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CNN Tweet Asking Viewers If ‘Jose Should Be Deported’ Raises Eyebrows
During Sunday's broadcast of CNN's film “Documented,” a documentary about the struggles of undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, the network sent out a tweet asking viewers ...
China’s Huayi Raises $87 million From Stake Sale
Company expands war chest for acquisitions.
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'Rising Star' Recap: West Coast Voting Actually Saves Contestants
An off-Broadway star, a cattle farmer, a private investigator, a harp player and a disabled YouTube star sing (and rap) in attempts to raise the Wall.read more
Nantucket Film Festival Presents Awards to 'Boyhood,' 'The Case Against 8' and More
The Nantucket Film Festival, a destination festival dedicated to the craft of screenwriting, has released the list of winners for its 19th installment. Last year's winners included "Short Term 12...
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Box Office: Final Numbers Show 'Transformers 4' Debuting to $100M
UPDATED: Michael Bay's tentpole did even bigger business overseas, grossing north of $200 million, including a record-breaking $93 million debut in China.read more
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'Too Old' Miss Delaware Wants Title Back, May Sue (Video)
Amanda Longacre appeared on Monday's "Today" after her tearful appearance the week before and insisted she didn’t know she was in violation of age regulations and wants to be able to compete in the ...
Robert Downey Jr.'s Son, Indio, Arrested for Cocaine Possession
Robert Downey Jr.‘s son, Indio Falconer Downey, was arrested in Los Angeles for cocaine possession on Sunday afternoon, police said. Downey, 20, was taken into custody after a traffic stop near ...
ITV Studios Germany Appoints Christiane Ruff as Managing Director
ITV Studios Germany has appointed Christiane Ruff to serve as Managing Director, the international production company announced Monday. Ruff joins the company beginning July 16. ITV Studios Germany p...
Fox Stations Combat ‘Broken’ Syndication Biz with In-House Development
The Fox O&O group will be busy this summer mounting test runs of three series in about half of its 18 markets. If Frank Cicha, senior VP of programming for Fox Television Stations, had his way, th...
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World Cup 2014: ESPN, Grantland's 'Men in Blazers' On Suarez's Bite, Why the U.S. Need to Learn to Dive
The British soccer gurus took a time out from the "panic room" to share their wisdom on the biggest shocks and surprises of the tournament so far with THR.read more
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Warner Bros. to Expand U.K. Studio Space
Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden just outside of London will get three new stages and more office space, with the studio also announcing the start of production of "Tarzan."read more
Watch: Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Get Serious in Trailer for Sundance Award Winner 'The Skeleton Twins'
Winner of best screenplay honors for an American drama at Sundance this year, "The Skeleton Twins" packs lots of star power into an uplifting if traditional family drama. Bill Hade...
How American Indies Can Find Audiences in France
France has a history of celebrating American movies, beginning with the Cahiers du Cinema crowd post-WWII and continuing to this day with the Deauville American Film Festival. But even within that con...
Review: 'Californication' Can't Live Up to Its Own Prestige in an Anti-Climactic Series Finale
Believe it or not, David Duchovny's anti-ode to sex in LA has been on Showtime for seven years. Back in 2007, it broke onto the scene using the pay cable network's most attractive offerings: Lots of s...
Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig Bond as Brother and Sister in ‘The Skeleton Twins’ Trailer (Video)
Bill Hader plays a gay man who tries to rekindle his relationship with his twin sister, played by Kristen Wiig, after 10 years apart in a new trailer for “The Skeleton Twins.” The comedic ...
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George Zimmerman Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against NBC
A Florida judge rules the Travyon Martin killer can't demonstrate the TV network acted with actual malice in handling his 911 call.read more
Phone Hacking Scandal: Andy Coulson To Be Retried
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson and former royals editor Clive Goodman will retrial on bribery charges, it was announced Monday during a sentencing hearing. Coulson was found guilty o...
Is Nicki Minaj vs. Iggy Azalea The New Rap Feud? (Video)
Did Nicki Minaj take shots at Iggy Azalea during her acceptance speech for Best Female Hip Hop Artist at Sunday's BET Awards? Fans of a good hip-hop feud couldn't help but notice that she see...
Elton John Says Jesus Would Support Gay Marriage – Even Between Priests
Jesus was all about love, so why wouldn't he support two men who love each other getting married? That's Elton John‘s logic, which he shared with the U.K.'s Sky News on Sunday when t...
Who Needs Theatrical Distribution? Here's Why One Filmmaker Is Skipping Theaters.
Doug Block has been working on documentaries for nearly 30 years. His last four films, including the award-winning "51 Birch Street," the acclaimed "The Kids Grow Up," and his late...

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