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Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling films in Atlanta this fall

1:20 pm Aug. 22, 2017

“First Man,” a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong with Ryan Gosling in the lead role, films in Atlanta soon. It’s based on the book “First Man: A Life Of Neil A. Armstrong” by James Hansen. Oscar winner Damien Chazelle directs.

PAST COVERAGE: That time Ryan Gosling stopped by the Buckhead Diner

When Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe partied at Dallas Austin’s groovy Atlanta estate

Filming starts in October and casting folks “will be doing

What NASCAR has to say about Atlanta-filmed “Logan Lucky”

6:54 am Aug. 19, 2017

At first it seems like just about the only absolutely believable elements in “Logan Lucky,” in theaters now, are Dwight Yoakam’s Southern accent and hideous suits. He plays a sniveling prison warden to perfection.

After that, you gotta suspend a lot of disbelief.

With its breezy slew of implausibilities and quirky vibe, the movie, largely filmed in Atlanta and starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Hilary Swank, Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes

High-tech tickets and other gadgetry at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

4:00 pm Aug. 17, 2017

No chance of that moving forward. Instead, fans will scan digital tickets at auto checkpoints upon arrival; they’ll go through one of 140 magnetometer security checkpoints. Ticket holders may transfer their electronic billets or resell them through the NFL Ticket Exchange, a site you may want to check out if you haven’t already lined up season tickets.

“This season the Falcons do not anticipate having any single game tickets available to

Here’s where you can score some eclipse-watching glasses for free

11:21 am Aug. 17, 2017

You can’t find eclipse-watching glasses? The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System is here to help.

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The system, in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) and STAR_Net has already given out 8,000 pairs of specs and will have a few more on hand Monday.

From a release just

Jimmy Kimmel: Make Donald Trump king so he’ll leave the White House

6:37 am Aug. 16, 2017

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s solution to the increasingly volatile presidency of Donald Trump: Make him king instead.

“He is a total disaster. He screws up royally every day. Sometimes two or three times a day,” Kimmel said during his Tuesday night monologue, appealing to Trump voters who he suspects are feeling buyer’s remorse. “Deep down, you know you made a mistake. You know you picked the wrong guy…He does need to

Indie “Pilgrimage” features stars of “Baby Driver” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

3:19 pm Aug. 15, 2017

So it turns out you don’t have to spend a mountain of cash to make a compelling film.

“Pilgrimage,” in limited cinema release now and streaming via several on-demand platforms, takes place mostly in coastal Ireland in the year 1209. Monks entrusted with a holy relic receive a sudden visitor after His Holiness sends for it, then are sent out to see the treasure safely to Rome.

The “safely” bit doesn’t last

Kevin Hart, Will Packer comedy “Night School” to film in Atlanta, hiring crew

5:23 am Aug. 15, 2017

Kevin Hart is the writer and star of a new movie called “Night School.” Its straightforward premise, per imdb: “A group of troublemakers who are forced to attend night school in hopes that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.”

The movie reunites “Girls Trip” director and producer Malcolm D. Lee and super-producer Will Packer. Packer and Hart are frequent collaborators, having put out comedy hits including “The

Daily Stormer site hacked after Heather Heyer post? Anonymous says no

7:33 am Aug. 14, 2017

Daily Stormer, a site for and by racist nut jobs, supposedly been taken over by the shadowy hacker network known as Anonymous as punishment for a sickening post about Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer.

“We have had the Daily Stormer in our sites for months now,” Anonymous wrote. “The events of Charlottesville alerted us to the need for immediate action. We want you Nazis to know: your time is short. We will