· Ennio Morricone death: Sergio Leone kept composer from scoring Stanley Kubrick film in biggest career ‘regret’ →
The problem was that Kubrick’s decency made him phone Sergio Leone, who was mixing the film I’d just composed the music for, and I’d finished working on.
The New York Times
· Review: ‘Les Blancs’ Is an Anguished Play for an Anguished Moment →
The Variety reviewer Hobe Morrison reduced the play’s message to “revolution and that ghetto slogan, ‘kill whitey.’” John Simon said that it works to “justify the slaughter of whites by blacks.” But Clayton Riley, a Black critic, argued that the play rather offers something of Hansberry herself, of a brilliant mind “struggling to make sense out of an insane situation, aware — way ahead of the rest of us — that there is no compromise with evil, there is only the fight for decency.”
· Warning signs flash for Trump in Wisconsin as pandemic response fuels disapproval →
Even basic decency and human dignity.
· Our Time Is Now review: Stacey Abrams for attorney general, if not VP to Biden →
Regardless of her immediate political fate, the good news from Abrams’ beautiful new book is that the Democratic party has the perfect candidate to restore decency and probity at the Department of Justice, as the next US attorney general.
· WHO halts hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs in COVID trials after failure to reduce death →
How many deaths caused by the mindless devotion to a charlatan without morals, decency or empathy?
· Elijah McClain: Three police officers sacked over photos of them ‘re-enacting the chokehold’ used on 23-year-old →
Aurora’s interim police chief described the images as a ‘crime against humanity and decency’