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Forget John Wayne and Clint Eastwood. Gimme Timothy Olyphant’s cowboy every day of the week — National Post

One of Deadwood’s most satisfying beatdowns comes in its Season 1 finale, when Timothy Olyphant’s Seth Bullock confronts his lover Alma’s father. Read More

via Forget John Wayne and Clint Eastwood. Gimme Timothy Olyphant’s cowboy every day of the week — National Post

Serena Williams Showed Up to the 2019 Met Gala Looking Like a Vision in a Stunning Gown and Matching Sneakers — TIME

Serena Williams proved that she was a champ both on and off the tennis court when she took to the 2019 Met Gala red carpet in a bright yellow, floral embellished Atelier Versace gown and a pair of matching Off-White x Nike sneakers at the legendary cultural institution on Monday night…

via Serena Williams Showed Up to the 2019 Met Gala Looking Like a Vision in a Stunning Gown and Matching Sneakers — TIME

Artist Considering Legal Action Against Caltrans After Historic Mural on 110 Freeway in DTLA Is Whitewashed — KTLA

Judy Baca saw the graffiti marring her giant mural of an Olympic runner as little acts of oppression. It was as if the taggers, who spray-painted big bubbly letters over the legs of the female athlete, wanted her to trip and fall on the home stretch. But the Los Angeles artist was shocked when Caltrans did the dirty deed and covered the mural created in 1984…

via Artist Considering Legal Action Against Caltrans After Historic Mural on 110 Freeway in DTLA Is Whitewashed — KTLA

There’s a whole lotta mumbo jumbo to be found in #Dumbo, Disney’s latest live-action remake — National Post

There’s an unbridgeable chasm between Disney’s original flying-elephant movie Dumbo, which turns 78 this year, and the new live-action remake. And that’s a mixed blessing. The 1941 version features some problematic characters, including a corvid named Jim Crow (a 19th-century racist caricature of African Americans), and a troupe of all-black “happy-hearted roustabouts” who boast that…

via There’s a whole lotta mumbo jumbo to be found in Dumbo, Disney’s latest live-action remake — National Post

Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity — National Post

LOS ANGELES — According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film. The visionary mind behind “Blue Velvet,” “Mulholland Drive” and “Twin Peaks” is imparting this and other wisdom, like never giving up final cut, in a new MasterClass on creativity and filmmaking that’s available now for enrolment…

via Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity — National Post