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Universal’s Duncan Clark to Receive CineEurope Distributor Honor
LONDON — CineEurope, the leading event for European exhibitors, will present its International Distributor of the Year Award to Duncan Clark, president, distribution, Universal Pictures Intl. Va...
How Can the Nation’s Oldest Film Festival Survive? With New Leadership, San Francisco Looks to the Future
The San Francisco International Film Festival, the nation's oldest film festival, is flexing its funding muscles. For its 57th edition, which begins tonight, the SFF is harvesting what its new executi...
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Justin Bieber's DUI Trial Delayed Until July
His lawyers asked for more time to examine evidence and discuss whether to accept a possible plea deal.read more
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Stephenie Meyer's Production Company Options YA Novel 'Not a Drop to Drink'
The story is set in a world where freshwater is almost nonexistent. read more
'Young & Beautiful' Director François Ozon on Writing for Women and Courting Controversy at Cannes
The remarkably prolific French filmmaker François Ozon is back in theaters this Friday with the coming-of-age drama "Young & Beautiful" just a mere year after opening his last film "In the House"...
Project of the Day: 'Running Wild'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
Peter Jackson Reveals New Title for Third ‘Hobbit’ Film
The film formerly known as “The Hobbit: There and Back Again” has a new title. Director Peter Jackson announced via his Facebook page Thursday that “Again” will now be titled &...
Hollywood CEOs Tighten PR Rules for Even Less Transparency
A new generation of leaders high on discipline and low on transparency has quietly assumed the power positions in Corporate Hollywood. And the transition has taken place so seamlessly that we’ve bar...
Tavis Smiley Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Tavis Smiley has what could be deemed the perfect talkshow host name — upbeat and amiable — but growing up, he was often the butt of belittling schoolyard jokes. “When I was a kid, I hated my na...
What Makes ‘Locke’ the Perfect Vehicle for ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Star Tom Hardy?
With “The Dark Knight Rises,” audiences never got a good look at Tom Hardy’s face. In “Locke,” that’s practically all they see. A tight, tense one-man show that unfolds virtually in real t...
Maker Studios Partners With Viral Video King Jukin Media
Maker Studios has partnered with Jukin Media to expose the company's vast library of viral videos to new viewers and more money. Maker, which is in the process of being acquired by Disney, operate...
‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Preview: Cynthia Bailey Asks NeNe Leakes for R-E-S-P-E-C-T (Exclusive Video)
After the dust settles from the violent incident between Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore, Cynthia Bailey and NeNe Leakes go head-to-head on the second installment of Bravo's “Real Housewives...
Watch: Stephen Colbert Sends Himself off on ‘The Daily Show’
Even though Stephen Colbert won’t replace David Letterman until 2015, Colbert stopped by his old stomping grounds as a send off to himself. Appearing on Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show...
Pro-Russian Militiamen in Eastern Ukraine Release American journalist Simon Ostrovsky
LONDON — American journalist Simon Ostrovsky, who has been reporting in Eastern Ukraine for U.S.-based news channel Vice News, has been released by pro-Russian militiamen, who abducted him earli...
MTV Prepares To Run Newsy Video Snippets Across Ad Breaks To Lure Sponsors To Its Air
Oddball residents have long taken up space in MTV’s commercial breaks, which in years past came packed with surprise appearances by Beavis & Butt-Head, a ranting Denis Leary or Donal Logue as th...
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Jennifer Berman Joins Roadside Attractions
She will be senior vp acquisitions, co-productions and development as the company looks to become more involved in production as it readies for the Cannes Film Festival.read more
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Parvati Shallow Recaps 'Survivor': Idols, Letters From Home and the 'Spy Shack'
The three-time competitor and winner of "Survivor: Micronesia" shares her insights into the CBS show every week on THR.com. read more
Kinky Hotel Doc 'Love Hotel' Acquired by FilmBuff
Anyone who thinks a rendezvous at a seedy hotel for an evening of sultry fun sounds intriguing may want to check out "Love Hotel," a documentary feature by British filmmaker Phil Cox ("The Bengali Det...
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Paris Photo L.A. Preview: The Events and Exhibits to Visit
The annual photography fair, attended by the likes of Morgan Freeman, David Lynch and Drew Barrymore, returns on April 25 with more than 80 galleries participating at the Paramount Studios lot.read mo...
FCC Promises to Protect Open Internet, But Net Neutrality's Future Looks Bleak
The FCC is working hard to stress that it plans on maintaining the principles of net neutrality, but the future of the internet may come down to the subjective definition of “reasonable.” ...

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