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The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay

The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belo...

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay

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Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — The 36-year-old French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 years of the Cannes Film Festival. Her film, “Atlantics,” is about women left behind in Dakar when many...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Yes, Oui, Cannes: Film Director Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman Ever to Win On Saturday French-Senagalese director Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She also was the first black woman to ever have a film accepted for competition at the festival....
15:39, 05/27/2019

Leon Black kept Jeffrey Epstein as charity director after plea deal After his pedophile conviction in Florida more than a decade ago, Jeffrey Epstein was shunned by most on Wall Street — with the notable exception of one of New York’s most affluent and powerful financiers. Leon Black — a billionaire buyout king who l...
05:13, 07/10/2019

Florida city that paid $500,000 Bitcoin ransom, fires IT director Lake City, the Florida city that paid a $500,000 Bitcoin ransom last week, has fired an employee following the debacle. In an interview with local television, the city manager of Lake City, Joe Helfenberg, said the city’s director of information tech...
12:00, 07/02/2019

'Amy' director hopes Maradona doc garners empathy Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia says he wants to show a balanced version of soccer player Diego Maradona in his latest documentary in order to let the "audience decide" what they think of the controversial star. (June 13)     ...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam movie gobbles up The Shallows director Jaume Collet-Serra Just as our old pal Shazam! must pull his mystical, Zachary Levi-transforming powers from an ancient wizard living in a rock, so to does his eventual nemesis, Black Adam, draw his ability to exist from a semi-divine source: Dwayne Johnson’s enduring ...
04:13, 06/08/2019

Watch the Star-Studded Trailer for The Last Jedi Director's Next Film The first trailer for Knives Out gives us a peek at the characters being played by Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, and Katherine......
10:52, 07/03/2019

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
00:13, 07/03/2019

With $200 Million in Investment, JP Morgan Chase Hopes to Make Black Detroit Flourish If you google how Detroit is doing, one of the first words you’ll find in the headlines is “comeback.” The city has bounced back from bankruptcy and its downtown area, in particular, is now booming. But the question of economic recovery is also one o...
19:00, 06/26/2019

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
05:52, 06/13/2019

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our recycling program back on track,” Gorton said. “I’m ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Pine Bluff officials: Flood won’t sink Arkansas city’s hopes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An economically struggling Arkansas city is preparing for record-breaking floods, though local officials say even after the waters recede, the community’s resilience will bolster recovery. Officials in Pine Bluff, Arkan...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Dutch star Martens hopes to make final despite injury The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup final with a 1-0 extra-time win over Sweden on Wednesday achieved without their star player, midfielder Lieke Martens, for much of the game....
01:26, 07/04/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
12:26, 05/17/2019

Vincent Kompany's Pile-Driver Goal Keeps Manchester City's Title Hopes Alive No matter what happened in today’s Manchester City-Leicester City match, this brain-meltingly tight Premier League title race was going to come down to the final day of the season. But with the absolute screamer Vincent Kompany scored to give Man Cit...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in an anti-government rally was the beginning of efforts to restore peace in the Chinese-ruled city....
04:52, 08/20/2019

Nationals’ tandem of Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki not delivering on all-star level hopes at catcher The Nationals hoped before the season that they could have an all-star catcher between Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki. The numbers say that hasn't panned out....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt says she hopes to see her alleged sexual abuser ‘in an orange jumpsuit’ Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt is doubling down on her claims that she was sexually abused as a teenager working in the often unforgiving entertainment business....
20:00, 06/07/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
23:26, 06/05/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
23:00, 06/21/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
13:52, 06/06/2019

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man.        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

LIGO may have seen its first black hole and neutron star collision LIGO has probably seen the collision of a black hole and neutron star. That would mean it has spotted all three types of cosmic event it was designed to...
05:52, 08/22/2019

Black hole may have swallowed neutron star, say astronomers Scientists analyse whether gravitational wave detectors picked up signs of collisionAstronomers may have spotted a neutron star being swallowed by a black hole for the first time, marked by a belch of gravitational waves rippling across the cosmos.If...
21:13, 05/03/2019

Outrage As Trump Brands Mostly-Black US City "Rodent Infested Mess" US President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an "infested mess."...
02:13, 07/28/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
08:52, 05/08/2019

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
18:00, 04/30/2019

LIGO may have spotted a black hole-neutron star merger Enlarge / Our gravitational wave detectors really are a series of tubes. (credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab) On April 1, the teams behind the three gravitational wave detectors started them up for a new observational run, the first with all three operat...
21:00, 05/02/2019

‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Laura Gómez on Blanca’s ICE storyline “Orange Is the New Black” just released its seventh and final season. Laura Gómez, who plays inmate Blanca Flores, stopped by Page Six to reflect on her character’s journey throughout the series. She admits that Blanca had to persist and grow, even ...
04:26, 07/30/2019

Star hurtling around a giant black hole proves Einstein right - again We watched a star orbit the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy for 24 years and its light is stretched just as Einstein predicted it should be...
22:52, 07/25/2019

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
11:26, 06/22/2019

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
17:52, 05/15/2019

‘Black Mirror’ star Miley Cyrus covers Nine Inch Nails Miley Cyrus makes her return to acting in a role that hits close to home for the household name. In a new episode of Netflix’s “Black Mirror,” which launches its fifth season Wednesday, the former “Hannah Montana” actres...
19:13, 06/05/2019

'Black Mirror' short promo films will star Latinx influencers You don't have to wait until June 5th to get your next fix of Black Mirror -- although it might not be what you were expecting. Netflix has announced a trio of Little Black Mirror short promo films with thematic links to the technology-gone-wron...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Could Beyoncé Be an Alien? Men in Black: International Star Tessa Thompson Thinks So The beloved Men in Black franchise is back on the big screen. While many MiB aficionados have been anxiously awaiting the return of this extraterrestrial blockbuster series, the new lead, Tessa Thompson, is quietly killing the game....
20:52, 06/14/2019

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole gobbled up a neutron star, "possibly snuffing out th...
16:13, 08/20/2019

Star orbiting massive black hole lends support to Einstein's theory Observations of light coming from a star zipping in orbit around the humongous black hole at the center of our galaxy have provided fresh evidence backing Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity, astronomers said on Thursday....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Watch: Tessa Thompson says she is 'legitimate friends' with 'Men in Black' co-star Chris Hemsworth Tessa Thompson said on "The Late Show" that it was fun starring in "Men in Black: International" with Chris Hemsworth due to already being friends with her co-star....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Gravitational Wave Detectors May Have Spotted a Neutron Star Colliding With a Black Hole A pair of objects, each more massive than the Sun but only as wide as a city, have once again produced ripples in spacetime that were picked up by sensitive gravitational wave detectors on Earth. But this time, scientists think they may have measured...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Star orbiting huge black hole lends support to Einstein’s theory WASHINGTON – Observations of light coming from a star zipping in orbit around the humongous black hole at the center of our galaxy have provided fresh evidence backing Albert Einstein’s 1915 theory of general relativity, astronomers said on Thu...
00:00, 07/30/2019

Hofstra star only New York City player to get drafted From nondescript High School for Construction in Queens to hardly playing as a freshman at Hofstra to the NBA, Justin Wright-Foreman’s career has run the gamut. It reached a crescendo Thursday night. The high-scoring southpaw from Queens realized a d...
09:00, 06/21/2019

New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Footage Featured Rey in a Black Hood With a Dual Red Lightsaber Fans have been clamoring for a new glimpse at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ever since the first trailer debuted in April. And, at this year’s D23 Expo, director J.J. Abrams didn’t disappoint. Read more......
03:26, 08/25/2019

‘What Do People Want Me to Do? Wear Black Every Day?’: How Child Star JoJo Siwa Built Her Sparkly Empire Upstairs at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, little girls were bouncing in like grounders, but JoJo Siwa knew how to field them. She caught their smartphone cameras in her right hand, scooped in their tiny shoulders with her left. The girls crack...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Ga. Mayor Says City is 'Not Ready' for Black Employee. Councilman Agrees, Citing Jesus' Stance Against Race-Mixing The mayor of a nearly all-white Georgia town has come under fire after allegedly acknowledging that she disqualified a candidate for employment because of his race. Meanwhile, her fellow city councilman excused her actions, explaining that interracia...
07:26, 05/07/2019

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
22:00, 08/23/2019

| Former Man City star Barton charged with actual bodily harm Fleetwood manager Joey Barton was charged with actual bodily harm on Wednesday following an alleged incident during a third tier match at Barnsley in April....
15:13, 07/17/2019

Pep Guardiola stands alone as Manchester City’s biggest star | Barney Ronay Manager has raised his side’s standards again, responding to Liverpool’s challenge and guiding City to a second title runningAnd fade to Blue. On a soft spring south-coast afternoon Manchester City retained the Premier League title, completing their ...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into child abuse claims made against the wide receiver....
18:26, 07/19/2019

