Ennio Morricone: His Incandescent Film Scores Made the Past Feel Present — Variety

When I heard that Ennio Morricone had died, at 91, my first thought was that the cinema had lost one of the most romantic of all screen composers. 29 more words

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Venice Film Festival Unveils Details of Slimmer Lineup Structure — Variety

The upcoming Venice Film Festival’s reconfiguration due to coronavirus safety measures has been officially unveiled. Barring complications, Venice, which runs Sept. 2-12, is set to be the first major international film event to hold a physical edition after the coronavirus crisis, with a line-up that is somewhat reduced but still substantial. 6 more words

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Recording Academy Joins Forces With Racial-Justice Organization Color of Change — Variety

The Recording Academy and Color of Change, the largest online racial justice organization in the U.S., have announced a partnership to “promote positive social change within the music industry.” The Academy announced to members last month that it has made a $1 million donation to Color of Change. 9 more words

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Will Coronavirus Create a Debt Crisis for Movie Theaters? — Variety

The clock is ticking for movie theaters. As coronavirus cases rise in the United States, cinemas around the country are finding their plans for reopening in jeopardy, and that’s putting a greater strain on a section of the economy that’s been hit hard by the public health crisis. 9 more words

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Peacock’s Biggest Launch Shows Include ‘Brave New World,’ ‘Curious George’ and More — Variety

Peacock will premiere nine new series among 20,000 hours of content when it launches July 15. Here’s a look at what’s coming. Brave New World The long-gestating adaptation of the Aldous Huxley book stars Jessica Brown Findlay, Harry Lloyd, Alden Ehrenreich and Demi Moore. 13 more words

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‘Wizards,’ Final Chapter in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Tales of Arcadia’ Trilogy, Sets Premiere Date — Variety

“Wizards,” the final series in Guillermo del Toro’s animated “Tales of Arcadia” saga, will premiere Aug. 7 on Netflix. The DreamWorks Animation series tells the the story of wizard-in-training Douxie (Colin O’Donoghue) and other heroes of Arcadia on time travel adventure that takes them to the medieval realm of Camelot. 8 more words

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