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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2021. There are 37 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. ...

Baldwin shooting highlights risks of rushed film production

NEW YORK (AP) — The fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on a movie set has put a microscope on an often-unseen corner of the film industry where critics say the pursuit of profit can lead to unsafe working...

Let computers do it: Film set tragedy spurs call to ban guns

NEW YORK (AP) — With computer-generated imagery, it seems the sky’s the limit in the magic Hollywood can produce: elaborate dystopian universes. Trips to outer space, for those neither astronauts nor ...

Jessica Chastain redeems a televangelist in 'Tammy Faye'

NEW YORK (AP) — In the nearly 10 years it took for Jessica Chastain to get made a film about the Christian televangelist Tammy Faye Messner, she studied many of the kinds of things you'd expect — the ...

MOVE Network and Binance NFT Marketplace are Jointly Launching an Exciting NFT Drop Event for Brightburn

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 July 2021 - MOVE Network, the world's leading NFT aggregator, is working with Binance NFT Marketplace to launch an NFT drop for the American superhero horror film...

Oscar nominations Monday could belong to 'Mank' and Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — Nominations to the 93rd Academy Awards on Monday will look — in more ways than one — unlike they ever have before. After a pandemic year that shuttered most movie the...

Oscar winner Ang Lee tells Taiwan premier to follow New Zealand's example

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (李安) told Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) Taiwan should follow the example of New Zealand to attract filmmakers from all over the world...

Hustler founder and First Amendment battler Larry Flynt dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry Flynt, who turned his raunchy Hustler magazine into an empire while fighting numerous First Amendment court battles and flaying politicians with stunts such as a Donald Trump ...

Bosnian director: Movie's human-rights focus resonates now

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — As an independent filmmaker from a country without an established film industry, Bosnia's Jasmila Zbanic said she is used to improvising. That's ...

Q&A: Soderbergh on his 'boat movie' & the blockbuster's fate

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Soderbergh calls it “the boat movie” even though he’s not supposed to call it “the boat movie.” The Queen Mary 2, on which Soderbergh filmed the majority of hi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 24, the 329th day of 2020. There are 37 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 24...

New book shines light on China's influence over Hollywood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American movie executive recently published a memoir detailing his experiences shepherding Hollywood fare to China and how the nation’s censors are impacting the ...

Top Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drug probe

NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Bollywood star, Deepika Padukone, was questioned Saturday by India’s narcotics agency that is probing the movie industry’s links with drug peddlers and cartels, officials said. ...

Venice opens "miraculous" film festival, but veterans lament

VENICE (AP) — The beachfront terrace at the Excelsior Hotel, usually hopping with movie industry VIPs and minor celebrities, is pleasantly quiet. The red carpet has a three-meter-high (ten-foot)wall b...

In 'The 24th,' police brutality and unrest, 103 years ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The sole photograph related to the Houston Riot of 1917 shows 64 Black soldiers sitting with arms folded and legs crossed behind a rope. Their sheer number, in a courtroom otherwise po...