Korean Industry Halts Boycott of Busan Festival

Korean film makers today said that they will call off their boycott of the Busan International Film Festival. The decision means that the 21st edition festival will go ahead in October, albeit on a smaller scale than in previous years. The move follows the acceptance on Friday (July 22) of amendments to the festival’s regulations. Those… Read more »

Bernie Sanders Asks Ebullient Supporters to Back Clinton: ‘The Choice Is Not Even Close’

After a day of friction between supporters of some Hillary Clinton and of Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Senator gave Clinton his unconditional endorsement to close the first night of the Democratic National Convention Monday, saying the choice was “not even close” between his Democratic opponent and Republican nominee Donald Trump. Sanders arrived to a roar… Read more »

Bernie Sanders “Disappointed” But Offers Strong Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton – After Awhile

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was booed this morning when he urged his supporters to back Hillary Clinton in November — and the Democratic National Convention launched amid chaos. That was many hours ago.
The runner-up in the Dem primaries took the stage tonight to hero’s welcome of applause, chants and obvious affection. The crowd cheered for nearly two minutes before letting him speak. And when he did, it was a much-needed message of party unity. But not until 15 minutes…

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‘The Bachelorette’ Recap: Fantasy Suite Week Brings JoJo Closer to Thai-ing the Knot

Now that home town week is out of the way, it’s the moment JoJo has been waiting for: fantasy suite week. If you recall last season of “The Bachelor,” this is the week that JoJo told Ben that she loved him and he reciprocated… and then promptly broke her heart. So get ready because, while having… Read more »

Elizabeth Warren Warns Democrats About Trump’s Effort to ‘Divide and Conquer’

Elizabeth Warren, speaking to the Democratic National Convention on Monday, warned delegates on a chaotic first day that Donald Trump was pursuing a strategy of “divide and conquer.” “When we turn on each other, we can’t unite to fight back against a rigged system,” she added. “I got news for Donald Trump: The American people… Read more »

Elizabeth Warren Slams “Hot Air Machine” Donald Trump In DNC Keynote Speech

“Trump’s entire campaign is just one more late night Trump infomercial,” said Elizabeth Warren tonight at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. “Hand over your money, your jobs, your children’s future and the great Trump hot air machine will reveal all the answers,” she added, saying that Donald Trump hopes to win by “fanning the flames of fear and hatred.”
With hopes for party unity needing solidifying, the expectation Monday at the fractured DNC was that…

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Michelle Obama Makes the Case for Hillary Clinton in Stirring Speech

First Lady Michelle Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton in a speech to the Democratic National Convention, telling the gathering that “this election isn’t about Democrat or Republican, it’s about who we trust with power to influence our children in the next four to eight years.” Her speech, which referenced a speech that she gave to the convention… Read more »

Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech Praises Clinton, Dumps On Trump – And Ignores Melania

Michelle Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention tonight after a retrospective video produced by J.J. Abrams. Greeted with a standing ovation and Sara Bareilles’ “Brave,” the First Lady said, “It’s hard to believe that it has been eight years since I first came to this convention to talk to you about why I thought my husband should be President.” But there’s no doubt that Melania Trump’s plagiarized RNC speech of Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention remarks…

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