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Foundation trailer: Apple TV Plus series won’t stick to the books, and that’s good

One of the most anticipated upcoming science fiction shows is Foundation. A new trailer for the Apple TV Plus series landed Thursday, showing Jared Harris leading the cast of this heavyweight adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s classic series of novels. 

Foundation is slated for release on Apple TV Plus. If you’ve never heard of the Foundation books, a search of any sci-fi “best of” list will find it near the top. The series is a staple of the genre. I’ve read it multiple times. The covers by artist Michael Whelan were so influential that I have three signed prints

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7 Iconic Horror Films That Inspired Fear Street Part One: 1994

Fear Street Part 1: 1994

(Photo by Netflix © 2021)

Before he created the uber-popular Goosebumps books, author R. L. Stine authored a series of horror novels for teenagers that hooked an entire generation on the genre: Fear Street. At the time, horror literature aimed at teenagers was big, but Fear Street managed to strike a nerve with its young readers by marrying supernatural horror with the real-life anxieties and insecurities that its audience faced day to day. There are murders, ghosts, witches, sex, and tons of dead teenagers.

Netflix’s new Fear Street trilogy does not directly adapt any one book in the series,

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Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 1/2 years in death of George Floyd

Philonise Floyd listed the names of other Black people who lost their lives at the hands of police violence during a post-sentencing press conference.

“The legend will still live on. George isn’t here but his spirit is still here. Breonna Taylor is not here, but her spirit is still here. Eric Garner isn’t here but his spirit is still here,” he said.

George Floyd’s other brother, Terrence Floyd, shared a message of hope.

“We’re Floyd strong and we’re going to stay strong,” he said.

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Is BYU a Big 12 expansion candidate? In TV, Cougars have surpassed ‘Left Behind 8’

Oklahoma head football coach Lincoln Riley speaks from the stage with mannequins in the back ground during NCAA college football Big 12 media days Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (LM Otero, Associated Press)

PROVO — As the Big 12 grapples with the reality of losing its flagship institutions, with news that Texas and Oklahoma have formally applied for admission to the Southeastern Conference, the tables now turn to the eight other schools left in the conference.

Big 12 presidents, chancellors and athletic directors will remain engaged in their attempts to keep the Sooners and Longhorns from trading in

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Titanic Superfan Points Out Amazing Unnoticed Historical Easter Egg in Film

A Titanic fan has pointed out an unnoticed Easter egg in the 1997 film, which has blown away viewers.

J. Bruce Ismay is the focus of the Easter egg—the chairman of White Star Line which owned the Titanic ship. Ismay is depicted throughout the film and features in one very specific scene.

Over the years, Ismay has become the centre of rumours surrounding his part in the ship’s sinking, although he has remained adamant that he was simply aboard the Titanic as a passenger, and had no say in its running.

In particular, rumours swirled that Ismay pressured the ship’s

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Syracuse TV pilot seeks extras for new comedy called ‘Imposters’

According to the Visit Syracuse Film Office, a new indie production team is seeking extras for the filming of a TV pilot in Syracuse.

The project, a television comedy called “Imposters,” is seeking local extras of East Asian descent to play “wealthy investors at a board meeting.” The cast includes Alex MacNicoll (“13 Reasons Why,” “Transparent”) and the production features production veterans from the Oscar-nominated film “Sound of Metal” and “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” as well as experienced crew members from Comedy Central.

“Imposters” will explore the lives of college students of color, as they navigate friendships, relationships

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Park City tunnels tour like hiking through an art gallery

Three tunnel murals decorate this urban, handicap-accessible trail that also has rural elements

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Murals in tunnels along the Poison Creek Trail in Park City on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.

Getting out and communing with nature often is the best part of going on a hike. Nothing beats forest bathing or finding pockets of paintbrushes as you breathe in the freshly oxygenated air.

But sometimes I just want to do a little exploring in a place where I won’t come back dusty, where the views are of the

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Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property

When it comes to closing real estate deals, photos are your most effective marketing asset. The power of photos to capture the viewer’s attention is unmatched by the power of words. Moreover, quality photographs are the most effective differentiator when it comes to search engines optimization and appearing on top of search results (on Google or Zillow).

Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate Marketing Tips for Home Sellers and Realtors by Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Group – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography Services

According to the National Association

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Is The Forever Purge the Last Film in the Franchise?

Still from The Forever Purge

Still from The Forever Purge
Image: Universal Pictures

On July 2, Universal Pictures dropped the fifth Purge film: The Forever Purge.

Franchise creator James DeMonaco directed the first three films, The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy, and The Purge: Election Year, but is the screenwriter for all five films, including The First Purge and The Forever Purge. DeMonaco has kept his films adjacent to what’s happening in real life, and The Forever Purge is no different. When talking with EW, the director expressed wanting to add an extra element to the newest film.

“No joke, I

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Nicole Kidman granted Hong Kong quarantine exemption for TV series

Actor Nicole Kidman was granted an exemption from Hong Kong’s strict quarantine rules to film a TV series.

“The case in discussion has been granted permission to travel to Hong Kong with a quarantine exemption for the purpose of performing designated professional work, taking into account that it is conducive to maintaining the necessary operation and development of Hong Kong’s economy,” government officials wrote in a statement, The Associated Press reported.

Although the statement did not name Kidman, it came after reports of Kidman skipping quarantine surfaced, which provoked some anger over the decision. 

Residents of the city were

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