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Judy Thorburn’s Top Ten Movies of 2020

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The year 2020 was like no other; that’s for sure. With the worldwide pandemic affecting everyone and every business including the film industry, so much has changed.

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CinemaCon 2017 Showcases Studio Presentations and Top Film Talent

Jessica Chastain accepts Female Star of the Year award. - Photo credit: Judy Thorburn

CinemaCon 2017 Showcases Studio Presentations and Top Film Talent

Caesars Palace hosted CinemaCon 2017, the official convention of NATO (National Theater Owners Convention) from Monday, March 27 through Thursday, March 30. For attendees, highlights of this annual 4 day event, which celebrates the movie going experience and brings together theater  owners and managers with movie studios, distributors and vendors and the latest technological innovations, was getting to experience live, in person, appearances by some of the biggest stars and filmmakers in the business. And this year was no exception.

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Judy Thorburn's Top Ten Films of 2015

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In a year filled with medicore comedies, dramas and action adventures, the flicks, either fiction or based on a true story, that stood out from the rest as the most memorable for being deeply moving, inspiring and/or thought provoking were the following.  Each and every one deserved to be on my Top Ten List of 2015 and brought to mind why I love movies as much I do.

Here is the list:

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The Palms Casino Resort Hosts Red Carpet Premiere for 'Bleed For This'

Vinny Paz and Miles Teller - Photo credit: Stephen Thorburn

The Brenden Theatres inside the Palm Casino Resort hosted the red carpet premiere of the new movie, 'Bleed for This', the true story of one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, on Thursday evening, November 17. 'BLEED FOR THIS' stars Miles Teller (Whiplash, Divergent)  as Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza, a boxer from Providence R.I. who shot to stardom after winning two world title fights. After a near-fatal car accident leaves Vinny with a broken neck, doctors tell him he may never walk again. With the help of renowned trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart), Vinny becomes a legend when he not only walks again, but miraculously returns to the ring to reclaim his title belt.

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World Premiere of Lance Burton's Billy Topit Master Magician

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