Amazon Unveils Steve McQueen's Mangrove Trailer

Amazon Prime Video has debuted the official trailer for Mangrove, one of five films featured in Small Axe, the highly anticipated anthology series from Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen (Hunger, 12 Years A Slave).

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Academy Board of Governors 2020-2021 Officers Elected

Casting Director David Rubin was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization's Board of Governors. Others elected include Lois Burwell, Larry Karaszewski, Isis Mussenden, Wynn P. Thomas, Jim Gianopulos and Janet Yang.

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Star-Studded Documentary "Becoming Iconic: Jonathan Baker"

Independent distributor Green Apple Entertainment is set to distribute the highly anticipated Digital HD, DVD and VOD debut of filmmaker Jonathan Baker's fascinating Hollywood documentary, BECOMING ICONIC:  JONATHAN BAKER, following academic distribution through the Fall of 2020.

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U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to ObamaCare (Q&A)

The United States Supreme Court, in a 7 to 2 decision majority opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court said employers do NOT have to pay for abortions or birth control for their employees.

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Academy Announces Academy Aperture 2025

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the next phase of its equity and inclusion initiative, Academy Aperture 2025, which includes inclusions standards for Oscar eligibility, maximum governor term limits, and permanent Best Picture category total.

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AFI DOCS 2020 Forum to Feature Sessions In Rapidly Changing World Events, Filmmaker Panels, Networking Opportunities

AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute's five-day documentary film festival, supported by Presenting Sponsor AT&T, has announced its 2020 Forum. Open to all AFI DOCS passholders and festival filmmakers, the five-day Forum will take place June 17-21, with live sessions streaming online.

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  • Franny Review – High Drama, Unexpected Twists, As Dependency Wages War to Destroy a Life

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    Franny, from Magnolia Entertainment, presents a heartfelt drama of love, loss, dependency, hope, healing and coping as the earth shattering moments that instantly mute, challenge the soul, permanently destroy or short circuit a life randomly strike with warning.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Poland/EU; Election 2016; Police Murders/Dallas Ambush; Deadly Bull Run; Sydney Schanberg

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    President Obama met with European Union leaders this week as he continued his efforts to gird up the United Kingdom's standing as it begins the lengthy two-year exit strategy that will extradite the nation from its partnership with the EU.

     
  • Apple Introduces 2016 Product Line

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    Apple introduced the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus at the company's fall press event in San Francisco. The smartphone is set to be available for purchase on September 25 and can be pre-ordered by September 12.

     
  • The Annual NYC “Join The Voices! Run/Walk” in Central Park

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    Voices Against Brain Cancer, in partnership with New York Road Runners, will host its annual “Join the Voices! Run/Walk” on Sunday, December 2, 2012 in Central Park, New York at 8:15am.

     
  • Beltway Insider: 8K Dead, World Sends Aid to Nepal; Lynch Approved; ISIS Offensive; Morsi Sentenced

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    President Obama called for complete disclosure to members of the media regarding the killing of two citizens, one American and one Italian, held captive by Al-Qaeda terrorists during a counterterror strike in January authorized by his office.

     
  • Electronica/Alt Pop Band M1nk Drops the “ebomb” November; The B Side - Chicago Alt-Band, Microcosms

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    After meeting on the social media platform Soundcloud, Erika Bach, of Greece, and Barry Snaith of the UK, collaborated on a single testing their style and fit, which exploded in the Alternative rock genre on platform the next day,

     
  • Three Must-Have Cookbooks for the Summer BBQ Grilling Season (Recipes)

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    Three new releases from Time Inc. Books are must-haves for any cookbook collection and are guaranteed to get you fired up to start the grilling season with a few easy to fix and guaranteed to please recipes.

     
  • Beltway Insider, the Washington Round-Up from Haute-Lifestyle.com, Receives Nomination for Journalistic Excellence

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    For Immediate Release (Los Angeles, CA) – The Beltway Insider, the weekly review of the nation's top stories from the Washington beat, from Haute-Lifestyle.com, has been honored with a nomination for the prestigious Sidney Hillman Award for Journalistic Excellence.

     
  • Amari Havodda Maldives - The Perfect Island Retreat

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    Tucked away in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, one of the most preserved atolls in the Maldivian archipelago, Amari Havodda Maldives is an ideal spot for a romantic getaway, family holiday, girls’ getaway or escape to a tropical paradise.

     
  • Duel Fratricide à Paris

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    Le duel annoncé entre Cédric Villani et Benjamin Griveaux tous deux candidats à la mairie de Paris et issus de LREM pose un dilemme au Président Macron. Sauf si l'exécutif laisse se déchirer à dessein les deux prétendants.  

  • Dominick’s Steakhouse Scottsdale Review – Bounty and Beauty

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    There's much to love about a classic American steakhouse—from the customary dimly lit atmosphere, refined dark wood-laden décor, white linens and respectively formal service staff to impeccable cuts of meat cooked to perfection. In this age where avant-garde grub is captivating culinary attentions, one restaurant's traditional approach continues to titillate: Michael Dominick's Lincoln Avenue Prime Steakhouse in Scottsdale, Arizona.

     
  • North Pole Experience and Little America Hotel Partner to Usher in the Holidays

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    As the holiday season marches upon us - I had the opportunity to speak with Santa's Ambassador, Scott Pace, who is hard at work in Flagstaff, AZ where he, along with his team of Elf University graduates are preparing a one of a kind gathering that includes a special appearances from Santa as he prepares for his annual round the world blast.

     
  • Churchill Review – A Dramatic, Historically Accurate, Expose

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    Churchill, from Cohen Media Group and Salon Pictures, brings to the screen dynamic portrayal of the escalating tensions between the allied leaders during the final week before the D-Day Invasion which could be liberation or a bloody slaughter.

     
  • World News: EU Elections Quickly Approach with the Brits Doing the Hokey Pokey

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    As the vote to renew the eponymous parliament approaches, it appears that the European Union is struggling to establish a common thinking and ideology. A prejudicial deficiency that prevents her from advancing as she would like. Explanations.

     
  • Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foundation Announce New Dates for 2020

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    Award-winning small ship line Windstar Cruises, the Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation, today reveals six new cruises being added to the James Beard Foundation (JBF) Culinary Cruise Collection for 2020.