Saturday, May 12, 2018

Negromancer News Bits and Bites from May 6th to 12th, 2018 - Update #8

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CANNES - From ScreenDaily:  Cate Blanchett and Agnes Varda lead a silent protest at Cannes 2018 over the lack of female participation at the festival over its history.

MOVIES - From TheVillageVoice:  There is a documentary, "Filmworker," about Stanley Kubrick's right hand man, Leon Vitali.

MOVIES - From TheRinger:  Jordan Peele is not slowing down anytime soon.

TELEVISION - From TheNewYorker:  How Ryan Murphy Became the Most Powerful Man in TV

MOVIES - From TheWrap:  Burt Reynolds is in talks to join Quentin Tarantino's "Manson murders" film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

MOVIES - From THR:  Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are teaming up for the long-awaited third "Bill & Ted," which is apparently being shopped around at 2018 Cannes Film Festival.  The film is being called "Bill & Ted Face the Music."

BOX OFFICE - From BoxOfficeMojo:  The winner of the 5/4 to 5/6/2018 weekend box office is "Avengers: Infinity War" with an estimated take of $112.4 million.

ANIMATION - From Offspring:  How to introduce your kids to Studio Ghibli.

MUSIC - From TheRinger:  This article interviews members of (Black) rock band, Living Colour, on the 30th anniversary of the release of their hit debut LP, "Vivid," and the band's cult fave song, "Cult of Persoanlity."

From Vulture:  The Most Anticipated Movies at This Year’s Cannes Film Festival


From YouTube:  Child Gambino's "This is America" video for new single.


From LATimes:  The former California Governor George Duekmejian has died at the age of 89, Tuesday, May 8th, 2018.  Duekmejian was elected governor in 1982 and 1986 and was the first person of Armenian heritage to be elected governor in the U.S., and he remains the only one.

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