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The Indiewire Springboard: How 16-Year-Old 'Love Is Strange' Standout Charlie Tahan Stays Grounded
Every Friday, Indiewire's Springboard column profiles an up-and-comer in the indie world who made a mark that deserves your attention. "Love Is Strange," the latest film by Ira Sachs, is a ...
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McDonald’s Bolsters Digital Initiatives to Attract In-Store Business
McDonald’s is going digital to increase sales at its U.S. restaurants, especially among people under 34. Plans discerned by tracking earnings, recent hires and job openings include going natio...
BBC America Orders Supernatural Drama From 'Life on Mars' Creators
Prepare to meet "The Living and the Dead"read more
How ‘Mad Men’ Helped Laura Ramsey Land Female Lead in Matthew Weiner's ‘Are You Here’ (Video)
On the latest episode of TheWrap's popular video series “Drinking With the Stars,” Laura Ramsey, who plays the female lead alongside Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis in Matthew Weiner...
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The U.N. Is Becoming Quite the Social Media Butterfly
For World Humanitarian Day this past Tuesday, the United Nations decided to partner with a news organization to help get the message out about the need for humanitarian aid around the globe. It look...
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Ad of the Day: See Which Classic SNL Characters Are Now Working for State Farm
The State Farm-meister wants to pump … you up! The insurer has found some amusing brand endorsers deep in the Saturday Night Live vaults, as '90s characters Hans & Franz (Kevin Nealo...
Jason Reitman’s ‘Men, Women and Children’ Set for Awards Season Release
Paramount has set Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women and Children” for an awards-season run and will open the drama-comedy Oct. 1. The studio will expand the film on Oct. 10, followed by a wide release...
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TV Ratings: 'Welcome to Sweden' Improves Against NFL Preemptions
CBS, NBC and ABC saw preseason football cloud Thursday's early numbersread more
‘Phineas and Ferb’ Sets ‘Lost’-Themed Episode with Damon Lindelof, Terry O’Quinn
Is “Phineas and Ferb” about to tangle with the Dharma Initiative? Disney XD’s hit toon series will deliver a “Lost”-themed episode on Sept. 29 with a story by “Lost...
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Foot Locker Stocks Up on Professional Athletes for YouTube Success
Foot Locker nabs two clips this week on the Adweek/VidIQ top 10 branded video chart with its "Short Memory" series. Both videos show Houston Rockets star James Harden trying to pick up qui...
‘Rookie Blue,’ Other Thursday Originals Rise; Early Numbers Skewed by Preseason Football
It’s hard to get a read on the Thursday night ratings race, as local-market preemptions for preseason football may have artificially inflated the ratings for original shows “Quest” a...
Watch: Lena Dunham Falls Down On the Job On Set of HBO's 'Girls'
This morning, HBO released a 30 second teaser of the upcoming season of "Girls," which is now in production under the sure, confident directorial vision of creator/star Lena Dunham. The...
‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R. R. Martin is About to Kill More of Your Favorites
“Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin has a well-earned reputation for breaking fans’ hearts by indiscriminately killing beloved characters in his “Song of Ice and Fire&...
‘Girls’ Posts Nudity-Free Season 4 Teaser (Video)
“Girls” is back in production, and HBO announced as much with a short teaser video showing Hannah Horvath biking along what seems to be Iowa State University. Season 3 ended with Hannah ge...
Katie Holmes Buys Calabasas Crib
BUYER: Katie Holmes LOCATION: Calabasas, CA PRICE: $3,375,000 SIZE: 6,200 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Ever since Katie Holmes up and left movie star super-Scientologist...
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Emmys: Host Seth Meyers Reveals How Show Could Go "Terribly Wrong"
This year's emcee is no song-and-dance manread more
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'Homeland' Producers on How '24' "Islamophobia" Concerns Inspired the Show
Reaction to the Kiefer Sutherland series had them worriedread more
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'Walking Dead' Goes Inside Hershel's Death in DVD Bonus Clip (Exclusive)
"There is no way back"read more
MPAA's R-Rating for Gay Drama ‘Love is Strange’ Draws More Accusations of Homophobia
This weekend, 16-year-olds across the nation will have to ask their parents for help if they want to watch women exploited, tough men murdered, and guts fly across the screen. If they want to watch a ...
Mel Raido to Star Opposite Kate Beckinsale in Thriller ‘The Disappointments Room’ (Exclusive)
British actor Mel Raido (“The Informers”) is set to star opposite Kate Beckinsale in Relativity Studios’ dramatic thriller “The Disappointments Room,” which will begin fi...

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