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Paula Markovitch Draws ‘Paintings in the Dark’
Argentine-born Paula Markovitch, whose feature film debut, coming-of-age drama “The Prize,” won two Berlin Silver Bears in 2011, is prepping “Paintings in the Dark,” inspired by the life of he...
‘Bad Hair’ on a Winning Streak, Closes Mexico (EXCLUSIVE)
Mariana Rondon’s “Pelo Malo” (Bad Hair), which vied for the Ibero-American Fiction and Maguey awards at the Guadalajara Int’l Film Fest, sold to Mexico’s Circo 2:12 (Paula Astorga) F...
Mexico’s Filmadora, Celeste, Itaca Link To Spain’s Neo Art on ‘Darker Than the Night’
GUADALAJARA – Mexico’s Filmadora Nacional, Celeste Films and Itaca have teamed with Spain’s Neo Art to produce “Mas negro que la noche” (Darker Than the Night), a remake of a 1975 shock-fest...
Michael Chiklis Joins ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’
Michael Chiklis is returning to FX, this time as part of the ensemble on “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Chiklis will play the former husband of Kathy Bates’ character and fathe...
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5.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California (Video)
UPDATED: At least 30 aftershocks have hit, with officials saying the quake was 10-times stronger than the one that shook L.A. earlier this month.read more
After Chasing Jimmy Fallon On Twitter, Ford Strikes Ad Pact With ‘Tonight’
Ford Motor Co. won a heated contest among Detroit’s top automakers to get “Tonight” host Jimmy Fallon to buy one of their trucks, and may have done so through an ad pact with NBCUniv...
‘American Horror Story’ Casts Michael Chiklis for Season 4's ‘Freak Show’
Michael Chiklis will star on the upcoming fourth season of FX's “American Horror Story,” it was announced at the PaleyFest panel for “American Horror Story” on Friday. Chik...
EuropaCorp’s ‘Taken 3′ Takes Off With International Distribs
PARIS– The third opus of EuropaCorp’s mega-hit franchise, “Taken 3″ has been picked up in all major territories ahead of its shooting start tomorrow. The Liam Neeson starrer ha...
Film Reviews: Opening This Week (March 24-28, 2014)
Noah (Paramount) Having made movies about obsessive characters looking for God — or something like Him — in the numerology of the Kabbalah (“Pi”), at the end of a heroin needle (“Requiem for...
Film Review: ‘Greencard Warriors’
Uncle Sam wants you, but not quite enough to give you your citizenship in earnest activist melodrama "Greencard Warriors."
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'Walter Mitty,' 'Game of Thrones' Win at Debut Location Managers Guild Awards
Alexander Payne, Haskell Wexler, Scott Dewees and Sheri Davis receive special awards.read more
ABC, CBS Affiliate News Anchor Tells LGBT Community to ‘Go On Gaycation’
Public figures beware: your Facebook posts are not private. This is what Dave Elliott, a news anchor for ABC and CBS affiliate WLOX, found out when he decided to post an offensive comment directed at ...
‘Scooby-Doo's’ Velma, ‘Family Guy's’ Stewie Make Top 8 in Logo's Gayest Cartoon Characters Tournament (Video)
Who's TV's gayest cartoon character? Logo TV will tell us on Monday, April 7 during “RuPaul's Drag Race.” More than 100,000 votes have been cast in the network's bracket to...
French Film Guilds React To Rumored Netflix Launch
PARIS– Gaul’s film biz is boiling over Netflix’s expected launch, which is reportedly coming as soon as September. Led by the SACD (the French organization that collects fees for con...
Social Media Buzz: ‘Noah’ to Sail Past Schwarzenegger’s ‘Sabotage’ at the Box Office
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend’s new movies a...
Lupita Nyong'o, ‘Veronica Mars’ Help Usher in New Era of Girl Power (Guest Blog)
Oscar season is over, so what does one have to look forward to? Well I had the luck of seeing a troika of girl power-themed movies on the screen that certainly makes the snow melt faster than one can ...
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Fetes Lifetime Achievement Honoree Joe Mantegna
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce presented “Criminal Minds” actor Joe Mantegna with the Lifetime Achievement Award Friday at the org’s 93rd annual installation and awards luncheon at the W Holl...
Film Review: ‘The Winding Stream’
This deftly crafted documentary celebrates a country music dynasty — the Carter and Cash family.
Lance Bass’ KTLA Guest Host Stint Boosts Morning Show Ratings 20 Percent
KTLA nabbed some winning ratings numbers during the week that Lance Bass guested as its entertainment host. The ‘NSYNC alum filled in for KTLA's resident entertainment host Sam Rubin from Mo...
Box Office: Smooth Sailing for ‘Noah’ with $40 Million-Plus Opening
Russell Crowe’s “Noah” looks likely to land above forecasts with an opening U.S. weekend looking at more than $40 million. Paramount-New Regency’s Biblical epic was tracking to...

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