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  • Danny Trejo: The actor who went from prisoner to film star

    07/10/2020 12:45:04 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 14 replies
    BBC News ^ | Steve Holden, Newsbeat
    Danny Trejo: The actor who went from prisoner to film star [Image] Danny Trejo has been shot, stabbed, crushed, eaten and tortured . . . multiple times. Con Air, Zombie Hunter and 3-Headed Shark Attack (yes . . . that's a real film) are just three of the movies in which he's ended up dead. If you're a Breaking Bad fan, he's the guy whose head famously ends up on top of a tortoise. According to one survey, the 76-year-old has died on screen more than any other actor. "It shows I've been working," he jokes. And if you didn't...
  • Olivia de Havilland, the last remaining star of Old Hollywood, turns 104; The Only Surviving Star of "Gone With The Wind"

    07/09/2020 7:39:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Celebrity Nine ^ | 07/09/2020 | Variety Staff
    Olivia De Havilland, Late 2019 There are few veterans of Hollywood's Golden Age who are still around, much less still making headlines. But Olivia de Havilland, who turns 104 Wednesday (US time), was always a rule-breaker.She's part of the current furore over Gone With the Wind, since she is the only surviving star of the 1939 epic.In 2017, she also sued FX Networks over her depiction in the miniseries Feud: Bette and Joan, from exec producer Ryan Murphy. After a series of appeals, the court ultimately decided against de Havilland. The ruling represents a rare defeat for her, but serves...
  • Robert De Niro says coronavirus decimated his finances

    07/09/2020 5:16:25 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 106 replies
    nypost ^ | 7/9/2020 | degregory
    Robert De Niro says he’s running out of dinero. The coronavirus dealt a massive financial blow to the actor’s finances he revealed in court, as his estranged wife asked for an emergency order to raise her monthly American Express card credit limit from $50,000 to $100,000. The “Irishman” actor appeared by phone on a Skype call in his Manhattan divorce case with Grace Hightower as her lawyer told a judge that De Niro unfairly cut her monthly Am-Ex allowance from $100,000 to $50,000 and said she and their children had been banned from an upstate compound where De Niro is...
  • Netflix axes ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ after two seasons

    07/09/2020 10:57:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Hollywood.com ^ | July 9, 2020 | Staff
    Netflix has axed Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina after two seasons. The program, based on the much-loved series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, starred Kiernan Shipka as the titular Sabrina and also featured Ross Lynch, Miranda Otto, and Lucy Davis. But the second season will mark the end of the series after the final ‘Part Four’ of eight episodes – which is set to premiere later this year (2020). Reflecting on the news, showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said in a statement: “Working on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been an incredible honor from Day One. The cast, beginning with Kiernan as everyone’s favorite...
  • We Can’t Have ‘National Dialogues’ If People Get Fired For Talking Honestly

    07/03/2020 7:11:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/03/2020 | John Loftus
    “While we write and print millions of words about race in America, why is it still so hard to have a truly respectful, decent, and humble dialogue about perhaps the most complicated and contentious issue in American life?” asks David French in his Dispatch article “American Racism: We’ve Got So Very Far to Go.” Yet he does not mention in his story of personal change the elephant in the room: the Black Lives Matter movement’s radical cultural hegemony.Establishment Republicans made the same mistake by ignoring the movement’s radical premise: that at its core, America is rotten and systemically racist, and...
  • Congratulations, Dummies: You Canceled the First Black Oscar Winner

    07/02/2020 6:22:46 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 32 replies
    Now that we’re in the book-burning stage of the revolution, Black Lives Matter has managed to cancel one of the most historically significant films in American history. And in doing so, they have all but erased the film career of the first black Oscar winner. Nice going, idiots! What’s your next trick going to be? Burning down all the grocery stores in black neighborhoods? Oh, wait… During the ongoing streaming wars that have been happening under the radar, entertainment companies are gobbling up the rights to classic films. Each company hopes that its exclusive content will be enough reason for...
  • 5 Ways You Can Fight Back In The Cultural Civil War; Practical Ideas on how to oppose the radical agenda of the woke left

