“Bill was an erudite, passionate and intelligent activist and independent thinker as well as being a gifted filmmaker and cherished friend,” read a statement from Kartemquin Films, which announced his death on Tuesday.
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“He has been a valued member of the Kartemquin community since he first worked as a researcher on ‘Hoop Dreams.’ We will miss him greatly,” the statement added.
Siegel’s career in documentaries spans more than 20 years and was highlighted by “Trials of Muhammad Ali,” which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and aired on PBS’ “Independent Lens.” The series followed the late boxer’s struggles outside the ring as he converted to Islam, changed his name and fought to overturn the prison sentence he received for refusing to serve in the Vietnam War.
Sources told Variety that skipping a host is one of the plans that the Academy is considering after Kevin Hart dropped out of hosting the Oscars. Hart initially did not apologize for his resurfaced homophobic tweets but did so as he stepped down.
“A bunch of huge celebs, something SNL style, and buzzy people” could replace the post that Hart was going to fill, sources told the publication.
On The View, Goldberg gave her
The new season will premiere on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. After a dry, painfully slow second season, the drama unsurprisingly lost a good number fans who couldn't get enough of Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in season one. Fortunately, it seems the twisted new story - which will unfold over the course of three decades -
Last month, rumors began circling about the 26-year-old singer's unexpected appearance on the show after she was spotted filming in South Africa. Brandi revealed during the Dec. 11 episode of Your Favorite Thing Podcast With Wells and Brandi that she accompanied Miley on this trip and shared details about her sister's experience.
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Brandi never mentioned the show by name, but she did confirm that Miley filmed an episode alongside another Netflix star, Ozark's Marc Menchaca. It's no surprise that specifics about a potential
Speaking of the phenomenon that is "Jolene," Netflix has done us one better: a new music video featuring tons of popular RuPaul's Drag Race alumni. The video, which features a slightly more uptempo version of Jolene, stars Ginger Minj, Alaska Thunderf*ck,
In an August interview with Total Film, Tom Hardy revealed that Marvel could make up to three Venom movies, saying, "We've signed up for three of them. So it's very much an open case. We'll see what people's responses are to it." Variety also predicted that if the film delivered at the box office, then Sony would move fast to introduce a number of heroes and villains from the Spider-Man universe in the form of sequels to the Hardy outing, as well as stand-alone films. At the moment, Sony's licensing pact with Marvel affords it the rights to around 900 characters, so the possibilities are pretty much endless.
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Now, in December, we have official confirmation
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