‘Dreamland’ review: A despicable 90-minute disaster

If Canadian director Bruce McDonald’s dreams are anything like the disgusting underworld we see in his new movie “Dreamland,” get the man a doctor. “On the night of the strangest wedding in cinema history,” begins the film’s official description. Sounds fun, you think, like when Pierce Brosnan sings “I Do, I Do, I Do, I […]

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McCabe accuses Rosenstein of giving ‘false’ testimony on Comey memos

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe accused former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of giving “false” testimony Wednesday about James Comey’s memos documenting his interactions with President Trump. During his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Rosenstein suggested that McCabe should have shared details about former FBI Director Comey’s memos on his conversations with the […]

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Steve McQueen dedicates new movies to George Floyd, Black Lives Matter

“12 Years A Slave” director Steve McQueen has dedicated his two movies announced today as part of the Cannes Film Festival lineup to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. The Oscar-winning director said of the two films, which address racism in the UK: “I dedicate these films to George Floyd, and all the […]

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First draft for White Sox scouting director Mike Shirley is uncharted territory

White Sox scouting director Mike Shirley, who was promoted to the position last fall. Shirley was assistant scouting director since 2018 and a national cross-checker from 2010-18. The MLB Draft on June 10-11 is limited to five rounds due to the coronavirus pandemic that caused the cancellation of high school and college schedules everywhere. Welcome […]

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NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith on NFL players’ role following George Floyd’s death| Get Up

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association, joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to discuss the role NFL players should have regarding protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death. #GetUp ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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LANCE director describes telling the story of Lance Armstrong | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

Watch part 2 of LANCE here: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/0545e919-820f-403c-bf71-d4072df6fc8d/ The director of LANCE, Marina Zenovich, joins Jalen Rose and David Jacoby to discuss the creation of the two-part documentary, what she thinks about Lance Armstrong, his legacy and if she thinks he really is happy with the way things transpired after he admitted to doping. ✔️Subscribe to […]

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Flynn, Kislyak transcripts transmitted to Congress after DNI declassification

EXCLUSIVE: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has transmitted declassified transcripts of phone conversations between then-incoming White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December 2016 to Capitol Hill on Friday, Fox News has learned. Fox News has obtained the transcripts of the calls. The transcripts have long been sought […]

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IMF’s Georgieva urges tech companies to be responsible with pandemic windfalls

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during a conference hosted by the Vatican on economic solidarity WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Big technology companies that are reaping gains as result of increased reliance on online systems during the coronavirus crisis should work to increase access to the digital economy for all, […]

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ director to remake ‘Scarface’ with Coen Brothers

Hey Luca? You wanna job? “Call Me By Your Name” director Luca Guadagnino has signed-on to take over an upcoming “Scarface” remake, Variety reports. There are already two versions of the gangster classic, from 1932 starring Paul Muni and directed by Howard Hawks (“The Big Sleep”), and the notorious 1983 production starring Al Pacino and […]

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Brennan, who sought to ‘unmask’ Flynn, claims release of names is ‘abominable abuse of authority’

Former CIA director John Brennan, one of the officials who sought to “unmask” Michael Flynn during the presidential transition period, claimed Thursday the release of Obama-era names was an “abominable abuse of authority.” He called the recent actions by the Department of Justice to drop the case against Flynn combined with the release of names “blatant […]

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Cook County COVID-19 response plan focuses on communities ‘hit the hardest’ to ensure ‘recovery will encompass everyone’

Bill Barnes, the director of the county’s Emergency Management and Regional Services, and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle explain the county’s COVID-19 response plan, which was unveiled Thursday. | Screen grab. The plan also includes a community advisory council composed of community leaders and advocates who are being recruited to provide feedback from their […]

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Whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright Testifies That a Medical Supplier Warned: ‘We’re in Deep Shit’

Dr. Rick Bright, the former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), testified before Congress on Thursday and painted a bleak picture about the administration’s coronavirus response and the potential of a vaccine in a short time line. Bright spoke about many missed opportunities by the Trump administration in the early days […]