From a Star Wars Queen to a Twisted Ballerina in Black Swan, Relive All of Natalie Portman's Epic Roles Throughout her career, Natalie Portman has always been one graceful, beautiful (black) swan. Because of this fact and because today Portman turns 38 years old, it's time to turn our......
00:26, 06/10/2019

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook eyeing Miami Heat Oklahoma City star point guard Russell Westbrook is open to being traded by Thunder general manager Sam Presti after the departure of co-star Paul George....
04:26, 07/09/2019

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
19:13, 05/23/2019

Rodri to Man City: Atletico Madrid star warned over alternative transfer targets Rodri has been warned that Manchester City are ready to consider alternative targets as a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder continues to be delayed....
13:26, 06/05/2019

‘City on a Hill’ star Jill Hennessy explores the ‘uglier side of life’ Female characters in crime dramas are sometimes an afterthought to all the testosterone on display — unless the writing and the actress can hold her own with the bad guys. Carmela Soprano, obviously, is the gold standard. “City on a Hill,” the new Sh...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Man Utd hope £70m Harry Maguire transfer bid will kill off Man City interest in Leicester star Manchester United have tabled a £70million bid for Harry Maguire, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperate to secure the centre-back in time for the club's pre-season tour....
15:39, 07/02/2019

‘Tales of the City’ star Murray Bartlett feels at home on Barbary Lane A 90th birthday party for Anna Madrigal is the setting for Netflix’s nostalgic revival of Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” premiering Friday. Madrigal, played with beguiling charm by 89-year-old Olympia Dukakis, was a pioneer — one of TV’s firs...
03:13, 06/07/2019

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Cas...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Man City star Leroy Sane a confirmed transfer target for Bayern Munich Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as the Bundesliga giants seek to rebuild their attack this summer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
22:13, 07/19/2019

So Much to Be Proud About: New York City Hosted a Star-Studded Celebration for World Pride 2019 New York City knows how to throw a party—and for World Pride Weekend, the city gave a rainbow-fueled celebration for its LGBTQ community, who were out in force to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, widely considered the start of t...
21:13, 07/01/2019

Man City star Raheem Sterling wants to meet FA and Premier League about combating racism in football Manchester City's Raheem Sterling hopes to get the opportunity to speak to the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League about improving the fight against racism in football....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Kim Cattrall wants to 'work with good people,' shuts down 'Sex and the City 3' hopes Kim Cattrall will never do a "Sex and the City 3," telling the Daily Mail she would rather "work with good people" than with Sarah Jessica Parker.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Tottenham star Harry Kane's NFL hopes dismissed by Hall of Famer Morten Andersen: 'It's not going to happen' Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane's hopes of a future career in American football have been given short shrift by NFL Hall of Famer Morten Andersen....
18:52, 07/24/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce opens about Kareem Hunt release: 'It ripped our hearts out' Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce described his thoughts Saturday about his team cutting Kareem Hunt after a video showed the running back punching and kicking a woman at a hotel in February 2018....
19:52, 06/17/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' star Paul Rudd gets Kansas City barbecue sandwiches shipped to his NYC home every year Paul Rudd loves this Kansas City barbecue joint’s sandwich so much he has it shipped to his New York City home every year — and he says it’s totally worth it....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Kevin Durant recruitment stands pop up around New York City as Knicks fans hope to lure star to Big Apple Kevin Durant is expected to become a free agent once the period begins at the end of the month and New York Knicks fans are trying hard to recruit the superstar to the Big Apple....
23:00, 06/20/2019

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
17:26, 06/20/2019

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man' For the first time, scientists have detected a black hole devouring a neutron star, according to a report released Monday.        ...
22:52, 08/19/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Black, 'Star Wars,' Cannes Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges; "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are behind next "Star Wars" film; Cannes Film Festival kicks off with Jim Jarmusch zombie comedy, "The Dead Don't Die." (May 1...
16:00, 05/15/2019

'The universe is a violent place:' Black hole collides with neutron star, scientists say Forget Game of Thrones, now we may have detected a real-life "battle" going on in outer space between a black hole and a neutron star.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Portugal star Bernardo Silva relishing potential battle with Man City's England cohort at Nations League Finals Bernardo Silva is targeting international glory after claiming an unprecedented domestic treble with Manchester City, and is keen for a reunion with some of his club team-mates here in Portugal....
21:39, 06/04/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Man City star Raheem Sterling focused on 'biggest game' of career after picking up FWA award Raheem Sterling was keen to turn focus to the "biggest game" of his career after receiving the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award on Thursday night....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Leroy Sane latest: Bayern Munich confirm offer for Man City star is still a 'long way' off Bayern Munich have not submitted a formal offer for Leroy Sane, with the German giants claiming the winger has not yet decided if he wants to leave Manchester City this summer....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
19:39, 05/15/2019

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Karl Shiels, star of 'Peaky Blinders' and 'Fair City,' dead at 47, reports say Actor Karl Shiels, best known for his role in the TV series "Peaky Blinders" and Irish TV show "Fair City," has died at 47, according to The Sun and RTÉ.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

'You don't have to look black to be black': The complex racial identity of a tiny Ohio town - video In the remote Ohio town of East Jackson, which sits in the Appalachian foothills, residents have for decades identified as black – despite the fact they appear white. Tom Silverstone and Francisco Navas visit a place where residents' racial lines hav...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
20:39, 07/14/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
11:52, 05/15/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
11:13, 08/20/2019

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
19:52, 08/03/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
19:45, 08/11/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
20:13, 08/10/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
22:26, 07/11/2019

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
09:39, 06/24/2019

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
22:00, 05/25/2019

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
17:00, 05/25/2019

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
22:52, 06/12/2019

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city....
14:39, 06/01/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
04:52, 07/19/2019

New York City FC reap rewards of shared Manchester City vision Manchester City's dominance of English football is helping their affiliate clubs to be successful around the world, using their expertise on the pitch as well as off it, New York City FC sporting director Claudio Reyna said....
00:52, 07/30/2019

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
03:26, 08/13/2019

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
18:00, 05/28/2019

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
08:13, 07/17/2019

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
07:00, 07/15/2019

Large tornado slams Kansas City area, significant property damage reported west of city A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
02:52, 05/02/2019

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the commen...
08:00, 08/24/2019

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens...
00:52, 07/19/2019

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
04:13, 06/04/2019

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NB...
09:26, 07/03/2019

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and ex-NBA player David Lee exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married.       ...
00:26, 06/17/2019

Meryl Streep set to star in Ryan Murphy's all-star adaptation of 'The Prom' Ryan Murphy is adapting the Tony Award-nominated and LGBTQ-friendly musical "The Prom" for Netflix, with big names Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells set to star, Deadline repor...
22:52, 06/25/2019

Fan-made Star Wars VR Death Star trench run also researches sim sickness Want to take on the Death Star trench run in VR and also fight sim sickness? Check this app from University of Utah computer science student Dylan Stout.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

‘I Loved Him.’ Harrison Ford Bids Farewell to Star Wars Co-Star Peter Mayhew Hollywood actor Harrison Ford gave a heartfelt statement on his Star Wars co-star Peter Mayhew’s death on Thursday. “Peter Mayhew was a kind and gentle man, possessed of great dignity and noble character,” Ford said in a statement t...
08:26, 05/03/2019

‘The Gentlest of Giants.’ Star Wars Actors Honor Late Chewbacca Star Peter Mayhew The Star Wars family is already missing its beloved Wookiee. Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3 actor who played Han Solo’s loyal sidekick Chewbacca in five Star Wars films, including the original trilogy, died Tuesday at age 74, his family announced o...
04:26, 05/03/2019

Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black) Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black)...
01:39, 04/29/2019

YouTube star Jeffree Star said his new beauty collection began selling out in 5 minutes, and it shows how fans treat the products like collector’s items Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images Prominent YouTube beauty influencer Jeffree Star, who has over 15 million subscribers, released a new collection on Friday through his Jeffree Star Cosmetics company, titled "Jawbreaker." Fans told Business Insider th...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
22:52, 08/19/2019

Bradley Cooper has dreamed up a reunion with 'Star Is Born' co-star Lady Gaga Bradley Cooper shot down the idea of going on tour with Lady Gaga on "Ellen," but he does have something in mind to reunite the "Star Is Born" leads.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Obi-Wan Kenobi is returning! Ewan McGregor to star in Disney Plus 'Star Wars' series Ewan McGregor is officially returning as "Star Wars" hero Obi-Wan Kenobi in a series for Disney Plus. Plus, there's "Mandalorian" news.        ...
09:13, 08/24/2019

R.I.P. director Franco Zeffirelli Franco Zeffirelli has died. Although his long career contained many distinct and notable phases—including fighting as a member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance movement in World War II, directing operas in cities ranging from Paris to New York...
21:39, 06/15/2019

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
00:26, 06/22/2019

Director John Singleton dies at age 51 Director John Singleton, known for films including the Oscar-nominated hit "Boyz N the Hood" and "Poetic Justice," has died at age 51 in Los Angeles. He suffered a major stroke earlier this month. (April 29)        ...
03:26, 04/30/2019

