Oklahoma governor commutes Julius Jones’ death sentence hours before planned execution

Supporters continue push for clemency for Julius Jones as execution nears

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday commuted the death sentence of Julius Jones to life in prison without the possibility of parole amid protests and a last-minute court appeal that argued the state’s execution process amounted to “cruel and unusual punishment.”Stitt’s announcement came after Jones’ supporters staged days of protests in advance of his scheduled … Read more

Miramax sues Quentin Tarantino over planned ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs

Miramax sues Quentin Tarantino over planned 'Pulp Fiction' NFTs

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood studio Miramax sued director Quentin Tarantino on Tuesday over his plans to sell digital collectibles based on his 1994 film “Pulp Fiction.”Tarantino recently announced that he will sell a series of unique non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, based on his handwritten screenplay for the 1995 Palme d’Or winner, a movie described by … Read more