Academy Invites 395 To Membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

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AFI DOCS Announces Opening and Closing Night Films

AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute's annual documentary celebration in Washington, D.C., has announced the Opening Night, Closing Night and Centerpiece Films for its 19th annual edition including the Centerpiece screening of Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.

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93rd Oscars® Performers Kick Off Oscar® Sunday

Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom, Jr., Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén and Diane Warren will perform the five nominated original songs for "Oscars: Into the Spotlight," producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh announced. 

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The 93RD Academy Award Nominations Announced

Mank, Minari, Nomadland, Judas and the Black Messiah, were the big winners today at the 93rd Academy Awards nominations announced by actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas live from London.

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93rd Oscars® Campaign Art Revealed

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed the campaign art for the 93rd Oscars® which will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. 

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  • Beltway Insider: Trump Takes Asia; Rekindles Putin Bromance; VA Reform; Alabama; Singles Day; Veterans Remembered; Liz Smith

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    President Donald Trump met with world leaders, including an unplanned meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the fifth Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit held in Manila, Philippines capping his ten day, five nation, visit.

     
  • Epicurean Delights Ushers In American Cheese Month with Award Winning Cheddars and Recipes

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    Face Rock Creamery, which makes handcrafted cheese of great character, offers a savory seasonal trio of cheese recipes perfect for tailgating and Halloween entertaining. Each recipe uses Vampire Slayer, an award winning garlic-infused cheddar that will please adventurous palates. 

     
  • Five Great Family-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas

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    All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children.

     
  • World News: Little Story of Emptiness and Excellence

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    The poverty of French political discourse raises questions about the capacity of our society to renew itself and to emerge from a facility that borders on passivity and institutionalized mediocrity and evolve into a thriving multicultural mecca.

     
  • Biden Holds Narrow Lead in 2020 Presidential Race; Calls for Every Vote to Be Counted

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    Democratic Presidential challenger Joe Biden has secured a narrow lead in the 2020 Presidential election, holding on through the night, and could secure the necessary 270 electoral votes with the call on three states where he leads.

     
  • Child Escapes House of Horrors; Parents Arrested, Charged

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    Starved, imprisoned, forced to live in squalor and mentally and emotionally deprived and are only the beginning of the abuse and torture twelve children faced in Perris, California at the hands of their parents, according to authorities.

     
  • Entertainment Giants Turn to Web Sherriff John Giacobbi to Stop Music Piracy

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    John Giacobbi, Web Sheriff, has worked with the biggest names in entertainment including Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Adele, Bryan Adams and the Estate of Michael Jackson in the quest to stop pre-release music leaks, theft and internet piracy.

     
  • Victim in South Carolina Police Shooting Owed Child Support

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    A South Carolina police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man after a routine traffic stop in which the victim ran as he could not produce insurance or registration papers for the vehicle pulled over for a faulty tail light.

     
  • Maestro Victor Vener And His California Philharmonic Return To Walt Disney Concert Hall For An Awe-Inspiring 11th Season

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    Los Angeles  - This is the time of year when the heart of downtown Los Angeles beats a little faster with anticipation of another unforgettable summer season with Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall. 

     
  • Beltway Insider: Government Shutdown Ends; Obama Nominates New Homeland Chief; Al Shabaab Strike; Kennedy Confirmed

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    President Barack Obama signed into legislation a bill that reopened the government, sent furloughed employees back to work, and ended the looming threat of default and the first United States government shutdown, in seventeen years.

     
  • Beverly Hills Doc Offers Five Fast Tips For Summer Shape Up

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    Beverly Hills Dr. Ehsan Ali, M.D., a primary care physician who also offers concierge home services, is well-known, highly respected and sought after by many including celebrities Liam Hemsworth, Emma Stone and Bella Thorne for his anti-aging care.

     
  • Business News: Bob Iger and The Magic of Disney Create Lifetime Loyalty

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    Bob Iger, Disney's Chairman of the Board, has a new toy. His acquisition of the Star Wars franchise brought a treasure trove of exciting new gadgets which will soon be available to the masses. For now, he gets the toys all to himself.

     
  • From CANNES: Marin Karmitz Honored by the 71st Festival de Cannes

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    On the occasion of the Dinner for Professionals of the world film industry organized by the Festival de Cannes on Friday, May 11th, a tribute will be paid to Marin Karmitz for all his work in favor of auteur cinema.

     
  • Janays Herbal Products Review - Taking Hollywood by Storm

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    Janay's Herbal Products, a rising name in the herbal products industry, contains only herbs, vitamins, minerals, and nutrients, and has is credited with considerable research and development in the organic world. 

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Heads to Middle East; Senate To Vote On Gun Control; CPAC Meets; Sequester Impacts Until 2021

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    President Obama departs this week on his first foreign trip of his second term and will meet with several heads of state including the newly formed leadership of the now recognized Palestinian State.