CBO director says economic growth will fall below 2% Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Wednesday that he expected economic growth to dip in coming years, and that President Trump’s trade war with China is slowing economic growth....
01:00, 05/30/2019

'Oh Boy' director Jan-Ole Gerster finally follows up with 'Lara' Following his hit Berlin-set debut "Oh Boy," director Jan-Ole Gerster presents his new film "Lara," an unsettling portrait of a desperate woman, at the Munich Film Festival. He spoke to DW about the pressure to succeed....
15:26, 07/05/2019

New US Secret Service director sworn in James M. Murray was sworn in Wednesday as the new director of the U.S. Secret Service following the departure of the agency’s former leader last month....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Arsenal confirm Edu as technical director "Arsenal have confirmed the appointment of former midfielder Edu as the club\u0027s first-ever technical director, overseeing scouting and recruitment."...
16:26, 07/09/2019

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
18:39, 06/26/2019

Former Pixar Director's Hawaiian Retreat Lee Unkrich, the director of ‘Toy Story 3’ and ‘Coco,’ is selling a Kauai home overlooking Secret Beach with a vintage Hawaiian feel. It is listed for $6.8 million....
15:00, 05/29/2019

'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project but stepped down, according to Deadline. Sony has...
11:39, 08/23/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director: Changes are 'going to happen' That the internet had an uneasy reaction to our first look at the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog live action movie isn't surprising, but the absolute horror induced by some elements of the furry hero's design have not gone unnoticed. This afte...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died aged 96....
15:52, 06/15/2019

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement”...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Director John Singleton to be taken off life support The family of John Singleton, the Oscar-nominated director of Boyz N The Hood, says he will be taken off life support, almost two weeks after suffering a stroke....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Director's Cut: Weekly Beauty Desk Drops From the latest hair and skincare launches to some epic summer scent favourites, see the product edit of the favourites that have landed on the desk of Vogue beauty & lifestyle, Jessica Diner, this week...
08:13, 07/17/2019

Rice brothers reduce their EQT director nominees to seven from nine EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers said on Thursday they will reduce their director nominees to the company's board from nine to seven, after EQT decided to replace three long-serving directors....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Hurricane director looks ahead to 2019 season National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17)       ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Tom Hardy Stokes More Venom Director Rumors James Wan could turn to another horror project before returning to Aquaman’s Atlantis. Madeline Miller’s fantastical novel about Circe is headed to HBO Max. Jared Padalecki says the Winchesters will find some semblance of peace as Supernatural comes ...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Former Epic Games director originally tried to axe Fortnite Imagine a world where Fortnite didn't exist: millions of gamers wouldn't have enjoyed millions of hours (or spent millions of V-bucks) battling to survive on the island. Well, that alternate reality came closer to happening than you might t...
14:13, 06/17/2019

Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died at 91 Hal Prince was known for his fluid, cinematic director's touch and was unpredictable and uncompromising in his choice of stage material.        ...
02:52, 08/01/2019

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany̵...
06:52, 06/22/2019

Premier eyes ex-Cadbury director Day as chairman A former director of Cadbury and finance chief at Reckitt Benckiser is among the leading contenders to chair Premier Foods, the owner of Mr Kipling and Angel Delight....
03:39, 08/16/2019

C8 Corvette Designer Director: 'Design It For A 10-Year-Old Kid' The Chevrolet Corvette, over its many decades, has garnered a reputation for its appeal to older men—an unfortunate stereotype for a vehicle that was pretty freakin’ sweet even before its eighth generation came around, and for the team that needs to ...
21:39, 08/19/2019

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have arrested a man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood TV director more than three decades ago. Authorities say the FBI arrested Edwin Hiatt Thursday in Burke County, North Carolina, after DNA evide...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive directo...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Acting immigration director: ICE raids will happen The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services said Wednesday that a nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living the United States illegally is "absolutely gonna happen." (July 10)        ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

Bjork introduced as Texas A&M’s athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s incoming athletic director says he’s been admiring the passion of Aggie fans for more than 20 years. Ross Bjork was introduced at Texas A&M on Monday. He’ll begin work on July 8 after he wra...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Netflix releases 'Always Be My Maybe' director's commentary podcast Always Be My Maybe has been one of the most-discussed Netflix projects over the last month or so, with the charming romcom seemingly picking up a legion of fans. Admirers might be keen to learn a bit more about the making of the film, so Netflix has....
23:13, 07/03/2019

Tom Holland's Uncharted movie just lost its director—again Fun fact: As of today, there have now been more directors who have dropped out of Sony’s “Fuck it, we have the rights, so why not” film adaptation of the bestselling Uncharted video game franchise than there have been actual Uncharted games. That’s b...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t star...
09:13, 05/24/2019

U.S. film director John Singleton dead at age 51 John Singleton, who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film "Boyz n the Hood" about young men struggling in a gang-ridden Los Angeles neighborhood, died on Monday at the age of 51, his family said, days after he suffered a stroke....
23:26, 04/29/2019

The New USA Gymnastics Director Of Sports Medicine Lasted Just One Day On The Job It doesn’t seem possible that one organization could find as many different ways to fuck up as USA Gymnastics has over the past several years, but they somehow added another one to the list earlier this week. On Monday, the bankrupt USAG hired its fi...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship...
07:13, 08/01/2019

| United expected to announce new technical director Manchester United are reportedly on the verge on appointing their first-ever technical director, with a number of the club's former players linked with the role....
07:39, 05/03/2019

Why FBI Director Christopher Wray won’t use the term ‘spying’ FBI Director Christopher Wray refused to use the term"spying" on Tuesday when referring to the bureau's investigation into the Trump campaign — despite the attorney general's use of the term....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Top Aide To Senate President Selected As New LRC Director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky legislative leaders have selected a top staff member in the Senate president’s office to become the next director of the Legislative Research Commission. Jay D. Hartz replaces David Byerman, whose contract was not...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Former hospital pharmacy director gets 4 years for fraud OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former pharmacy director has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing more than $4.6 million from an Omaha hospital. Court records say 49-year-old Lisa Kwapniowski was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. ...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Sugar Skulls Executive Director Moving On TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls made headlines by becoming the first Indoor Football Expansion team to make the playoffs. However, now the team is looking for a new Executive Director, after Mike Feder has announced he’s stepping down. H...
06:00, 06/29/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Cardinals promote Wilson to director of pro scouting The Arizona Cardinals promoted former Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to director of pro scouting, in one of several personnel moves announced Wednesday....
09:13, 05/16/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied on the Trump campaign during its Russia inquiry....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Edu set to become Arsenal technical director after Copa América • Former Arsenal midfielder agrees deal in principle• Club targeted Edu after missing out on MonchiEdu has agreed in principle to become Arsenal’s technical director this summer. The former Arsenal midfielder is currently working for the Brazilian FA...
18:39, 05/07/2019

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate hearing. Krebs issued a warning earlier this week on a surge in Iranian state-sponsored "malicious cyb...
20:26, 06/28/2019

On Politics: Trump’s Intelligence Director to Step Down President Trump and the director, Dan Coats, were often at odds over Russia, North Korea and the president’s own attacks on the intelligence community....
14:26, 07/29/2019

Ferrari need a break, says former technical director Brawn Sebastian Vettel will have gone a year without a win by the time Formula One regroups in Belgium at the end of the month, and the Ferrari driver will have plenty to chew on over the August break....
19:26, 08/06/2019

Zalando’s Director of Engineering on AI and the future of fashion Last week’s TNW Conference featured an amazing lineup of speakers, all sharing their unique knowledge and insights into the future of tech. A prominent theme this year was machine learning and artificial intelligence — namely, how industries can harn...
19:52, 05/16/2019

The Director of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Leers Again Can you die from twerking too long? That’s the kind of thought a viewer has while watching Abdellatif Kechiche’s new film, “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo.”...
04:00, 05/24/2019

CBO founding director Alice Rivlin dies Alice Rivlin, the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office, has died. She was 88 years old.Rivlin was appointed to CBO in 1975 and holds the record for the longest tenure in that post, until 1983.She served as a staunch advocate for the i...
03:39, 05/15/2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Trump's trade director has his thinking on imports all wrong Writing about free and fair trade recently in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump’s director of trade and manufacturing policy Peter Navarro took issue with some World Trade Organization rules. He especially dislikes those requiring member natio...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Police: Award-winning band director had sex with student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets report 30-year-old Jordan Peveler was arrested Wednesda...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog director pledges to "fix" his fucked-up mammal son Responses to this week’s first major trailer for the Sonic The Hedgehog movie have been decidedly mixed, with reactions ranging from “Oh, hey, Jim Carrey looks like he’s having fun” to “OH GOD, THE TEETH, WHY DOES THE HEDGEHOG HAVE HUMAN TEETH?! THEY...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Detective Pikachu Director Explains A Most Unexpected Easter Egg Pokémon Detective Pikachu is full of Easter Eggs—namely, a bunch of Pokémon getting cameos. You’d expect that! But there is one Easter Egg I was surprised to see....
12:52, 05/14/2019

