Fugitive tracker rates nine fugitive chase scenes in movies and tv
Retired police captain and Special Deputy US Marshal Rasheen Peppers rates fugitive chases in movies and TV, such as "The Fugitive," for realism. Peppers breaks down the accuracy of various apprehension operations in "The Fugitive" (1993), "21 Bridges" (2019), and "The Bourne Supremacy" (2004), starring Matt Damon. He looks at the realism of surveillance and tracking methods in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (2014), "Breaking Bad" (2013), and "Catch Me If You Can" (2002), starring Leonardo DiCaprio. He also breaks down the safety procedures during fugitive arrests in "Salt" (2010), "Prison Break" (2005), and "U.S. Marshals" (1998), starring Tommy Lee Jones. Peppers was in law enforcement for 25 years, with 10 years of experience in fugitive investigations as a member of the US Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force. In 2009, "America's Most Wanted" nominated Peppers as one of its top fugitive hunters. He was also featured in the A&E reality show "Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force." You can follow Rasheen here: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/rasheen-peppers-32703021news.yahoo.com
Bill Clinton: 'The world's on fire,' but teamwork can help
Former President Bill Clinton is calling on governments, businesses, philanthropies and other prominent institutions to draw together and help a world that is “on fire" as he reconvenes the Clinton Global Initiative, the meeting of international leaders, for the first time since 2016. Interest in the two-day meeting has been so intense that the Clinton Foundation had to turn away more than 1,000 potential attendees. It is convening a spectrum of luminaries, including Jordan’s Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and actor and water access activist Matt Damon.news.yahoo.com
Celebs like Matt Damon and Tom Brady have been hawking crypto in high-profile ads — but if you invested when they told you to, you'd be seeing major losses as crypto nosedives
Even Larry David jumped on the crypto bandwagon with an ad for crypto-exchange platform FTX that aired during the Super Bowl.news.yahoo.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
Q&A: Clooney on 'Midnight Sky' and his twilight as an actor
“The Midnight Sky,” which Clooney directed and stars in, is an apocalyptic sci-fi drama with some striking solitude. Debuting Wednesday on Netflix, “The Midnight Sky,” based on Lily Brooks-Dalton's novel “Good Morning, Midnight," is Clooney's seventh film as director and his biggest scaled production yet. ___AP: You finished shooting “The Midnight Sky” in February, right before the pandemic began. AP: What drew you to “The Midnight Sky”? I know people who are older -- older than me, even -- who live with real regret.
The road to the Masters is a long way from Augusta National
( (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. – This is no ordinary road to the Masters. Four of the top five players in the world are at Shadow Creek, with top-ranked Dustin Johnson pulling out after his positive test for the coronavirus. Rory McIlroy thinks Shadow Creek might be even better than what Florida offers because of the bentgrass greens that are fast with big slopes. “It's not a bad place to prepare for Augusta,” McIlroy said Wednesday. McIlroy is at Shadow Creek and Sherwood the next two weeks.
Stars of 'Contagion' reunite for a PSA
NEW YORK – The stars of the 2011 virus thriller “Contagion” — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19. Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Winslet and Jennifer Ehle have teamed up with scientists from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health to offer four individual homemade videos. “Wash your hands like your life depends on it,” Winslet says in her PSA. “Because right now, in particular, it just might.”Ehle stresses that the coronavirus is novel, meaning no one is immune. “Contagion,” directed by Steven Soderbergh, explores a scenario in which a lethal and fast-moving influenza is spreading around the world.
A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus
“I’m going to socially distance myself.”Behar said she doesn’t trust the government and made the decision to self-quarantine herself. She added she is lucky that she doesn’t have child care needs and has enough money to tide her over. And the crisis is hampering production of potential new shows, with work on more than a dozen pilots halted. The decision comes a day after Disney announced the planned shutdown of its parks. ___The Associated Press receives support for health and science coverage from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.
Don't miss these 2016 non-blockbuster films
The highly anticipated "Jason Bourne" movie starring Matt Damon is just one of a slew of big ticket blockbusters that have been released over the past seven months. But what about those smaller and independent films that don't get as much hype as their bigger-budgeted cousins and -- more often than not -- get lost in the shuffle? Fandango managing editor Erik Davis joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share some very good films you may have missed.cbsnews.com
How accurate is the science behind "The Martian"?
In this weekend's box office hit, Matt Damon plays an astronaut stranded on Mars after his crew is hit by a sandstorm. But is the drama realistic about science? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what the movie got right and wrong.cbsnews.com
A peek at Hollywood's must-see autumn offerings
The summer movie season is fading away. Fall’s most anticipated blockbusters range from the film adaptation of best-selling novel “The Martian” starring Matt Damon, to the Whitey Bulger true-life crime drama “Black Mass” starring Johnny Depp. Movie critic Matt Singer joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” with his list of must-sees.cbsnews.com
Getting to know Minnie Driver
Getting to know Minnie Driver "Good Will Hunting" was a breakout film in 1997, launching the careers of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Minnie Driver, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance. Anna Werner catches up with this very unique actor, to talk about her life and her quest for that next unusual role.cbsnews.com
Hollywood stars examine climate change in new Showtime documentary
Hollywood stars examine climate change in new Showtime documentary “Years of Living Dangerously,” a new documentary series about the environment featuring Hollywood heavyweights like Matt Damon, Harrison Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to premiere on Showtime. Dr. M. Sanjayan, the senior scientist at Conservation International and correspondent for the series, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the politically charged topic.cbsnews.com