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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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Exclusiva De Noticias Telemundo: Trump Rompe El Silencio Y Habla Por Primera Vez Con Una Cadena De Televisión Hispana

Noticias Telemundo anunció hoy la transmisión de la primera entrevista del presidente Donald Trump a una cadena de televisión en español desde que asumió la presidencia, pautada para el jueves 20 de junio a las 11 PM Este/10 Centro/7 Pacífico, en exclusiva por Telemundo.

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Susan Ruskin Named Dean of AFI Conservatory

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the appointment of producer and educator Susan Ruskin as Dean of the AFI Conservatory. She will lead AFI's world-class, graduate film-training program, bringing decades of academic and professional experience to renowned film program.

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The Academy and ABC Announce Oscars® 2022 Date

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 2022 Oscars® show date and confirmed the 2021 date. Upcoming Oscars show dates are as follows, with future years to be evaluated based on preset programming.

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Richard E. Grant Joins Cast as New Regency, Warp Films and Film4 Adapt Hit West End Musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films' EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE reunites the original creative team behind the stage production: director Jonathan Butterell, writer Tom MacRae, composer Dan Gillespie Sells and choreographer Kate Prince. Filming will begin June 24.

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Op/Ed: Money Can’t Buy You Health

"Healthcare" is supposed to be a big election issue: politicians promise universal and equal "healthcare," or prevent it from being taken away. Everyone wants to be healthy, and a $3 trillion industry wants to keep the money flowing.

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Leading Spanish-Language Movie Network Cinelatino Announces the 2019 Hola Mexico Film Festival Awards

Cinelatino, the nation's leading Spanish-language movie channel, proudly announces the winners of three prestigious filmmaker awards—including the Cinelatino & DishLATINO Audience Choice award, the Cinelatino Best Director award, and the Cinelatino Tomorrow's Filmmakers Today Best Short award.

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  • From CANNES: Wonder Woman And Monster Filmmaker Patty Jenkins To Receive The 2018 Women In Motion Award

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    Patty Jenkins is a writer and director, best known for directing Warner Bros. Wonder Woman, her debut Oscar-winning feature Monster and helming the pilot and finale episode of AMC's The Killing. She began her career in painting after studying at Cooper Union.  

  • Hackett Mill Gallery Announces Summer/Fall/Winter 2018 Programming

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    The summer at Hackett Mill brings a solo feature by San Francisco painter Raimonds Staprans who is exhibiting several never before seen pieces and New York Studio School alumni living on the West Coast will present West Coast Connections.

     
  • Stonewall - Attention Grabbing, A Fair Overview Presented Well

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    Stonewall, from Roadside Attractions and Centropolis Entertainment, presents a fictionalized accounting of the 1969 Stonewall Nightclub Riots in New York City’s Greenwich Village, an actual event that became the catalyst of the modern Gay Rights movement.

     
  • Spa Vacation Salvation at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort

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    The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort, a 65 acre sanctuary neighboring the Sonoran Desert with the McDowell Mountains in view, takes the integrative spa and fitness experience to the next level with the Well & Being Spa.

     
  • Virtual Revolution Review – Haunting Tale of the Connected Future

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    Virtual Revolution, from Wild Eye Releasing, brings to the screen a visually graphic and shocking world of 2047 where society is divided into two groups those who live for their Virtual Reality existence, the corporations in control the gamers.

     
  • Jackie Review – Emotionally Riveting Performances Generate Oscar Buzz in this Historical Bio-Pic

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    JACKIE, from FOX Searchlight Pictures and Jackie Productions, presents an emotionally riveting, raw, performance of the November 22, 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy as seen through the eyes of his formidable, traumatized, poised and devastated widow.

     
  • RISE OF THE GUARDIANS: An Enchanted, Magical, Holiday Adventure from DreamWorks Animation

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    RISE OF THE GUARDIANS, from animation master Jeffrey Katzenberg and the brilliance of DreamWorks, recently held its World Premiere, during the AFI Festival, at the famous Gruman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California.

     
  • Cole Patterson Men’s Skin Care Review – Refreshing Luxury Exclusively for Men

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    Cole Patterson, a relatively new name to the men’s grooming market, offers a high end, luxury line of skin care products created exclusively for men who understand cleanser, toner, facials and mask, are necessary for male skin care management.  

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Taxes; Immigration/ Kate Steinle; Mueller/Flynn Guilty; Germany; North Korea; Argentina; Stanford Rapist; Matt Lauer

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    President Donald J. Trump, who ran heavily on Immigration Reform promising to make America safe again, was presented with a very real opportunity this week after a San Francisco jury acquitted an illegal immigrant of murder.

     
  • The Sparkling Water Maker from Soda Stream Review – Healthy, Eco-Friendly, One Touch Use

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    As the health risks associated with soda continue to increase, Soda Stream the sparkling water maker has entered the market with a home appliance that allows consumers to create their own carbonated beverages right from the tap.

     
  • Oceana Coastal Kitchen San Diego Review – Enjoy Alfresco Dining, Pacific Views and Delightful Deep Sea Delicacies

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    While San Diego has no shortage of fantastic restaurants, new to the region’s distinctive dining scene is Oceana Coastal Kitchen, an airy bayside eatery dishing up chef-driven, seafood-centric California cuisine amid sweeping hypnotic waterfront views that’ll keep you returning.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Pence Build Legal Teams; Congressman Shot; Grenfell Towers; Navy Destroyer Collision

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    President Donald Trump has hired an additional legal counsel, and signally concern Vice President Michael Pence has also hired an attorney, to assist and guide them through the burgeoning Russia scandal and its subsequent legal challenges and proceedings.

     
  • Standing Up Review – Family Fun with Big Heart

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    “Standing Up,” from ARC Entertainment, presents a dramatic, coming of age adventure of two misfit tweens who, through fate, end up at the same summer camp and begin a lifelong journey.

     
  • And the 2015 OSCAR for Best Animated Short Goes To . . . . .

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    Animation and Live Action Shorts, a celebrated program of mini-features, bringing a diverse and often cutting edge introduction to new techniques or trending subjects to the forefront of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the chance of winning the gold.

     
  • THE INBETWEENERS Fan Appreciation Day Stop at Grauman’s Chinese Theater

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    Beginning with a fan appreciation day the cast of the hilarious UK hit THE INBETWEENERS, headed across the pond for an exclusive US engagement, are set to bring the party hard tour to Hollywood.