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues DOJ over dismissal Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department and the FBI Thursday over his dismissal from the bureau last year, arguing that the agencies bowed to political pressure from President Trump....
03:00, 08/09/2019

Dean Ryan leaves the RFU to become director of rugby for the Dragons Ex-Worcester coach will also take a seat on Dragons’ boardRyan leaves role as RFU head of international developmentDean Ryan has been appointed director of rugby for the Dragons in a move that will see him leave his role as the Rugby Football Union’s...
14:26, 05/14/2019

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday....
19:13, 07/23/2019

Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
22:52, 07/29/2019

Trump says he may name Sue Gordon acting director of national intelligence U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he might name Sue Gordon as acting director of national intelligence after his first choice to lead the agency, congressman John Ratcliffe, decided to drop out....
09:13, 08/03/2019

Tour director tells AP race won't be same without Froome The director of the Tour de France says in Associated Press interview this year's race won't be the same without four-time champion Chris Froome       ...
16:26, 06/19/2019

‘The Hunt’ controversy: Film’s director breaks silence The filmmaker behind “The Hunt,” a shelved “satire” about a group of bloodthirsty “liberal elites” who set out to slay so-called “deplorables,” is attempting to set the record straight about his controv...
23:13, 08/19/2019

Trump to nominate Ratcliffe to be director of national intelligence President Trump announced Sunday that director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will step down next month, and will be replaced by a Texas congressman who has fiercely defended Trump in the Russia investigation. “I am pleased to announce that highl...
18:00, 07/29/2019

The horrifying ‘Midsommar’ is a breakup movie, according to director Ari Aster If a single trip to Ikea can end a disintegrating relationship, imagine how much damage an ocean-crossing trip to an isolated Swedish village could do....
21:39, 07/11/2019

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Midsommar director Ari Aster: 'I often cling to dead things' His wickedly hilarious films are the stuff of nightmares but the man behind the gory Hereditary has his own terrors to conquerMidsommar is an agonisingly lovely horror film about four American students bungling an invite to a pagan celebration in Swe...
11:13, 06/28/2019

BMW grille debate should focus on 7 Series, says design director 7 Series and X7 stand out from BMW's mainstream models because that's what their buyers want Debate over BMW’s ‘over-sized’ grille design should be focused on the BMW 7 Series alone, according to the group’s design director Adrian van Hooydonk. Disc...
15:13, 06/27/2019

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim ...
02:39, 06/20/2019

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
18:52, 06/07/2019

Former Bury FC director chains herself to drainpipe to save club The club will be expelled from English Football League unless it provides evidence of solvency A former director of Bury FC has chained herself to a drainpipe at the club’s stadium in a bid to save the beleaguered team from impending extinction.The c...
19:26, 08/21/2019

Alvin Ailey’s Associate Artistic Director to Step Down Masazumi Chaya will leave his post in January, and Matthew Rushing will take over. Also, Ronni Favors, an ex-Ailey member, will become rehearsal director....
19:39, 07/08/2019

Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, expected to step down ​​WASHINGTON — Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is expected to step down and President Trump will tap a congressman ​who has fiercely defended him in the Russia investigation, according to a new report. Coats, a former senator from Indiana...
00:13, 07/29/2019

NIH Director Francis Collins Has a Plan to Help Eliminate “Manels” If you want Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, to speak at your next event or conference, he has one important condition. Any panel in which he participates has to include a diverse range of speakers from different ba...
14:26, 06/24/2019

Andrew McCabe, Former F.B.I. Deputy Director, Sues Over His Dismissal The Justice Department engaged in a “politically motivated and retaliatory demotion in January 2018 and public firing in March 2018,” Mr. McCabe said in his lawsuit....
23:00, 08/08/2019

In 'Skin,' an Israeli Director Portrays a Neo-Nazi's Evolution Jamie Bell, who made his name in 2000 as a young dancer in “Billy Elliot,” plays a neo-Nazi who changes his ways in Israeli director Guy Nattiv’s new movie, “Skin.”...
00:52, 07/23/2019

Why Remake The Lion King? Director Jon Favreau Explains When it comes to Disney’s upcoming Lion King movie, most of us have lots of questions. Things like, is it a shot-for-shot remake? Is it live-action? Animation? Will the animals be talking and/or singing? And perhaps most importantly: Why attempt this...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Blizzard's Global Esports Director Kim Phan Steps Down Kim Phan, the Global Esports Director of American video game developer and publisher Blizzard, has left the firm to pursue a "new endeavour" in the industry....
09:26, 06/24/2019

FBI director pegs China as the most 'severe' counterintelligence threat FBI Director Christopher Wray said that China is the greatest counterintelligence threat facing the U.S. but warned that Russia is a close runner-up as Moscow remains focused on disrupting the upcoming presidential election....
06:52, 07/24/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
03:52, 08/22/2019

Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89 Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union....
20:26, 07/09/2019

Vox Lux director Brady Corbet: 'The movie is about the desire to be iconic' The US film-maker on creative burnout, working with Scott Walker and his new film starring Natalie Portman as a messed-up pop starHaving made his first, brazenly ambitious feature at the age of 27, and finding himself compared to the young Orson Well...
13:26, 05/05/2019

Man accused of director’s 1985 death appears in court MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Hollywood television director in 1985 has appeared in a North Carolina court. The News Herald of Morganton reports that a Burke County judge on Friday ordered 52-year-old Edwin Jerry Hiatt held with...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Mexico newspaper’s printing director dies after attack MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in Mexico says one of its staffers has died days after he was shot in the Gulf coast state of Tamaulipas. Juan Antonio Escamilla was shot five times Tuesday night in an auto shop he ran on the side in Ciudad Victoria, t...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
21:39, 05/25/2019

Troy promotes Brent Jones to athletic director TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy has promoted Brent Jones to athletic director following his two-year stint as deputy director of athletics for external operations. Jones, whose promotion was announced Wednesday, had overseen areas including marketing, communi...
03:26, 06/13/2019

What happened at the Ketucky Derby? UA director explains the outcome TUCSON – “Hold your tickets.” No matter who you thought was the true winner of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, there was one thing circulating through every viewer’s mind by the end of the race – what just happened? Des...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Halo Infinite Creative Director Leaves Company Tim Longo, creative director for the upcoming Halo Infinite, left developer 343 Industries this week, Kotaku has learned. It’s part of a leadership shakeup that arrives late in the development of the next Halo game, which is scheduled for release in ...
08:26, 08/17/2019

NASA's First Flight Director Chris Kraft Dies At 95 NASA's first flight director Chris Kraft, who played a critical role in the American space race, has died just days after 50th anniversary celebrations for the first Moon landing, the agency said....
19:26, 07/23/2019

Google UX director grilled by Senate on persuasive algorithm use Maggie Stanphill, director of Google User Experience, testified June 25 to the U.S. Senate on the company’s use of persuasive algorithms. She claimed Google does not use persuasive technology....
21:13, 06/25/2019

Antawn Jamison returns to Wizards as director of pro personnel Jamison, a two-time all-star over his six years in Washington, will join the staff headed by Johnny Rogers, the newly hired vice president of pro personnel, in NBA and G League scouting....
17:40, 08/14/2019

A Director Resolves Not to Recut His Film and a Vision Emerges David Robert Mitchell was urged to re-edit “Under the Silver Lake” after a mixed reception in Cannes. On screens this month is what he intended to show all along....
20:00, 04/28/2019

F.B.I. Director Defends Bureau Against Spying Accusations: ‘That’s Not the Term I Would Use’ The comments put the head of the F.B.I. in direct conflict with Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he is reviewing the bureau’s investigation....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Trump refuses to say if he has faith in FBI Director Wray: 'We'll see how it turns out' President Trump refused to say he has confidence in FBI Christopher Wray, who has previously stated he does not believe the president’s campaign was spied on....
09:26, 06/25/2019

FBI Director Says No Evidence of Illegal ‘Spying’ on Trump Campaign (WASHINGTON) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be “spying” and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored President Donald Trump’s campaign durin...
02:52, 05/08/2019

'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by supervising director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dead at 95 Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing....
10:26, 07/23/2019

Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In a career that spanned seven decades and netted him 21 Tony Awar...
19:39, 07/31/2019

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96....
13:26, 06/15/2019

Former acting ICE director slams Gillibrand over immigration stance Former acting ICE director Thomas Homan took Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to task Sunday for her immigration comments and politicians like her are enticing illegal immigrants to come to the United States....
06:26, 05/21/2019

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-...
06:39, 06/15/2019

'Romeo and Juliet' director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96....
19:00, 06/16/2019

Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as design director Callum leaves after transforming brand's look; will "pursue other design projects" while remaining a Jaguar consultant Ian Callum is stepping down as director of design at Jaguar after two decades in the role, the British car maker has confirmed. Th...
17:52, 06/04/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz N the Hood' Director, Dies at 51 John Singleton, the filmmaker who brought African-American stories of the inner city into the center of Hollywood with movies such as ‘Boyz N the Hood’ and ‘Poetic Justice,’ died Monday at age 51....
06:52, 04/30/2019

