Amazon Studios Announces First Look Deal with Actors and Producers Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna

Amazon Studios announced it has signed a first look deal with award-winning actors and producers Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna who currently serve as executive producers on the upcoming limited series Untitled Cortés and Moctezuma Project, from Amazon Studios and Amblin Television.

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Academy Awards: Oscars® Spotlight: Documentaries

Following the announcement of the shortlists in consideration for the 92nd Academy Awards®, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced details for its upcoming “Oscars® Spotlight: Documentaries” screening initiative leading up to the 92nd Oscars.

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Academy Awards: Shortlists in Nine Award Categories Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nine categories shortlisted for the 92nd Academy Awards®: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.

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Dreamscape To Launch New Free-Flying Immersive VR Interactive Experience At Westfield Century City

Dreamscape, the location-based immersive VR entertainment company backed by Hollywood's heavy hitters, in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation, Universal Games and Digital Platforms, announced its new interactive VR experience, DreamWorks Dragons Flight Academy, will open in Los Angeles on December 13, 2019.

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Academy Award® Winner Mel Gibson And Frank Grillo to Star in Joe Carnahan's "LEO FROM TOLEDO"

MadRiver International announced today that Academy Award® Winner Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge, Braveheart) will star alongside Frank Grillo (Captain America, the Purge franchises, "Kingdom," Fight World, Point Blank) in Leo from Toledo for writer/director Joe Carnahan (The Grey).

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MGM’S "Respect" Movie Starring Academy Award-Winner Jennifer Hudson As Aretha Franklin Announces Award-Winning Ensemble Cast

Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) announced the award-winning ensemble cast joining Academy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson in the feature film RESPECT, based on the life of music icon Aretha Franklin. The film will feature many of Ms. Franklin's chart-topping songs.

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Fox Searchlight Pictures Acquires Worldwide Rights to Wes Anderson’s Next Feature "The French Dispatch"

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today it has acquired worldwide rights to Academy Award® nominee Wes Anderson’s upcoming feature THE FRENCH DISPATCH, resuming a successful partnership that has spanned previous films including ISLE OF DOGS and THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL.

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Montclair Film Announces 9th Annual Benefit Event Featuring Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Montclair Film, New Jersey's leading film non-profit, today announced that Stephen Colbert, host of CBS' "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert," will host an evening with eleven-time Emmy Award® winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, on stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

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Saban Films Takes Aaron Eckhart Starrer “Line of Duty”

Saban Films announced they have acquired U.S. rights to Steven C. Miller’s “Line of Duty.”  Penned by Jeremy Drysdale, the action thriller stars Golden Globe® nominee Aaron Eckhart, Courtney Eaton, Dina Meyer, Emmy® nominee Giancarlo Esposito and Ben McKenzie. 

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La Belle Epoque To Close COLCOA French Film Festival

The Franco-American Cultural Fund has announced that the acclaimed dramedy LA BELLE EPOQUE, which premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival (Official Selection, Out of Competition), will have its U.S. Premiere and run for the COLCOA Awards.

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David Rubin Elected Academy President

David Rubin was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 6) by the organization's Board of Governors. Rubin is beginning his first term as president and his seventh year as a governor. 

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  • Wind River Review – Suspenseful, A Gripping Thriller

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    Wind River, from The Weinstein Company, present the story of a brutal murder, a wildlife tracker, a novice FBI agent, outlaw rouge justice, traditions and modern life on the Native American Reservation and the search for truth.

     
  • Harney & Sons Fine Tea Review - Masterful Blends, Aromatic, Bold Flavors, Transport

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    Opening the canister to any Harney & Sons Fine Tea and one will immediately be taken in by the aromatic fusions of fine tea leaves, blended together to create specialty brews guaranteed to transport with each flavorful sip.  

  • LUXE Sunset Boulevard: Exquisitely Opulent and Simply Elegant

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    LUXE Sunset Boulevard compound, a hidden tranquil sanctuary, provides an escape, through the lushly landscaped gardens, soundproofing or magic, from the cacophony of the world outside.

     
  • Applaudissez L'art de l'horlogerie à la 15e célébration de la 12ème Art

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    Les montres les plus exquis monde pré- sélectionnés par le jury 2015 sera en compétition pour remporter le prestigieux " Aiguille d'Or " Grand Prix . Ces 72 montres sont maintenant disponibles sur le site officiel du Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, gphg.org.

     
  • PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser Review – Dream Skin Is A Month Away

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    PaloVia® Skin Renewing Laser® the only FDA-cleared, at-home laser clinically proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, once only available to the few is now available to the masses.

     
  • Renowned Plein Air Artists Featured At Catalina Island Conservancy Artist Salon

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    The Catalina Island Conservancy will be hosting an Artist Salon on Sunday, May 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Castillo del Mar in Avalon. This event is a precursor to the Conservancy's Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show and Sale, which will be held in October.

     
  • Business News: Bumblebee and Blockchain Offers Consumers Traceability Service

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    SAP SE and Bumble Bee Foods, North America's largest shelf-stable seafood company, announced Bumble Bee Foods is using the SAP® Cloud Platform Blockchain service to trace the journey of yellowfin tuna from the Indonesian ocean to the dinner table.

     
  • Money News: Bull Market Continues; DOW, Ten Most Watched Markets Close Up; Hackers Hit Dow

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average rallied, as did the top ten watched markets with all managing to sustain strong showings, staving off the bear, and maintaining the Bull Run as solid gains were reported across the board.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Charleston; Race Wars; 2016 Smoking Gun; The Duggars; Christianity's Misconception

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    President Obama delivered remarks this week, as he contemplated the difficulties of freedom and civilized societies and spoke once again of anger, of violence and of forgiveness to a nation who wanted to hear Gun Control, enforcement and change.

     
  • Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts Plays Host to an Exciting Spring Line-Up

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    The 2ube is a weekly live music show that takes place on Friday evenings in LIPA Cafe where some of the most exciting bands from Liverpool's diverse music scene have been appearing. Every few weeks these live shows are streamed to an online global audience - the next live stream happens on March 20th when you're invited to embed the YouTube feed on your website.  

     
  • The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica Review - Mastering Boutique Hospitality

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    There's something about a boutique hotel; perhaps the stylish upscale accommodations, the uniquely personalized service, the charming, unexpected touches whatever the allure when I'm in Santa Monica, California there is only one hotel for me, The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica.

     
  • Beltway Insider: President Signs Budget, Defense Law; Snowden Satisfied; Beirut, Russia Suicide Bombs

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    President Barack Obama, in Hawaii with his family for the annual holiday break, has signed the defense law which calls for harsher penalties for sexual assault within the military and begins the process of closing Guantanamo Bay.

     
  • AFI FEST 2015 Opening Night GALA Presents BY THE SEA

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    By The Sea, from Universal Pictures, directed by Angelina Jolie-Pitt, opened the AFI FEST 2015 presented by AUDI followed by an invitation only GALA held at the Roosevelt Hotel attended by a sea of Entertainment executives, celebrities, guests and media.

     
  • 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.