Haute Tease

  • The Artist, Hugo Win Big at 84th Academy Awards

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    The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius’ silent film homage to early Hollywood, won big at Sunday’s 84th Academy Awards taking home three of the top six coveted statuettes.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/SCOTUS/GOP Wars; Justice Scalia; Election 2016; Sanders/Cruz; Eliot Spitzer

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    President Obama moved ahead sending out clear signals, through the hailstorm of political wrangling, of his plans to nominate a successor to fill the vacated seat of Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away this weekend.

     
  • The Islamic State and The Façade of Civility

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    The attack perpetrated in the spring by a Chechen-born French confirms ISIS's ability to adapt to our vigilance by being able to strike anywhere, at any time and via individuals sometimes on the sidelines of the networks terrorists.

     
  • Jeff Renfroe, Director of The Colony, Talks Behind-the-Scenes Insights of Creating an Ice Age Thriller

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    “The Colony,” from RLJ Entertainment and Sierra Pictures, playing in theaters everywhere presents a terrifying apocalyptic winter thriller created by Director Jeff Renfroe that captures the breakdown of society, showcases a sub human species and exemplifies against all odds survival.

     
  • Chris Wedge, Director of Fox Animation’s Epic, Is The Blue Sky Man

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    Chris Wedge, Director of the Fox Animation Studios release "Epic," has been in this place before, with an amazing, eye popping, brilliant full length animated feature still gathering raves, long after its box office run has ended, from fans and film critics alike.

     
  • Beltway Insider: NATO Summit; Iraqi ISIS/ISIL Syrian; Ebola Numbers; Al-Qaida Operative Dead

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    President Obama traveled to Wales, United Kingdom, for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit where he met with world leaders from the twenty-eight member nations to discuss the challenges and direction of the 65 year-old organization.

     
  • Milan Fashion Week: IH NOM UH NIT Launches SS 18 Women’s Collection – Mixing the Beat Avant-Garde Meets Haute Couture

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    IH NOM UH NIT, the young fashion house operating between France and Italy launches its much-anticipated Spring/Summer 2018 Women’s collection and is quickly becoming a fully-fledged all-encompassing lifestyle brand already the must have casual accessory for celebs worldwide.

     
  • The Wife Review - Stunning, Captivating, A Must See

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    The Wife, from Sony Pictures Classic and Anonymous Content, presents the story of marriage and compromise, of how one compromise for the greater good becomes a life of choices, of literary passions, of fulfilment, of acceptability and tolerance.

     
  • The Chaperone Review - Exceptionally Good Performances, Well Written, A Must See

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    The Chaperone, from PBS Distribution, presents the story of Louise Brooks, the silent film star of the 1920s, just as she is bidding goodbye to Wichita, Kansas to begin her study of modern dance in New York City.

     
  • A Cure For Wellness Review – A Trippy, Sci-Fi, Mind-Bending,Thrill Ride

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    A Cure For Wellness, from TSG Entertainment and 20th Century Fox, presents a mind-bending story of the power of folklore, mystery, health and the lengths people travel to stop the clock, to secure longevity, to escape, to find Zen.

     
  • Business/Finance: CNBC Exclusive: CNBC’s David Faber Speaks with Quibi CEO Meg Whitman (Transcripts)

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    CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” and CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” are Live from the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, CA. The following are the unofficial transcripts of CNBC Exclusive interviews conducted by CNBC’s David Faber.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: Glenn Close, and Cast of The Wife, Stirs Up the OSCAR Race

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    Glenn Close, the star of the recently released The Wife, has been nominated for an Oscar six times, more than any other actress without a win, and as time escapes no one, the meaty performances that woo Academy voters are slower in arriving.

     
  • The Fall of the American Empire Review – Riveting, A Race Against Time Thriller

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    The Fall of the American Empire, from Sony Pictures Classics, brings to the screen a smart, riveting, pulsating film resonating with sarcasm and indictments on society, and presenting fate intersect the ultimate test of good and evil.

     
  • Chinese Officials Demand Malaysian Government Turn Over Evidence in Missing Airliner Search

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    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that the Malaysian government has officially ended the search for MH370 declaring the doomed airliner lost somewhere along the southern corridor in the Indian Ocean south of Perth, Australia.

     
  • Drive-By Shooting Kills Seven

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    Gun fire erupted in the coastal community of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, in a drive-by shooting that left seven dead and another seven injured in what police are calling a premeditated attack by a disgruntled student.