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Watch: Get Immersed in SXSW Short 'Random Stop'
Benjamin Arfmann's short "Random Stop" was a dual MFA thesis film for his Masters Program at UCLA. It was a highly ambitious project and the final result shows a lot of potential in the...
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Tina Fey Attached to Star in Disney's Witch Project, Not 'Hocus Pocus' Sequel
The actress also will produce the project with Allison Shearmur. read more
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'Think Like a Man Too' Producers Dissolve Production Company, Face Lawsuit
The founders of Rainforest Films, who also produced "Ride Along" and "About Last Night," have been sued by a shareholder in the company.read more
Watch: ‘Planet of the Apes’ Short Films Document Gap Between ‘Rise’ and ‘Dawn’
Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with Vice Media’s Motherboard to release three short films documenting what happened during the 10 years that have passed between “Rise” and “Dawn of the Pl...
Vote for June's Project of the Month!
It's time to choose June's Project of the Month. The project that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film ...
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The 5 Things Marketers Are Saying About Vine's Loop Count
Vine yesterday revealed a "loop count" metric to show marketers and users how often people are watching their six-second videos. Prior to the metric's availability, they had to focus o...
‘Transformers 4' China Box Office Shoots Ahead of U.S. Total
Michael Bay's “Transformers: Age of Extinction” may have posted the biggest box-office opening of the year in the United States, but it's been even bigger in China. On Wednesday, ...
Sheryl Sanberg Barely ‘Leans In’ to Apology Over Facebook Mood Study
Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has addressed allegations that her company had unwillingly manipulated the news feeds of 700,00 users in 2012 as part of a psychological experime...
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'School Dance': Film Review
Nick Cannon makes his directorial debut with this hip-hop infused sex comedy.read more
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Box Office: 'Tammy' in Close Wednesday Race With 'Transformers 4'
Both movies could earn $7 million-plus for the day, although "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is widely expected to pull ahead of the Melissa McCarthy comedy over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. ...
‘Transformers’ Earning More in China Than U.S.
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” is a bigger hit in China than it is in the United States, according to numbers released Tuesday by China Movie Media Group, a partner in the production. S...
Tina Fey to Star in, Produce Untitled Witch Project for Disney
Tina Fey is attached to star in an Untitled Witch Project for Disney — though it's not the “Hocus Pocus” sequel that many nostalgic fans had hoped for, an individual familiar wit...
Does America Now Like Soccer? World Cup Ratings Hint at It
Yes, that's it for the U.S. in the World Cup, but we went out with a bang: ESPN boasted its second-highest rating ever for a soccer match with a whopping 9.6 (people are watching during the day, ...
Fox Taps Two for Writers Intensive Fellowship Program
Fox Broadcasting and 20th Century Fox TV have set a development pact with writing partners Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft after tapping the pair as its Fox Writers Intensive fellows for 2014. Gonzalez (p...
Tina Fey Is Developing a Witch Movie, But Not a ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel
Sorry, “Hocus Pocus” fans — Tina Fey is not producing a sequel to the cult 1993 comedy. Instead, Fey is said to be in talks with Disney to produce and star in a currently untitled m...
Bob Hastings, ‘McHale's Navy’ Star, Dead at 89
Veteran Hollywood actor Bob Hastings, best-remembered as a bootlicking lieutenant in the 1960s television World War Two comedy “McHale's Navy,” has died at the age of 89. Hastings died...
WBTV Comic-Con Lineup Includes ‘Flash,’ ‘Constantine,’ ‘IZombie,’ DC Fan Event
Warner Bros. Television officially announced its plans for San Diego Comic Con taking place Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. Highlights from the schedule include Wednesday's screenings ...
Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Tammy’ Is Just Not Funny, Say Critics
Melissa McCarthy’s “Tammy” kicked off its Independence Day weekend release with a solid $1.3 million at the Tuesday night box office, but critics are saying McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone’s ...
Film Review: ‘Premature’
“Premature” winds up resembling nothing so much as the coarsely smutty teen-sex comedies that abounded throughout the '80s in the wake of “Porky’s.”
Mark Burnett-Roma Downey’s ‘Little Boy’ Set for Feb. 27 Release
Open Road Films has set a Feb. 27 release for inspirational family film “Little Boy,” exec produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett (pictured above). The distributor acquired U.S. rights recently ...

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