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Lionsgate Boosts Quarterly Dividend as ‘Mockingjay’ Approaches
Lionsgate’s board has increased the company’s quarterly cash dividend from five cents to seven cents per common share. The dividend is payable Nov. 7 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 30. ...
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Toronto: Paramount Buying Chris Rock's 'Top Five' After Intense Bidding War
The studio would take worldwide rights to the comedy for as much as $13 million read more
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Tom Hiddleston Preps for Hank Williams Biopic With Surprise Festival Performance
The 'Avengers' actor will portray the country legend in the biopic 'I Saw the Light'read more
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Twitter's New Buy Button Is Key to Its Mobile Commerce Future
Twitter unveils a social shopping button today that lets marketers drive conversions straight from tweets, after months of speculation that such a feature was in the works. The new o...
Watch Tom Hiddleston Sing as Hank Williams at a Music Festival in Michigan (Video)
Soon after the film was announced in June, there were murmurs coming from country music fans that director Marc Abraham would dare cast the British thespian Tom Hiddleston as the legendary Hank Willi...
Spotify Bows First Video Ads, with ‘Takeover’ Spots from Universal and Others
Spotify has found a new way to interrupt your streaming-music playlist. The service unveiled its first video-ad products — for both desktops and mobile devices — with worldwide launch part...
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Johnny Depp's 'From Hell' Inspired New Revelations of Jack the Ripper's Identity
A new book names a Polish immigrant as the infamous 19th-century London murdererread more
Berlinale Winner Bence Fliegauf Wraps ‘Lily Lane’ (EXCLUSIVE)
LONDON — Hungarian director Bence Fliegauf, who won the Berlinale Silver Bear with “Just the Wind,” has wrapped principal photography on “Lily Lane.” Fliegauf shot the film on location i...
‘The Simpsons’ to Air in China for First Time in Pact with Sohu Video
“The Simpsons” will air in China for the first time in the show’s 26-season history thanks to a streaming pact between Fox and Sohu Video. The multi-year deal includes the show’...
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Bulgaria's Oscar Nominee Criticized for Director's Role on Selection Committee
Critics say choice of 'Bulgarian Rhapsody' by veteran filmmaker Ivan Nichev does not reflect contemporary national cinematographyread more
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Ethan Hawke Hopes 'Good Kill' Will Lead to U.S. Drone Policy Debate
"Does the world want the U.S. roving above us?” asks the actorread more
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Toronto: Reese Witherspoon Talks Female Empowerment, Saying No to Sexual Shame
In a wide-ranging discussion, the actress explained the important message of her new filmread more
Venice Film Review: ‘One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich and the Lost American Film’
In this new century of splintered viewing and distribution options, it's harder than ever for modern films to be truly lost — but our regard for them can be, which is what director Bill Teck argues ...
Venice Film Review: ‘No One’s Child’
It takes a pack of wolves to raise the young protagonist of “No One's Child,” and the dogs of of war to drop him back into the abyss. Such is the cruel arc of Serbian writer-director Vuk Rsumovic'...
TiVo Unveils Crazy-Huge $5,000 DVR with Enough Storage for Three Years of TV
TiVo has unleashed the 18-wheeler of digital video recorders. The DVR company is introducing the TiVo Mega, configured with an almost ridiculous 24 terabytes of total storage capacity. That’s en...
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StudioCanal Signs Deals with China's Youku Tudou, BesTV
‘About and Boy’ and ‘Terminator 2’ are among the films covered by the subscription VOD dealsread more
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Moscow Deputy Mayor Urges Doctors to Learn From 'House'
Meanwhile, a British union leader warns of a 'Downton Abbey'-style societyread more
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U.K. Media Circus Erupts on News of Second Royal Baby
Kate Middleton's pregnancy springs to the top of headlines in Britainread more
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Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation Partners for India Film Preservation Course
The first event of its kind could help the country, whose preservation record is considered dismal read more
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Hearst's TrendingNY Kicks Off Four-Week Test Run
               New York women will be getting a pleasant surprise on their way to work this morning. Starting today, Hearst will ...

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