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variety.com - Graeme McMillan - Unfilmable Books That Hollywood Should Tackle After 'Dune'
Unfilmable Books That Hollywood Should Tackle After 'Dune'
Variety

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reuters.com - Jill Serjeant - Pressure mounts for ban on real guns in Hollywood after Baldwin set tragedy
Pressure mounts for ban on real guns in Hollywood after Baldwin set tragedy
Reuters

LOS ANGELES, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The fatal shooting accident on the set of an Alec Baldwin movie has prompted calls for a ban on the use of real guns in TV shows and movies, with two producers already saying they will stop the practice. 'Booksmart'…

buzzfeed.com - alexgurley - Anne Heche Believes She Was 'Blacklisted' In Hollywood For Dating Ellen DeGeneres
Anne Heche Believes She Was 'Blacklisted' In Hollywood For Dating Ellen DeGeneres
BuzzFeed

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theweek.com - Joel Mathis - Hollywood's gun problem - and ours
Hollywood's gun problem - and ours
Dennis Publishing

Illustrated | Getty Images, iStock Let's start with the most obvious point: Halyna Hutchins should be alive right now. She is not. That fact is a terrible tragedy. Hundreds of people in America die every week from gun violence. Their deaths are…

deadline.com - Pete Hammond - Academy Museum Announces Six Week Film Series And Symposium On Impact Of Austrian Jews In Hollywood From Wilder To Zinnemann
Academy Museum Announces Six Week Film Series And Symposium On Impact Of Austrian Jews In Hollywood From Wilder To Zinnemann
Deadline

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be taking a trip to Vienna for a six week programming initiative including a symposium and film series with a distinct cinematic connection to that fabled Austrian city. The Museum today announced the…

bostonherald.com - Stephen Schaefer - Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine
Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine
Boston Herald

“FUN CITY CINEMA: New York City and the Movies That Made It” is Jason Bailey's authoritative, deeply researched visual history of 100 years of filmmaking in NYC (Abrams, US $40, Hardcover). If France invented the movies (and they…

deadline.com - Nellie Andreeva - Hollywood Studios Reviewing Gun Safety Protocols Following Fatal 'Rust' Shooting
Hollywood Studios Reviewing Gun Safety Protocols Following Fatal 'Rust' Shooting
Deadline

The tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was accidentally shot by actor Alec Baldwin on the Santa Fe set of indie Western Rust last week, has shaken up Hollywood, prompting soul-searching over safety on sets and the use of guns.

utexas.edu - Alisa Perren marvels at the cinematic universe created by the intersection of comic books and Hollywood
Alisa Perren marvels at the cinematic universe created by the intersection of comic books and Hollywood
The University of Texas at Austin

“For those interested in the secret origin of how Hollywood got super-powers, Perren and Steirer reveal all.' - Comic book artist and illustrator Amanda Conner. From Sam Raimi's Spiderman in 2002 to 2021's Black Widow, comic book movies have…

rappler.com - Reuters - Pressure mounts for ban on real guns in Hollywood after Baldwin set tragedy
Pressure mounts for ban on real guns in Hollywood after Baldwin set tragedy
Rappler

The fatal shooting accident on the set of an Alec Baldwin movie has prompted calls for a ban on the use of real guns in TV shows and movies, with two producers already saying they will stop the practice. Booksmart film director Olivia Wilde called…

npr.org - The Associated Press - Hollywood stars say they are stunned by mismanaged set in fatal prop-gun shooting
Hollywood stars say they are stunned by mismanaged set in fatal prop-gun shooting
NPR.org

LOS ANGELES — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun he'd been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say they're baffled by the circumstances and production…

variety.com - Selome Hailu - Academy Museum to Host Vienna in Hollywood Film Series and Symposium
Academy Museum to Host Vienna in Hollywood Film Series and Symposium
Variety

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Vienna in Hollywood, a new six-week program launching on Dec. 10 that explores the history of the predominantly Jewish, Austrian-born community of filmmakers and professionals who helped shape the…

foxnews.com - Stephanie Nolasco - Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' shooting accident: A lookback at Hollywood's biggest on-set tragedies
Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' shooting accident: A lookback at Hollywood's biggest on-set tragedies
Fox News

The shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the Alec Baldwin movie 'Rust' is a haunting reminder of what can go wrong on set. Santa Fe County Sheriff's officials said the 42-year-old and director Joel Souza were shot…

thesun.co.uk - Julia Elbaba - Film death shows 'toxic Hollywood is ignoring safety to make a few bucks
Film death shows 'toxic Hollywood is ignoring safety to make a few bucks
The Sun

A DIRECTOR has revealed how “toxic Hollywood” neglects film set safety protocols to earn a few extra bucks in the wake of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' death. The director and screenwriter, who has worked directly with Halyna…

forbes.com - Jeff Conway - Matt Damon Announces Water.org Partnership With Crypto.com
Matt Damon Announces Water.org Partnership With Crypto.com
Forbes

Ever since co-founding the global nonprofit organization Water.org in 2009, Hollywood movie star Matt Damon has made it his mission to bring safe, cost-effective drinking water and sanitation to developing countries. Today, Water.org announces a…

fredericknewspost.com - Jon Healey Los Angeles Times - Expanding the consciousness among the dead: Hypno-yoga at Hollywood cemetery
Expanding the consciousness among the dead: Hypno-yoga at Hollywood cemetery
The Frederick News-Post

It's early on a cool, gray September morning at the Hollywood Forever cemetery, and people are gathering amid the tombs to do Kundalini yoga — with some hypnosis thrown in. The organizers call it “hypno-yoga,” and as unusual as…

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