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Cutting Production Costs With Cheaper Previs?
At the Siggraph computer graphics conference in Vancouver earlier this month, Method Studios president Marc Weigert declared an ambitious goal: Make previsualization inexpensive enough to use for an e...
Adam Arkin ‘Masters’ the Segue Between Acting and Directing
“Action!” the word is said quietly but emphatically, and the cast and crew on the set of “Masters of Sex” jump into motion. The man behind the video monitor is longtime actor Adam Arkin, a...
Hollywood Photographer Phil Stern Is Still a Sure Shot
Legendary photographer Phil Stern is the man behind the lens for some of history’s most intimate portraits of Hollywood stars, including Marilyn Monroe, Sammy Davis Jr., James Dean and Elizabeth Tay...
International Star You Should Know: Richard Sammel
While European TV fans may know 53-year-old Richard Sammel as the Nazi police chief in love with the mayor of Villeneuve’s wife in “Un Village Francais,” American moviegoers are more likely to r...
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With Nearly 3 Billion Views, the Enigmatic 'DisneyCollector' Fascinates Children on YouTube
This week's most viewed Web series video isn't a song, dance, skit or prank. It's a simple unboxing video of the Play Dough Sparkle set featuring the Disney Princesses, uploaded by none ...
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Google Reveals Drone Delivery Test Program
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Watch: The Trailer for Cannes-Winning 'Leviathan' Paints a Powerful Portrait of Modern Russia
Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev ("The Return," "Elena"), "Leviathan" is an epic drama that won Zvyagintstev and co-writer Oleg Negin a screenplay award at this year's Cann...
Watch: Trailer for 'Time is Illmatic' is a Moving Look at Acclaimed Rapper Nas' Life
First premiering at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, "Time is Illmatic," a documentary film named after Nas' first album, explores the professional and personal life of the renowned rapper...
The Indiewire Springboard: Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch Transforms His 'God Help the Girl' Album Into Film
In "God Help the Girl," writer/director Stuart Murdoch created a coming-of-age story that doubles as an indie-pop musical. Murdoch is best known as a founding member of Belle and Sebastian a...
The Best and Worst of Elmore Leonard Film Adaptions
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support of Indie Film Month. Today's pick is the latest film adaptation of an Elmore Leo...
Watch: Trailer for Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Three Hours-Plus Palme d'Or Winner 'Winter Sleep'
Recipient of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Winter Sleep" has drawn praise for its intimate look into the psyche of a hotel owner, hi...
Jon Stewart Says Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Make ‘Creepy Inmate’ in ‘Orange Is the New Blecch’ (Video)
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video ArchiveJon Stewart poked fun at Texas governor Rick Perry‘s recent indictment for abuse of power, and...
Ratings: ‘Big Brother,’ CBS Top Repeat-Heavy Night
On a Thursday night that offered little in the way of original programming and was skewed by NFL preemptions, CBS was first in ratings and viewers thanks to “Big Brother,” according to pre...
BBC America’s ‘Intruders’ Beats ‘Orphan Black’ in Series Premiere Ratings
BBC America’s Supernatural Saturday block has gotten a ratings jolt with the premiere of new drama “Intruders.” The first episode of the eight-part paranormal thriller, airing behind...
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Marvel's 'Agent Carter' Enlists 'Dollhouse,' 'One Tree Hill' Favorites
Enver Gjokaj and Chad Michael Murray will be series regularsread more
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Watch Kacy Catanzaro Take On the 'American Ninja Warrior' Finals (Exclusive)
Will the first woman to beat the Warped Wall make history again?read more
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James Ellroy, "Wholesome"? L.A.'s Crime King Lightens Up (a Little) With 'Perfidia'
The author talks about his work, his youth, his solitude and his 14th novel, a World War II tale: "It's more accessible, more human and has more heart and soul than all of my other books combined"read...
Chelsea Clinton to Exit NBC News
Chelsea Clinton has formally stepped down from her post as special correspondent for NBC News, saying she intends to focus on her work with the Clinton Foundation as well as the baby she is expecting ...
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Publicis Groupe Looking to Buy Ad Tech Firm Criteo
Publicis Groupe has its sights on an acquisition of ad tech firm Criteo, according to reports today. The media holding company’s interest helped propel Criteo’s stock up nearly 20 percen...
‘November Man,’ ‘As Above/So Below’ Have Modest Thursday Box Office Returns
Will a long weekend at the end of August prove to be a smart launching pad for “The November Man”? Relativity's action flick, featuring former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan as a retir...

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