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‘Patriots’ Review: Peter Morgan’s Disappointing Power Play About Putin’s Rise in Post-Soviet Russia is a ‘Nyet’

In Peter Morgan’s tantalizing but disappointing new play “Patriots,” Boris Berezovsky is presented as a larger-than-life oligarch in a post-Soviet Russia who transforms Vladimir Putin from a middling “nobody” to an autocrat who will transform his country in ways unforeseen at home or globally. There’s an expectation that in Morgan’s latest merging of historic fact […]
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Michael Cuscuna, Grammy-Winning Jazz Producer and Mosaic Records Co-Founder, Dies at 75

Michael Cuscuna, a three-time Grammy winning jazz producer and the co-founder of Mosaic Records, has died. He was 75. His death was confirmed on Monday by the record label Blue Note, for whom he produced reissues and studio sessions. He did the same for numerous other labels including Impulse, Atlantic, Arista, Freedom, Novus, Muse and […]
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Mckenna Grace Sets Starring Role in YA Love Story ‘Everything I Never Did’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Mckenna Grace, the in-demand actor who appeared in “I, Tonya” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” and recently starred in “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire,” is set to lead the upcoming film “Everything I Never Did.” The young adult-targeted picture is written by screenwriters D.J. McPherson and Scott Taylor and will be directed by Australia’s Jeremy Sims (“Last Cab […]
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Producers Guild Awards Sets February Date – Film News in Brief

The 36th annual Producers Guild of America awards will take place on Feb. 8. The ceremony will be at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The PGA will celebrate the work and accomplishments of producers in film and television. The most recent ceremony recognized film producers and honored Martin Scorsese with the David O. […]
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Dusty Kay, ‘Entourage’ and ‘Roseanne’ Producer, Dies at 69

Born Eugene L. Kay, also known as “Dusty,” a writer and Emmy-nominated producer whose credits include “Entourage,” “Roseanne” and “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” died on April 10 in Summerlin, Nev., following a brief illness, his long time collaborator and friend Bill Nuss announced. He was 69. Kay was born in the […]
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