Eastwood Film on Olympic Bombing Stirs Up Atlanta

After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was recast as a villain virtually overnight. More than 20 years later, a Clint Eastwood movie to be released this week, “Richard Jewell,” explores the roles played by law enforcement and the media in the guard’s ordeal.

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Ninth Circuit Urged to Revive ‘Shape of Water’ Copyright Spat

As a Ninth Circuit panel weighed whether to resurrect a copyright infringement lawsuit against the filmmakers behind the Oscar-winning “The Shape of Water,” one judge called attention Monday to what she described as a troubling trend of cases involving literary works being prematurely dismissed by lower courts.

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