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Telluride Review: Josh Hutcherson Flees Menacing Benicio Del Toro in Solid B-Movie 'Escobar: Paradise Lost'
The legacy of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, who reached the height of his cocaine-smuggling power in the eighties running a multimillion dollar cartel operation, is obvious fodder for the movies....
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'Once Upon a Time' Season 4 Teaser: 'Frozen's' Elsa Gets Chilly Storybrooke Debut (Exclusive)
ABC's new promo makes its primetime premiere Mondayread more
Box Office: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Rules Lackluster Labor Day
“Guardians of the Galaxy” became the year’s highest grossing U.S. release this weekend, goosing an otherwise drab Labor Day box office The Marvel film topped the domestic charts for ...
Watch: Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan are Divorcées Turned Crime Capers in New 'Love Punch' Clips
In writer-director Joel Hopkins' British heist comedy, "The Love Punch," Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan team up on screen for the first time as bickering divorcees Kate and Richard Jones. ...
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Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Wins Labor Day, Closes Out Troubled Summer
Labor Day offerings 'As Above, So Below' and Pierce Brosnan's 'November Man' place No. 5 and No. 6read more
Venice Film Review: ‘Return to Ithaca’
"Old farts' gatherings don't interest the young," muses one of five reunited friends in Laurent Cantet's tragicomic character study "Return to Ithaca."
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‘Goodnight Mommy’ (‘Ich Seh Ich Seh’): Venice Review
Convinced their mother is an impostor, twin brothers take charge in this unsettling serving of auteur horror from Austriaread more
Alibaba IPO Delayed by One Week, Say Reports
Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba set to answer questions from U.S. regulators
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Telluride: 'Foxcatcher' Lands Stateside, Trio of Actors Strongly Embraced
Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo all look like serious Oscar contenders for their work in the film that won Bennett Miller Cannes' best director prizeread more
Telluride Film Review: ‘Seymour: An Introduction’
The great classical pianist Seymour Bernstein is as graceful a speaker as he is a musician, and his voice rings out with wondrous depth and clarity in “Seymour: An Introduction.”
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Telluride: 'Birdman' Flies Into Fest, With Slightly Bumpier Landing Than in Venice
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's genre-defying film provides Michael Keaton with a fascinating comeback role that could lead to his first-ever Oscar nominationread more
Horror Movie Production Gets Boost from Argentine Government (EXCLUSIVE)
In a further pioneering Argentine push into genre pic production, Lucrecia Cardoso, president of Argentina’s INCAA Film Institute, has put aside specific funding for horror movie production. Targete...
Venice: Chinese Online Video Giant iQiyi Aims to Stream Fest Films in China
Chinese online video giant iQiyi is at the Venice Film Festival with a bold new project to bring more international films from global fests to Chinese audiences. The company is working on several conc...
Brazil Gears Up $33 Million Film-TV Fund SP Cine (EXCLUSIVE)
Brazil is gearing up a new film-TV fund, SP Cine, a Sao Paulo-based finance investment initiative. Still in the works as a fully launched entity, but now with a CEO, Alfredo Manevy, SP Cine is looking...
Venice: Al Pacino’s ‘The Humbling’ Producers Venture into Animation
Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s Ambi Pictures, at Venice as co-producers of Barry Levinson’s Al Pacino-starrer “The Humbling,” are venturing into animation with “Arctic Justice Thunder...
Venice: Riccardo Scamarcio to Star in, Produce ‘Pericles the Black Man’
Italian A-list actor-turned-producer Riccardo Scamarcio will shepherd and star in “Pericle il Nero” (“Pericles the Black Man”), a noir based on the eponymous Italo cult novel by Giuseppe Farra...
Why France Has Become a More Formidable Player at Film Festivals
The French movie industry has been fiercely debating key issues: Exorbitant movie budgets, release windows, the difficulties of domestic distribution. But as a formidable festival force, France reigns...
Weekend Report August 25, 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy: $18MM James Gunn UTA - Charlie Ferraro The Safran Company - Peter Safran Chris Pratt CAA - Jason Heyman Mosaic - Julie Darmody Zoe Saldana ICM Partners...
Weekend Report August 18, 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: $28MM Jonathan Liebesman CAA - John Campisi Principato Young Entertainment - David Gardner Megan Fox ICM Partners - Chuck James William Fichtner UTA...
Weekend Report August 11, 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: $65MM Jonathan Liebesman CAA - John Campisi Principato Young Entertainment - David Gardner Megan Fox ICM Partners - Chuck James William Fichtner UTA...

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