Academy Awards: To Feature First Live Performance Of "We Don’t Talk About Bruno" From "Encanto"

"Encanto" cast members Adassa, Stephanie Beatriz, Mauro Castillo, Carolina Gaitan and Diane Guerrero, along with Becky G and Luis Fonsi, will perform "We Don't Talk About Bruno" on the 94th Oscars®, show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan announced. 

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Celebrity Interview: Brian Banks Screenwriter Doug Atchison Talks on the Process Behind the Compelling True Story

Doug Atchison, screenwriter for the recently released film, Brian Banks, which tells the story of a wrongly conviction and the attempts to clear his name, recently participated in the media day and spoke with Haute-Lifestyle.com Publisher Janet Walker.

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From Cannes: Academy Award® Nominees Annette Bening and Michelle Pfeiffer to Star In Gideon Raff’s "Turn Of Mind"

Academy Award® nominees Annette Bening (American Beauty) and Michelle Pfeiffer (Ant Man and The Wasp) have signed on to star in director Gideon Raff's ("Homeland" and the upcoming The Red Sea Diving Resort and "The Spy") thriller Turn of Mind

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Celebrity Interview: Tom Volf Talks on the Making of Maria by Callas, the Process, and the Surprise Acceptance

Tom Volf the first time director behind the international sensation Maria by Callas, the documentary from Sony Pictures Classic of the immortal Opera singer, recently sat for an interview as his film completes an unbelievable year of global premieres.

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Jodie Foster And Dean Tavoularis To Receive AFI Conservatory Honorary Degrees

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced it will confer AFI Conservatory Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees honoris causa upon Academy Award®-winning actor/director Jodie Foster and Academy Award®-winning production designer Dean Tavoularis, for their contributions to the art of the moving image.

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UPDATED: From CANNES: Juanita Onzaga's short film "Our Song to War" has been selected for the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes

OUR SONG TO WAR by Juanita Onzaga is nominated for the  L’ŒIL D'OR  – Documentary Award at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. L’Œil d'or recognises documentaries selected for the festival and will be presented on Saturday, May 19th. 

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Tom Hanks, Reese Witherspoon, Steven Spielberg, Guillermo Del Toro, Patty Jenkins Among Artists At 2017 AFI Awards Luncheon

America's finest film and television artists were among the guests honored by the American Film Institute (AFI) at its annual AWARDS luncheon.  With no winners or losers, AFI AWARDS celebrates the creative ensembles behind the year's most outstanding storytelling in film and television.

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Lionel Richie With Inaugural "Recording Artists Inspiration Award"

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today Lionel Richie will be the first recipient of its inaugural Recording Artists Inspiration Award. The internationally-renowned singer-songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist is being recognized for his career achievements and charitable work.

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  • South Bay Musical Theatre Announces Virtual Programming Slate

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    Among the first community theatres to reinvent itself in the COVID-19 era by switching from traditionally staged musicals to a prolific schedule of online programming, South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced a dozen entertainment-related streaming events.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Sedition, Capitol Siege, Resignations, Impeachment, Biden Certified, COVID, Tommy Lasorda

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    President Trump punctuated his presidency this week, with a shocking seditious, provoking, and inflammatory message to his followers sending them, energized, to storm the Capitol building determined to overthrow the electoral verification process and subvert the election.

     
  • Populisme Hors Jeu

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    Confrontés à des réalités politiques mal appréhendées, les discours populistes défendus par Boris Johnson et Matteo Salvini se heurtent à la complexité des systèmes institutionnels nationaux et européens qu'ils combattent. Explications.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Flipflops/Faces Lawsuit; Mueller/Manafort Arrest; NY AG Files; WH Shakeup; Elizabeth Holmes

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    President Donald Trump, and his three adult children, have been named in a lawsuit brought by New York state Acting Attorney General Barbara Underwood, for what was called "persistent illegal conduct" that continued for "more than a decade." 

     
  • Ghislaine Maxwell, Longtime Companion of Jeffrey Epstein, Found Guilty

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    Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime companion of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, was found guilty this week of five counts of sex trafficking for her role in procuring and grooming underage girls for Epstein and others to sexually assault.

     
  • People Exclusive: Inside the Leadership of the Word of Life Church: Is Tiffanie Irwin Running a Killer Cult

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    The residents of the sleepy hamlet of Chadwicks, New York, had long suspected there was something different about the Word of Life Christian Church – even before two teenage brothers were savagely beaten after over a dozen hours inside the church's sanctuary room, according to police.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: A Conversation with Belle Writer Misan Sagay

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    Misan Sagay, recently participating in press interviews, brings an exceptionally engaging story of an interracial love affair, scandal, passion and courage to the screen as author of the screenplay for the box office beauty "Belle" from Fox Searchlight Films.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Biden/Harris, Build Back Better, Gas Prices, COVID/Vaccine Totals, Guilt/Innocent: Crime in America

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    The House of Representatives passed President Biden's $1.2 trillion dollar Build Back Better social program development package, geared to overall social service programs in the United States, the bill now heads to the senate where passage is expected.