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Time Warner Cable Spent $62 Million in Q1 Prepping for Comcast Merger
Time Warner Cable incurred $62 million in costs for the first three months of 2014 to lay the groundwork for Comcast’s $45 billion acquisition bid, which is pending regulatory approval. TW C...
Cannes: Korea’s Ha Jung-woo to Direct, Star in ‘Blood Merchant’
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Film Review: ‘Brick Mansions’
Paul Walker gives one of his final screen performances in this highly faithful, propulsively exciting remake of "District B13."
AMC Adds German-language Channel KinoweltTV to Global Network
LONDON — AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the international channels division of AMC Networks, has inked a deal to buy KinoweltTV, a basic pay TV channel distributed throughout Germany, Austria and ...
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Time Warner Cable Posts Smallest Quarterly Video Sub Drop in Five Years
The company, which has agreed to be acquired by cable giant Comcast, also posted its best overall residential subscriber performance in five years.read more
Cannes: ‘The Salvation’ Finds Home In France, Greece and Estonia
PARIS– TrustNordisk has sold Kristian Levring’s western “The Salvation” to France, Greece and Estonia, in the run-up to Cannes Film Festival, where the movie will world-premiere i...
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Justin Bieber's Shrine Visit Angers Korea, Twice
The pop star's visit to the controversial site in Tokyo, which honors some of Japan's WWII war criminals, prompted outrage among Korean fans, which was only compounded when he later apologized to Chin...
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Bollywood Gets Political for Indian Election Season
Several top stars created a controversy by skipping town on election day to attend an awards show in the U.S., while politically-themed local movies have been popping up to cash in on the world's larg...
Tribeca Film Review: ’5 to 7′
Aspiring novelist Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) receives nothing but rejection letters from publishers, but when it comes to romance, he has considerably better luck, earning coy encouragement from a be...
Television Academy Foundation Announces College TV Awards Winners
The 35th College Television Awards were held by the Television Academy Foundation on Wednesday, with 13 awards going to filmmakers attending various colleges across the country. The awards, which reco...
‘The Other Woman’ Poised To End ‘Captain America's’ Box-Office Reign
The movie marketplace has been light on movies for women and comedies recently, and Fox's “The Other Woman” is both. That makes it a very good bet to knock “Captain America: The ...
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'American Idol' Recap: A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock and Roll and a Grumpy Cat
The top six took on the songs of Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and the Imagine Dragons.read more
Broadway Review: Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Casa Valentina’
The inspiration for Harvey Fierstein’s “Casa Valentina” was a discreet sanctuary in the Catskills where manly men (with wives and children and other baggage) could get their kicks in...
‘Casa Valentina’ Theater Review: Harvey Fierstein Lifts the Skirts of Hetero Crossdressers
Leave it to Harvey Fierstein to be the leader of a very ignored minority group. No, not the heterosexual transvestites of his new play, “Casa Valentina,” which opened Wednesday at MTC'...
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Josh Gad Sets Up Family Adventure Project at Disney
Gad is writing the project, a comedy with a sci-fi twist, with his partner, Ryan Dixon. read more
Rivalries Abound in CBS Thursday Night Football Slate
The National Football League on Wednesday night took the wraps off its 2014 regular season schedule, and while CBS’ inaugural Thursday Night Football slate is packed with divisional rivalries, ...
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This New York Anti-Agency Helps Clients Like HP Do Good in the World
Specs Who (From left) Sean Donovan, strategy director; Jeff Smith, chief innovation officer; Rob Holzer, co-founder and CEO; and Nancy Elder, co-founder and chief strategy officer What Creative age...
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The Life and Times of the Snuggle Bear
In 1983, Unilever took the wraps off of Snuggle, a new brand of fabric softener designed to take on Procter & Gamble's Downy, the unchallenged, 800-pound gorilla of the segment. Since 1960,...
Zoe Worth, Dylan Harris Launch Production Banner (EXCLUSIVE)
StarStream Entertainment has formed Bentley House Prods. as a partnership with actor-producers Dylan Harris and Zoe Worth (“Chloe and Zoe”) via their Collectin banner. Harris and Worth pre...
‘Conjuring’ Sequels Hit by Second Suit Seeking to Block Production
Warner Bros. and New Line have been sued for a second time in less than a month in a copyright action seeking to block “The Conjuring” sequels. The suit also named Lorraine Warren, the par...

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