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Jimmy Kimmel Gives Aaron Paul the Strangest Birthday Present
What do you give a man with three Emmys?read more
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London Film Festival Pins 'Foxcatcher' for U.K. Premiere
Director Bennett Miller, Steve Carell and Sienna Miller set to attendread more
Aaron Paul Talks Getting Chased by Fans During ‘Breaking Bad’ Scavenger Hunt (Video)
Aaron Paul had an eventful Monday. The night ended with his show “Breaking Bad” dominating at the Emmys, and Paul himself winning his third supporting actor trophy. But before that, the 35...
In Danger of Closing, Mumbai Festival Turns to Crowdfunding
A social media campaign has been launched by stars and film fans in India in an attempt to keep this year Mumbai Film Festival from closing down.
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Can Simon Cowell Revive 'X Factor' U.K.?
A Spice Girl will join the creator as he returns to the ITV show after its U.S. cancellationread more
THX to Open Beijing Office
THX, the cinema certification and standard business founded by George Lucas, is to open a Beijing corporate office.
‘Big Brother’ Eviction Leads to Guest Spot on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you have not yet watched Thursday's live eviction episode of “Big Brother”) The latest live eviction episode of “Big Brother” had a...
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Critic's Notebook: A Lost Apollo 11 Doc Lands in French Theatres
The 1970 NASA-produced “Moonwalk One” was never distributed in the United Statesread more
China’s Wanda Confirms Ecommerce Venture with Baidu and Tencent
Trio of companies will put up $814 million in bid to create world's largest O2O player
‘As Above, So Below’ Review: Deserves a Swift Burial
If you did a shot every time the camera held still on an image for more than a few seconds in the new cheapjack suspense film “As Above, So Below,” you'd never get drunk. Director John...
China’s Orange Sky Hurt by Weak Distribution
Profits take a 76% dive as pan-Asian exhibition company fumbles distribution activities
Venice: Good Films To Release ‘Short Skin’ in Italy (EXCLUSIVE)
Indie distributor good Films will handle the Italian release of “Short Skin.” Films Boutique has acquired for international sales for the feature. Lead produced by Tuscany’s La Regle du Jeu in a...
Italian Films Unspooling at Venice Fest Promise to Deliver
The dozen features by Italian directors that made the cut for Venice — out of an amazingly high 177 pics submitted for entry — are a promising batch, with some titles centered around familiar Ital...
Microcinema Nabs Iranian Drama ‘Melbourne’
VENICE: Italy’s Microcinema Distribuzione has acquired local rights to Iranian drama “Melbourne,” which opened Venice Critics’ Week playing out of competition. A first work, written and direct...
Venice Q&A: Jordanian ‘Theeb’ Director Abu Nowar
Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar’s bold first feature, “Theeb,” is a Bedouin Western shot in the Jordanian desert with real Bedouins. Nowar, who studied screenwriting at the Sundance Institute ...
Box Office for Italian Films Hits 30% Market Share, But Lower Pic Prod Coin is Worrying Trend
In the year when Italian cinema took the foreign-language Oscar for “The Great Beauty,” the country’s film industry is going through a transformative phase. First the positives: The local box of...
Artscope Goes to ‘Court’ With Chaitanya Tamhane’s Venice Player (EXCLUSIVE)
Artscope, the art film sales label of Paris-based producer-distributor-sales agent Memento Films, has acquired sales rights to Indian writer-director Chaitanya Tamhane’s “Court” before its world...
Iranian Director Hits Out at U.S. Sanctions
Iranian director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad lashed out against U.S. economic sanctions imposed on her country during Thursday’s press conference for her film “Tales,” which depicts social ills in Iran...
Venice: China Blue Boards ‘Dead & Beautiful’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Amsterdam-based lemming Film is teaming with Paris’ Les Petites Lumieres and Shanghai’s China Blue to produce “Dead & Beautiful,” an English-language China-set vampire movie from Dutch hel...
The Wrap's ShortList Film Fest Crowns ‘Noah’ and ‘Not It’
There are no small films, only shorter running times. That was the sentiment at Thursday's Third Annual ShortList Film Fest hosted at YouTube Space LA. And while of course it's an honor to be ...