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Watch: Channing Tatum Bashes His Head Into Oscar Contention in New 'Foxcatcher' Trailer
We've been waiting with bated breath for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" ever since it won raves at Cannes. Fortunately, this latest and extremely tense trailer should keep us calm until the d...
How John Oliver and HBO Shattered TV’s Comedy-News Format
Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true. The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program “Last Week Tonight,” unveili...
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Drafthouse Films Nabs Cannes Winner 'The Tribe' for North America
The film set in a boarding school for the deaf won three awards in the Critics' Week section. read more
On Civil Rights Act's Anniversary, School Segregation Persists – and Not Where You'd Guess (Video)
On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, some of the most important places in American society remain stunningly segregated: Public schools. PBS's “Frontline” reports in its la...
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Facebook Buys LiveRail to Grow Its Video Ad Business
Facebook is buying video ad platform LiveRail and giving it control of a network that powers advertising for high-profile publishers—online and on mobile. LiveRail delivers video ads to websit...
MTV2's ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Pits Nick Cannon and Rick Ross in Battle to Prove Who's More Fly (Exclusive Video)
MTV2's “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out” is back with a brand-new season and TheWrap has an exclusive look, featuring an exchange of insults about host Nick Cannon and guest ...
‘Island of the Apes’ Trailer Teases Actual ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ (Video)
We'll find out what happens to fictitious humans battling fictitious primates by the end of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” on July 11, but a new documentary from VICE's Motherboa...
How To Become a Documentary TV Producer: 'The Sixties' Mark Herzog Leaps From DVD Extras to Working With Tom Hanks
Mark Herzog has spent a lot of time behind-the-scenes. He still does, as a producer on the docu-series "The Sixties," but before he made it to CNN, he was in charge of those excellent DVD ex...
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World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez Bottle Openers for Sale in China
The Uruguayan striker's penchant for biting is put to good use in products available online.read more
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U.K. Regulator Probing Facebook Over Emotion Study (Report)
Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is looking into the experiment, in which news feeds on the social network were changed for 700,000 users.read more
Drafthouse Acquires Ambitious Sign Language Movie 'The Tribe' for North America
When it comes to love, argue the filmmakers behind the radical "The Tribe," you don't need translation. The film, which does not come with subtitles or voiceover in spite of containing dialo...
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Barton F. Graf 9000 Wins GoDaddy After Creative Review
GoDaddy has moved on from Deutsch New York, taking its creative business to Barton F. Graf 9000 after a review. Interpublic’s Deutsch did not participate in the search process and other conte...
Cannes Winner ‘The Tribe’ Gets North American Distribution from Drafthouse
Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to “The Tribe,” a month after the drama won three International Critics’ Week awards at Cannes. “The Tribe” i...
AMC’s WE To Use Digital Shows To ‘Bridge’ Gaps Between Cycles For TV Series
WE tv, the AMC Networks cable outlet that depends largely on reality series, is about to help viewers answer a long-burning TV question: What happens to the people in an unscripted program when itR...
‘Deliver Us From Evil’ Delivered $19 Million in Spending to New York State
Horror pic “Deliver Us From Evil” spent more than $19 million in New York state over the course of its 34-day shoot in New York City and on Long Island, according to economic development a...
Germany’s SquareOne Nabs Pix Starring Robert Pattinson, Keanu Reeves, Dustin Hoffman
MUNICH — Leading German distrib SquareOne Entertainment, which is headed by Al Munteanu, has nabbed all German-speaking rights to several high-profile pics, including films starring Robert Patti...
FXX Orders ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Starring Jay Baruchel
FXX has ordered 10 episodes of “Man Seeking Woman,” a new comedy starring Jay Baruchel from former “Saturday Night Live” writer Simon Rich. Described as a sweet and absurd look...
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Jay Baruchel Comedy Lands Series Order at FXX
The younger-skewing FX sibling has picked up 10 episodes of "Man Seeking Woman," the Lorne Michaels-exec produced comedy based on Simon Rich's book "The Last Girlfriend on Earth."read more
Jay Baruchel Comedy ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Gets Series Order From FXX
Jay Baruchel has a date with FXX. The network has given a 10-episode order to the half-hour comedy “Man Seeking Woman,” which will star the “Undeclared” and “Knocked Up&#...
Prime Focus To Acquire Reliance MediaWorks
UPDATED: The news follow Prime Focus World's announced plans to merge with "Interstellar" VFX house Double Negative.read more

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