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Brothers Vichinsky Only Bother With Ultra High-End Hamptons Homes
Summer might be nearing an end, but it’s never too early for well-to-do New Yorkers to start scouting properties in the Hamptons for next year, if not the tail end of this year’s season. The Long ...
Legendary, YouTube Launch Halloween Film Contest with Guillermo del Toro (EXCLUSIVE)
Legendary Entertainment’s relationship with YouTube is about to get scary. The companies have collaborated on a Halloween-themed event in which Guillermo del Toro will advise YouTubers as they c...
Lauren Bacall’s Dakota Digs Hotly Anticipated
High-end residential real estate in New York City is nothing if not cutthroat, so it’s really no surprise that within a week of silver screen legend Lauren Bacall’s Aug. 12 passing, speculation re...
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Future of Film: Special Report
Chicken Little scenarios about the movie business are abundant as radical changes in technology force studios to beef up franchises, exhibitors to spend money and visual effects to exploderead more ...
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MTV's 'Faking It' Adds Duo for Season 2 (Exclusive)
The faux-lesbian comedy has enlisted Yvette Monreal and Keith Powers for recurring roles read more
World’s Most Expensive Home is a $106 Million Hong Kong Pad
Even by Fortune 500 standards, the idea of a house selling for $105.67 million seems unheard of. But that’s what Sun Hung Kai Properties announced last month in reference to “a super-deluxe” hou...
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Future of Film: Why Oculus Rift Was Worth $2B to Facebook
Racing against Sony's Project Morpheus, the virtual-reality firm has come up with a headset that creates a theater before your very eyesread more
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Future of Film: Even Bigger Screens and, Yep, Cinema Selfies
A panoramic theater opens in L.A. on Sept. 19 as other new tech includes live audience interaction onscreenread more
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Future of Film: VFX Legend Douglas Trumbull's Plan to Save the Movies
The 72-year-old, who's best known for his work on "2001: A Space Odyssey," says he's figured out how to win the battle against big TVs and smartphones — from a studio on his farm in the Berkshiresre...
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Future of Film: Producers Opt for Foreign Talent, Far-Flung Locations to Boost Box Office
International revenue is dwarfing domestic dollarsread more
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Future of Film: 4 Experts Predict How Moviegoing Will Change in 10 Years
"Movie theaters are dying" — but mixologists, masseuses and manicurists might be part of the new viewing experienceread more
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Future of Film: Studios Will Have to Take Their Cues From TV Networks
Writing for THR, analyst Richard Greenfield argues that streaming and subscriptions could pave the way for film companies looking to capture consumers' dollarsread more
Reports: Joan Rivers Emerging From Coma, ‘On the Road to Recovery’
Comedian Joan Rivers is slowly emerging from a medically induced coma and making positive steps toward recovery, according to published reports. “Entertainment Tonight” reported Tuesday th...
Watch: 'Downton Abbey' Is On Fire (Literally) in Season 5 Trailer
For a show where the appeal is largely drawn from dignified people throwing dignified shade in dignified surroundings, it looks like some real drama is in store during the next season of "Downton...
Angelina Jolie First Wedding Photos Flood Internet on Labor Day
Angelina Jolie was the subject of social media buzz on Labor Day after the first photos from her and Brad Pitt‘s wedding ceremony in France last month hit the web. Both People Magazine and Hello...
The 2014 TIFF Springboard: The 13 Actors to Watch Out for in Toronto
1. Laura Carmichael - "Madame Bovary"Avid fans of "Downton Abbey" will know exactly who Laura Carmichael is. Hero/villain Lady Edith Crawley is coming to TIFF as Henriette in Sophi...
Nicholas Sparks’ ‘The Choice’ Sets Ross Katz as Director (EXCLUSIVE)
Ross Katz (“Adult Beginners”) has come on board to direct the movie adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel “The Choice.” Sparks is producing with Theresa Park and Peter Saf...
Piers Morgan Exits CNN After Turning Down 2-Year Deal
Piers Morgan, the CNN primetime host whose efforts to provide the network with a new type of celebrity-interview show met with ratings headwinds, has officially left the cable news channel after decli...
Digital Audience Ratings: ‘Kimmel’ Snags Top Spot With a Little Help From His ‘Friends’
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (the Film version launches this...
Watch: The Trailer Park Boys Oppose Legal Pot in Exclusive Clip from 'Don't Legalize It'
The Trailer Park Boys are hitting cinemas for a third time with "Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It." If you're unfamiliar with "the boys," you're in luck, as season 8 of the moc...

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