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HBO's 'Confirmation'; CinemaCon in Las Vegas; The Last Shadow Puppets

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Wendell Pierce plays Clarence Thomas and Kerry Washington is Anita Hill in HBO's "Confirmation."
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Wendell Pierce plays Clarence Thomas and Kerry Washington is Anita Hill in HBO's "Confirmation."

Screenwriter Susannah Grant revisits the 1991 hearings that pitted Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas against law professor Anita Hill, who accused him of sexual harassment; the head of the movie theater owners association says theaters should remain the first venue for film releases; Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner teams up with Miles Kane on a side project.

The exhibition model as it exists today could change as the upstart Screening Room service proposes to make new releases available in homes. Theater owners exec John Fithian says traditional venues should remain the first option for studio films.
Susannah Grant says she and her collaborators on the HBO film agreed early on that they would remain neutral about who was telling the truth.
The band's new album, "Everything You've Come To Expect," reunites Alex Turner and Miles Kane after an eight-year hiatus.
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