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Warner Bros. Squeezed by Jeff Bewkes Strategy
Promised layoffs at the studio and Turner units come as the Time Warner CEO trims to boost value. Is HBO in play?read more
‘Living Is Easy,’ ‘Nino,’ ’10,000 KM’ Make Spain’s Oscar Short List
MADRID –Carlos Marques-Marcet’s “10.000 KM,” Daniel Monzon’s “El Nino” and David Trueba’s “Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed” have made Spain’s short-list for its Oscar submission....
Locarno Winner ‘Unlikely Heroes’ Sells to Germany, Austria (EXCLUSIVE)
LONDON — Berlin-based sales house M-appeal has sold Peter Luisi’s “Unlikely Heroes,” which won the audience award at the Locarno film festival, to MFA/Koch for theatrical release in German...
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Viacom Closes $725 Million Acquisition of U.K.'s Channel 5
It will start airing "SpongeBob" and the "Turtles" and send contestants of a new show back to the Stone Ageread more
Toronto: Latido Takes ‘La Salada’ (EXCLUSIVE)
MADRID – In the hurly-burly of Toronto and the build-up to San Sebastian, Madrid-based Latido Films has acquired world sales rights to Juan Martin Hsu’s “La Salada,” a patchwork narrative tale...
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Rupert Murdoch Wades Into Scottish Independence Debate
The mogul also comments on Piers Morgan's departure from CNN "after failing to attract any audience"read more
Betty Sherrill’s Manhattan Duplex Goes Up For Grabs
SELLERS: Heirs of Betty Sherrill LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $12,000,000 SIZE: 5,000-ish square feet (by our estimates), 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: We can all thank Eamonn E...
Scotland Independence: Film Biz Weighs Options of Break From London
It’s been 20 years since the shooting of “Braveheart,” when Mel Gibson, playing Scottish warrior William Wallace, cried, “Freedom!,” articulating the desire among many Scots for independence...
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‘Good Kill’ Director Andrew Niccol Talks U.S. Drone Program, Casting Ethan Hawke
The CIA’s drone strategy “blows my mind,” says the New Zealand directorread more
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Sony Entertainment CEO Talks Studio Consolidation, Summer Box-Office Crash
"There hasn't been a significant romantic comedy," Michael Lynton tells a Goldman Sachs conference read more
Justin Bieber Booed at ‘Fashion Rocks,’ Until He Takes His Clothes Off (Video)
Justin Beiber certainly knows how to make an entrance, and he didn't let the crowd reaction dissuade him. The embattled pop star made a surprise appearance on CBS's “Fashion Rocks”...
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Pharrell Williams' "Happy" Becomes U.K.'s Most Downloaded Track Ever
Sold more than 1.6 million times, it overtakes Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," which Williams producedread more
Film Review: ‘Dolphin Tale 2′
Blissfully swimming against the hyperactive kidpic tide, "Dolphin Tale 2" gently peddles inspirational life lessons while respecting both its characters and its audience.
The Pros and Cons of Dating Britney Spears Get Weighed by Jimmy Fallon – Sort Of (Video)
Jimmy Fallon invited a special guest for the latest installment of “Pros and Cons,” which turned out to have very little to do with pros and cons at all. The topic was dating Britney Spear...
Water Main Break Near Beverly Hilton Leads to Power Outage, Street Closures
The power was out and the streets were closed near the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles after a water main break was reported to the Beverly Hills Fire Department around 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday night....
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'Fashion Rocks': Best and Worst Moments
A contest between booty-bouncers, a sequined mesh bodysuit and a not-so-subtle striptease. Oh, and models.read more
Benedict Cumberbatch's ‘Imitation Game’ Bows in Toronto as Weinstein's Big Oscar Hope
When Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and director Morten Tyldum took the stage of the Princess of Wales Theatre on Tuesday night to introduce the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of ...
Film Review: ‘The Maze Runner’
Wes Ball’s feature debut builds solidly to an exciting battle finale and a big reveal that doubles as coming-of-age parable.
Toronto Film Review: ‘Out of Nature’
Near-plotless pic about a dissatisfied man spending a weekend hiking alone is driven by his stream-of-consciousness voiceover, and might easily have seemed pretentious or self-indulgent without the de...
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Justin Bieber Gets Naked at 'Fashion Rocks'; Crowd Boos
Watch — if you dare (or just feeling desperate)read more

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