The Six Sides of Truth from, Haute-Lifestyle.com Publisher, Janet Walker Earns 19 Film Festivals Awards

Janet Walker, publisher, and founder of Haute-Lifestyle.com and The-Entertainment-Zone.com, is celebrating a season of success as her debut screenplay, The Six Sides of Truth, has secured three "Best Screenplay" Awards and received 19 official film festival selections over the past six months.

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Academy Launches Global Digital Preservation Forum

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the launch of the Academy Digital Preservation Forum (ADPF), a global online gathering place dedicated to exploring the latest issues surrounding digital preservation of motion pictures. 

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AFI FEST 2021 Wraps with Awards Announcements

AFI FEST 2021 announced the films that received this year's Jury and Audience awards. The Grand Jury Award winners for Live Action and Animated Short are eligible for the 2021 Best Live Action Short and Best Animated Short Academy Awards®.

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AFI FEST 2021 Announces Full Festival Lineup, Premieres

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the full lineup for this year’s festival including Sony Pictures Classics’ PARALLEL MOTHERS, written, and directed by Academy Award® winner Pedro Almodóvar, which will screen as a Red-Carpet Premiere at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre on Saturday, November 13, 2021.

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Vertical Entertainment and Roadside Attractions Acquire Phillip Noyce’s Lakewood

Vertical Entertainment and Roadside Attractions have acquired North American rights to Phillip Noyce's thriller LAKEWOOD starring Naomi Watts. Premiering at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, the Boies Schiller Entertainment and Limelight funded production is slated for release 2022.

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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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  • Beltway Insider: ISIS Leader Killed; Boston Bomber Sentenced; GCC Meet; Morsi; B.B. King Passes

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    President Obama has sent Secretary of State John Kerry to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the first official state meeting since the illegal annexation of Crimea and violation of territorial sovereignty of neighboring Ukraine.

     
  • CNBC Exclusive: Kohl’s CEO Michelle Gass and Sephora Americas CEO Jean-André Rougeot Speak with CNBC's "The Exchange"

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    Kohl's CEO Michelle Gass and Sephora Americas CEO Jean-Andre Rougeot joined CNBC's The Exchange to discuss the beauty space as the two industry leaders combine brands to calm the disruptive retail atmosphere by reinventing the in-store shopping experience.

     
  • Wartime Presidents: Who Presided Over the Most Years of War

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    Often, in times of war, a leader is judged on his ability to rally the nation think President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after Pearl Harbor or President Ronald Reagan’s “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” speech in West Berlin during the Cold War.  

  • SF Arts: San Jose Stage Company Announces New Virtual Series Beyond the Boards

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    San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce BEYOND THE BOARDS, a virtual series of conversations between our Artistic Director, Randall King and leading artists in our community and beyond.

     
  • Pantai Inn Review - An Enchanting Oceanside Escape

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    Pantai Inn, a boutique hotel uniquely offering a Balinese-inspired experience, offers guests a culturally-oriented escapism with refined distinct interior and outdoor décor, a garden oasis, and a communal fire pit, all accompany breathtaking Pacific views.

     
  • Olympus Has Fallen Review – An Intense, Solid Action, Rousing Disaster Flim

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    Olympus Has Fallen,” the White House disaster flick, from FilmDistrict and Millennium Films, is blasting away the box office competition with its action packed, roller coaster, thrill ride.

     
  • Seven Ways to Thrill Your Teen in Scottsdale - Attention Holding, Engaging, Family Fun

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    So you’re planning an outing and want to keep your kids engaged with the family long enough to log a lasting memory? No sweat! OK, well maybe a little sweat… it is Scottsdale after all.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump’s Border Crisis; The Numbers; UNHRC; NYC Gay Vote; GE/Disney/Comcast

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    President Donald Trump is facing mounting public pressure over the escalating immigration crisis along the southern border of the United States as policies surrounding undocumented families, separation and border babies has again become problematic for a sitting president.