Ben Estes

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Alfred Starr Hamilton: A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind

from Bookworm

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"Lunana: A Yak In the Classroom" is Bhutan's international-feature entry for the Oscars.

from Film Reviews

The Mercury Prize winner, upcoming Grammy nominee, and KCRW 2021 Best Album artist stopped by Anne Backyard for an intimate performance and candid conversation with MBE’s Novena Carmel.

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently sent his staff a memo outlining three “strategic pillars” that will “set the stage” for the company’s future. What do they really mean?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Mahershala Ali has worked for 20 years, earning Oscars for “Moonlight” and “Green Book.” But the new drama “Swan Song” is his first leading film role.

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Writer Noah Hawley on how fiction can create empathy.

from The Treatment

Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

from Greater LA

It's time for the 2021 Megabanter! The streaming wars ramped up. Scarlett Johansson sued Disney. And Netflix was the envy of all with “Squid Game.”

from The Business

Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses writing about the full range of a community, its sexuality and gender, in her first fiction novel, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

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Artificial intelligence can predict breast cancer years before it shows up on a mammogram, according to a new MIT study .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand