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The Cricket’s Daily 3: A break for Kodak

First Published      Last Updated Aug 01 2014 08:34 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• A coalition of Hollywood movie studios — spurred on by directors J.J. Abrams, Judd Apatow, Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino — have struck a deal with Kodak to keep producing film, which is on the verge of disappearing in the age of digital. [Wall Street Journal]

• Dick Smith, the pioneering movie make-up artist whose work included "The Godfather," "The Exorcist," "Little Big Man" and an Oscar win for "Amadeus," has died at the age of 92. [Vulture]

• Yes, "Sharknado 2" happened last night — and Twitter went nuts over it. [The Huffington Post]