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Toronto Review: Takashi Miike's 'Over Your Dead Body' is Gross But Familiar
An overly flippant title for what is an alternately staid and savagely gruesome exercise, "Over Your Dead Body" is the latest by the prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike, who is always a...
Fall In Love With Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Red Carpet
Although Ned Benson's debut feature "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" first appeared (in its original two segments) at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and later at Cannes, Th...
Critics Love Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in ‘The Skeleton Twins’
Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader are garnering critical acclaim for their performances in this weekend's Roadside Attractions release, “The Skeleton Twins.” The former “Saturday Night...
John Stamos Comedy Lands Put Pilot at Fox
Fox wants to bring John Stamos into the family. The network has given a put pilot order to an untitled project starring Stamos as a longtime bachelor whose life is upended when he discovers he’s...
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TV Ratings: Obama Address Interrupts Primetime, 'Extant' Hits Low
'Hell's Kitchen' returns south of latest premiere, and a steady 'Big Brother' tops the Wednesdayread more
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires WWII Conspiracy Drama 'Labyrinth of Lies'
Sony Pictures Classics announced today the acquisition of Giulio Ricciarelli's directorial debut "Labyrinth of Lies," which marks its world premiere later this week at the Toronto Internatio...
Toronto: Sony Classics Buys German Postwar Drama ‘Labyrinth of Lies’ for North America
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to post-World War II drama “Labyrinth of Lies,” a day before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The German productio...
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Toronto: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires 'Labyrinth of Lies' for North America
The German Nazi cover-up drama has a world premiere on Friday at the Canadian festival read more
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Esquire Puts 9/11 Story Behind Paywall to Raise Money for James Foley Scholarship
This week, to commemorate the 13th anniversary of September 11, Esquire has put an expanded version of its National Magazine Award nominated feature “The Falling Man” behind a paywall an...
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Oscars: Backlash Over Ukraine's Nomination for Best Foreign Language Category
Miroslav Slaboshpitsky, whose 'The Tribe' won Cannes' Critics Week grand prize, accuses local selection committee of irregularities read more
Sony Pictures Classics Buys Nazi Thriller ‘Labyrinth of Lies’
Before it debuts in Canada, the Germany-set drama “Labyrinth of Lies” has already found a North American home. Also read: Toronto Fest Buyers Beware: Last Year's Pickups Fizzled at th...
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McKinney Fills Its Top New Business Role
Adam Levine's on-again, off-again pursuit of new business is on again. The veteran account and business development chief who has worked at DDB, Draftfcb and most recently Deutsch, has filled t...
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Ad of the Day: NFL Fans Are Beside Themselves in Funny New Lowe's Campaign
Toward the end of a tough week for the league, Lowe's will break a new NFL campaign, themed "Make your football self happy," during Thursday's CBS telecast of the Baltimore Ravens ...
Ratings: ‘Hell's Kitchen’ Premieres OK
Update at 9:45 a.m. PT: Fox's special-ordered timezone adjusted fast nationals and gave the network a 1.5 rating in the key demographic and 4.2 million viewers. This breaks the previously reported...
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Can Apple Win Over Retailers With Its Digital Wallet?
Launching a revolutionary digital wallet is going to prove challenging even for Apple as it lobbies retailers large and small to invest in the technology. Just two days after Apple debuted Apple Pa...
Digital Audience Ratings: ‘Frozen’ Propels Next Disney Darling ‘Big Hero 6′
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided...
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'You're the Worst' Boss on FX's Twisted Rom-Com: It's More Than "Are They Going to F—?"
Showrunner Stephen Falk talks with THR about how two horrible human beings are turning the sitcom world on its headread more
Netflix Nabs ‘Gilmore Girls’ All 7 Seasons in Exclusive Streaming Pact
Netflix has secured exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to all seven season of femme-led dramedy “Gilmore Girls” — encompassing 154 episodes in all — via a pact with ...
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Toronto: 'Act of Killing' Follow-Up 'Look of Silence' Could Also Resonate with Academy
If its distributors qualify the second part of this Indonesian genocide "diptych" in 2014 and the Academy embraces it, Joshua Oppenheimer could become the first filmmaker in 60 years to receive best d...
Democratic and Republican Senators Try to Survive on Desert Island in Discovery Reality Show
Political gridlock has spilled over into reality television, as Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona (a Republican) and Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico (a Democrat) announced on Thursday that they are the st...

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