Todd McCarthy: The Best Films Of 2020 So Far Amid The New World Disorder — Deadline

There can be no question that, as of its halfway point, 2020 has been the most trying, tragic, lamentable and downright unfortunate year most of us have ever experienced. 28 more words

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Rodney Barnes To Pen ‘Tiger Woods’ Scripted Miniseries, Entertainment 360 Comes On Board — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The Tiger Woods scripted mini-series based on Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyiann’s biography of the controversial golf champion, has moved a step closer to a hole in one after finding its writer and a production partner. 23 more words

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Twitch And Reddit Both Limit Trump-Related Content, Amping Up Digital Tension — Deadline

Twitch, the live-streaming site owned by Amazon, and Reddit have both taken steps to limit content related to President Donald Trump. Along with recent moves by Facebook and Twitter, the sanctions have amped up recent tensions over the digital spread of Trump messages during the runup to the 2020 presidential election. 8 more words

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Hollywood Unions & MPA Lobby Nancy Pelosi & Mitch McConnell For More COVID-19 Relief To Restart Industry — Deadline

It’s not that often that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the GOP high command get a direct request from Hollywood, but the chaos, losses and wounds of the coronavirus pandemic have created a new normal in more ways than one. 16 more words

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Cirque Du Soleil Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Vows To Return “Brighter Than Ever” — Deadline

The world’s largest contemporary circus producer is folding up its tents — for now. Cirque du Soleil said Monday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection, saying, “We have no choice but to take a pause for a little while.” The Montreal-based organization’s U.S. 13 more words

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Los Angeles County Beaches Ordered To Close For Fourth Of July Weekend Amid Coronavirus Spike — Deadline

UPDATED: The only fireworks you see this weekend might be on TV. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Lost Hills Station said via Twitter that Los Angeles County beaches, piers, beach bike paths and beach access points will be closed Friday through Monday for the Fourth of July weekend. 10 more words

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Damon Lindelof On How ‘Watchmen’ Continues To Resonate – Crew Call Podcast — Deadline

Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ superhero origins social commentary DC graphic novel series Watchmen historically has been a challenge for Hollywood to adapt due to its sprawling and complex plotting. 31 more words

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Oscar Race Begins As Academy Uploads First Batch Of Best Picture Screeners: ‘Da 5 Bloods’, ‘King Of Staten Island’ & More — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The race is on. Well, it still might be a little early to say that since the 93rd annual Academy Awards won’t happen until April 25, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today told its roughly 9,000-plus members — about to get much bigger with Tuesday’s announcement of new members —…

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Bans Fourth Of July Fireworks Displays, Prohibits Gatherings With People You Don’t Live With, Puts “Hard Pause” On Movie Theater Reopenings — Deadline

Just minutes after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors closed local beaches for the long holiday weekend, a somber Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took to his podium. 35 more words

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ASCAP Says Donald Trump Campaign Can’t Use Any Rolling Stones Songs In Its Repertory — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: President Donald Trump may be looking for a new walk-off song at his campaign rallies now that the Rolling Stones and BMI have put him on notice and threatened to sue if he ever again uses any of their songs licensed by the giant performing rights organization. 9 more words

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