    07/02/2020 7:54:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/02/2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    Last week I wrote about how we’re in a cultural civil war and it’s time for conservatives—and really, anyone who’s not on board with the radical anti-American agenda of Black Lives Matter and the rest of the woke left—to fight back.But how? I was light on specifics, and subsequently heard from a number of readers who wanted to know what they could do, personally, to push back against the leftward lurch of the culture. Many said they feel powerless and overwhelmed, and with good reason.Silicon Valley, Hollywood, academia, the mainstream media, corporate America, and the entire Democratic Party (along...
  • Media, entertainment groups press Congress to provide pandemic risk insurance

    07/01/2020 2:04:04 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 01 2020 | Alex Gangitano
    A coalition of media and entertainment groups, including NASCAR, the NFL and the Screen Actors Guild, called on Congress to pass legislation providing pandemic risk insurance to help mitigate major revenue losses from the coronavirus. In a letter to congressional leadership Wednesday, the groups touted a bill sponsored by House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) that would create a program to compensate businesses for losses due to pandemics, calling it a “positive step." “Whether it be professional and collegiate sporting events, the next must-see film, a bingeworthy TV series, or a marquee Broadway production, we cannot envision...
  • Coronavirus Spike Puts Hollywood’s Back-to-Work Plans in Serious Jeopardy

    07/01/2020 10:45:32 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    Variety ^ | July 1, 2020 | Adam B. Vary
    On Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading expert in infection diseases in the U.S., testified before Congress amid growing alarm surrounding the 80% spike in confirmed COVID-19 infections in the past two weeks. About halfway through the session, Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked Fauci for a direct assessment of where the country could be headed if the surge in cases is not abated. He did not mince words. “We are now having 40-plus thousand new cases a day,” Fauci said. “I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around. And so...
  • Woman speaks out after mask tirade at Trader Joe's store in North Hollywood.

    06/30/2020 8:02:51 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 42 replies
    ABC 7 Los Angeles ^ | June 30, 2020 | Miriam Hernandez
    NORTH HOLLYWOOD (KABC) -- A woman is telling her side of the story after going on a tirade for being asked to wear a face mask in a Trader Joe's store in North Hollywood. She says the angry encounter started in response to a customer who harassed her because she wasn't wearing a mask. "Right away he started using obscenities at me, saying 'f you,' the c word, 'wear your f-ing mask' all of this," she says. The woman, who asked ABC7 not to use her name, says she called a Trader Joe's store in Toluca Lake and was given...
  • Florence Pugh Apologizes for Past Cultural Appropriation: 'Stupid Doesn't Even Cut It'

    06/28/2020 2:57:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    People ^ | June 27, 2020 | Maria Pasquini
    Florence Pugh is owning up to times in her past when she was guilty of cultural appropriation. Acknowledging the “tidal wave of information” she had been “unaware of” until recently, as people around the world have protested against systemic racism, the 24-year-old actress said she had spent the past month trying to learn as much as possible, and pass that information along.
  • Laverne Cox, Kamala Harris Push to Defund Police: More Cops on Streets Is ‘Just Wrong’

    06/26/2020 12:35:18 PM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 6/26/2020 | David Ng
    Transgender Hollywood star Laverne Cox and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) pushed for the defunding of the police in a joint appearance Thursday on Watch What Happens Live, during which Sen. Harris said that putting more cops on the streets is “just wrong.” Laverne Cox expressed her enthusiasm about the Defund the Police movement in the virtual conversation. “The fact that there’s a national conversation about defunding the police, I think is remarkable. And that people of all races are having that conversation is really exciting to me.”
  • Hollywood's Male #MeToo Stigma and the Fear of Coming Forward: "It's Looked Upon as a Weakness"

    06/27/2020 6:55:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 26, 2020 | Rebecca Keegan
    Last fall, Johnathon Schaech was running out of options. After making a living as an actor for 30 years — 1996's That Thing You Do! was his breakout — he was in danger of losing his SAG health insurance from lack of work, and he and his wife were trying to have a baby. Schaech, 50, had become something of an unwitting spokesman for male #MeToo victims in 2018 after he said Italian director Franco Zeffirelli had sexually assaulted him on the set of the movie Sparrow in 1993. (Before Zeffirelli died in June 2019, his son, Pippo, denied the...
  • A Photo Of Alyssa Milano Surfaced Where She Wears A Black Face - No Media Coverage

