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Blumhouse, Ivanhoe and India's Phantom Films Form Multi-Year Pact
Acclaimed Indian helmer Anurag Kashyap is set to direct one of the ten movies planned over five yearsread more
Documentary Subjects Fight Oil Addiction in Three Exclusive Posters from 'Pump'
Like "An Inconvenient Truth," and "Food Inc." before it, "Pump," the new documentary from Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, attempts to tackle an environmental ...
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How the Girl Scouts Do Real-Time Social Marketing
Long gone are the days when the Girl Scouts relied on word of mouth and door-to-door cookie selling to build brand buzz. Now, the organization enlists Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for ev...
Western Director Andrew V. McLaglen Dies at 94
Director Andrew V. McLaglen, best known for his work on Westerns including John Wayne’s “McLintock!” and James Stewart’s “Shenandoah,” has died at the age of 94. Ac...
‘Dexter’ Alum Jennifer Carpenter to Star in USA's ‘Stanistan’ Pilot
Jennifer Carpenter, who played Debra Morgan on the Showtime serial-killer drama “Dexter,” has been tapped to star in the USA pilot “Stanistan.” Also read: USA Orders ‘Col...
CBS and NFL Network to Feature Jay-Z, Rihanna in ‘Thursday Night Football’ Opening
Now the home of “Thursday Night Football,” CBS is sparing no opportunity for fanfare, with plans to open each game of the series with Jay-Z’s Grammy-winning song “Run This Town...
Art of Elysium’s Genesis Aims for Greater Scope
As Art of Elysium founder Jennifer Howell admits, the central mission of the org she founded is sometimes hard for people to wrap their heads around. Created in 1997, the org offers artistic outreach ...
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Joan Rivers Moved From Intensive Care to Private Room
The comedian's daughter offered a brief statement on Wednesday
J.K. Simmons on Playing a ‘Real’ Villain in ‘Whiplash’
Though he’s appeared in more than 50 movies and several hit TV shows, J.K. Simmons is perhaps still best known as the deadpan professor in Farmer’s Insurance commercials. “It’s...
Hollywood Film Awards Set to Air Nov. 14 on CBS
Look out Golden Globes: CBS has set Friday, Nov. 14 as the date for the first televised edition of the Hollywood Film Awards. The Eye is hoping to rake in strong demographic ratings by attracting Osca...
Directors Like ‘Whiplash’s’ Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films
Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in “Whiplash,” its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his ...
Bento Box Recognized for Helping Keep Animation Jobs in U.S.
The outsourcing of jobs to lower-cost Asian studios has long plagued America’s shrinking animation industry, but at least one company, Bento Box Entertainment, has done its part to keep work in the ...
Georgia, Louisiana May Benefit From End of North Carolina’s Production Tax Credits in 2015
The sun may be setting soon on North Carolina as a site for movie and TV production. But its loss will likely be Georgia’s and Louisiana’s gain. On Aug. 20, North Carolina lawmakers decided to rep...
Gulf Film Expands Into High-End Theater With Novo Cinemas
Thanks primarily to Gulf Film, many locals’ Arabian nights out now include dinner and a deluxe movie experience. Gulf Film, which has screens in nearly every Middle Eastern country and is slowly bui...
Gulf Film at 25: Distributor Grows Movie Business in the Persian Gulf
The Persian Gulf, where film distributor Gulf Film holds the lion’s share of the cinema market, looks radically different today than it did when the company launched 25 years ago. The staggering gro...
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Toronto: Shawn Levy on His Jason Bateman-Tina Fey Dramedy, Entering R-Rated Territory and Robin Williams' Death
The director is hitting the festival with 'This Is Where I Leave You' and has the third 'Night at the Museum' out in Decemberread more
CBS to Air The Hollywood Film Awards in November
The Hollywood Film Awards will make their live television debut in November. The awards show will be broadcast for the first time on Friday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. ET (with a delay for PT), with the red-ca...
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In Defense of Disney's Opposition to the Deadmau5 Trademark
It all comes down to stupidityread more
Joan Rivers Moved Out of Intensive Care, Into Private Room
Joan Rivers has moved into a private room and is “comfortable,” daughter Melissa Rivers said in a brief statement Wednesday. “My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into ...
TIFF: The 12 Films With The Most Oscar Potential at This Year's Festival
"Foxcatcher" Originally slated to open last fall, Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" seems poised to be a frontrunner in this year's race after a stellar run at this year...

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