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Why Did This Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Ditch His NBC Gig for a Pot Pub?
Not so long ago, the idea of a marijuana news site would have probably conjured up images of smoking paraphernalia and stoner jokes. But as marijuana legalization has become an increasingly importan...
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Jim Parsons Hits the Stratosphere
Honestly, if this keeps up, they’re just going to have to rename the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy the Jim Parsons Award. Last week, the 41-year-old won the prize for a fourth time for ...
‘Maps to the Stars’ Acquired by Focus World for 2015 Release (EXCLUSIVE)
After winning the best actress award in Cannes for “Maps to the Stars,” Julianne Moore was considered a strong bet in this year’s Oscar race for her turn as a washed-up star in the D...
Film Review: Nicole Kidman in ‘Before I Go To Sleep’
“Before I Go To Sleep” is a risky title for a genre exercise intended to keep viewers bolt upright in their seats, handing mirthful critics a readymade punchline at the first sign of lethargy.
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'Before I Go to Sleep': Film Review
Nicole Kidman teams once again with Colin Firth to star in this adaptation of S.J. Watson’s bestselling page-turner about a woman with amnesiaread more
Fox Released ‘El Nino’ Punches Biggest Spanish Bow of 2014
Fox-distribbed Telecinco Cinema production “El Nino,” part of Studiocanal’s Toronto slate, has punched the best opening frame for any Spanish film this year, with a €2.9 million ($3.81 million...
Kino Lorber Takes Eugene Green’s ‘La Sapienza’ (EXCLUSIVE)
VENICE – Specialty North American distributor Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to New York-born Gallic auteur Eugene Green’s “La Sapienza,” about a burned-out contempo...
Apple ‘Actively Investigating’ iCloud Link to Celebrity Photo Leak
After the massive photo leak that exposed nude pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and dozens more, Apple said it’s looking into a vulnerability in its iCloud service that could have all...
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FBI and Apple Investigating Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photo Leak
Kate Upton was also a victim read more
Discovery Digital Networks Head Jim Louderback Resigns
Jim Louderback, g.m. of Discovery Digital Networks, is leaving the company two years after the cable programmer bought web-video startup Revision3, where he had been CEO. Louderback announced that he...
Film Factory Takes San Sebastian Competition Player ‘Flowers’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Bulwarking its already powerful Spanish pic lineup, Film Factory Entertainment has acquired world sales rights to “Flowers” (“Loreak”), a flagship contempo Basque movie production. Made by Fil...
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Ad of the Day: Ideas Are Feared and Neglected in a World of Shortsighted Cretins, Says GE
In its advertising, GE usually sticks to one of two themes. There are the "cool technology stunt" ads ("Drop Science," "#SpringBreakIt") and the "human face of tec...
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Telluride: 'The 50 Year Argument' Can Continue Outside of Oscar Contention
Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi's portrait of a complex periodical and its devoted editor may be a bit too "inside baseball" for the Academyread more
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Telluride: 'Red Army' Joins 'Keep on Keepin' On' at Top of Heap of Best Doc Oscar Contenders
Gabe Polsky's film explores the lives and careers of five Russian hockey stars before and after their devastating loss to America in the 1980 Olympicsread more
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'Magic Mike XXL' Begins Production, Steven Soderbergh Steps Behind the Camera
Says alter ego Peter Andrews: "It's ON!"read more
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Box-Office Crash: What Caused Hollywood's Miserable Summer?
It's official: North American summer revenue barely cracks $4 billion, an eight-year low and down 15 percent from 2013 read more
Lily Collins-Sam Claflin Romantic Comedy ‘Love, Rosie’ Gets U.S. Distribution
The Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution are teaming on U.S. distribution early next year of Constantin Film’s romantic comedy “Love, Rosie,” starring Lily Collins and Sam C...
‘Saved by the Bell’ Casting Director on Returning for the Movie, Why Finding a New ‘Dustin Diamond’ Was Tough
Casting director Robin Lippin has a long list of television credits to her name, but her time on “Saved by the Bell” and all of its spinoffs made her uniquely qualified to work on Lifetime...
Telluride: Hilary Swank on Her Comedy Roots, How She Picks Roles and Why She Acts
Dressed in a brown sweater, tight jeans, and boots appropriate for the intimate mountain festival, Swank accepted the award from TFF co-director Julie Huntsinger. "I'm speechless," Swank sai...
5 Summer Box Office Takeaways: Marvel Rules, China Rises and Stars Matter
The summer box office sputtered to a close, down 15% from last year’s record breaker. Domestically, it was the worst showing for Hollywood in nearly a decade. To be sure, there were massive hits...

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