Director John Singleton on life support after stroke, rep says Director John Singleton is on life support after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
17:39, 04/29/2019

John Singleton: maverick director with a radical edge Boyz N the Hood sent audiences reeling and marked the start of an uneven career for a writer-director whose films were rooted in lived experienceHollywood wasn’t ready for John Singleton when he exploded on to the movie scene at the age of 23 – and m...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent furt...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Award-winning director's son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship        ...
07:39, 08/01/2019

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health ser...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:39, 06/15/2019

Hal Prince, titan of Broadway as director and producer, has died at 91 Harold "Hal" Prince, who died at 91, pushed the boundaries of musical theater with multiple groundbreaking shows, and won a record 21 Tony Awards.        ...
22:00, 07/31/2019

‘Romeo and Juliet’ Director Franco Zeffirelli Dies at 96 ROME — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet,” has died in Rome at 96. Whil...
16:52, 06/15/2019

Director Nahnatchka Khan on Always Be My Maybe and the brilliance of Keanu Reeves Ali Wong and Randall Park star in Netflix’s new romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, the story of estranged childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who reluctantly reconnect after 15 years apart, and soon rediscover the spark between them. At the helm is d...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Director John Singleton to be taken off life support following stroke, rep says Director John Singleton will be taken off life support after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire, the nation’s top counterterrorism official, as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies. ...
02:13, 08/10/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz n the Hood' director, is dead at 51 John Singleton, a versatile director who made a splash with "Boyz in the Hood" and went on to a variety of projects -- including "2 Fast 2 Furious" -- has died after suffering a stroke. He was 51....
23:00, 04/29/2019

John Singleton, ‘Boyz N the Hood’ Director, Dies at 51 His first film, which he began shooting when he was in his early 20s, earned an Oscar nomination for best director — the first for an African-American....
23:26, 04/29/2019

Petrobras likely to space out Brazil fuel price changes -director Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is likely wait longer between domestic price adjustments for diesel and gasoline, the company's head of refining and natural gas, Anelise Lara, told Reuters on Thursday....
17:00, 06/13/2019

USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" for the decision....
03:39, 05/01/2019

“Romeo and Juliet” director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of N...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announcement on Monday. Carter takes over for Ross Bjork, who was named Texas A&M’s athletic director o...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual assault and emotional abuse at the hands of Max Landis—son of filmmaker John Landis and screenwriter of...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Film producer and director Irwin Winkler spills the beans NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning movie producer Irwin Winkler has lately looked over his many hits — and some misses — for a lively new memoir, “A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 Years in Hollywood.” Winkler’s extraordinary list of fil...
21:13, 05/06/2019

I Asked The Localization Director of Yakuza and Judgment To Tell Me A Bedtime Story On the last night of E3 2019, as I teetered on the precipice of rest, I talked to Scott Strichart, localization director of the Yakuza series and Judgment—which is out today, by the way. He —came to my hotel room in Los Angeles for the most last-seco...
00:39, 06/26/2019

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
00:39, 06/05/2019

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon...
17:52, 08/03/2019

Cannes festival in row after director and baby blocked from Palais entry British film-maker claims she was denied access to Marché du Film, then told to pay fee for baby and wait two days for it to be processedThe Cannes film festival has been criticised for its treatment of mothers and babies after a female director clai...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee joins the squad for Space Jam 2 Well, it looks like Space Jam 2 really is happening, with LeBron James filling the Michael Jordan role, Sonequa Martin-Green possibly playing his wife, and Don Cheadle playing some third character, and now Deadline says that director Terence Nance ha...
23:26, 07/16/2019

Review: Director Jim Jarmusch puts his deadpan stamp on The Dead Don’t Die Enlarge / Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, and Adam Driver star in Director Jim Jarmusch's deadpan take on the zombie genre, The Dead Don't Die. (credit: Focus Features) With The Dead Don't Die, auteur director Jim Jarmusch puts his unique, deadpan stam...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Los Angeles hospital director arrested on child pornography charges A Los Angeles hospital director was arrested after allegedly distributing and possessing child pornography, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday....
18:00, 08/01/2019

Lion King director looked to Attenborough and Babe for inspiration The director of Disney's The Lion King has revealed he looked to David Attenborough documentaries and the animated pig Babe for inspiration for his stunning reimagined version of the classic....
23:13, 07/16/2019

‘Friedkin Uncut’ Review: An Acclaimed Director Accepts Many Compliments In a new documentary, Quentin Tarantino, Willem Dafoe and others genuflect at the altar of William Friedkin, the director behind “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist.”...
13:26, 08/22/2019

Pence communications director leaving for Lockheed Martin post Jarrod Agen had worked in the vice president’s office since the beginning of the Trump administration and had hoped to become chief of staff, a job that went to longtime Pence loyalist Marc Short instead....
22:39, 06/17/2019

Boy George biopic in the works at MGM with Anvil! director Sacha Gervasi Depending on your taste for Bohemian Rhapsody and music biopics in general, MGM may really want to hurt you. Deadline reports that the studio is moving forward with yet another biopic in its effort to replicate the commercial success of the Oscar-win...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Alfa Romeo F1 team appoint Monchaux as technical director The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director, replacing Ferrari-bound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Dior artistic director Kim Jones uses past to fuel future Classic items from archive projected into mid-21st century in a collaborative effort When a fashion designer’s last catwalk show was – by their own admission – their favourite thing they’ve ever done, what do they do six months later when showtime co...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
03:39, 06/06/2019

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletics Championships....
04:13, 05/22/2019

Hearst taps new publishing director for Elle and Marie Claire Hearst has tapped a new publishing director to oversee Elle and Marie Claire as longtime executive Kevin O’Malley retires. Carol Smith, who is already the VP/publisher and chief revenue officer at Harper’s Bazaar, will now add Elle and Marie Claire t...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Edu leaves Brazil role, joins Arsenal as technical director Edu Gaspar has left his role as coordinator with the Brazilian Football Confederation to become the first technical director at former club Arsenal       ...
17:52, 07/09/2019

Edu returns to Arsenal as technical director after leaving role with Brazil • Club say Edu is final part of jigsaw in new infrastructure • Héctor Bellerín targeting September return from knee injuryArsenal have confirmed the return of their former midfielder Edu as technical director.Edu has served as the general coordinator...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Trump taps ex-Obama border patrol chief as ICE Director WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweeted Sunday that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration...
18:26, 05/05/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 4...
13:26, 06/23/2019

Blizzard's global esports director quits amid turmoil Blizzard's esports team just lost another major leader -- global esports director Kim Phan has left Blizzard to pursue a "new endeavor" in the gaming industry. The veteran didn't harbor ill will against Blizzard in her farewell post (she p...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
16:13, 06/15/2019

Suspect In Killing Of Director Barry Crane, Arrested After 34 Years A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors......
10:00, 05/11/2019

Felipe Oliveira Baptista named new Kenzo creative director The Portuguese-born, Paris-based designer is best known for his previous role as the creative director at LacosteFelipe Oliveira Baptista has been appointed as the new creative director of the LVMH-owned fashion house Kenzo, which was created in 1970...
17:39, 07/01/2019

How a Pocket Knife Saved the 'John Wick 3' Director's Life Chad Stahelski, who served as a stuntman for ’The Matrix’ and helmed ‘John Wick 3’ on waxing his jackets, relying on knives and the $100k chopper he’s too afraid to ride....
00:26, 05/11/2019

North Carolina man charged with 1985 murder of top Hollywood director A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors said on Friday....
23:52, 05/10/2019

Browsing Cinefile Video with Joanna Hogg, director of The Souvenir Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama The Souvenir was one of our favorite films to come out of this year’s Sundance Festival. Set in the 1980s, The Souvenir follows a “quietly ambitious film student,” through the ups and downs of her first serio...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
19:39, 05/23/2019

We finally know the director who will helm Amazon’s ‘Game of Thrones’ rival Game of Thrones is history — and it still hurts — but HBO’s rivals are already working on the next big fantasy series that could replace it in our hearts. Both Netflix and Amazon have epic shows in the works that could easily compet...
18:13, 07/04/2019

U.S. Deputy National Intelligence Director Announces She’s Stepping Down on Same Day as Her Boss WASHINGTON — Sue Gordon, the current deputy director of national intelligence, has announced she is leaving her post on the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ resignation takes effect. The Office of the Director of...
02:13, 08/10/2019

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton dies at 51 following stroke Director John Singleton has died after being taken off life support, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
00:00, 04/30/2019

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director Barry Crane LOS ANGELES — A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime. Edwin Hiatt was a...
06:39, 05/10/2019

FFA director issues apology to sacked Matilda's coach Stajcic Football Federation Australia board director Heather Reid issued a public apology to former national women's team coach Alen Stajcic on Friday for fuelling speculation that his shock sacking in January was for misconduct....
08:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. film director John Singleton to be taken off life support: family Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, best known for his 1991 film "Boyz n the Hood," will be removed from life support on Monday, his family said in a statement....
20:52, 04/29/2019

