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Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipka to Star in Thriller ‘February’
Emma Roberts and “Mad Men” star Kiernan Shipka will star in coming-of-age horror/thriller “February” for writer director Osgood Perkins, Highland Film Group announced on Thursd...
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Intel Is Reviewing its Creative Agency
Following the appointment this spring of CMO Steven Fund, Intel began a review of its creative agency earlier this month, according to sources.  Intel's search has already moved beyon...
3 Reasons Why David Chase Is Right About Not Answering the Big 'Sopranos' Question
Some debates, in TV land, never die. Mostly because we keep resurrecting them. This week's example: The eternal question of what the ending of "The Sopranos" really means. Very specifically,...
Jennifer Aniston, Will Forte Talk Chemistry for ‘Life of Crime’s’ Dark Caper Roles
After six years of bringing together the Elmore Leonard novel-turned-indie film, the cast and crew of “Life of Crime” arrived Wednesday night for its West Coast premiere at the ArcLight...
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Box Office: Pierce Brosnan's 'The November Man' Opens to Soft No. 5
The espionage thriller also stars Olga Kurylenko and Luke Braceyread more
Art Directors Guild Expands Voting, Lifetime Achievement Awards
The Art Directors Guild, Local 800 Council and producers of the 19th Annual Art Directors Guild’s Excellence in Production Design Awards have expanded final second-phase voting for winners to in...
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Toronto: Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipka Mark Their Calendars for 'February'
Sally Draper gets hauntedread more
Zombie Thriller ‘Generation Z’ Filming Underway
Principal photography has begun on zombie action thriller “Generation Z,” the film’s production companies announced Thursday. Directed by Steve Barker and written by Paul Gerstenberg...
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Gander.tv Launches Weekly Shows With Vine Stars
Gander.tv, founded as an ad-supported streaming video guide to New York nightlife, is moving into the national content market with shows created and hosted by Vine superstars Nash Grier and Cameron ...
Academy Unveils 2014 Governors Awards Recipients
Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki, and Maureen O’Hara will receive Governors Awards at the Academy’s sixth annual ceremony, Nov. 8 at Hollywood & Highland. Belafo...
Happy Birthday, David Fincher! Here Are Our Favorite Scenes
Opening Scene from "The Social Network"Nigel M. Smith, Managing Editor David Fincher doesn’t strike one false note in the opening scene of “The Social Network.”  T...
Drafthouse Films Acquires Comedic Romance 'Amira & Sam'
Drafthouse Films has acquired the US distribution rights for Sean Mullin's debut feature film, "Amira & Sam." The comedy premiered earlier this year at the Seattle International Fil...
Harry Belafonte, Maureen O'Hara to Receive Honorary Oscars
Actor, singer, activist and humanitarian Harry Belafonte,  actress Maureen O'Hara, director Hayao Miyazaki and writer Jean-Claude Carrière will receive honorary awards at the 2014 Governors Awa...
Roskino Unveils St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum Line-up, Poster
LONDON — Roskino CEO, Katya Mtsitouridze, has unveiled the official poster and line-up of events for the first ever St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum, which was introduced at the Cannes Film Fest...
Creative Arts Emmys Spread the Wealth
The Primetime Emmys awarded 26 trophies on Aug. 25, but that glittering ceremony shouldn’t be allowed to overshadow the Creative Arts Emmys that took place Aug. 16, when the Academy of Television Ar...
PBS Miniseries ‘Breathless’ Looks at Treatment of Women in the ’60s
Airs: PBS; Sundays through Sept. 7 Stars: Jack Davenport, Natasha Little, Shaun Dingwall, Catherine Steadman About: It’s not too late to catch up with this luscious six-part “Masterpiece Theater...
Q&A: Red Lotus Studios Head Rickey Minor
After a storied career as a producer, bandleader, bassist and composer, Rickey Minor was introduced to mainstream America as bandleader for “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” and longtime musical di...
Analysts: ‘Weak Slate,’ Demanding Moviegoers Drove Summer Box Office to 8-Year Low
Summer in Hollywood iced over early, and never recovered. Despite an August thaw that saw “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” shatter expectations, the summer box offi...
‘Meet the Press’ Transition is Only the Latest Gaffe for Comcast’s NBC News Division
As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches ass...
What Makes the Emmys Such a Hard Show to Fix
If the big banks were notoriously too big to fail, the TV awards process might finally have become too big to wrangle. Granted, it’s now expected Emmy nominations and awards will yield gripes from f...

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