Movies

The Three Impostors?

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If you grew up watching Television in America, then you may remember one of these two images. Which group are USA impostors?

The Three Stooges was an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best remembered for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures. Their hallmark styles were physical farce and slapstick.  http://www.threestooges.com/

These knuckleheads Larry, Curly, and Moe always become embroiled in trouble as their zany brand of comedy continues to offer hilarity at every turn.

Comedy Under Attack

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Comedy should be humorous in the theatre, on film, stand-up comedy, television, radio, books, or any other entertainment medium.

The term originated in ancient Greece: in Athenian democracy, the public opinion of voters was influenced by the political satire performed by comic poets in theaters.  (LANGUAGE WARNING)

Oscar Night Fight

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Must-see TV fighting at #Oscar night’s most harrowing incident a live broadcast has ever seen. Will Smith punched Chris Rock! 

While the show must go on, the 94th Academy Awards might have left an Oh-scar following an unscripted moment at the Dolby Theater that set the internet on fire. About halfway through the show, Will Smith took offense following a joke that Chris Rock told about his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith, so, he walked up on stage and smacked Rock during the live TV transmission.

The First Superhero

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Is there anyone you know who can show or tell you who was the very first superhero to break into the mass media world?

Latino superheroes over the years have graced this comic medium and delivered a diverse but sometimes stereotypical sampling of Hispanic characters.

God Bless and Love Them - I Do

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Happy Fathers Day Weekend. Whether you're a father, or by marriage, or a parent who adopted. I love my kids and all my grandchildren.

However, I am a divorced dad living at a distance who at a ripe old age realizes a limited connection to my family. My adult kids are mostly married with children who know how to reach me. I always reached out to them and miss my DaD and grandfathers.

Reflecting Surroundings

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Some may decide to call it playing and trying to please the crowd, I prefer to focus on reflecting the community that we want to serve.

With its Latino cast, the arrival of In the Heights on #HBO and at local theaters was billed as a milestone for Hollywood. However, Lin-Manuel Miranda issued an apology for the film not including enough black Latino actors.

HFPA Diversity NOT

The Gloden Globes changes will make the Association bigger, transparent, and accountable.

The #HFPA has finally announced their long-time-coming Reform Plans and scheduled Timeline. https://bit.ly/3vNTxLY

Rita Moreno: Still Shining

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Another Hollywood Powerful Woman was front and center at last night's OSCARS: She is an American Legend and Icon 89-year-old Rita Moreno, who is now Executive Producer on Steven Spielberg's new version film of West Side Story.

Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer. Her career has spanned over 70 years; her notable acting work includes supporting roles in the musical films Singin' in the Rain 1952, The King and I 1956, and West Side Story, as well as a 1971 to 1977 stint on the children's television series The Electric Company, and

A Generation of Dreams

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On this Oscars Weekend, we offer a blast from the past with some notable stars ⭐️ who have earned their American film stripes.

MY FAMILY, MI FAMILIA stars Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, and AFI Board in a story about three generations of a Mexican American family living in East Los Angeles. The film was co-written and produced by AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Discipline Head Anna Thomas. 

A Family Affair

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Sabrina, and I got together for dinner last night in what could be described as an NYC blowout. We had fun, believe me.

I had not hugged my baby daughter, Sabrina for over a year, and needless to say, this magic was long overdue. We were hearing all about the projects she is working on, and listing to Sabrina tell stories about my youngest grandchild Olivia.