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  • Based on a true story, the actress plays a woman whose daughter is among several sex workers who went missing in Long Island and then were found murdered; with movie theaters closed in L.A. and N.Y., what does that mean for exhibitors and streaming services?; 50 years ago, "Abbey Road" won only one Grammy —and it wasn't a major prize.
  • The violent satire 'The Hunt' finally comes to theaters; 'Pandemic' docuseries in production years before COVID-19; and how loss of Dan Scanlon's dad inspired Pixar's 'Onward' and more...
  • In the documentary, "Siempre, Luis," the famous father leads hurricane relief efforts on behalf of his native Puerto Rico; how are movie theaters coping with Covid-19?; Europe's version of South-by-Southwest.
  • Documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville and chef/restaurateur David Chang talk about their Netflix series and how coronavirus is affecting food culture; with large gatherings essentially banned, how will it affect live theater?
  • Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison today, and the Coachella Music Festival is being postponed from April to October. John talks with reporters from Variety to dissect both stories.
  • The glitzy film festival has no insurance coverage to cover a cancellation; "Never Rarely Sometimes Always" is a timely film about access to abortion; The Moth en español.
  • Co-writers Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse talk about overcoming inaccurate press reports to finally have their film released; "Onward" director Dan Scanlon on how his film began with the loss of his own father.
  • Hillary Clinton on why she agreed to go deep with for a new doc; H.G. Wells reimagined as a metaphor for abuse; actor Steve Coogan uses comedy to highlight extreme gaps in wealth around the world.
  • Haley Bennett talks about playing a woman with a dangerous psychological disorder; more musical fallout from the coronavirus; keeping L.A.'s Pan Afrikan People’s Arkestra alive.
  • The avant-garde opera director's new work is about colonialism and displacement; where is Pete Buttigieg's and Elizabeth Warren's Hollywood support going now that they've exited the nomination race?; theater artist Geoff Sobelle explores the notion of "Home" onstage.