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Review: All-Star 'About Alex' Tries Hard to Win You Over, But Ends Up Falling Flat
"About Alex" begins with a suicide attempt. This opening scene isn't gruesome or grisly, but eerie. Dressed for the part (black suit and tie), Alex (Jason Ritter) adjusts his tie knot, flips...
Here Are All the Movies Opening Today, August 8th. What Will You See?
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, August 8th. (Synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.) About Alex Director: Jesse Zwick Cast: Aubrey Plaz...
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New York Life Is a True Believer in Organic Content
The trend of brands acting as publishers has been around for years, but it’s an intriguing tactic for insurance companies, which typically rely on lead generation and other hard-sell tactics t...
Here's Channing Tatum Doing a Backflip Out of a Helicopter and Then Stripping (Video)
Bear Grylls’ adventures with remarkably handsome movie stars continue. Next week, “22 Jump Street” star and deceptively intelligent hunk of man Channing Tatum is the Hollywood pretty...
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More CCTV Anchors Embroiled in Widening Chinese Corruption Probe
Ye Yingchun and Bing Shen have become embroiled in the probe because of their alleged links to former oil boss and security czar Zhou Yongkang, who is currently under investigation.read more
Indie Box Office Preview: 'What If' Daniel Radcliffe is an Indie RomCom Draw?
Four new notable indies open in theaters this weekend as recent openers "Boyhood," "A Most Wanted Man" and "Calvary" all continue to try and add to their box office total...
‘Ninja Turtle’ Star Will Arnett Kicks the Stuffing Out of Defenseless Pinatas on ‘Tonight Show’ (Video)
Will Arnett is one of the top-billed performers in Jonathan Liebesman‘s ”Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” but you wouldn't know it by observing his karate skills on “The To...
Jon Stewart Takes Rand Paul to Task Over His Israel Hypocrisy (Video)
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video ArchiveRand Paul is running a shadow campaign for president, and unfortunately, his past positions won'...
Venice Film Festival To Fete James Franco As Innovator
The Venice Film Festival will honor James Franco with its Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker award dedicated to a personality who has made an original contribution to innovation in contemporary ...
Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 1-8
Advertisers kept us at arm's length, then wanted to give us a hug, in this somewhat schizophrenic collection of the week's best commercials. Dodge was the standoffish one, while TD Bank want...
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Race and Ratings: VH1's Latest Launches Show What's Working — and What's Not
"LeAnn & Eddie" is a dud with viewers, but reality series starring African-American casts continue to drive the cable network to some of the year's biggest primetime gains.read more
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Tesla, Hollywood's Favorite Eco-Car, Vulnerable to 'Speed'-Like Hijacking
Security experts expose weaknesses in Tesla's Model S and other eco-cars that could lead to a hijacking or worse.read more
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InStyle to Reveal September Cover on Snapchat
Over the past year, Instagram has become a popular channel for fashion brands to introduce new campaigns. (See: Oscar de la Renta, Prabal Gurung, Calvin Klein, Barneys New York.) Now, InStyle is tak...
LeVar Burton Reads Awkward Celebrity Tweets to Children in ‘Tweeting Rainbow’ (Video)
LeVar Burton offered up a modernized take on his classic “Reading Rainbow” for today's busy kids on the go. Kids don't have time for books anymore. Why read all that when everythi...
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Australian Broadcast Networks Launch New Broadband TV Service
Freeview Plus will offer on-demand services via free-to-air TV for the first time in a possible boost to U.S. shows like "Revenge" and "The Good Wife" that tend to do well in time-shifted viewing.read...
‘Big Brother’ Live Double Eviction Exposes Masterminds as One Houseguest Explodes (Video)
(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you've not yet seen Thursday night's double-eviction episode of “Big Brother 16.”) It was a jam-packed night of “Big Brother,” and thi...
Icon Acquires U.K. Rights to Tom Hanks Starrer ‘A Hologram for the King’
LONDON — Icon Film Distribution has acquired U.K. rights to Tom Tykwer’s comedic drama “A Hologram for the King,” which stars Tom Hanks. Tykwer, who co-directed Hanks in “Cloud Atlas” ...
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Icon Takes U.K. Rights to Tom Hanks' 'A Hologram for the King'
Based on the 2012 book by Dave Eggers, the comedy drama recently wrapped up shooting at Egypt's Red Sea and is due for release next year.read more
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Box Office: 'TMNT' Tops Friday With $25.6M for Possible $65M Debut
UPDATED: The pizza-loving reptiles are performing far better than expected, toppling "Guardians of the Galaxy" from the top spot.read more
Frenetic Takes Le Pacte’s ‘To Life’ (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – Adding to run-up-to-Locarno Industry Days business, Zurich-based Frenetic Films, one of Switzerland’s best-known and most energetic art-house distributors, has acquired Swiss rights to t...

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