    06/26/2020 11:22:25 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 58 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 06.26.2020 | Ray Pearson
    Have you noticed that the people who get caught using blackface are always Democrats? Don't forget that liberals always accuse you of what they are doing. In recent weeks in the wake of the George Floyd protests and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, the spotlight has shone on the likes of late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon for past use of blackface for comedy sketches. And among the multitude of voices calling for these celebrities to face consequences for their past actions are a number of conservative figures and media outlets. The list is endless: Justin...
  • Actor Robert Davi: Ronald Reagan Did Not Take a Knee

    06/26/2020 8:23:08 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 26 2020 | Robert Davi
    In the 1940s, one man stood up for America. One man had the historical authority and understanding of what was happening in his country. Ronald Reagan changed the course of our nation. He was a force of nature. Reagan was hailed as “a one man battalion,” a one man wrecking crew, who defeated Communism in America. We are currently “besieged by subversives who are not inhibited by traditional moral constraints and are willing to practice deceit and even violence to further their ideological cause.” This statement by Dinesh D’Souza was in reference to Ronald Reagan’s years in Hollywood. It’s as...
  • Comedian Jimmy Kimmel FLEES Los Angeles for a secret location to avoid race row after blackface skits and audio of him using the n-word to impersonate Snoop Dogg resurfaced

    06/24/2020 3:29:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 60 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 24, 2020 | Ruth Styles
    Disgraced comedian Jimmy Kimmel has fled LA for a secret location in an attempt to avoid the race row sparked after photos emerged of him doing skits while in blackface, DailyMail.com can reveal. Kimmel is also under fire after being caught using the n word repeatedly while imitating rapper Snoop Dogg in newly unearthed audio that dates from 1996. In the song, Kimmel can be heard rapping: 'Me and my n***er down in LBC, we'll smoke that motherf***er Christmas tree.'
  • Undercover Investigation: Minneapolis riot was preplanned [check out sunrisemovement.org ]

    06/17/2020 7:13:59 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-8-20 | Millennial Millie
    Millennial Millie does an expose on who is behind the riot insurrections, the connection with the Green New Deal, the group that recruits school children as young as middle schoolers as foot soldiers in the ranks of Antifa and BLM, and who have gotten 16 of the 30 Democrat candidates they promoted elected in 2018 including Cortez, Omar, Talib and Presley. A must see.
  • Hollywood producer, philanthropist Steve Bing dies after jumping from Century City building

    06/23/2020 5:29:29 AM PDT · by blueplum · 48 replies
    abc7 LA ^ | 23 JUN 2020 | ABC 7 STAFF
    Film producer and philanthropist Steve Bing died Monday of an apparent suicide. Bing lived at a high-rise luxury tower in Century City, where a death investigation was underway. It is believed he jumped from the building. Bing, 55, was a prominent Hollywood producer and contributor to charitable and political causes who was behind films such as "The Polar Express" and the Rolling Stones concert film "Shine A Light." Bing also contributed millions of dollars to nonprofit charities as well as Democratic candidates. "I loved Steve Bing very much," former President Bill Clinton ...
  • BILL'S H'WOOD BLOCKBUSTER (MOVIE MOGUL, P.R. FIRM STAGED Bubba Clinton's RETURN 'SPECIAL'

    08/06/2009 6:24:25 AM PDT · by xtinct · 15 replies · 1,007+ views
    NY Post ^ | 8/6/09 | GEOFF EARLE
    Bill Clinton's triumphant return from North Korea with two rescued US journalists had Hollywood written all over it -- from the Burbank airport to the big-time producer who bankrolled the expedition to the celebrity public-relations firm that orchestrated the homecoming. A key player in Clinton's high-flying diplomatic mission to rescue Laura Ling and Euna Lee was entertainment mogul Steve Bing, a longtime "Friend of Bill" who lent the ex-president his private Boeing 737. The multimillionaire mogul paid about $200,000 in fuel and other costs that came with the trans-Pacific flight.
  • Three Kerry friends

    10/24/2004 6:51:04 AM PDT · by Jean S · 3 replies · 679+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | 10/24/04 | Dateline D.C.
    Steven Bing, Peter Benjamin Lewis, George Soros It is late in the day, but there is still time to ask the Kerry-Edwards campaign and the Democratic National Committee about their financing sources. Equally important to ask is just what do these ridiculously rich and strange people expect to get for their millions of dollars. Let's look at three of Kerry's friends, probably responsible for at least $30 million in donations. Steven Bing: Our Victorian ancestors had the right words to describe Bing. He would have been known as "a cad and a bounder," while today he is dismissed as a...