Hollywood Park: Emotional Kitten a rare West Coast starter for Ramseys in American Oaks

The race is led by the first two finishers of the Grade 2 Honeymoon Handicap over 1 1/8 miles on turf here June 8 Sarach and Scarlet Strike; and Emollient, who won the Grade 1 Ashland Stakes on Keenelands Polytrack surface in April. The American Oaks will be the turf debut for Emollient, who is trained by Bill Mott. Three other stakes on card There are three other stakes on Saturdays program, part of the final weekend of the spring-summer meeting. Del Mar opens July 17. This is the last spring-summer meeting at Hollywood Park.
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Hollywood Blockbusters Losing Luster: They’re Off 13% at Foreign Box Office

“If Hollywood wants to stay dominant in that market, it won’t be enough to just wait for another Avengers,'” Nash said. “It might be partnering with Chinese studios and filmmakers, or making films that really do play to Chinese sensibilities, but they’ll have to do something different. And it’s clear now they’ll have to compete with the Chinese themselves.” China’s “Journey to the West” was the first half’s highest-grossing non-U.S. movie, with $207 million.
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Hey, Hollywood! Race Does Matter

10. In the 2009 film Killshot ,Mickey Rourke (whos of Irish and French descent by way of upstate New York and Florida) plays a Native American character. Hollywood keeps claiming that, hey, its just the movies. People who go to the cinema (or, rather, sign up for Netflix) just want a little entertainment and dont want to be, andshouldnt be, bothered by irksome questions about race and color-blind casting. But the truth is that it matters more than ever that the characters of color in movies are played by people of color. More than half of the children now born in the U.S. are from racial and ethnic minorities , according to U.S.
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