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Billy Crystal Tells Sweet Stories of His Friendship With Robin Williams (Video)
With his eyes close to welling up with tears, Billy Crystal spent much of his “Tonight” Show appearance on Thursday talking about his late best friend, Robin Williams. See video: Billy Cr...
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'A Walk Among the Tombstones': What the Critics Are Saying
Liam Neeson stars as unlicensed private investigator Matt Scudder in Scott Frank's adaptation of the Lawrence Block novelread more
British Biz Establishment, BBC Relieved By Scotland’s Rejection of Independence
LONDON — The British establishment is breathing a collective sigh of relief as Scotland has voted by a margin of 10% to stay in the United Kingdom. Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured) welcom...
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YouTube to Invest in New Content From Top Creators
The Google site highlights that some of its shows "draw more fans than similar shows on cable TV"read more
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Comic Book Critical Mass: Inside TV's Biggest Bet
Fall's new season reveals how TV is following the movies with sometimes obscure comic book adaptations that will strain to satisfy both nerds and a broad audience all at once: "It's the Goldilocks pro...
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'The Maze Runner': What the Critics Are Saying
Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario and Patricia Clarkson star in Wes Ball's adaptation of the James Dashner bookread more
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What's Behind Hollywood's Renewed Interest in Political Movies
Remember when those Mideast-themed films bombed? Neither do studios as new topical tales court "good" controversy without seeming like "leafy green vegetables" read more
Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 12-19
Three celebrity ads anchor this week's collection of best spots, with Samsung, TBS and Gatorade all calling on famous talent to get views. And Gatorade, in particular, really scored—with it...
Mamoru Oshii Gets Double Billing in Tokyo Festival’s Special Screenings Section
Two new movies by sci-fi auteur Mamoru Oshi will unspool at the Tokyo festival
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In-Image Ads Can Now Be Programmatic, Too
GumGum, a company that offers ads appearing inside Web images, is partnering with Xaxis to sell its unusual inventory programmatically. Indeed, whether one is talking about TV, online video, display...
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James Schamus: Hollywood Focuses on Films for "20-Year-Old Chinese People"
In London, he also talks about embracing TV, philosophy, 'Showgirls' and working on Ang Lee's unloved 'Hulk'read more
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Watch Billy Crystal and Jimmy Fallon Tell Their Favorite Robin Williams Stories
"We were like two jazz musicians who got new horns"read more
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Sophia Loren Feted in Rome Photo Exhibit for 80th Birthday
Celebratory events for the Italian icon are also planned in Mexico City and Hollywoodread more
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MIPCOM: Morgan Spurlock, Bollywood Star Aamir Khan Join Speaker Lineup
They will discuss the future of factual programmingread more
Film Review: ‘Fort Bliss’
The difficulty of being a woman in a man's world — namely, the U.S. military — is the clear theme of "Fort Bliss."
Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Launches Film Production Unit
Internet giant heats up the race to make movies for the masses
Miss America Kira Kazantsev Can't Escape the Full Miss America Song (Video)
It's the highlight of the night for the newly crowned Miss America, as they put on that tiara and walk the stage to the lyrics that begin, “There she is, Miss America.” It can lose a b...
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Celebrities React to Scotland Rejecting Independence
A mixture of relief, elation, sadness and hopes of reconciliation mark the tweets from a host of starsread more
Syfy’s ‘Childhood’s End’ to Shoot in Australia
Syfy’s upcoming six-hour mini-series “Childhood’s End,” is to shoot from November in Melbourne, Australia.
Film Review: ‘Reclaim’
Yet another thriller preying on Americans’ travel xenophobia and viewers' fears of losing a child — two of the genre’s more pervasive, exploitative hooks in recent year.

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