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UFC bouts return to Fight Island; McGregor back in octagon

UFC docked for a third time at Fight Island, and this time a pair of old rivals are primed to make the trip -- with a few thousand fans set to attend fights for the first time in 10 months. ...

Oprah Winfrey documentary to release on Apple TV+

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media mogul Oprah Winfrey will have a biographical documentary released on Apple TV+. The streaming platform announced Thursday a two-part documentary focusing on...

'MLK/FBI' probes when bureau bugged Martin Luther King Jr.

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening images of the documentary “MLK/FBI” include footage from the 1963 march on the Washington Mall that, today, is all the more striking for the protesters’ peacefulness. ...

China puts Taipei 101 in Ministry of State Security promotional video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Footage of Taiwan’s iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper has appeared in a promotional video for China’s Ministry of State Security, reports said Thursday (Jan. 14). ...

'It was so frenetic:' HBO Max follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooking a meal for a big group is always stressful. So just imagine cooking for over 1,000 guests. Now make those guests white-hot celebrities like Brad Pitt. That's...

Gothams give virtual start to Oscar season, 'Nomadland' wins

NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming from an empty banquet hall and with acceptance speeches made from living rooms, the 30th Gotham Awards gave a very strange Oscar season a virtual start Monday in a largely d...

Court rules 'Innocent Man' defendant to remain imprisoned

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who has spent 35 years in prison in a murder case featured in the book and television series “The Innocent Man” must remain incarcerated even after a judge ordered his relea...

Neil Sheehan, Pentagon Papers reporter, Vietnam author, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Neil Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at the heart of the Viet...

Review: Khashoggi doc 'The Dissident' is essential viewing

It’s hard to decide what’s most shocking in “The Dissident,” Bryan Fogel’s urgent, gripping new documentary about the horrific murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Of course, t...

Spackman Entertainment Group’s #ALIVE the number one Asian film on Netflix U.S. in 2020

Produced by the Group's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema, #ALIVE is the highest ranking Asian film on Netflix U.S. in 2020 Headlined by Yoo Ah-in of Spackman Media Group, and Park Shin-hye...

Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before “The Dissident” made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, director Bryan Fogel had a sense that his explosive Jamal Khashoggi documentary was going to be a tough sel...

NHK WORLD-JAPAN to explore Mega-Tsunami

10 years after: First-hand footage, insights, eyewitness reports TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 5 January 2021 - NHK WORLD-JAPAN, the 24-hour international English-language TV channel from Japan's pu...

'Crossing Delancey' Director Joan Micklin Silver dies at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joan Micklin Silver, who forged a path for female directors and independent filmmakers with movies including “Hester Street” and “Crossing Delancey,” has died. She was 85. ...

EXPLAINER: Stakes high for U.S. Senate runoffs in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Two months after the November elections, Georgia voters have unfinished business. The outcome will determine partisan control of the U.S. Senate and how lawmakers deal with a new ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 1, the first day of 2021. There are 364 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1, ...