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‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’: Ryan Murphy Posts First Look At ‘Coven’ Reunion With Stevie Nicks

The witches are back and they brought legendary Stevie Nicks with them. Ryan Murphy took to Twitter to post a pic of a reunion of the Coven cast on the set of American Horror Story: Apocalypse “The Coven Returns,” Murphy tweeted on Sunday. “What a thrilling night with the legend Stevie Nicks on the set of AHS.” The picture included the Fleetwood Mac singer front and center alongside her fellow witchy cast members Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Emma Roberts, Frances ConroyGa… Read

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Denies Shadowbanning Conservatives – But Says Company Is “Left-Leaning”

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claimed today on CNN’s Reliable Sources that the company does not ban people for political viewpoints, even while admitting Twitter has a “left-leaning” bias. Asked about reports that Twitter is “shadow-banning” certain posts and accounts – a process by which the blocking of a user or their content will not be readily apparent to the user – Dorsey dodged the question. "I think the real question behind the question is, are we doing something… Read

Film

Welcome To The Permanent, ‘Popular’ Oscar Campaign

Here we are, 33 weeks into the Oscar season, just 19 weeks away from the new 2019 campaign cycle, and 26 weeks from the Feb. 24 Academy Awards ceremony for the films of 2018. If the math seems dizzying, that's because it is. With the advent of the new best popular film Oscar—details of which have yet to be worked out—the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has joined the era of the Permanent Campaign. As with partisan strife, which now boils without respite… Read

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“Truth Isn’t Truth” – ‘Meet The Press’ Exchange With Rudolph Giuliani Devolves

A contentious interview on NBC’s Meet The Press between presidential advisor Rudy Giuliani and host Chuck Todd devolved into a word salad, with the former New York mayor eventually declaring, “Truth isn’t truth.” In a moment reminiscent of Bill Clinton’s famous struggles with the word “is,” Giuliani and Todd waltzed around the language bush, each winding up admitting that the exchange was likely going to result in a bad meme. Todd had been pressing Giuliani on the Robert… Read

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NFL National Anthem Protests – No Resolution In Sight, Time Grows Short

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There are three weeks left until the National Football League starts its regular season, and no resolution is in sight to the ongoing dispute over how players should conduct themselves during the playing of the national anthem. The NFL and the NFL Players Association are allegedly negotiating the sticky issue, and while that’s happening, no players or teams are being penalized for demonstrations during the anthem. But the issue is far from quiet, as players continued… Read

Box Office

‘Meg’ Munches On $300M+ & ‘M:I- Fallout’ Jumps Over $500M WW In Milestone-Rich Frame – International Box Office

Refresh for latest: There are milestones and action aplenty at the global and international box office this weekend which are again led by Warner Bros/Gravity Pictures’ The Meg. The prehistoric shark kept moviegoers biting for another $67M in 55 markets to increase the overseas catch to $230.4M and the worldwide haul to $314.1M through Sunday. But before we dive further in with The Meg, let's look at some of the other major thresholds crossed this session. Paramount… Read

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‘The Wife’ & ‘We The Animals’ Bow Strong; ‘Three Identical Strangers’ at $10.5M in 2nd Month of Release: Specialty Box Office

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Sony Classics' The Wife with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce topped out a group of newcomer limited releases that mostly did decent numbers this weekend. The 2017 Toronto debut by Björn Runge grossed $111,137 in four New York and Los Angeles locations in the three-day estimate, averaging $27,784. Sundance breakout We The Animals by Jeremiah Zagar from The Orchard also had a nice launch, playing three theaters in New York and L.A., for $66,261 and a $22,087 per theater… Read

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‘Brady Bunch’ Home Sale – Agent Claims HGTV “Blew Buyers Out Of The Water”

HGTV’s strategy in its purchase of the iconic home used for the exterior shots on the Brady Bunch TV series has been revealed by the purchaser’s real estate agent. The network’s strategy against competitors essentially “blew those buyers out of the water” with its bid, according to the agent. The strategy, detailed in Forbes by real estate writer Ellen Paris, claims that the network so wanted the iconic home (which was the outside view on the television show – the… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

As surely as dawn follows darkness, the Commander-in-Tweet was back on his Twitter megaphone this morning for his usual Sunday messaging. President Donald Trump spent most of his tweets today focused on his arch-enemy, the “Failing New York Times,” owing to its big story about White House Counsel Don McGahn and his alleged cooperation with the Mueller probe. Today’s jihad against the Times follows yesterday’s Trump Twitter takes on social media outlets that are allegedly… Read

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Even Richer On Saturday With $10M+; Weekend Bling Now At $25M+ With $34M 5-Day Debut

SUNDAY AM UPDATE, 2nd write-thru after midnight postCrazy Rich Asians scored its best day at the box office since its Wednesday opening, with its $10.3M surging 42% over Friday’s take. Current weekend opening B.O. bling as of this morning for Jon M. Chu’s Asian romantic comedy stands at a stellar $25.2M, with $34M over five days. This is according to Warner Bros. For a contemporary comedy about Asians, starring Asians, and made by Asians, those numbers certainly rep an… Read

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Alyssa Milano Comes After Brett Kavanaugh At ‘Rise Up For Roe’ Event: “We Are In Crazy Times”

During the Los Angeles stop of the “Rise Up For Roe” tour, actress Alyssa Milano did not hold back when it came to her opinions about Donald Trump’s SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh and the threat he poses to the Roe v. Wade decision made in 1973. Milano, who has been very outspoken when it comes to the Trump administration, said that it is “fucking absurd” that women are fighting to save abortion rights in 2018. Moderated by journalist Lauren Duca, the Insatiable actress was… Read

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White House Counsel Don McGahn Cooperating With Mueller Investigation

In an interesting turn of events, White House counsel Don McGahn is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. According to the New York Times, McGahn is not only cooperating but cooperating “extensively” in the probe. He has met with investigators three times in the last nine months about whether or not Donald Trump has obstructed justice. He was also voluntarily interviewed for 30 hours this year and has given Mueller and his team of investigators… Read