J.A. Bayona joins Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' series as director J.A. Bayona, known for "The Orphanage," "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" and "Penny Dreadful," will direct the first two episodes of "The Lord of the Rings."...
19:13, 07/03/2019

Manchester United relaxed about lack of technical director one year on • Ed Woodward said to be content with recruitment process• Nicky Butt will not have input on transfers in new roleManchester United are relaxed about potentially entering the season without a technical director despite it being almost a year since th...
14:26, 07/23/2019

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Trump withdraws John Ratcliffe’s bid to be next Director of National Intelligence President Trump announced Friday, via tweet, that he was withdrawing Rep. John Ratcliffe’s nomination to be the next Director of National Intelligence. “Our great Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe is being treated very unfairly by the LameStream ...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Democrats’ new faith outreach director launches 'listening sessions' Years after Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign was criticized for what some argue was lackluster outreach to faith groups, the Democratic Party has hired a new religious outreach director....
16:26, 06/26/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid criticism that he holds anti-Israel views...
14:52, 06/15/2019

US Open tournament director Brewer leaving after '19 edition U.S. Open tournament director David Brewer stepping down after this year's edition of major championship        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Director on Ghost’s Departure, Brienne’s Collapse David Nutter, who directed three episodes this season, including Sunday’s, is known by the show’s actors for eliciting the unexpected from their performances....
03:52, 05/07/2019

Army hires Mike Buddie as athletic director from Furman WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Mike Buddie as its athletic director. The U.S. Military Academy announced Thursday that Buddie, who comes from Furman, will replace Boo Corrigan. At Furman, Buddie negotiated a multiyear partnership with Nike, p...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Daughter of ex-FBI director Comey is prosecutor in Epstein case: report Maurene Comey, daughter of fired FBI Director James Comey, is reportedly one of the prosecutors in the Jeffrey Epstein case. A source confirmed her involvement with CNN on Sunday. Comey has been serving as an assistant US attorney in the Southern Dis...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Yannick Bellon, French Director With Feminist Bent, Dies at 95 “I have treated several aspects of the feminine reality,” Ms. Bellon, whose films included a feature that graphically depicted a gang rape, once said....
23:39, 06/11/2019

'Not looking good' for Comey, Rosenstein 'absolutely right to slam' ex-FBI director, Hannity says Sean Hannity said in his "Hannity" Opening Monologue on Monday that former FBI Director James Comey "abused his power" and that there has been "mounting" evidence to that effect....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Adam Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI director Chris Wray House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff threatened to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for what he says is the bureau's failure to inform Congress about the status of a counterintelligence investigation into links between President Do...
21:39, 06/12/2019

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
01:00, 05/26/2019

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
19:13, 07/15/2019

Teen confronts choir director convicted of sexually abusing her An emotional Ohio teen tore into a former choir director as he was sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing her, saying she won’t be defined by his twisted actions. The teen — who was 16 when prosecutors said she was victimized by...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits include “Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”Su...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces arou...
16:52, 07/22/2019

Indonesia's Donggi Senoro LNG plant may cut 2019 output -director Indonesia's Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant may lower its 2019 output from an initial estimate of 43 cargoes due to the current low price for gas, Kurniawan Rahardjo, director at plant operator PT Donggi Senoro LNG said on Thursday....
10:52, 08/01/2019

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
10:00, 07/19/2019

A secret romance: the director who is confronting Nazis, race and bigotry Amma Asante’s new movie follows the story of a biracial girl during the Third Reich. How much of it reflects the film-maker’s fears of where we are heading now?Amma Asante’s new film, Where Hands Touch, tells the story of a forgotten piece of history...
14:39, 05/03/2019

Director Michael Dowse on the action movies that influenced Stuber Director Michael Dowse’s new film is the buddy action comedy Stuber, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista. In honor of it hitting theaters today, we sat down with Dowse to talk about the film and the action movies that influenced it....
17:13, 07/12/2019

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (Deol) to recover her stolen car from a goat-loving......
08:00, 05/29/2019

Perfect Character Balance Is 'Boring,' Says Samurai Shodown Director During Evo 2019, I sat down with Samurai Shodown director Nobuyuki Kuroki to discuss his work on the new game. Since the game’s release in June, players have noticed some character balance issues in Samurai Shodown. In our interview, Kuroki admitted ...
23:00, 08/07/2019

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA boar...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia ...
23:39, 06/10/2019

Astral Chain Director Says It Actually Can Be Two-Player, But It Makes The Game Harder Platinum Games’ upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive, Astral Chain, involves controlling two characters at the same time during combat. The game is not necessarily designed to be played by two people at once, but according to Astral Chain director Taka...
22:52, 06/18/2019

President Trump Says Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats Is Resigning (WASHINGTON) — Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is leaving his job next month, ending a two-year tenure marked by President Donald Trump’s clashes with intelligence officials. Trump tweeted Sunday that the nation’s top in...
00:13, 07/29/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twist in the fight for control of the media company....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Quake director Tim Willits explains why he’s joining Saber Interactive Former id Software game director Tim Willits is the new chief creative officer at Saber Interactive. He will oversee games like World War Z and more.Read More...
21:26, 08/13/2019

Watch the trailer for The Day Shall Come, the new satire from Four Lions director Chris Morris It’s been nearly 10 years since Chris Morris drew raves for Four Lions, a hilarious and controversial farce about, of all things, terrorism. Since then, he’s worked on episodes of Black Mirror and Veep, all while pulling together his new feature, The...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
15:26, 06/02/2019

Jim Mallinder leaves England role to become Scotland performance director ‘This was an opportunity that I couldn’t refuse,’ says MallinderMallinder will work across Scotland’s men’s and women’s teamsJim Mallinder will join the Scottish Rugby Union as its new performance director. The 53-year-old had been working with the R...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Alain Prost becomes director of Renault F1 team's parent company Four-time world champion Alain Prost has taken a more formal role with the Renault Formula 1 operation by becoming a non-executive director of the UK company behind the race team...
21:13, 07/29/2019

F1: Alfa Romeo F1 Team Appoints Monchaux As Technical Director The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director, replacing Ferrari-bound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Dan Coats expected to step down as Trump director of national intelligence Axios and New York Times predict latest White House departureTexas congressman John Ratcliffe in frame as replacementUS director of national intelligence Dan Coats is expected to step down and be replaced by Texas congressman John Ratcliffe, accordin...
23:26, 07/28/2019

Gearbox creative director Paul Sage — How we made Borderlands 3 It’s been a long journey for Borderlands 3. Borderlands 2 shipped in 2012, and fans naturally thought that Borderlands 3 would be coming soon after that. But the wait was long. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel shipped in 2014. But fans — who h...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Director Richard Curtis Knows People Hate Love, Actually—and He Has a Theory as to Why Richard Curtis, the writer of such iconic romantic comedies as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is aware that people have strong feelings about Love, Actually, the 2003 Christmas movie he wrote and directed. The movie wove together a num...
22:39, 06/20/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director says he hears you about the teeth thing and he'll make changes When the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' trailer came out earlier this week, it immediately set off an internet-wide case of odontophobia. While no re-imagining of a beloved childhood character will ever be without critics, CGI Sonic's human-like teeth and gene...
19:26, 05/03/2019

Former ICE director: Dems 'drive' to see Trump fail more important to them than immigrant lives Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Tom Homan blamed Democrats Wednesday for prolonging the border crisis saying their "hatred" for President Trump is more important to them than lives of illegal immigrant children....
23:39, 07/11/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director promises character redesign after backlash, but changes could be costly Just days after releasing the first official trailer for "Sonic the Hedgehog," the film's director took to social media to try and assuage disgruntled fans, promising a redesign of the titular character....
18:00, 05/03/2019

The Hunt: director breaks silence over film where elites kill 'deplorables' Craig Zobel, whose controversial satirical thriller was dropped after a backlash, has claimed that people have misinterpreted his intentionCraig Zobel, director of controversial political thriller The Hunt, has spoken out about the film’s cancelled r...
21:13, 08/19/2019

Detective Pikachu director Rob Letterman on bringing the world of Pokémon to life Pokémon: Detective Pikachu marks the first-ever live-action adaptation of the long-running media franchise, with a completely game Ryan Reynolds voicing the title character. Ahead of its release this Friday, we sat down with some of the cast and crew...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan: I respect Mark Morgan for getting back into the fight Following President Trump's announcement that he's chosen Obama-era Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan says Trump's newest pick will serve the office honorably....
21:39, 05/06/2019

Oscar winner D.A. Pennebaker, director of documentaries on Dylan and Clinton, dies at 94 D.A. Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker whose historic contributions to American culture and politics included immortalizing a young Bob Dylan in "Don't Look Back" and capturing the spin behind Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign i...
09:00, 08/04/2019

Trump picks ICE director as new acting chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to be the acting head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs operations, according to a source with firsthand knowle...
03:26, 06/26/2019

