Taiwan is "disturbingly normal," but not immune to pandemic

May 8, 2020
Many businesses remain open, but the island and its economy are not untouched by the global COVID-19 crisis.
People divided by plastic partitions, amid concerns of COVID-19, eat their food at Q Square in Xindian district, New Taipei City.
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What will Hollywood look like when it finally reopens?

Apr 28, 2020
Set staff may be tested regularly for COVID-19, and studios are reportedly thinking of limiting the use of extras.
The Walt Disney Studios in Los Angeles halted production April 8.
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SXSW films to stream on Amazon without a paywall

Apr 27, 2020
For some filmmakers, the exposure could be a boon. But there may be financial downsides.
The SXSW film festival marquee in 2016. This year, the festival goes virtual.
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How Hollywood is using AI predictions in business decisions

Jan 21, 2020
Although the algorithms can crunch numbers and other data, they can't quite crack creativity.
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Why has it taken so long for the Oscars to embrace stunts?

Sep 3, 2019
After a century of thrilling movie audiences, will stunt workers be recognized?
Quentin Tarantino, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt attend the screening of "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" during the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
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Actress Fan Bingbing's disappearance is tied to tax fraud and a slowing Chinese economy

Apr 10, 2019
It was a scandal last year when one of the world's biggest movie stars vanished from the public eye for months.
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing arrives on for the screening of “L'Amant Double” at the Cannes Film Festival in southern France in 2017.
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In this file photo taken on March 4, 2019 US actress Brie Larson attends the world premiere of "Captain Marvel" in Hollywood, California.
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"Office Space" nailed workplace frustration. It turns 20 today.

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Feb 19, 2019
The film makes the point that unfulfilled employees are not productive employees.
Ron Livingston, David Herman and Ajay Naidu take revenge on their nemesis, the office fax machine, in a scene from the 1999 movie "Office Space."
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'Roma' shines a light on the real lives of domestic workers

Jan 4, 2019
How Alfonso Cuarón's latest film set in 1970s Mexico resonates with domestic workers today.
Alfonso Cuarón and Yalitza Aparicio as Cleo on the set of "Roma" written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón.
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"Creed II" director, Steven Caple Jr., steps into a new ring

His first feature film was a low-budget indie, his second is part of a major franchise.
Florian Munteanu, Steven Caple Jr. and Michael B. Jordan onstage during "Creed II" Clark Atlanta University Student Forum at Clark Atlanta University on Nov. 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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