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  • Kingdom of Shadows Review – Exposing the Human Toll of Drug Wars

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    Kingdom of Shadows, from Participant Media, Boiling Pot and Quiet Pictures, presents a stirring documentary that exposes the duality of drug smuggling through the eyes of a quiet nun, a convicted smuggler, and a hardened DEA/Homeland Agent looking back.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: PATRIOTS Day Producer Scott Stuber Talks on Making The Film, Mark Wahlberg, and Honor Bound Agreements

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    PATRIOTS Day, from CBS Films, brings to the screen a recreation of the Patriots Day Boston Marathon bombing, the stunning finish line trauma, a four-day manhunt, and the key players that made Boston residents and Americans feel a national pride.

     
  • Election 2020: U.S. Senator Kamala Harris To Speak at the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner

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    The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced that U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), will speak at the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner this Saturday, March 30, 2019.

     
  • ROOM Review – A Riveting, Challenging, Triumph Over Tragedy Story

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    ROOM, from A24, brings to the screen a gripping tale, woven together straight from the headlines with challenging circumstances, a story of hope against all odds, of survival, of reentry, of remembering and discovering, of birth, death and rebirth.

     
  • London Town Review - Charming Coming of Age Film

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    London Town, Dutch Tilt Film, Killer Films and Culmination Productions, presents a delightful coming of age story just as London is entering into the Margaret Thatcher Conservative Revolution and punk rock inspired by The Clash is rising.

     
  • Money News: DOW, NASDAQ, S&P Close Up; London Hits New Record; European Markets Close Up; Nikkei Falls

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, managed once again to keep the bear market at bay, and closed the trading week up with double digit gains as the upswing carried over into European Markets with London closing with a record high.

     
  • Beltway Insider: President Pressured by Border Kids Crisis; Israel/Gaza Cease Fire; Ukraine Crash Site

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    President Obama has announced this week changes in immigration policy to address the humanitarian crisis that has evolved over the past months as unaccompanied children are crawling across the border into the United States in record numbers.

     
  • Lew Hendler, Scunci Co-Founder, Launches New Skin Care Venture

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    Lew Hendler, world renowned co-founder of the mega successful woman’s hair care company, scunci, recently launched Michael Todd true organics and with that single handedly changed the face of skin care.

     
  • ARES Opens the Doors on Flagship London Showroom

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    ARES, the Italian automotive atelier, marked the start of another exciting chapter in its success story as they, in collaboration with distribution partners the STREIT Group, opened its first ever boutique showroom in the heart of London’s Mayfair.

     
  • Op/Ed: Mental Health and Kim Jong Un’s Nuclear Button

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    The media is going berserk over an exchange between North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Trump about their respective nation’s nuclear arsenals. With Trump taunting the dictator, from one bully to another, with veiled retaliatory challenges.

     
  • CURE SPA Malibu Celebrates Grand Opening

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    CURE MED SPA recently celebrated the grand opening of its Malibu location with a launch party that introduced a select group of media, celebrities and guests to its newest facilities overlooking the incredible Pacific Ocean.

     
  • King Jack Review – Moving Portrayal of a Bullied Life in Rural America

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    King Jack, from Whitewater Films and Buffalo Picture House, brings to the screen the story of how lives in a small southern town interweave and the inescapable class ceiling that fits airtight over the disenfranchised.

     
  • Penny Marshall, Director, Producer, Actress, Dies

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    Penny Marshall, director, producer, actress, comedian, trailblazer, sister to famed Director Garry Marshall, and part of the New Hollywood inner circle died at her Hollywood Hills home this week from diabetes complications. She was 75.

     
  • OSCAR Contenders: “A War” An Important Call to Change the Rules of Engagement

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    A War is one of the best movies of the year, politically correct, realistic, and approachable. The timing of this war-drama couldn't be any better as an insightful study of the Afghan conflict, its ethics, politics, and in the aftermath with the soldiers and their families in the West. 

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Dems in Philly; DNC Chair Out; PM Slows Brexit; Munich/Kabul; IOC/Russia; Garry Marshall

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    President Obama and the stars of the Democratic Party head to Philadelphia to outline the platform for the nation during the three-day convention that concludes with the official awarding of the delegates nominating Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic Presidential Candidate.