Booksmart director Olivia Wilde: ‘Being young is the most painful, most hilarious experience’ The American star on re-energising the high-school movie with her directorial debut and what it’s like seeing your mum run for CongressOlivia Wilde’s directing debut, Booksmart, follows one chaotic day in the lives of Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy...
17:00, 05/26/2019

FBI director: Russia increases interference efforts leading into 2020 election FBI Director Christopher Wray called the 2018 midterm elections a "dress rehearsal" for the Russians to commit even more election interference in the 2020 presidential election....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Ex-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe sues over firing, blames Trump WASHINGTON — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Department of Justice and the FBI Thursday over his March 2018 firing, arguing that it was a political move at the hands of President Trump. McCabe’s ouster came less than two days before...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Midsommar is a deranged (and funny!) folk-horror nightmare from the director of Hereditary Midsommar, a disturbing, ambitious, and unsettlingly colorful new horror movie from the writer-director of Hereditary, unfolds within a remote village in northern Sweden, a land where the sun never completely sets. The place doesn’t look especially t...
03:26, 06/21/2019

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Trump administration over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Thursday seeking compensation for his "unlawful" termination....
05:00, 08/09/2019

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastr...
02:26, 06/25/2019

French stars honor provocateur director Jean-Pierre Mocky Film celebrities, a culture minister and fans have paid homage to Jean-Pierre Mocky, a fiercely independent filmmaker who directed some of France’s most famed actors over a six-decade career...
00:39, 08/13/2019

Trump's nominee for ICE director once said he can tell whether migrant children will join the gang MS-13 by looking into their eyes Associated Press/Cliff Owen President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency once said he could tell by looking in migrant children's eyes that they would be a "soon-to-be MS-13 gang member." Morgan made the comme...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Trump, Via Tweet, Names Pro-Wall Former Border Patrol Director to Head ICE President Donald Trump has picked Mark Morgan, a former director of the U.S. Border Patrol under the Obama administration, to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
03:00, 05/06/2019

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
01:26, 07/24/2019

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
18:26, 06/08/2019

Christopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died Chris Kraft, left, and Robert Gilruth monitor the launch of Apollo 5 in 1968. [credit: NASA ] Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.—one of NASA's f...
00:39, 07/23/2019

North Carolina man arrested for 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
07:13, 05/11/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
09:39, 06/09/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
22:39, 05/28/2019

Elle Fanning, 'The Favourite' director Lanthimos picked for Cannes jury U.S. actress Elle Fanning, French graphic novelist Enki Bilal and the Oscar-nominated director of "The Favourite", Yorgos Lanthimos, will be among jury members at the Cannes Film Festival next month, organizers said on Monday....
04:26, 04/30/2019

FBI Director Christopher Wray says China is America’s biggest espionage threat FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday said China poses more of an espionage threat against the United State than any other country, including Russia, and that the agency has more than a thousand ongoing investigations into intellectual property th...
19:52, 07/23/2019

After backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog director vows to alter character’s design The internet kicked up a huge stink over the last few days after seeing the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film, and with good reason – the beloved Sega mascot's character design in the movie is ...
06:52, 05/03/2019

ICE director says he has 'green light' to carry out deportations amid raid postponement Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan said he still has the "green light" to carry out deportations after President Donald Trump postponed raids in multiple U.S. cities. ...
01:52, 06/24/2019

ADL director on California synagogue shooting: Anti-Semitism is a 'vicious problem right now’ Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said the shooting at a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover proves “anti-Semitism is a virulent and vicious problem right now in America.”...
23:52, 04/29/2019

Manchester United and the mystery of the missing director of football | Jacob Steinberg Manchester United have been looking at a director of football for some time now but nothing has happened. No wonder players are thinking twice about joiningSpare a thought for Ed Woodward. As if Paul Pogba issuing a come-and-get-me plea so unsubtle h...
15:26, 06/23/2019

The Nightingale: watch the trailer for the Babadook director's brutal new film – video Described by the Guardian as ‘a particularly brutal serving of Tasmanian gothic’, the second film by Australian director Jennifer Kent is set in 1825 Van Diemen’s Land: a horrific and violent period in history, during which the state’s Indigenous pop...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Trump announces John Ratcliffe will be new Director of National Intelligence following reports Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call, Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Rep. John Ratcliffe will be replacing Dan Coats as Trump's Director of National Intelligence. The New York Times reported earlier that Coats was expected...
18:00, 07/29/2019

IT director who defrauded celebrity music agency of £360k faces prison An IT director is facing jail after swindling more than £360,000 from an artist management agency which looks after some of classical music's biggest stars....
12:13, 08/21/2019

Sherlock Holmes 3 Taps Rocketman Director Dexter Fletcher: Report Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law-starrer Sherlock Holmes 3 has reportedly found its director in Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman), who takes over from Guy Ritchie, who helmed the first two chapters: 2009's......
11:00, 07/12/2019

Jets add longtime Saints scouting director Terry Fontenot to GM candidates A fifth candidate for the open Jets general manager position emerged Wednesday. The team has requested permission to interview Saints director of pro scouting Terry Fontenot, according to the NFL Network. Fontenot joins Joe Douglas, Champ Kelly, Scot...
18:26, 05/29/2019

Director Erin Lee Carr On Her Gymnastics Abuse Documentary At the Heart of Gold In 2018, Larry Nassar, the former, beloved doctor for the USA Gymnastics and the Michigan State athletics department, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over a hundred young women and girls who came under his care from MS...
05:00, 05/04/2019

PUBG Taps Ex-Call of Duty Director to Build a 'Narrative Experience' PUBG Corporation, the developer behind the massively popular PUBG game, is creating a new game studio to build a new "original narrative experience" for the game....
08:26, 06/28/2019

'Inconvenient Truth' director launches Bill Gates docuseries on Netflix Netflix announced the new docuseries "Inside Bill's Brain" on Twitter Tuesday. The three-part series explores Bill Gates from director Davis Guggenheim....
23:26, 08/20/2019

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Department of Justice over his 2018 firing, which came just over 24 hours before he planned to retire, alleging the punishment was "politically motivated and retaliatory."...
14:39, 08/09/2019

After trailer outcry, Sonic the Hedgehog director tells fans to expect “changes” What's to come of November's Sonic the Hedgehog film? We thought we knew based on a very odd-looking trailer, but Thursday's news may have changed everything. [credit: Paramount / Sega ...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Trump names new acting national intelligence director to replace Dan Coats U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies....
03:00, 08/09/2019

Academy Award-winning director's son breaks Junior PGA mark Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, followed his record 10-under 60 with a 65 in the Boys Junior PGA Championship to break the 54-hole mark        ...
04:52, 08/02/2019

John Waters tells Seth Meyers about being a cult director, getting rats to have sex Nobody in Hollywood has let John Waters make a feature film since 2004's A Dirty Shame, which is, well, a dirty shame. Still, the self-proclaimed “filth elder” (according to the title of his new book Mr. Know-It-All: Confessions Of A Filth Elder)...
12:52, 05/17/2019

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the direc...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Amid Epstein fallout, MIT’s Center for Civic Media director resigns MIT Center for Civic Media director Ethan Zuckerman resigned his position today after learning about the MIT Media Lab's connections with Jeffrey Epstein.Read More...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Congress to get act now amid reports of surging numbers at the border: ex-ICE acting director Former acting ICE director Tom Homan said on “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning that Congress needs to get its act together amid the news that over 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April....
18:26, 05/09/2019

"Even Michael Moore Agrees": Trump "Gloats" As Director Calls Out Mueller In a rare meeting of minds Wednesday between two opposing American political voices, Michael Moore earned plaudits from President Donald Trump when the liberal filmmaker blasted former special counsel......
07:00, 07/25/2019

Boyz n the Hood Director John Singleton to Be Taken off Life Support After Stroke The history-making director John Singleton will be taken off life support on Monday, his family said. He is 51. Singleton, best known for the film Boyz n the Hood, will be taken off life support after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his family...
20:52, 04/29/2019

The Director of Godzilla: King of the Monsters Talks Making Shit Biblical “The Godzilla Sequel Will Feature Mothra, Rodan, And King Ghidorah!” That was a headline here on io9 back in 2014 when Legendary Pictures first announced the film that would become Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which, after five long years, finally...
01:00, 05/30/2019

The Flash Film in Talks With Stephen King's It Director, Bumblebee Writer The standalone Flash movie has reportedly found a new director and writer in Andy Muschietti and Christina Hodson, respectively. Pre-production is expected to start by January 2020....
10:52, 07/03/2019

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
07:00, 08/09/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
02:52, 05/25/2019

London Luminary Dominic Jones Is Announced As Creative Director Of Links "What I hope to create with Links is a safe space to buy quality in design and craftsmanship, not to compete on price and offer commoditised products," Jones tells Vogue exclusively...
21:26, 05/29/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
07:39, 06/13/2019

You're Next director Adam Wingard is turning Event Horizon into an Amazon series Paul W.S. Anderson’s Event Horizon is being turned into a series at Amazon, a company that may as well share the film’s ominous tagline: “Infinite Space, Infinite Terror.” This comes via Variety, who also says horror filmmaker Adam Wingard is behind ...
08:39, 08/06/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He will lead CFE's strategic direction...
14:39, 05/02/2019

