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  • Family Friendly: The Top 10 Cities With The Most Holiday Spirit

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    Widely accepted as the time for giving, the holiday season brings out the best in people. For many Americans, the month of December elicits more giving in general — not only to friends and family, but to charities as well.  

  • Op/Ed: Do You Trust The Experts - This Expert says Don’t Trust the Experts

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    Throughout this pandemic many say ignore the politicians in favor of "the experts." Nobody has more respect for science than I, but, though I am no fan of politicians either, I must report a bit of ambivalence about that advice.

     
  • Miami Arts: The Frost Art Museum Opens 2019 With Soul Stirring Truths of Life In America

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    Two stirring photographic essayists open 2019 at the Frost Art Museum (FIU) capturing two disenfranchised groups; a family’s daily life with the catastrophic Flint Michigan Water Crisis and America’s hidden aging culture of transgender and gender nonconforming people.

     
  • Remains of Two Missing Pulled From Manhattan Gas Explosion Site

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    The final two missing from last week’s gas explosion on Manhattan’s Lower East Side have been pulled from the rubble days after an alleged illegal gas tap set off a massive seven alarm inferno that killed two and injured 25.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Talks Turkey; Labour Party Sex Scandal; Egyptian Mosque; North Korea; David Cassidy

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    President Donald Trump, and First Lady Melania, began the holiday season wishing all Americans a "very happy and blessed Thanksgiving" and continued with a Presidential tradition officially  pardoning two donated turkeys sending them to Virginia Tech's Gobbler's Rest.

     
  • ALLIED, Robert Zemeckis’ Intense WWII Thriller Starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, Comes to Home Media

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    Hailed as “gripping, powerful, and epic ” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) Academy Award®-winning* director Robert Zemeckis’ (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) seductive thriller ALLIED makes its home entertainment debut on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 28, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  

  • LACMA and The Academy Co-Present A Major U.S. Exhibition Highlighting The Prolific Career Of Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

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    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Academy) are pleased to present Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa—Art and Film.

     
  • Money News: DOW Jones Closes up Nearly 400 Points; World Markets Close Up, Strong

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    The Dow Jones roared back with a solid showing, keeping the bear at bay, closing up nearly 400 points, along with the ten most watched markets that maintained a strong solid showing, closing up and calming investors.

     
  • North Korean Leader Feeds Uncle to Starving Dogs

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    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has executed his Uncle, a top ministry cabinet member, and five others by locking the elder statesman in a cage with a pack of wild dogs starved for the occasion.

     
  • Celebrity Interview & Review: Joseph Nasser Talks the Challenges and Rewards of Making Amber Alert

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    "Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway" the second Amber Alert film from producer Joseph Nasser, presents a harrowing, compelling drama that includes the back story of the child alert system used to locate kidnapped or stolen children.

     
  • Angel Has Fallen Review - A Solid Action Thriller

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    Angel Has Fallen, from Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate, brings to the screen the third installment in the story of Secret Service Agent Mike Banning as he protects the President against all enemies domestic and international.

     
  • A Hundred Streets Review – Compelling, Engaging, A Treat

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    A Hundred Streets, from Green Door Pictures and Caudwell Films, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival, showcases the all British cast as they create a powerful contemporary drama interweaving the lives of a group of Londoners in Chelsea.

     
  • Griffin Debuts Eco-Friendly WoodTones Earbuds Made from Reclaimed Wood

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    Griffin Technology, one of the world’s foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, launched WoodTones ear buds made with wood reclaimed from other manufacturing processes.

     
  • Box Office Roundup: Films Audiences Loved, Critics Hated

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    Most of us have strong feelings about our favorite movies. We expect our friends to enjoy them, and we assume that movie critics know how to fairly judge them as well. Audiences and critics, however, do not always see eye to eye. PrettyFamous wanted to find out which films the crowd loved and critics hated.  

  • $12 Million To The Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures

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    BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide cutting-edge audiovisual technology in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' movie theaters. Additionally, the Dolby family has made a $5 million gift to the Academy Museum's capital campaign. In recognition of this gift, the Academy will name the Museum's rooftop terrace the Dolby Family Terrace.