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Fantasia Review: 'Bag Boy Lover Boy' Has Cult Movie Potential
A throwback to a kind of New York nightcrawler cinema that hasn't been seen since Abel Ferrara was regularly serving up traumatized urban insanity, "Bag Boy Lover Boy" is also a debut – by...
Watch: IFC Releases 'Garfunkel and Oates' Pilot Online Ahead of Premiere
After quite a wait -- and perhaps in response to it -- IFC has released the first episode of its new comedy "Garfunkel and Oates" online for all to see. No user name, password, or cable subs...
Michael Pavlic Replacing Tommy Gargotta as Sony’s President, Worldwide Advertising
Wasting no time, Sony has announced that Michael Pavlic will replace Tommy Gargotta as president, worldwide creative advertising. On Tuesday, Gargotta stepped down from his post at the Culver City-bas...
‘Doctor Who’ Premiere: BBC America Announces Special Events Before Peter Capaldi’s Debut
Leading up to Peter Capaldi’s first season debut as the infamous time traveler on “Doctor Who,” BBC America will premiere a series of specials, and will team up with Fathom Events fo...
Dimension Unleashing James Wan's ‘Demonic’ in Theaters This December
“Demonic,” a horror film produced by James Wan, will be released by Dimension Films on Dec. 12, the studio announced on Thursday. Maria Bello (“A History of Violence”) and Fran...
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Where Is Social Headed Next? Hundreds of Marketers Joined #AdweekChat to Weigh In
More than 750 marketers from brands and agencies of all sizes turned out on Twitter yesterday for the inaugural #adweekchat, Adweek's one-hour digital conversation about marketing and media. Th...
Why Documentarian Alex Gibney Made a Movie About the Life of Fela Kuti
What made you decide to combine a look at the Broadway production of "Fela!" with a look at his life in this found footage? It was kind of organic. I was originally approached by Steve Hend...
Hearst Hires Principato-Young’s Corey Moss to Head Digital Studio Production
Corey Moss, previously head of digital at Principato-Young Entertainment, has joined Hearst as SVP of production and development for Hearst Digital Studios. Moss, to remain based in Los Angeles, will ...
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'Birdman' Trailer: Michael Keaton Portrays a Movie Superhero Past His Prime (Video)
The Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu dark comedy also features Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis and Emma Stone. read more
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Israel-Gaza Conflict: Russell Brand and Sean Hannity Trade Barbs (Video)
The comedian called the Fox News host a terrorist, and Hannity responded by claiming Brand is "dumb and ignorant."read more
‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ Premiere Generates 263,000 More Tweets Than Original Social Phenomenon
The Wednesday premiere of “Sharknado 2: The Second One” took Twitter even more by storm than the original social media phenomenon. Per Nielsen, “Sharknado 2” generated 581,000 ...
Lorde on Board for ‘Mockingjay’ Song, Soundtrack
Lionsgate has signed recording artist Lorde to curate the soundtrack album for the upcoming “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ and provide a song for the film. The soundtrack will b...
Emmy Writer and Director: The Nominees Who Knew Too Much
Documents, images and consultants’ testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year’s Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story be...
Costume Designer Janie Bryant on ‘Mad Men’s’ Timeless Style
A leggy starlet with a headful of hair-sprayed curls emerges from her convertible to welcome a grizzled, yet handsome man after his long flight. The message to “Mad Men” viewers watching the AMC s...
Why Serials Knocked Procedurals Out of the Emmy Race
It seems obvious to say, yet it’s still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy — and, indeed, will probably s...
Is it Time to Expand the Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?
Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so...
The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone’s Raids
MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetin...
Murdoch’s Empire-Building Plan is Clearly Family-Friendly
Hollywood bestows a form of immortality on its marquee talent: Orson Welles’ name will live as long as best-movie lists are assembled. And when sentient space visitors arrive, their first demand wil...
Vince Gilligan and Beau Willimon on Netflix, Antiheroes and Their Biggest Mistakes
Are we just supposed to pretend we’re in a smoky café in Budapest and just talking about making TV?” asked Beau Willimon, at the start of his conversation with “Breaking Bad’s” Vince Gillig...
Why TV Production Has Migrated Overseas
If watching TV’s most prestigious dramas gives you wanderlust, there’s a good reason. More U.S. series than ever before are filming outside of North America, and it’s not simply a case of runawa...

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