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Venice Reveals 2014 Lineup: New James Franco, Lisa Cholodenko and Peter Bogdanovich Make Cut
The 71st Venice Film Festival today announced their lineup of 55 features, 20 of which are screening in competition, and all of which are world premieres. As previously announced, the festival is open...
Ballesteros, Echarri Set For ‘America’s Affaire’
BOGOTA – Colombia’s Anderson Ballesteros (“Our Lady of the Assassins”) and Argentina’s Pablo Echarri (“Plata Quemada”) are attached to topline “America’s Affaire,” a movie about th...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trailer Arrives Online
On Thursday morning, Universal Studios debuted its first trailer for “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the highly anticipated film based on the erotic novels by E.L. James. The movie stars Jamie Dor...
‘Where Is She?’ ‘Hopefuls,’ ‘Lady of the Images’ Set for Locarno’s Carte Blanche
MADRID – Anna Muylaert’s “Where Is She?” Ives Rosenfeld’s “Hopefuls” and Roberto Berliner’s “Lady of the Images” will feature among seven Brazilian pix-in-post at the Locarno Festi...
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From Ariana Grande to Robin Thicke: Music's Winners and Losers of 2014 (So Far)
Newcomers broke out, while top acts hit new lows in the first six months of the year.read more
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Toronto Film Festival's Anti-Telluride Policy May Be Backfiring (Analysis)
Longtime Telluride friends Jason Reitman and Noah Baumbach appear to be siding with Toronto, but many other major filmmakers are accepting later screening dates from Toronto or skipping it altogether ...
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Top Analyst on Time Warner-Fox Merger: 'We Don't Buy the Rationale for This' (Guest Column)
Fix Fox ratings, and don't overpay for a studio with overlapping "dis-synergies," writes Cowen and Company media expert Doug Creutz of Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid for TW.read more
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Ricky Gervais Angry About Louis C.K. Emmys Competition: 'I Discovered that Big, Sweaty Slob' (Video)
Also on the late-night shows, Tony-winner Audra McDonald sings Yahoo! answers.read more
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U.K. 2013 Production Spend Rose, Number of Film Releases Hit High
The British Film Institute predicts that Britain will overtake Japan in terms of total filmed entertainment revenue by 2018 as the box office broke the $1.7 billion mark for the third year in a row.re...
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Agencies Dissect Foursquare's Makeover
Foursquare yesterday unveiled a fresh "F-pin" logo and ultimately a new brand strategy, as it plans to release a starkly different version of its app in three weeks. Adweek asked marketing...
Venice Film Festival Lands Al Pacino, Andrew Garfield, Ethan Hawke Films
David Gordon Green's “Manglehorn,” Andrew Niccol's “Good Kill,” Abel Ferrara's “Pasolini” and Joshua Oppenheimer's “The Look of Silence”...
Venice Film Festival Reveals Lineup For Its 71st Edition
ROME – Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a promising lineup of fresh fare from around the world set to unspool at the 71st Venice Film Festival, with a rigorous focus on quality, discov...
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Zhang Yimou Sues Hong Kong Film Company
The veteran Chinese director demands Beijing New Pictures pay $2.4 million that he says the company owes him for 2009 release "A Simple Noodle Story."read more
‘Marshland,’ ‘Magical Girl,’ ‘Loreak’ Face Off For San Sebastian’s Golden Seashell
MADRID — Alberto Rodriguez’s “Marshland,” Carlos Vermut’s “Magical Girl” and “Loreak,” from Jose Mari Goenaga and Jon Garano, will face off in competition at the 62nd San Sebasti...
Billy Crystal Crashes David Letterman's Monologue With an Emmy Agenda (Video)
Billy Crystal dropped in on David Letterman‘s monologue on “Late Show” for what seemed like an impromptu visit. He said that he was simply walking by and wanted to visit his good fri...
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Casey Kasem's Son on Corpse-Moving, Meat-Hurling Widow Jean Kasem: 'She's Bat-Shit Crazy'
Casey Kasem's widow moved his remains from Tacoma to Canada, sources say, and his son voices a bitter litany of her allegedly demented behavior and his low opinion of her alleged love for his father.r...
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China's Wanda Plans to Buy 'One or Two Large International Entertainment Companies‎'
Amid consolidation chatter in the U.S., the owner of exhibition giant AMC says it plans to become a "real" multinational company and "intensify" its investment in the entertainment sector globally. re...
China’s Zhang Yimou Sues Former Partner
Top Chinese director seeks payment from "Simple Noodle Story' producer
Ben Affleck's Batsuit for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Revealed
Fans who showed up for Preview Night at San Diego Comic-Con got the chance to see the cape and cowl that Ben Affleck will wear as Batman in the upcoming film, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice...
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'Hercules': Film Review
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson plays the mythical Greek hero in Brett Ratner's action-packed epic.read more

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