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  • Damon Lindelof Leads “Twin Peaks” Panel At Comic Con 2017

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    By: Marjorie Galas Sporting a graphic t-shirt that read “Damn Fine Coffee”, Damon Lindelof kicked off Showtime’s “Twin Peaks: The Return” panel at Comic Con by recalling his introduction to the series in 1990.  The writer/producer/creator behind numerous films and TV series including “Lost” and “The Leftovers” was a 16-year-old “geeky misfit” who found solace…

     

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  • Cannes 2017: A Good Year For Sweden

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    By: Marjorie Galas It was a good year for Sweden – as far as the Cannes 2017 Film Festival was concerned.  Six films were proud representatives of Sweden – with Ruben Ostlund’s “The Square” ultimately walking away with Cannes’ highest honor – the Palme D’Or.  Earlier in the fest, the Swedish Film Council shined a…

     

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  • Chicago Fire: Combining Physical Strength And Emotional Sizzle

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    By Marjorie Galas The actors in “Chicago Fire” are subjected to regular endurance tests: pulling victims from overturned cars, hoisting hoses and axes to battle raging fires, and carrying the unconscious through blinding smoke.  For Jonathan Strauss, the actor’s physical abilities are a small part of what he’s looking for when casting each role.  …

     

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