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Karel Cerny, Production Designer Who Won an Oscar for ‘Amadeus,’ Dies at 92
Karel Cerny, the production designer and art director who won one of the eight Oscars earned by fellow Czech Milos Forman’s “Amadeus,” died Friday in the city of Tabor in the Czech R...
Salma Hayek On Animated ‘The Prophet': A Child Who Sees This Will Be the New Gandhi
When Salma Hayek-Pinault  is passionate about something, you know it. The actress and activist has produced an animated project called “Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet,” which premiered a...
‘The Flash,’ ‘Jane the Virgin’ Casts and Creators Offer Sneak Peeks at Paley Fall Preview
Buzz is building for the casts and creators of the CW’s new fall series “Jane the Virgin” and “The Flash,” who sat down on Saturday at the Paley Center’s annual Fall Preview to talk ab...
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Toronto: History of New York City Rat Scurries to Big Screen
The documentary will be based on Robert Sullivan's international best-selling book about the resilient creaturesread more
Toronto Review: 'While We're Young' is Ben Stiller's Best Role in Years
Noah Baumbach has never been a sentimental filmmaker, but "While We're Young" certainly sheds a tear for the travails of getting older. Like the writer-director's "Greenberg," the ...
Toronto Film Review: ‘Top Five’
“Sometimes a movie is just a movie,” remarks one character early on in Chris Rock’s “Top Five”; but in the case of Rock’s own third turn in the director’s chair, it’s also a candid, fe...
Robert Downey Jr: No Plans for ‘Iron Man 4′
Don’t hold your breath, Tony Stark fans. In a new interview with Variety, Robert Downey Jr. shot down speculation about a fourth “Iron Man” movie. “There isn’t one in t...
Toronto: Documentary on New York’s Rats in the Works
Dakota Group and Submarine have optioned movie rights to Robert Sullivan’s book “Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Residents.” Productio...
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Ohio State Band Performs Amazing TV Tribute Halftime Show
From 'Dragnet' to 'Game of Thrones,' the OSU band plays classic themes and scenes read more
Greg Berlanti, ‘Jane the Virgin’ and ‘Flash’ Stars Talk Up Changing Roles for Women
The superhero world may seem to be a boys club but if Greg Berlanti has his way, we could see some new super-faces in features and on television. On the carpet Saturday at the Paley Center’s Fall Pr...
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Hollywood Dems Stage Last-Minute Fundraising Drive to Save Senate Majority
Major fundraisers are planned in September for Alison Lundergan Grimes and Michelle Nunn to boost faltering campaignsread more
DirecTV, Raycom Media Blackout Ends Just in Time for NFL Games
DirecTV and broadcaster Raycom Media ended a seven-day standoff that had blacked out Big Four network affils in key markets such as Cincinnati, Cleveland and Charlotte, N.C. The sides came to terms sh...
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Toronto: Jonathan Kier Promoted to President of Sales and Distribution at Sierra/Affinity
The sales outfit has several hot titles in Toronto, including 'Demolition' from 'Dallas Buyers Club' director Jean-Marc Valleeread more
Toronto: Sierra/Affinity Promotes Jonathan Kier to President of Sales and Distribution
Sierra/Affinity has promoted Jonathan Kier to president of sales and distribution, three years after coming on board the sales/financing banner as an exec VP. The promotion was announced Sunday at the...
Specialty Box Office: 'Last Days in Vietnam' Scores Strong Debut; 'Boyhood' Hits $20 Million
Six films hit the marketplace this weekend, with Rory Kennedy's doc "Last Days In Vietnam" leading the pack with a very nice limited debut. It was also a weekend of more good news for IFC Fi...
9 Things to Know About Fox's $50 Million Reality Gamble ‘Utopia’ (Video)
Fox is certainly taking a gamble with its new reality series, “Utopia,” which begins its three-night premiere event on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. During a time when no other network dares to pre...
Joan Rivers Funeral: Howard Stern Delivers Eulogy at Star-Studded Service
Joan Rivers received a send-off worthy of a Hollywood legend. Howard Stern delivered the eulogy Sunday at New York's Temple Emanu-El, as some of the biggest names in television, theater and fashi...
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Randy Thom Urges Directors, Screenwriters to "Create Moments" for Immersive Sound
A DTS exec warned that there needs to be an affordable option for theater owners or they will forego immersive sound and charge extra for "comfy seats"read more
Reddit Bans Page Where Celebrity Nude Photos Were Shared
Reddit has closed the board that became a hub for the leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and other celebrities. The massive celebrity photo leak originated on image-sharing site 4chan...
Toronto Film Review: ‘Pawn Sacrifice’
The moves are none too surprising but the psychological back-and-forth still compels attention in "Pawn Sacrifice."

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