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Watch: How 'Canopy' Director Aaron Wilson Pulled Off a Night Scene in the Middle of a Tropical Storm
Aaron Wilson: Logistics of Shooting the Scene This scene takes place about 20 or so minutes into the film and it's an important one for me because this is where the film suddenly shifts from bein...
Venice Film Review: ‘The Obscene Life’
Based on the autobiographical novel of co-scripter Aldo Nove, Renato de Maria’s “The Obscene Life” is described as a psychedelic journey, a coming-of-age story about a seventeen-year-old poet wh...
Pixar's ‘Lava’ First Look: A Volcano Sings Like an Angel (Video)
Disney's Pixar has released the first teaser of upcoming animated short “Lava.” It's not a trailer, but rather a short clip (above) of a volcano named Uku singing, and he has a lov...
Chelsea Clinton Leaving NBC News
Chelsea Clinton is leaving her job as NBC Special Correspondent to focus on the Clinton Foundation and welcoming her first child with husband Marc Mezvinsky. Her exit, which comes as many speculate he...
Box Office: ‘As Above, So Below’ Opens Modestly with $470,000 from Latenight Shows
Universal’s found-footage thriller “As Above, So Below” has launched with a moderate $470,000 at late shows Thursday night in 1,805 theaters in the U.S. The number is in line with ex...
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Mondelez Taps QuizUp to Mobilize On-Pack Codes
For years, packaged-goods brands have relied on marketing tactics that ask consumers to cut out the codes found on packages to drive sales. In exchange for mailing in these codes, shoppers typically ...
Game On, On Screen: 5 TV Shows With Video Game Crossovers
"Are you coming to bed?" His hands never leave the controller. His eyes never shift from the screen as he pulls the trigger. "I'll be right there" comes stumbling out of his mouth...
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Led by Tesla, Luxe Plug-In Cars Are Electrifying Hollywood
Tesla's Model S, Hollywood's dominant status ride, is getting its first real competition from new luxe electrics by BMW, Mercedes, Porsche and Cadillac. read more
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Chelsea Clinton Exits NBC News
The former first daughter had a reported salary of $600,000 annuallyread more
Stephen Colbert Tackles Media's Coverage of ISIS: ‘TV, Scare Me ‘Til It's Brown Down Town’ (Video)
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video ArchiveStephen Colbert mocked the new media's coverage Thursday of ISIS, the terrorist group that behe...
Korea’s Studio Mir Inks Multi-Series Deal With DreamWorks Animation
South Korean animation firm, Studio Mir has forged a 4-year contract with DreamWorks Animation spanning four animated TV series.
Venice Film Review: ‘Black Souls’
A trio of brothers with three different outlooks converge on their ancestral town, where a blood feud threatens to turn into all-out war, in Francesco Munzi’s “Black Souls.” Calabria’s mafia, ...
Wong Kar-wai’s ‘Grandmaster’ to Release in 3D in October (EXCLUSIVE)
Iconic director likely to deliver a new version. Distributor says there is unfulfilled audience demand.
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Venice: '99 Homes' Stars Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon Talk Real Estate Concerns
Director Ramin Bahrani also advocates for "good cinema" to keep the world from "vanish[ing] into one final, vulgar and obscene selfie"read more
Here Are All the Movies Opening Today, August 29 (and a Few From Wednesday). What Will You See?
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, August 29. (Synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.) The November Man Director: Roger Donaldson Cast: Pi...
Sundance Selects Picks Up Ethan Hawke-Directed 'Seymour: An Introduction'
On the eve of the Telluride Film Festival, Sundance Selects has picked up the U.S. and Latin American distribution rights for the new music documentary "Seymour: An Introduction," directed b...
Jimmy Kimmel Baffled By Reaction to ‘Friends’ Sketch: ‘We Were Clearly Acting’ (Video)
So many people thought that Jennifer Aniston wasn't in on the joke during Wednesday's “Friends” reunion on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that the host had to stress that she was...
ABC's Diversity Push: Can it Put the Network Back on Top?
Every network says it celebrates diversity. But ABC is going harder than any other broadcaster this season, airing three comedies in which race isn't just in the background, but right out front. I...
Venice Review: Caleb Landry Jones Anchors Safdies' Must-See Junkie Drama 'Heaven Knows What'
Many filmmakers attempt to tell stories set in New York City that fit the setting, but sibling directors Joshua and Benny Safdie thrive on it. Their first two features, "The Pleasure of Being Rob...
Ferguson Sued for $40 Million for Response to Protests
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis County police of using excessive force and falsely arresting innocent bystanders as they attempted to calm protests and unrest aft...

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