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UCLA’s search for athletic director down to two finalists; decision could come this week

UCLA has narrowed its search for a new athletic director to two finalists, with an announcement possible before the end of the week. The remaining contenders are Nevada Las Vegas’ Desiree Reed-Francois and Boston College’s Martin Jarmond, according to two people close to the search who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not […]

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Inside Bong Joon-ho’s new ‘Snowpiercer’ TV show

Korean director Bong Joon-ho became Hollywood’s darling as his movie “Parasite” swept the Oscars this year. Now, one of his earlier works is hitting the small screen as a TV show. The dystopian drama “Snowpiercer,” which premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday on TNT, is based on Joon-ho’s 2013 movie of the same name, starring Chris […]

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Anne Hathaway Sheds Tears Remembering Garry Marshall: He Made My ‘Dreams’ Come True

Anne Hathaway tears up talking about how beloved director Garry Marshall changed her life during ‘The Happy Days of Garry Marshall’ special. She gushed that her ‘dreams came true’ because of him. Garry Marshall helped give Anne Hathaway her big break in Hollywood when he cast her as Mia Thermopolis in The Princess Diaries. Anne […]

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Red hat disappears from CDC director’s bookshelf during remote testimony after social media speculation

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Dr. Robert Redfield had a red hat on display behind him while testifying before Congress Tuesday. But that hat was later taken down – amid speculation on social media that it could possibly be a Trump campaign “Make America Great Again” hat. On Tuesday morning, the hat could be seen […]

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Grenell declassifies names of Obama officials who ‘unmasked’ Flynn, report says

Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has decided to declassify information about Obama administration officials who were behind the “unmasking” of Michael Flynn and their names could soon be made public, according to a report. NBC NEWS ADMITS EDITING ERROR The Wall Street Journal, citing a senior government official, called Grenell’s move unprecedented, as it […]

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Getting MJ to talk about his dad felt ‘borderline inappropriate’ – Jason Hehir | Golic & Wingo

"The Last Dance" director Jason Hehir joins Golic & Wingo to talk about the most recent two episodes that premiered Sunday night on ESPN, in which Jordan talked about his father, Raymond, and the tragedy that struck in 1993. Hehir also discusses what it was like to interview the late Kobe Bryant and David Stern, […]

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Michael Jordan’s emotional interview stunned ‘The Last Dance’ director | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

Jason Hehir, director of "The Last Dance," joins Jalen & Jacoby to discuss Michael Jordan tearing up during an interview about how his personality is portrayed. Hehir recalls his reaction to seeing that side of Jordan and lists the other topics that struck a chord with MJ throughout the interview process. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ […]

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How Michael Jordan’s feedback shaped ‘The Last Dance’ | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

"The Last Dance" director, Jason Hehir, chats with Jalen & Jacoby about the notes Michael Jordan gave to his production crew to ensure that certain aspects of his story were given proper context when depicted in the documentary. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ […]

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‘The Last Dance’ Director on when Michael Jordan was the “most human” | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

“The Last Dance” director Jason Hehir joins Jalen Rose and David Jacoby after Episodes 7 & 8 to share some of Michael Jordan’s most emotional moments during their interviews, as well as what makes MJ the "greatest grudge holder of all time." ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN […]

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Trump says ‘jury’s still out’ on FBI boss Wray – despite Barr defense

In a Fox News interview Friday, President Trump was noncommittal on whether FBI Director Christopher Wray would remain in the job following the Justice Department’s decision to drop its case against Michael Flynn. “Let’s see what happens with him,” the president told “Fox & Friends,” adding that “the jury’s still out” on Wray’s future in […]

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130 more Illinois coronavirus deaths as state hits new high for testing

Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike speaks alongside Gov. J.B. Pritzker at a March 19 news briefing. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times More than 3,200 people have died of the coronavirus in Illinois. The state received 20,671 tests results back on Thursday, the largest number the state has ever received in a day. Officials on Friday […]

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