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'Boyhood' Director Richard Linklater Explains Why It's Harder Than Ever to Make Movies Today (Part 2)
When "Boyhood" opens this week, Richard Linklater will reach the finish line of a remarkable production that took 12 years. In the first part of our interview with the director, he discussed...
Jerusalem Film Fest Postpones Opening Night in Wake of Israeli-Palestinian Hostilities
TEL AVIV — As rocket alert sirens continued to ring out throughout Israel on Wednesday, staffers at the Jerusalem Film Festival made a last-minute call to postpone the festival’s opening night...
TV Review: ‘Working the Engels’
A Canadian import roughly as inspired as the pun in its title, “Working the Engels” is a beyond-flat NBC comedy about a family of ne’er-do-wells who improbably take over their deceased father’...
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Discovery's Fit & Health to Rebrand as Discovery Life
Discovery Communications has announced that it plans to transform its fitness-oriented network, Discovery Fit & Health, into Discovery Life, AP reports. The new network, which will focus on life...
Christoph Waltz Is Pissed ‘All Is for Nothing’ in New ‘Zero Theorem’ Trailer (Video)
Christoph Waltz is a strange bald man living in an equally strange world where “all is for nothing” in director Terry Gilliam's “The Zero Theorem.” A new trailer (above) fo...
Korea’s Mokpo to Launch Asia’s First Ocean Film Festival
SEOUL – The debut edition of the Mokpo Ocean Film Festival, an aquatic-themed film event, will kick off with “Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea,” a U.S.-made documentary by Mary Lambert...
Juggalos, the Crazy Insane Clown Posse Fans, Are Now Officially Gang Members
It just ain't easy being a Juggalo in modern America. US District Court judge Robert Cleland ruled last week that the FBI did nothing wrong when it named the semi-frightening fan base of rap-metal...
Project of the Day: 'Dying For Sunlight'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
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Ad of the Day: Samsung Slams iPhone Battery, but Are These Ads Losing Their Charge?
Battery life is the burning issue in "Wall Huggers," the latest installment in 72andSunny's "The Next Big Thing Is Here" campaign for Samsung. The minute-long spot shows fra...
Sony Pictures Animation Developing ‘Superbago’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Sony Pictures Animation is developing a stop-motion “Superbago” movie with “Robot Chicken” exec producers/animators John Harvatine and Eric Towner directing. Gotham Group’...
Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov Denied Bail By Russian Court
Despite calls for his release by Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach and Mike Leigh,  imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov (“Gamer”) has been denied bail at a Russian court hearing. He will now rem...
Stand Up to Cancer to Stage Fourth Telethon in September
The showbiz-backed non-profit org Stand Up to Cancer will mount its fourth telethon on Sept. 5, offering a live hourlong special that will air as a roadblock across the Big Four networks and 26 other ...
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Demi Lovato Advocates for Same-Sex Marriage in New Web Campaign (Video)
The singer recently served as grand marshal of L.A.'s gay pride parade, which provided the backdrop for her latest music video.read more
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'Heart of the Sea': First Look at Chris Hemsworth in 'Moby Dick' Origin Story
Ron Howard's at-sea epic follows the 90-day isolation of a whaling ship in 1820 after an encounter with a sperm whale, which inspired Herman Melville's novel.read more
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'The Voice': Stevie Nicks to Guest Mentor
The Fleetwood Mac singer will advise Adam Levine's singers during the battle round of the seventh season, premiering on Sept. 22.read more
Jimmy Fallon Plays Charades With Chris Colfer and Halle Berry, Who is Terrible at Charades (Video)
Halle Berry is an Oscar-winner, was named by People Magazine as the Most Beautiful Woman in the World in 2003, and has a high-profile new TV show executive produced by Steven Spielberg. See video: Ha...
Thailand’s Apichatpong Weerasethakul Backed by Berlin’s World Cinema Fund
Production support also offered to films from Nepal, Ghana, Mexico
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Jay Z Faces Sound Engineer's Bold Claim Over Song Rights
A New York judge is being asked to make a consequential copyright ruling that could credit co-ownership to a song collaborator.read more
‘The Bridge’ Star Demian Bichir on His Character's ‘Darker’ Season 2
When FX's border drama “The Bridge” returns for its second season on Wednesday night, Demian Bichir‘s character, Mexican detective Marco Ruiz, finds himself in a very grim positi...
Investigation Discovery Expands Docu Push with 3 New Titles
Coming off of a ratings bounce from its documentary premiere “OJ: Trial of a Century,” Investigation Discovery is diving deeper into longform docs with three new titles on tap: “A Question of In...

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