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10 Biggest Winners and Losers at the Summer Box Office – From ‘GotG’ Chris Pratt Effect to Tom Cruise
Now that summer has drawn to a close and we can officially declare “Guardians of the Galaxy” the biggest winner at nearly $280 million domestically, let's take a look back at the other...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Tops Weak Labor Day Box Office, Summer Stumbles to Close
Hollywood didn’t have much to celebrate this Labor Day. The holiday is traditionally a slow one at the box office, and this one was no exception, providing one final death rattle on a summer tha...
The 13 Indies to Watch on VOD This September
"Belle" (Sept 9) Inspired by a 18th century painting of Dido Elizabeth Belle, "Belle" follows the story of a young, mixed-race woman who is an illegitimate daughter of a Royal Nav...
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Why We Won't See Screech's Suspenders in 'The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story'
Costume designer Rebekka Sorensen explains why Lifetime's movie won't feature certain popular looks from the '90s sitcom and how she included "a modern flair" to the '80s- and '90s-inspired outfitsrea...
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Venice: Frances McDormand Receives Visionary Award
The Oscar winning actress accepts honor in flawless Italianread more
Venice Film Review: ‘Olive Kitteridge’
Even moreso than 2011’s “Mildred Pierce,” this finely crafted, wonderfully cast meller suggests a promising new life for the women’s-picture genre on nets willing to let such stories breathe. ...
‘Force Majeure’ to Rep Sweden in Foreign-Language Oscar Race
Ruben Ostlund’s “Force Majeure” (Turist), which world-premiered at Cannes’ Un Certain Regard and won the jury prize, will represent Sweden in the Oscar’s foreign-Language ra...
TV Review: ‘The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic’
What could easily play like another synergistic infomercial or glorified electronic press kit somehow trumps that with “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic,” an ABC special touti...
Watch: The Most Ragtag Misfit Outcast Supercut Ever
Who doesn't love a ragtag team full of underdogs? You know, that group full of clashing, irascible personalities who must learn to trust each other before everyone involved can learn some kind of enli...
Why Kelsey Grammer Didn't Want to Do Television Again, And What The Prospects Are for 'Partners'
But, according to Grammer, if anything was going to get him back to working on television, especially after the cancellation of his last three series, it was the prospects of working with Lawrence. Th...
Digital Domain Remains on the Sick List
HONG KONG — Visual effects group Digital Domain does not look much healthier than it did a year ago, when it was given a back door share listing in Hong Kong. The VFX businesses were largely res...
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What's Your Favorite Magazine?
From thought leaders like The Atlantic, New York and Vanity Fair to lifestyle, food and fashion titles, our lineup in this year's Hot List Readers' Choice Poll shows that magazine brands are ...
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And the Year's Hottest TV Show Is...
The Big Bang Theory. True Detective. Orange Is the New Black. The Walking Dead. Which was the year's must-see show, on TV or the Web? What was your biggest Guilty Pleasure: Southern Charm or Fi...
Project of the Day: 'The Life & Death of an Unhappily Married Man'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the c...
Here's the Story Behind The Powerful Documentary 'Kids Behind Bars: Lost for Life'
In the United States, more than 2,500 individuals are serving life-without-parole sentences for crimes they committed when they were 17 years old or younger. A powerful new documentary, "Lost for...
The 11 Indie Films You Must See This September
1. "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: THEM" (Sept 12)  Director: Ned Benson  Cast: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Viola Davis, Ryan Eggold, Bill Hader, Ciarán Hinds Distr...
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Telluride: Hilary Swank Angles for Another Shot at Oscar With 'The Homesman'
The 40-year-old already has two best actress statuettes on her shelf, and is in fine form as a woman trying to do "a man's job" in Tommy Lee Jones' westernread more
Venice Review: Fatih Akin's 'The Cut' Falls Short of Its Ambition
With "The Cut," Fatih Akin has made a fantastically ambitious film set around the fall of the Ottoman Empire. It stars French actor Tahar Rahim as Armenian blacksmith Nazaret Manoogian, a fa...
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North Korea Calls Upcoming U.K. Series a 'Slanderous Farce'
'Opposite Number' features a British nuclear scientist who gets captured in North Korea and is forced to help the country's nuclear program read more
Review: 'The Look of Silence' is Joshua Oppenheimer's First-Rate Followup to 'The Act of Killing'
Joshua Oppenheimer's startling 2012 documentary "The Act of Killing" explored the trauma of the 1965 Indonesian genocide through terrifying presence of its perpetrators, aging gangsters who ...

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