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What's Next After ‘Guardians of the Galaxy': 11 More Offbeat Marvel Heroes Who Deserve Their Own Movies
With “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Marvel has tapped into its most unusual property to date. Now that it's almost assured box office success, and with a sequel already greenlit, it's ...
Insider Tips for Creating the Best Sound Design for Your Film
Making a movie is a never-ending series of compromises, and nothing is as good as the original concept you had in mind. But if you're really lucky, there's a moment of alchemy that can happen in the e...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Blasts Off With Super $11.2 Million Box Office Thursday Night
Chris Pratt is now a full-fledged movie star, wise-ass talking raccoons and sentient warrior trees are legitimate elements to blockbuster films, and Marvel has another hit with “Guardians of the...
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Lionsgate Sues Over 'Expendables 3' Leak (Exclusive)
The studio says it learned on July 24 that a copy of the action film had been stolen.read more
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WWE Will Cut 7% of Its Workforce
World Wrestling Entertainment will slash 7 percent of its workforce after reporting operating at a loss in the second quarter due to the costs of ramping up its online-subscription service. WWE rep...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Soars to Biggest Thursday Box Office Opening of the Year
Who needs Iron Man? Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” got off to a rousing start on Thursday, rocketing to $11.2 million in late night preview screenings. That’s the biggest p...
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Fans Tell the Story in NFL's New Campaign and Contest
Nearly half of American sports fans call pro or college football their favorite sport. For the second season in a row, the NFL will invite millions of fans to share stories of why they love the game...
TV Review: ‘Partners’
Every bit as generic as its title, “Partners” is the latest big-name-toplined (Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence) throwback, courtesy of Debmar-Mercury’s 10/90 model, which predicates whether a se...
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'Guardians of the Galaxy': The Comic Book Origins of the Bad Guys
Thanos, Nebula and Ronan have been menacing the Marvel comic book universe for decades now. Find out where they got their start ahead of their cinematic debut.read more
Indie Box Office Preview: Can James Franco Get Audiences To See 'God'?
The indie box office has been surging as of late, with "Boyhood" (expanding to over 311 theaters this weekend), "Magic In The Moonlight," "A Most Wanted Man" and "Be...
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Watch Julia Roberts Recite 'Pretty Woman,' 'Notting Hill' Lines From Memory
The actress also reveals which of her recent movies caused her kids to get mad at her.read more
Stephen Colbert Sees No Pro-Israel Bias on CNN's ‘The Situation Kibbutz’ (Video)
Stephen Colbert examined whether news organizations are biased in their coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Thursday, declaring that he personally saw no bias on CNN's “The Situatio...
The Top 40 Best and Worst Actors Playing Musicians Before ‘Get On Up’ (Photos)
The post The Top 40 Best and Worst Actors Playing Musicians Before ‘Get On Up’ (Photos) appeared first on TheWrap.
Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: July 25-Aug. 1
By car or by boat, brands are trying out new vehicles this week to drive consumers down the path to purchase. Only one of them is actually selling an automobile—German compact-car maker Smart....
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How 'Into the Storm' Built a Better Tornado on a Budget
After VFX house Rhythm & Hues filed for bankruptcy protection, director Steven Quale went hands-on.read more
How Much Will Piracy of ‘The Expendables 3' Cost Lionsgate?
A leaked copy of Lionsgate's “The Expendables 3” will cost the studio millions in revenue at the box office, experts in intellectual property and piracy tell TheWrap. People have downl...
The Downside of Measuring the Social Impact of Documentary Films
Earlier this year, the firm that I founded, Aggregate, partnered with the organizers of the True/False Film Fest to conduct a survey of the filmmakers whose films screened at the Fest in 2014. True/Fa...
‘Daily Show’ Takes on the NFL and Its Fans’ Horrible Track Record of Ethics and Hypocrisy (Video)
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video ArchiveThe most depressing part of the “Daily Show” segment on the NFL's latest transgressi...
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'Jurassic World' Star Chris Pratt Peers Through Bars in New Photo
Is he looking into a cage? If so, at what?read more
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Mazda Rolls Out New Miata via Fashion Rocks Microsite
Mazda is launching a new microsite today that will unveil the 2016 MX-5 Miata roadster. The site will be tied to Fashion Rocks, a live TV show celebrating the world of fashion and music, t...

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