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March 4, 2019

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MONDAY, MARCH 4

FILM-SPIELBERG VERSUS NETFLIX _ A report that Steven Spielberg is supporting an Oscar rule change that would block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility has provoked a heated and unwieldy debate. Some filmmakers, including director Ava DuVernay, say the move ignores the impact Netflix has had on promoting movies from filmmakers of color. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 960 words, photos.

BRITAIN-OBIT-FLINT _ Keith Flint, lead singer of the dance-electronic band The Prodigy, has been found dead at his home near London. He was 49. SENT: 175 words, photos.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-KEVIN SPACEY _ Attorneys for Kevin Spacey are heading back to court in the case accusing the disgraced actor of groping an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts bar in 2016. SENT: 135 words, photos. Will be updated.

MUSIC-YOLA _ British singer-songwriter Yola’s first musical loves were Dolly Parton and Aretha Franklin, and her new album, “Walk Through Fire,” is an intersection of classic soul, country and pop. By Kristin M. Hall. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video.

PARIS FASHION WEEK _ Paris Fashion Week continues, including a show by Stella McCartney. By Fashion Writer Thomas Adamson. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos, video.

SAUDI-TV SHOW _ A Saudi news report says authorities suspended a two-week-old TV talk show that tackled sensitive issues and aired critical views. SENT: 130 words.

GERMANY-CARNIVAL _ Germany’s main Carnival parades got underway Monday in the face of some windy weather, with floats poking fun at President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May. SENT: 210 words, photos.

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REVIEWS:

FILM REVIEW-APOLLO 11. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Wednesday: 700 words, film stills.

FILM REVIEW-GLORIA BELL _ By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Wednesday: 700 words, film stills.

FILM REVIEW-CAPTAIN MARVEL _ By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Wednesday: 700 words, film stills.

FILM REVIEW-THE KID _ By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING Wednesday: 700 words, film stills.

MUSIC REVIEW-HOZIER. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Monday: 400 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-MOSTLY SUNNY BY JANICE DEAN. Reviewed by Lincee Ray. UPCOMING Tuesday: 420 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-THE MALTA EXCHANGE. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. UPCOMING Tuesday: 350 words, photos.