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Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins Killed by a Prop Gun on a Film Set. Here's What We Know So Far

3 days ago   |   Time   |   9 articles

The cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on Thursday when the actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm during a film shoot in New Mexico. The pair had been filming...
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Why Filmmakers From David Lynch to Denis Villeneuve Have Struggled to Adapt Dune

Why Filmmakers From David Lynch to Denis Villeneuve Have Struggled to Adapt Dune

5 days ago   |   Time

To love Dune is to be immersed in multiple Dunes at any given time. There are the six original books by Frank Herbert and 19-plus volumes in the prelude series written by...
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How Only Murders in the Building Grapples With the Thorny Ethics of True-Crime Podcasting

How Only Murders in the Building Grapples With the Thorny Ethics of True-Crime Podcasting

5 days ago   |   Time

As someone who listens to a lot of podcasts as part of my job, I couldn't help but admire how well Hulu's mystery-comedy Only Murders in the Building captures true-crime...
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Bergman Island Is the Rare Movie About Writers Trying To Write That Really Works

Bergman Island Is the Rare Movie About Writers Trying To Write That Really Works

10 days ago   |   Time

Movies about artists making art -or, worse, writers trying to write -are always a risky proposition. For one thing, to everyone out there in the real world who's scrambling to...
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Halloween Kills Sags Under the Weight of Its Own Mythology

Halloween Kills Sags Under the Weight of Its Own Mythology

11 days ago   |   Time

For a sequel to a sequel to a sequel to a sequel -or something like that-David Gordon Green's 2018 Halloween was marginally un-terrible. Jamie Lee Curtis, reprising her role as...
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David Chang and Priya Krishna Want You to Get Over Recipes

11 days ago   |   Time

When chef, Momofuku restaurateur and irreverent media personality David Chang approached food journalist Priya Krishna with the idea to create a cookbook with a major twist-the...
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Suddenly, Everyone We See on TV Is Very Rich or Very Poor. What Happened?

Suddenly, Everyone We See on TV Is Very Rich or Very Poor. What Happened?

12 days ago   |   Time

Succession is back, and with it the complicated pleasures of watching an obscenely rich, morally odious family scream and scheme and feud its way through some of the most...
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What Happened, Brittany Murphy?, Britney Spears and the Gendered Perils of Child Stardom

What Happened, Brittany Murphy?, Britney Spears and the Gendered Perils of Child Stardom

14 days ago   |   Time

Slowly but surely, we're looking back at the tragic it girls of the aughts and finding out how little we actually knew-or, sadly, cared-about the people they were. Paris Hilton...
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Meg Cabot Won't Give Up on Happy Endings

Meg Cabot Won't Give Up on Happy Endings

18 days ago   |   Time

The drinking game goes like this: every time you mention COVID-19, take a sip. It's six minutes into my conversation with Meg Cabot when she makes the rules. We're sharing...
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The Harder They Fall Fails to Make Enough Room for Each Star Among Its Stellar Cast

The Harder They Fall Fails to Make Enough Room for Each Star Among Its Stellar Cast

19 days ago   |   Time

If looking cool were enough to make a movie great, the gritty-stylish revenge Western The Harder They Fall would be the best movie of the year. Everybody, and I mean everybody...
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Shooting at Boise, Idaho mall; multiple injuries reported

Shooting at Boise, Idaho mall; multiple injuries reported

Shots rang out at a mall in Boise, Idaho Monday, leaving multiple people injured, police said. Read more ...

First female enlisted infantry Soldier in the Iowa National Guard

First female enlisted infantry Soldier in the Iowa National Guard

INSPIRING: Ankeny woman breaking barriers within the Iowa National Guard Read more ...

Strong storm batters drought-stricken California

Strong storm batters drought-stricken California

A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees, cutting power to 380,000 utility customers and causing mud flows in areas burned... Read more ...

US pauses aid to Sudan, threatens military coup leaders with ‘all measures'...

US pauses aid to Sudan, threatens military coup leaders with ‘all measures' if government not restored

The US State Department has frozen $700 million in aid to Sudan, after the country's military staged a coup and arrested the civilian government. A spokesman said the US is... Read more ...

Packers place Adams on COVID-19 list; Barry tests positive

Packers place Adams on COVID-19 list; Barry tests positive

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers likely will have to face the unbeaten Arizona Cardinals without 2020 All-Pro receiver Davante Adams and defensive coordinator Joe Barry. Read more ...

Local school districts set aside 'mental health' days for students, teachers

Local school districts set aside 'mental health' days for students, teachers

Several school districts in central North Carolina are setting aside time for students and teachers to take a "mental health" break. Read more ...

Florida Woman, Displeased With Service, Hit Teen KFC Drive-Thru Staffer in...

Alexandra Maldonado is facing felony charges after the October 22 attack, including child abuse due to the worker being a minor. Read more ...

Florida Warned Not to Withhold Funds From School Boards as Punishment for...

The U.S. Department of Education said Monday it's "prepared to initiate enforcement action to stop these impermissible state actions." Read more ...

U.S. Launches New Bureau to Combat Cybercrime After Rise in Cyberattacks...

The creation of this new department serves as a product of Antony Blinken's belief that the country has entered a "fundamentally new era in global affairs." Read more ...

Palestinians in Gaza call to save seven hunger-striking prisoners

Solidarity protest in Gaza demands release of seven prisoners held without charge or trial who are now on hunger strike. Read more ...