner. The film adaptation from music video veteran and first-time filmmaker Anthony Madler is an ambitious, complex, and layered look at how the...
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