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How ‘God's Not Dead’ Used Facebook, Pandora to Create a Christian Indie Hit (Exclusive)
The astounding $9.2  million opening weekend of “God's Not Dead” – the Christian indie movie no one had ever heard of –  wasn't the result of divine intervention. Th...
HKIFF: ’3D Naked Ambition’ Is Saucy, Not Scandalous
Hong Kong's second ever 3D porn flick will hit local theaters on April 3.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Announce Separation on Actress’ Goop Site
After more than ten years of marriage, Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow and her rocker husband Chris Martin have decided to call it quits. The couple jointly announced their separation Tuesday on Paltrow&...
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Unilever's Debbie Weinstein Heads to Google
Debbie Weinstein is leaving Unilever for Google, Adweek has learned. Weinstein has served in three international executive roles for the packaged goods giant since 2009, most recently as vp of glob...
FilMart: ‘Second Coming’ Scores in 3D
All Rights Entertainment has done brisk sales business on stereoscopic horror film “The Second Coming.”
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Facebook Buys Oculus for $2 Billion
Facebook has just announced a $2 billion deal to buy Oculus VR, the immersive virtual reality headset maker. In the announcement, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his company's mobile-first focus ...
Gracias Madre: Cocktails and Vegan Mexican on a Festive WeHo Patio
West Hollywood’s new Gracias Madre comes from the folks at Cafe Gratitude, but with a dash of Mexican flavor and without the kooky names. Wood plank floors, festively tiled counters and banquettes l...
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin Announce Separation
UPDATED: The pair made the joint announcement Tuesday on Paltrow's website, Goop.read more
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CinemaCon: African-American Moviegoers Increase for First Time Since 2009
Minorities made up a larger percentage of moviegoers in 2013 overall, thanks to a diverse slate of titles.read more
Showtime Doc to Follow New Music From Bob Dylan Lyrics
Showtime has announced a new documentary that will follow several of today’s biggest musicians as they create music and an album for 24 recently discovered lyrics written by Bob Dylan. “Lo...
Facebook Gets Into Virtual Reality By Acquiring Oculus VR
Facebook has acquired Oculus VR, Inc., the immersive virtual reality technology company, for a total of approximately $2 billion with the potential for an addition $300 million based on hitting cert...
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Hong Kong Filmart: Download THR's Day 3 Daily
In day 3 of THR's Filmart Daily, HBO launches a new documentary channel in China, debut delegates give the market high marks and the teen suicide drama "Thread of Life" strikes a cord in South Korea. ...
Nicola Peltz, Grant Gustin Movie ‘Affluenza’ Acquired by FilmBuff
FilmBuff has acquired the coming-of-age movie “Affluenza” starring Nicola Peltz (“Bates Motel”) and will release the film in theaters and VOD on July 11, the company has announ...
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Facebook Pays $2 Billion for Virtual Reality Company
UPDATED: "Oculus has the chance to create the most social platform ever, and change the way we work, play and communicate," said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.read more
Facebook Buys Virtual-Reality Co. Oculus for $2 Billion
In what sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, Facebook envisions extending social media and entertainment into virtual-reality worlds, announcing a deal to acquire virtual-reality headset maker ...
Jack Bauer Battles His Way Through London in Explosive New Trailer for '24: Live Another Day’ (Video)
Fox released Tuesday another explosive promo — and new poster — for upcoming event series “24: Live Another Day.” This time around, Jack Bauer has resurfaced after four years o...
Mick Jagger Mourns Girlfriend L'Wren Scott at Funeral in Los Angeles
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger was among a small, private gathering of family and friends at the Tuesday funeral service for Jagger's girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, at the Hol...
FilMart: ‘Two Thumbs Up’ Gets Go Ahead
Hong Kong crime thriller is a steal.
Malaysia Turns on Studios and Rebate Incentive Scheme
HONG KONG – Asia’s newest studios in Malaysia are open for business – and so too is its new production rebate system. Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional has set up a subsid...
Number of Frequent Young Moviegoers Plummets in 2013
The number of frequent moviegoers in the all-important 18-24 age group plunged an unprecedented 21% in 2013, according to MPAA annual statistics released Tuesday at Cinemacon, while attendance in the ...

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