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3 Great Video Games that May Lead to Great Movies
The woeful tales of "Super Mario Bros." and "Street Fighter" have taught studios that merely slapping a name to a movie is not enough to bring in the fans of the franchise. Also,...
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'Sharknado 2:' Behind the Visual Effects of 'The Second One'
"If it didn't look real, it wouldn't be funny," says VFX supervisor Emile Smith.read more
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'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Most-Viewed YouTube Trailer From April-June
The video game clip, featuring Kevin Spacey, topped trailers for "X-Men Days of Future Past," "Cinderella," "Gotham" and "Orange is the New Black."read more
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TV Ratings: ABC's 'The Quest' Finds a Small Premiere
The new reality series comes out of the gate with just a 0.7 rating in the key demo, while a steady "Big Brother" tops the night.read more
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Ex-MTV Networks CEO Judy McGrath Joining Amazon Board
The appointment comes as the tech giant beefs up its streaming-media offerings.read more
Review: You've Never Seen a Vampire Movie Like the Beautiful 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,' Produced By Elijah Wood
On Saturday, Indiewire will celebrate its 18th anniversary with Rooftop Films by co-hosting a screening of "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night" in Brooklyn. More details are available here. Th...
ABC’s ‘The Quest’ Off to Slow Start Thursday; CBS’ ‘Big Brother’ Tops Night
ABC’s fantasy-themed reality series “The Quest” opened to small numbers on Thursday, a night that saw fairly typical results for the original programs on all the broadcasters — led...
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Apple Closes on Beats Acquisition
The tech giant heralded the arrival of Beats Music and Beats Electronics with a welcome message on the Apple homepage. read more
For Jude Law, Acting is About the Work, Not Banking On Looks
In Richard Shepard's film, Law dons a prosthetic nose enhancement, some gnarly teeth, and sports severe mutton chops to play a womanizing safe-cracker out to score after being released from a long sti...
Film Review: ‘Deepsea Challenge’
Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn’t put his mouth — and the rest of his body — where his money is.
‘Deepsea Challenge 3D’ Review: James Cameron's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Adjust your documentary-watching gauge closer to “Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom” (or, for the kids, Animal Planet) and further away from “Werner Herzog discovers one of the last...
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'The Knick': TV Review
A bold, stylishly directed period medical drama powered by the winning duo of director Steven Soderbergh and star Clive Owen.read more
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Meet 3 of L.A.'s Pet-Friendliest Offices (Photos)
These industry offices have plenty of perks for pooches, from doggy calendars to daily visits from dog walkers.read more
Film Review: ‘Cabin Fever: Patient Zero’
Just in time for the latest Ebola outbreak comes “Cabin Fever: Patient Zero,” the second in-name-only sequel to Eli Roth’s overhyped 2002 cult hit.
Lionsgate Sues Pirates Over ‘Expendables 3’ Leaked Internet Copy
Lionsgate has filed a lawsuit against 10 anonymous individuals the studio alleges were responsible for illegally sharing a high-quality copy of “The Expendables 3″ three weeks before its t...
Fantasia Review: Dark Forces Are Lurking in 'Black Mountain Side'
The arctic thriller has a fairly respectable tradition, with several notable and varied exemplars: the sci-fi carrot-from-space classic "The Thing"; Hans Petter Moland's purely psychological...
Ratings: ABC's ‘The Quest’ Debuts Weak
ABC's “The Quest” premiered to an un-heroic 0.7 rating in the key demo on Thursday, as CBS and Univision tied atop the Nielsen ratings. CBS and Univision both had a 1.4 rating/5 share ...
The 11 Indie Films You Must See This August
1. "Love is Strange" (Aug 22)Director: Ira Sachs Cast: Alfred Molina, John Lithgow, Marisa Tomei, Charlie Tahan, Cheyenne Jackson, Manny PerezDistributor: Sony Pictures ClassicCriticwir...
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Target Taps PepsiCo Exec Brian Cornell as CEO
Target has tapped former PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as its new CEO, the Wall Street Journal reported. The appointment marks the first time the retailer, which traditionally promotes from within...
Kathie Lee Gifford Producing ‘Today’ Musical
Kathie Lee Gifford has written “Today: The Musical,” an 18-minute extravaganza expected to air this year. Will it be the story of a morning shows locked in a rivalry with “Good Morni...

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