King of the Monsters’ Director on Why Godzilla’s Cinematic Universe Was Way Ahead of Its Time “I truly believe if you add Godzilla to any movie, it becomes a better movie,” director Michael Dougherty said during a Q&A this spring at Toho Studios. “Think about it. Take any movie in the world and 20 minutes in, Godzilla shows up. I guarante...
18:52, 06/06/2019

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
21:00, 05/11/2019

In a Neat Video, Shazam’s Director Talks the Art of Problem Solving in Film Film is all about compromise: taking a massive amount of people, resources, and time, and making it all harmonize into a single cohesive artistic product. Even if the way you got there was driven as much by circumstance as vision. Read more......
22:39, 07/06/2019

Roman Polanski's lawyer: Oscar Academy expulsion of director a 'total sham' Attorney outraged by new statement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defending as ‘fair and reasonable’ its process to expel the director in 2018A lawyer representing Roman Polanski has called an explanation by the Academy of Motion ...
17:26, 06/12/2019

Babadook director Jennifer Kent returns with a great, harrowing Western, The Nightingale Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale is a Western revenge yarn of such heightened cruelty and suffering that it basically demands to be read as allegory. Westerns, as a rule, are violent, and that perhaps goes double for the Aussie ones, which tend to be ...
23:13, 08/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
22:52, 07/18/2019

Marvel's Falcon & Winter Soldier Said to Find Director, Cast, Release Date The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has reportedly found a director in Kari Skogland and a potential release date: August 2020. Daniel Brühl and Emily VanCamp are said to be in talks to join the cast......
12:00, 05/21/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — a 26-year-old dire...
20:39, 05/15/2019

The director of Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare is making a Magic 8 Ball horror movie The Transformers movies were printing money for a while there, leading every toy company to believe that every toy and board game should also be made into a movie, but most of those thankfully never made it past the “Hey, Playmobil should be a movie!...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Mackenzie Davis will "scare the fuck out of" misogynists, says Terminator: Dark Fate director There are not many things that would make us genuinely interested in seeing another Terminator movie, but Dark Fate checks a few boxes: The sixth film in the franchise is directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool), who knows a thing or two about course-correc...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Director Stefon Bristol Answers Burning Questions About the Ending of Netflix's See You Yesterday If you’ve had a chance to watch Netflix’s See You Yesterday, you’ve probably laughed, cried (multiple times), and blankly stared at the TV for minutes after the film ended. The film ripped me apart, and I had plenty of questions for the director, Ste...
17:39, 05/24/2019

‘Space Jam’ sequel starring LeBron James gets new director weeks after filming begins Welcome to the Space Jam! Now, please leave. The LeBron James-led sequel to the 1996 family film “Space Jam,” which starred Michael Jordan, has scrapped its director only weeks after filming began. Deadline reports that original helmer Te...
05:52, 07/17/2019

Director promises live-action ‘Sonic’ movie won’t still be nightmare fuel when it’s released Ahead of its release in November, we got our first look this week at the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie thanks to a trailer that dropped on Tuesday. A trailer that promptly sent fans of the beloved Sega character into an uproar over how not-cut...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Dems' 'Abolish ICE' plans 'reckless,' would make US 'absolutely less safe,' acting director says Democrats' calls to abolish ICE are "reckless and irresponsible" plans that would make the U.S. "absolutely less safe," according to the acting director....
09:00, 05/30/2019

FBI Director Wray strongly shares AG Barr's concerns about encrypted devices and apps "I get frustrated when I hear people suggest that we are trying to weaken encryption or weaken cybersecurity more broadly," FBI Director Christopher Wray told a cybersecurity conference....
23:13, 07/25/2019

'The Hunt' director breaks silence, says controversial movie's 'ambition was to poke at both sides' The director of the canceled controversial film “The Hunt” still hopes the political thriller will be released someday and stands by the project that he calls “misunderstood.” ...
02:00, 08/20/2019

Arrest Made in 1985 Murder of Barry Crane, TV Director and Bridge Champion The suspect, identified by DNA, told reporters he did not remember the killing but said “anything is possible back then” because “I was big into drugs.”...
11:52, 05/10/2019

Game Of Thrones' director Miguel Sapochnik talks getting "visually policed" by showrunners When you hear director Miguel Sapochnick say he “pissed off” Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, you might assume it’s because he forgot the lights while filming during “The Long Night.” But, no, by that point Sapochnick had alr...
17:39, 06/14/2019

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
07:52, 06/06/2019

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Director Paul Downs Colaizzo on how Brittany Runs A Marathon avoids clichés It’s easy when you see the trailer for Brittany Runs A Marathon to think “oh great. Another movie about a drunk, overweight girl realizing she’s unhealthy.” And while that’s part of Brittany Runs A Marathon, it’s deeper than that. She does run a mara...
23:39, 08/23/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
16:00, 07/11/2019

Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe nominated to replace Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats President Donald Trump announced Sunday that he has nominated Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, to replace the outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats....
00:39, 07/29/2019

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary de...
13:39, 06/11/2019

Read this: How director Andrea Arnold lost “creative control” of Big Little Lies’ 2nd season Last season, Big Little Lies began as a show shrouded in mystery, wound around a murder, but whose? And how? And why? Those questions were answered in the show’s then-series/now-season finale, paving the way for further complications in season two....
04:26, 07/13/2019

Washington ICE detention center attack seen in video, ex-acting director says 'hundreds' could have died A burning vehicle sending flames raging along a fence can be seen in a new surveillance video obtained by Fox News that shows an attack last month at a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Washington state that the form...
00:00, 08/16/2019

RCB Appoint Mike Hesson As Director Of Cricket, Simon Katich Head Coach Mike Hesson was roped in as director of cricket and Simon Katich as head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore as they parted ways with Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra....
06:26, 08/24/2019

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “The Central Park Five” and now referred to as “The Exonerated Five” — at Netflix’s FYSEE location in...
22:26, 06/10/2019

Choir director, National Guard band leader accused of sex abuse at LI home A respected Long Island high school choir director has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old student at his home two years ago, police said Wednesday. Mark Kimes, 53 — who serves as leader of a National Guard band and won a Bronze St...
02:52, 08/16/2019

NASA Administrator Names Acting Director for Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective Thursday, Aug. 1....
23:13, 07/31/2019

Assassin’s Creed’s Original Director Is Back With A Weird Game About Human Evolution I was sitting in an interview room asking the ever-cheerful Patrice Désilets about the controls in his first new game since 2010’s Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and he lit up....
21:52, 07/09/2019

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Director Kenny Leon and Danielle Brooks Bring Blackness to Shakespeare in the Park As actor Danielle Brooks sings and shines as Beatrice in director Kenny Leon’s production of Much Ado About Nothing, the director can’t help but feel pride in his vision of staging an all-black production in the famed Shakespeare in the Park coming t...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Top GOP Senator Warned the White House About Trump’s Choice for National Intelligence Director President Donald Trump’s decision to name a staunch Republican ally with a limited background in spycraft to replace Dan Coats as the nation’s top intelligence official has aroused concern on Capitol Hill, including a warning to the White...
04:52, 07/30/2019

Washington ICE detention center attack seen in video, ex-acting director says 'thousands' could have died A burning vehicle sending flames raging along a fence can be seen in a new surveillance video obtained by Fox News that shows an attack last month at a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Washington state that the form...
19:13, 08/15/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ director promises character redesign, but changes could be costly After the reveal of the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie trailer, fans had issues with the video game mascot's teeth and the filmmakers promised changes.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's biggest failure....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan blasts AOC's 'reckless' rhetoric: 'The irony is unbelievable here' Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan pushed back against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wednesday on Fox & Friends for her "reckless" comparison of U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
16:39, 06/19/2019

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, t...
11:26, 06/20/2019

Amazon's LOTR Prequel Taps Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Director Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom director J.A. Bayona will helm the first two episodes of The Lord of the Rings prequel series, Amazon Prime Video announced Wednesday....
09:26, 07/04/2019

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
23:26, 06/19/2019

Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he met with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump names counterterror chief Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence President Trump said Thursday that Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon will leave that position Aug.15, the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is set to leave the administration....
03:00, 08/09/2019

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
13:13, 05/28/2019

Sudanese security orders offices of Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV closed: office director Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) has ordered Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television offices in Khartoum closed without giving any reasons, the office director said....
01:26, 05/31/2019

Hero director Zhang Yimou finds beauty in opposites in the visually stunning Shadow Politically, there are no shades of gray in Shadow, the latest from Hero and House Of Flying Daggers director Zhang Yimou. You’re either on the side of the patriotic freedom fighters who dream of liberating the walled city of Jingzhou from its occup...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu heads 2019 Cannes jury — and Mexico’s new wave The director is the first Mexican to preside over the Cannes film festival jury as it decides the latest Palme d'Or winner. The eight-time Oscar awardee is rightly regarded as one of the best filmmakers of his time....
16:39, 05/14/2019