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Why BuzzFeed Is Launching Its Own Hollywood Studio
Are you ready for “Listicle: The Movie”? BuzzFeed, the Internet-media company best known for its shareable list-based articles, is expanding across multiple vectors — including chang...
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BSkyB to Offer Weekly Online Sports Package
U.K. company continues to attract users to its Netflix challenger Now TV broadband service, which also offers film and entertainment packagesread more
Chinese Multiplex Launches Own Film Rating System
China regulators have for years resisted calls for movie classifications
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Producer Michael Shamberg Joins BuzzFeed Motion Pictures
The "Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained" producer will act as an adviser read more
‘Inbetweeners 2′ Scores Biggest U.K. Opening Weekend Box Office in 2014
LONDON — British youth comedy “The Inbetweeners 2” has scored the biggest opening weekend box office in the U.K. this year. The film nabbed more than £12.5 million ($21 million). The pic to...
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Amazon Not Accepting DVD Preorders of 'Maleficent' in Apparent Disney Dispute
The e-tailer is also locked in a dispute about e-book pricing with Hachetteread more
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Chinese Cinema Sets Its Own Ratings System As Scary Movies Frighten Kids
China has no film ratings system, there but there are growing calls for a national set-up to protect minorsread more
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Sundance Channel Expands in Latin America
The indie film channel's parent company, AMC Networks, sees the region as a key priority read more
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'The Inbetweeners 2' Has Biggest U.K. Opening of 2014
The British comedy sequel snares $21 million to topple "Transformers"read more
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'Cut Snake': Melbourne Review
Sullivan Stapleton, Alex Russell and Jessica de Gouw play the three points of an incendiary romantic triangle in this noirish crime thriller set in the mid-1970s.read more
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Ian McKellen Helps South African Director With YouTube Marriage Proposal
Gandalf fills in for Patrick Stewart to help director Brett Best propose to Trekkie boyfriend. read more
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Chinese Director Zhang Yimou To Film Promo for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Bid
‘Hero’ director and the man behind the epic 2008 Olympics opening and closing ceremonies will likely take the reigns again if China wins the bid. read more
Gullane Filmes Ups Brazil’s Ante (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – Talk about raising the bar. At Locarno, Brazil’s Fabiano Gullane, co-founder with brother Caio of Sao Paulo-based Gullane Filmes, is unveiling to sales agents and potential co-producers ...
Brazil’s TV Zero Greenlights ‘Name of Death’ (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – Expanding Rio de Janeiro production house TV Zero, whose “Lady of Images” screens in Locarno’s pix-in-post section Carte Blanche Monday, will partner with Globo Filmes to produce Lon...
UniFrance Courts Exhibition Sector, Youth, E.U.(EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO –Designing a brace of novel industry initiatives that may well be taken on board by other major international film powers, Gallic promotion org UniFrance Films is forging ahead with new indu...
Review: 'True Blood' Season 7 Episode 8, 'Almost Home,' Hits The Romantic Reset Button
Well, James didn't get killed, since he seems to be around to give Lafayette a partner. Y'know, if they wanted to just keep everyone the way they were back in Season 2, they could have just ended the ...
BuzzFeed Raises $50 Million for Expansion, Motion Picture Division
BuzzFeed, the online news site that built a massive following off of news lists and cat videos, has raised $50 million for expansion that may include making movies, according to media reports on Sunda...
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With Sid Vicious' Help, Acura Aims to Shake Up Sedan Advertising
Acura uses music to inject some sizzle into the sedan category in its soon-to-break campaign for the new Acura TLX. The new ads, from lead agency Mullen LA, include a 60-second launch spot that dep...
Review: 'The Leftovers' Season 1 Episode 7 'Solace for Tired Feet' Finds Some Levity... and Answers
Wait. What's that sound? Is that...laughter? No one would blame you if you forgot what it sounded like after six weeks of very serious entertainment (and six weeks of press coverage which has equated ...
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Documentary Filmmaker Rory Kennedy Is Making Ads Now
Specs New gig: Commercial director, Nonfiction Unlimited Continuing Gig: Documentary filmmaker Age: 45 Why the interest in commercial production? I’ve been doing documentaries for ...

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