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Ken Burns’ “Country Music” premieres tonight on PBS

Source:  The Oregonian In his previous documentary series “The Vietnam War,” “Baseball,” “Jazz,” and “The Civil War,” filmmaker Ken Burns has dug deep into American history, shedding light on dark places and celebrating moments of triumph. The eight-part, 16-hour...

Altitude acquires TIFF-bound Truman Capote doc “The Capote Tapes”

Source:  Variety Altitude has acquired “The Capote Tapes,” a feature documentary that includes never-before-heard interviews with Truman Capote. The film will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Director Ebs Burnough had unprecedented...

Bruce Springsteen doc “Western Stars” acquired by Warner Bros.

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter Warner Bros. has acquired the global rights to “Western Stars,” the upcoming music documentary co-directed by Bruce Springsteen. The film will open in theaters this fall after its world premiere at the Toronto International Film...

Ken Burns’ “Country Music”: What We Know So Far

Source:  The Boot We're only two months away from the premiere of Ken Burns' "Country Music," a massive documentary that explores the history of the music genre. The PBS film is directed and produced by Ken Burns, co-produced by Julie Dunfey, and written by Dayton...

“Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin” premieres next month on PBS

Source:  THIRTEEN Best known for her science fiction and “Earthsea” fantasy series, celebrated author Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (1929–2018) wrote 21 novels, 11 volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, 12 children’s books, six volumes of poetry, and four of...

Every Toy in the “Toy Story” Franchise, Explained

Source:  Wired "Toy Story 4" director Josh Cooley takes a look at every toy that appears in the "Toy Story" franchise and explains their significance. From "Toy Story 4" star Forky to the iconic Buzz Lightyear, hear the backstories behind your favorite characters....