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Film Review: ‘Christmas, Again’
As Yuletide offerings go, Charles Poekel’s “Christmas, Again” might as well be called “It’s a So-So Life” — a downbeat but never outright depressing reminder that the holidays tend to lo...
Inside the Emmy Parties: Ian Somerhalder, George R.R. Martin, ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Veep’ Casts on the Scene
The Emmy Awards aren’t till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV̵...
Film Review: ‘The Possession of Michael King’
The seven stages of grief don’t allow for the sort of madness afflicting the title character in “The Possession of Michael King.”
Ken Loach Calls for Boycott of Cultural Events Backed by Israeli State
British filmmaker Ken Loach has called for a boycott of cultural events backed by the Israeli government at an event at the Sarajevo Film Festival. Loach made his remarks at the presentation Thursday ...
PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Panelists Include Martin Short, Casey Wilson and ‘The Facts of Life’ Cast
The Paley Center for Media has announced most of the celebrity guests who will participate in a variety of panels at the 10th annual Paleyfest Fall TV Previews event in Los Angeles, Sept. 6-15. Includ...
Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Dancer Bitten by Snake During VMA Rehearsal
During rehearsals for Nicki Minaj’s upcoming VMA performance of new single, “Anaconda,” a backup dancer was bitten by a 6-foot snake after she startled the reptile on stage, accord...
John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole for Eighth Time
John Lennon's killer was again denied parole in his eighth attempt. The New York State Parole Board came to their decision after a hearing with Mark David Chapman on Wednesday. The parole board de...
Film Review: ‘The Prince’
A brief theatrical run seems a mere formality for the Lionsgate release, with on-demand offering more promising returns.
SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify TV/Theatrical Contract
The combined SAG-AFTRA membership voted to approve new three-year contract for television and film. It was an overwhelming majority vote in support of the new contract deal reached in July between the...
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SAG-AFTRA Ratifies 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts
The vote was 92.12 percent to 7.88 percentread more
SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Movie-TV Contract
SAG-AFTRA members have ratified a three-year master contract with production companies covering movie and primetime TV work. The deal received 92% support from the approximately 22,000 who cast ballot...
Jake Gyllenhaal Puts the Story Above Everything – Even Murder – in New ‘Nightcrawler’ Trailer (Video)
The latest trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal‘s thriller “Nightcrawler” slows down the action to finally show what this film is going to be about. Gyllenhaal plays a down-on-his-luck guy lo...
Diane Sawyer Gets Nostalgic for Final Person of the Week Segment (Video)
Diane Sawyer got nostalgic for the final installment of her ABC World News weekly segment Person of the Week, spotlighting her favorite moments and interview subjects. Rather than featuring one guest,...
Judge Signs Off on $3.4 Million Damage Award Over ‘Hunger Games,’ Other Rights in Taiwan
A federal judge is signing off on an arbitrator’s award of $3.4 million in damages to Studio Solutions Group in its litigation with Media Development Corp. over the Taiwanese distribution rights...
North Carolina Film-TV Incentives Sliced Amid Conservative Tide
North Carolina legislators have ditched the state’s longtime film and TV incentives program amid a conservative push to cut back on such government support. “We knew that this would be an ...
SAG-AFTRA Represents KPCC Staff in First-Ever Union Contract Negotiation
The news staff at KPCC was represented by SAG-AFTRA for their first-ever union contract agreement with management at Southern California Public Radio. The contract is for three years and includes guar...
TLC's ‘Long Island Medium’ Shows Young Woman a Different Side to Her Father (Exclusive Video)
Most of the time, Theresa Caputo is able to bring messages to loved ones that allow them to find some peach with those who have passed. But on Sunday's episode, she helps a young woman forgive the...
KPCC Staffers Ratify First SAG-AFTRA Contract
Staffers at Pasadena-based radio station KPCC have ratified their first-ever contract with management at Southern California Public Radio. SAG-AFTRA, which represents the staff, made the announcement ...
‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Releases Creepy, Split-Tongued Teaser (Video)
It just keeps getting freakier! FX released another teaser for the upcoming season of “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” and this one is even creepier than the last. Indeed, the short cl...
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CNN, Glenn Beck's The Blaze Reportedly Discussed Joint Venture
The talks centered on transforming the HLN network, according to the Wall Street Journalread more

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