Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Negromancer News Bits and Bites from November 19th to 25th, 2017 - Update #29

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MOVIES - From IndieWire:  First footage from "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," features Chris Pratt playing with a baby raptor.

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COMICS-FILM - From TheWrap:  Jude Law will play the male lead in Marvel's "Captain Marvel" opposite Brie Larson as Captain Marvel.  Law's specific role is unknown.

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BLM - From Newsweek:  Three years ago a Cleveland police officer killed a Black boy who had a toy gun.  Newsweek takes a look at that toy.

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MUSIC - From YahooMusic:  On the 20th anniversary of his passing, here are six songs inspired by the death of INXS lead singer, the late Michael Hutchence.

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PIXAR - From THR:  Pixar boss John Lasseter becomes the latest boss man who has to disappear because of his sexually abusive behavior.

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AWARDS - From TheWrap:  Producers Guild names its nominees for best nonfiction (or documentary) films of 2017.

From TheWrap:  2017 NAACP Image Award nominees announced.

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HOLOCAUST - From YahooNews:  102-year-old Holocaust survivor who thought his entire family died meets nephew he didn't know existed.

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AWARDS - From TheWrap:  2017-18 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations have been announced.

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CRIME:  From TheNewYorker:  A former journalist has created "The Serial-Killer Detector."

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COMICS-FILM - From YahooEntertainment:  Marvel "Runaways" debuts on the streaming service, Hulu, today.  Yahoo critic Ken Tucker reviews the early episodes of the series.

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SCANDAL - From YahooNews:  CBS fires veteran television news host and interviewer Charlie Rose, in the wake of sexual misconduct accusations made against him in a Washington Post article.  Rose was a correspondent for the venerable TV news show, "60 Minutes" and hosted its weekday morning news, "CBS This Morning."

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BLM - From YahooNews:  Ex-cop Shannon Kepler, who abandoned his daughter and then shot her African-American boyfriend to death, gets 15 years in prison for the shooting.

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SCANDAL - From WashPost:  Exalted television news host and celebrity interviewer, Charlie Rose, has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women.  Rose's various gigs have been suspended or shut down.

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MOVIES - From IndieWire:  "Vanity Fair" has plot details about Quentin Tarantino's next film (referred to as "#9").

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SCANDAL - From EW:  Armie Hammer called out what he perceives as a double standard in the way eventual Oscar winner Casey Affleck and Nate Parker, whose Oscar hopes were dashed, were treated in the wake of past sexual misconduct against each man being revived.

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BOX OFFICE - From BoxOfficeMojo:  The winner of the 11/17 to 11/19/2017 weekend box office is Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment's "Justice League" with an estimated take of $96 million.

From WeGotThisCovered:  "Thor: Ragnarok" rocks past $700 million in worldwide box office.

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SCANDAL - From TheGuardian:  Harvey Weinstein had a secret hit list that he was going to use to quash or manage his sex scandal.

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CIVIL RIGHTS - From CNN:  Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

From YahooNews:  This article looks at the many roles of Rev. Jesse Jackson.  Jackson announced on Friday, Nov. 17th that he has been treated for Parkinson's disease for the past two years.

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BOX OFFICE - From Variety:  "Justice League" opens with $96 million in box office, about $14 million less than forecasts.

From TheWrap:  DC Comics film fans want a release of "Justice League" that is original director Zach Snyder's cut of the film.  Snyder left the film earlier this year after the sudden death of his daughter.  Joss Whedon finished the film, also doing some reshoots.

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TERROR - From Alternet:  Area north of Denver, Colorado rocked by terror attack in Walmart.

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POLITICS - From ALdotcom:  Said in defense of Alabama U.S. Senate candidate "Judge" Roy Moore, "More women are sexual predators than men."

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TELEVISION - From YahooTV:  Highlights from Chance the Rapper hosting "Saturday Night Live," on November 18, 2017.

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MOVIES - From Deadline:  Sony Pictures wins domestic and international distribution rights to next film, his ninth which is due in 2019.

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CULTURE - From TheNewYorker:  "How to Get Rich Playing Video Games Online"

OBITS:

From THR:  Former teen idol, recording star, and actor, David Cassidy, has died at the age of 67, Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Cassidy arose to fame in the early 1970s playing "Keith Partridge" on the ABC series, "The Partridge Family" (1970-74) about a suburban family that doubled as a pop music band.  After the show, Cassidy continued a successful recording career, and was a huge concert draw in the 1970s.  He remained a popular concert attraction later in life.

From the NewEnglandPatriots:  Former NFL wide receiver, Terry Glenn, died at the age of 43, Monday morning, November 20, 2017.  Glenn played his first six seasons with the Patriots and caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass.  Glenn spent one year with the Green Bay Packers and the last five years of his career with the Dallas Cowboys.

From PEOPLE:  Actress and music legend Della Reese has died at the age of 86, Sunday, November 19, 2017.  Reese was best known for her playing "Tess" on "Touched by an Angel," for which she earned two Emmy Award nominations.  Reese also released several albums and hit songs and was nominated for three Grammy Awards.

From YahooNews:  Notorious cult leader and mass murder, Charles Manson, has died at the age of 83, Sunday, November 19, 2017.  A hippie cult leader, Manson orchestrated the gruesome murder of seven people including actress Sharon Tate, and his ugly mug became the face of evil in America.

From THR:  The actor Earle Hyman has died at the age 91, Friday, November 17, 2017.  The classically trained and admired actor of stage, television, and film may have been best known for playing "Russell Huxtable," the father of Bill Cosby's Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show."  He was also the voice of "Panthro" on the 1980s animated series, "ThunderCats."

From RollingStone:  Country music singer and songwriter, Mel Tillis, died at the age of 85, Sunday, November 19, 2017.  He was the "CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1976 and he is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

From Deadline:  The actress Ann Wedgeworth has died at the age of 83, Thursday, November 16, 2017.  She was known to generations of TV viewers as the lusty divorce, Lana Shields, in "Three's Company."  She appeared in numerous TV shows, including "Evening Shade" and the soap opera, "The Edge of Night."  Wedgeworth won a Tony Award for her role in "Neil Simon's Chapter Two."

From WashPost:  Edward S. Herman, a media critic and economist, died at the age of 92, Saturday, November 11, 2017.  He co-wrote the book, "Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media" (1988) with scholar and political activist, Noam Chomsky.


2017-18 Film Award Season - Update #1

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GOTHAM AWARDS - 2017/ 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards (Monday, November 27th, 2017)

NOMINATIONS - From IFP:  27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards nominees

PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA - 29th/2018 Annual Producers Guild Awards (January 20, 2018):

From PGA: Nominations for "The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures"

From PGA:  Date set for 2018 Producers Guild.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017

DC Comics from Diamond Distributors for November 22, 2017

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Marvel Comics from Diamond Distributors for November 22, 2017

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IDW Publishing from Diamond Distributors for November 22, 2017

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