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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  • Leftovers Review – Shocking Statistics, One of the Most Important Documentaries of 2017

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    Leftovers, from Uncorked Entertainment, presents a shocking and informative documentary detailing, from the wealthiest American neighborhoods to the poorest, the plague of senior hunger and how organizations are combating the astonishing wasteful practices in food production.

     
  • People Video Exclusive: WATCH: Video of Marine Veteran Allegedly Held Captive at Motel for 4 Years that Led Cops to Rescue Him

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    New details are emerging in the case of an 81-year-old Korean War veteran with dementia allegedly held hostage in a Highland Falls, New York, motel room for four years by a man stealing his pension and Social Security checks.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Democrats Sworn into Second Term; Gun Control Demands Gain Support

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    Barack Hussein Obama and Joseph Robinette Biden, in a ceremony witnessed by over 20million viewers, were sworn into second terms, this week, as the 44th President and Vice President of the United States of America.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Turkey, Perry Resigns, G7 Meet, Brexit, Elijah Cummings, 2020 Debate, Tulsi/Clinton, Sanders

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    President Trump is being credited with "forthright leadership" in the brokering of a five-day cease fire between the Turkish government and the Syrian Kurds who fought along the United States during the ISIS insurgence.

     
  • Green Room Review - Truthful Performances in Rare Depiction

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    Green Room, from Broad Green Pictures, Film Science and A24, brings to the screen a rare depiction of life inside a modern neo-Nazi compound as a Seattle punk band becomes targeted after witnessing the aftermath of a murder.

     
  • Hollywood Celebrates The 100th Anniversary of Tinseltown’s First Ever Feature Film

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    (HOLLYWOOD, CA., MEDIA ALERT)--- Colossal. Stupendous. Epic. These Hollywood adjectives became clichés long ago. When used to describe the films of Cecil B. DeMille, they are accurate. This producer-director captured a worldwide audience with The King of KingsThe Sign of the Cross, The Greatest Show on Earth; Samson and Delilah, and The Ten Commandments. 

     
  • NYBFW ’18 Galia Lahav Review - Visually Stunning; Modern Elegance; Intangible Persuasion

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    For New York Bridal Fashion Week, Galia Lahav set out to explore the intangible of the five senses. GALA Collection No. 5 took on rhythm, challenging ourselves to bring adagios, crescendos and a symphony of sounds to life.

     
  • Landline Review – Genuinely Funny, Dynamic Character Driven Performances

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    Landline, from Amazon Studios and Oddlot Entertainment, a family rom-com, set in New York City in the mid-1990’s, where romance, comedy and drama are genuinely portrayed, with finely tuned characters, sharp, witty dialogue, real dilemmas, and hysterical scenes.

     
  • Smithsonian Channel Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of The National Park Service With New One-Hour Special

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    Fill up the Mini-Van, load the camping gear, hit the highway and settle in for a summer of fun, travel, and unforgettable adventures or just tune in Sunday, August 28 at 8p.m. for AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS AT 100.

     
  • Vox Lux Review - A Hypnotic, Gripping, Mesmerizing Film

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    Vox Lux, from Focus Features, brings to the screen a powerful statement, an politically charged indictment that symbolizes the seismic metamorphosis’ society continues to experience and those who are left to pick up the pieces.

     
  • Interventional Empathy: A Way to Deescalate Destructive and Self-Destructive Behavior

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    Dr. Mark Goulston, co-creator and moderator of suicide prevention documentary Stay Alive (available here), shares his six-step technique for calming yourself or someone else who may be on the verge of an emotional breakdown or self-destruction.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Russia Stands Alone; Ukraine Violence Escalates; April Job Numbers; Stopping Sexual Assault

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    President Barack Obama and members of the seven top industrialized nations have announced another round of economic sanctions and suspended Russian President Vladimir Putin, who remains unwavering in his annexation pursuits, from any further participation in global summits.

     
  • Noticias Telemundo Strengthens Its Presence In Washington D.C. With The Appointment Of Correspondent Javier Vega

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    Noticias Telemundo announced the appointment of Mexican journalist Javier Vega as correspondent in Washington, D.C., as part of an initiative to strengthen its operations in the U.S. capital. Vega will report to Victoria Rivas-Vázquez, Noticias Telemundo's Washington, D.C. bureau chief.  

  • Beltway Insider: Trump/UK; Russian Meddling Confirmed; SCOTUS; WH 2020; Stanford Rape Judge Ousted; Trapped Soccer Team; LeBron James

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    President Trump and First Lady Melania, are scheduled to travel to London, for a bi-lateral meeting with Prime Minster Theresa May and is expected to meet Queen Elizabeth II, a privilege usually extended and reciprocated immediately after inauguration.

     
  • Blue Man Group Review - Fresh, Fun, Loud and Messy

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    I had seen the famed Blue Man Group Las Vegas show before albeit more than a decade ago. Even so, I recently proceeded to secure tickets to see what has since become a Vegas entertainment staple. I wondered how, or if, this show had evolved so it would seem fresh and new the second time around.