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Martin Scorsese Backs Kodak on Film Stock Production
Martin Scorsese has strongly supported Kodak’s decision to continue its production of film stock. The director, who’s been actively involved in film preservation, noted that “film is...
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Ray Lewis, Spike TV Team for 'Coaching Bad' Series
The eight-episode unscripted series will explore how coaches deal with anger management and bow in 2015.read more
El Rey Network Promotes Chad Blankenship, Hires Katie Lanegran
El Rey Network has promoted Chad Blankenship to senior vice president, Marketing & Communications, and hired Katie Lanegran as Public Relations vice president. Both will work in New York, though ...
Steve Zahn, Kathryn Hahn Join Viggo Mortensen’s ‘Captain Fantastic’
Steve Zahn, Kathryn Hahn, Missi Pyle and Erin Moriarty have joined Viggo Mortensen’s comedy-drama “Captain Fantastic,” which has started shooting in New Mexico and Washington. Produc...
‘Big Bang Theory’ Stars Strike New Deals After Contract Standoff
Can we get a “bazinga”? “The Big Bang Theory” stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have signed new three-year deals, following a standoff that led to the postponem...
Whoopi Goldberg Lashes Out at Donald Trump for ‘Stupid’ Ebola Virus Tweets on ‘The View’
Whoopi Goldberg tore apart Donald Trump  in the most “respectful” way possible on Monday's “The View” when discussing his tweets about two Americans who contracted the Ebo...
WWE Studio’s ‘Leprechaun: Origins’ Gets Theatrical Release (EXCLUSIVE)
The reboot of the “Leprechaun” horror franchise will scare audiences in theaters after all. Lionsgate and WWE Studios, which had planned to release “Leprechaun: Origins” direct...
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In 'Sherlock Holmes' Rights Dispute, Conan Doyle Estate Slammed Again
7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner compares Sherlock Holmes licensing to extortion.read more
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Programmatic Marketing Expands Overseas
A recent survey conducted by Interactive Advertising Bureau shows that 98 percent of U.S.-based companies relied on machine-to-machine ad buys and display algorithms, and this is true for 72 percent...
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Las Vegas Film Festival Finds New Home in Revitalized Downtown
The seventh annual event, which screened 70 films over five days, was held in downtown Las Vegas for the first time.read more
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Has Not-Secret Not-Porn Past (Video)
Like many mainstream stars and directors, “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn has a little-known past linking him to the world of pornography. But he doesn't hide it, in part...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Writes Heartfelt Letter to Thank Fans for Record-Breaking Debut
“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn is “profoundly grateful” for fans who made it to theaters this weekend to help his Marvel movie blow away August box office record...
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TV Ratings: Preseason Football Returns Down, Wrestlemania Improves
NBC tops the night with its diverse sports offerings, and "Big Brother" takes a hit against the competition. read more
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John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads
John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched 12-m...
Review: Starz's 'Outlander' Needs to Kill the Voice-Over Before The Voice-Over Kills It
Let's talk about voice-over. It's a storytelling device with a long and proud history stretching back to the beginnings of film, used to beautiful effect by legendary writer/directors such as Billy Wi...
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Max Landis, IDW Adapting Novel 'Dirk Gently' (Exclusive)
UPDATED: The project marks the latest to spring from the comic publisher's deal with Circle of Confusion.read more
Exclusive: Check Out the Captivating Trailer and Poster for 'A Leading Man'
In his full-length feature debut "A Leading Man," director Steven J. Kung explores the career difficulties that arise with being a minority in Hollywood, where roles for Chinese-American act...
Summer Theater Review: ‘The Visit’ Starring Chita Rivera
There’s a delicious moment in the reworked musical “The Visit” when Chita Rivera, playing Claire Zachanassian, the world’s richest woman, speaks of her eventful, much-widowed life and her near...
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New Jersey Lottery Awards Creative Business to Ferrara & Company
The New Jersey Lottery has awarded its creative business to Ferrara & Company after a review. Cedar Knolls, N.J.-based Brushfire, which handled both creative and media for the Lottery for nearly...
John Oliver Compares the News to Poorly Lit Pornography (Video)
John Oliver compared some of the world's most respected news outlets to cheap pornography during his critique of advertising in the media on Sunday's “Last Week Tonight.” “Ne...

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