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The New York Times

“Leslie Moonves, who led CBS as chief executive for 15 years before he was ousted in 2018, will receive nothing from the $120 million the company had set aside in a potential severance package, according to a federal filing on Friday.”

The New York Times | May 14, 2021

Hollywood Reporter

Terry Press: "These days, Press worries about the future of the big screen. 'I can clock the most significant moments of my life — other than my marriage to my husband and my children — by the movies I’ve seen and where I saw them. I distinctly remember all the times that I have seen The Sound of Music. That’s imprinted on me. When we stopped using the word ‘movies’ and started using the word ‘content’ is the dividing line for me. They are very different things.”

Hollywood Reporter | May 14, 2021

LA Times

Barry Jenkins: "“I didn’t want CGI for the trains and tunnels. It has to be real. I want the audience to see what I saw as a child. It’s so important that the actors can walk into a tunnel and they can get down on their knees and touch the rails. Can you imagine what my ancestors would have felt if they walked into one of these tunnels and they saw the track and the light approaching and a Black conductor shouting, ‘All aboard!’ It would have been mind-shattering. I wanted to create that.”

LA Times | May 14, 2021

Daniel Craig in Empire: "Every one of these memories and experiences was shared with complete strangers… the lights go down, the projectors flicker, a hush descends or a cheer goes up. Sometimes art needs a little ritual around it to awaken the magic. If movies stop being shown in cinemas, they are diminished."

May 14, 2021

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