Busan Festival Selection Puts Emphasis on Greater China
SEOUL – This year’s Busan International Film Festival has set Taiwanese director Chen-Zer ‘Doze’ Niu’s “Paradise in Service” as its opening film. Putting the emphasis strongl...
China Box Office: ‘Apes’ Demonstrates Natural Selection
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” took more than 50% share of the Chinese box office market
David Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars' Nabbed by Focus World
David Cronenberg's "Map to the Stars," the Hollywood-set drama which earned Julianne Moore a best actress award in Cannes, has been acquired by Focus World, Variety reports. Could this be Mo...
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Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dies at 63
He also wrote and performed the theme song to "Baywatch"read more
Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer of Survivor, Dies at 63
Jimi Jamison, known for serving as lead vocalist for rock bands Survivor and Cobra, died Sunday night. He was 63. Survivor confirmed the news on Monday on its Facebook page. Jamison’s booking ma...
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Focus World Acquires Julianne Moore's 'Maps to the Stars'
Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska also starread more
Watch: ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5 First Trailer
“Downton Abbey” is heating up, according to the first trailer for the drama’s upcoming season five. It teases some new mysteries, shows Jimmy Kent getting caught in bed with a myster...
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8 Media Buzzwords That We've Lost Forever
We’ve long lamented the rise of trendy language in advertising and business, but while we’ve played buzzword bingo and occasionally pointed fingers at those who speak in clichés, s...
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Intruders Star Mira Sorvino Waits Until Her Kids Are Asleep to Binge on Banshee
Specs Who Mira Sorvino Age 46 Accomplishments Oscar-winning actress, currently starring in The Intruders on BBC America (Saturdays at 10/9c); United Nations Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Traf...
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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...