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Inside Details of Sun Valley's Hollywood Panel – Harvey Said What?
The Hollywood panel at Herb Allen's Sun Valley annual get-together took place Thursday night and insiders tell me that Brian Grazer charmed, Chinese hot property Lee Wong intrigued, Candice Bergen...
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The Films of Richard Linklater: Ranked From Best to Worst
Two Variety critics agree on Richard Linklater's best movie — but not until after an epic ramble about Kierkegaard, "Speed" and Milan Kundera.
Warner Bros. Reverses Course, Allows Viral Lego “Everything Is Awesome” Parody Protest Video on YouTube
After initially having Greenpeace's super viral “Lego Movie” parody pulled from YouTube, Warner Bros. has withdrawn its complaint and the clip has been put back up on the video site. T...
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Pivot Renews ‘Please Like Me’ for Season 3, Greenlights Conservation Series ‘The Operatives’
Pivot has renewed comedy “Please Like Me” for season three, the network announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. The series is created by and stars Australian c...
Pivot Greenlights ‘Please Like Me’ Season 3; ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ Gets Premiere Date
Pivot announced a third season for its comedy “Please Like Me” and set premieres for “Freestyle Love Supreme,” “Welcome to Fairfax” and “Fortitude.” Piv...
5 Must-See Latin American Films From This Year's Latinbeat Program
Quick: What are some of the best Latin American movies being made today? If you don't know, the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 15th annual Latinbeat program has some answers for you. Starting to...
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LeBron James Is 'Going Home' to Cleveland: Hollywood, White House Reacts
It was the announcement that captured the nation, and even White House press secretary Josh Earnest shared the sentiments of basketball fan President Obama on King James returning to the Cavaliers.rea...
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Michelle Obama to Deliver Keynote at Grammy Museum Luncheon
First lady Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at a luncheon on July 16 at L.A. Live’s Club Nokia. The luncheon will honor educator Sunshine Cavalluzi and singer Janelle Monae with t...
Here Are the Best Indie Posters of 2014...So Far
With more independent films than ever flooding the marketplace, it takes one hell of a marketing campaign for a project to stand out. Solid trailers, positive reviews and dependable talent in front of...
‘Harry Potter’ Star Dave Legeno Found Dead at 50
Dave Legeno, who starred in three “Harry Potter” films as villain Fenrir Greyback, was found dead on Sunday in Death Valley, Calif. The 50-year-old British actor and former professional f...
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Social Media Buzz: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Mounts Big Box Office Weekend
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...
Space, Poetry and Sorcery: 5 Indie Games to Check Out This Week
Welcome to the heart of summer! The warm air wafts through the trees as the sounds of children echo throughout the neighborhood. And if you're anything like me, you're in a darkened room somewhere h...
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Thomas Jane to Star in Syfy's 'The Expanse' (Exclusive)
The space opera is based on the best-selling "Leviathan Wakes" book series by James S.A. Corey.read more
Watch: Michael Shannon is a Bad, Bad Man in James Franco's Short Film 'Herbert White'
James Franco's new short film,"Herbert White," isn't for the faint of heart. The short, which has been released by Vice, is based on Frank Bidart's poem of the same name....
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Veteran Postproduction Executive Gary Gerlich Dies at 81
He worked for Technicolor, 20th Century Fox, United Artists, Columbia Pictures and MGM during a long career in Hollywood.read more
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Tracking for $60 Million Opening
Disney's next Marvel superhero movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” is tracking for an opening in the $60 million range, according to pre-release data that came online Thursday. That's ...
Agencies Increase Focus on Cause Marketing
Cause marketing is a growing trend in advertising, as agencies seek to align the brands they represent with social causes customers care about. The growing agency focus on cause marketing is now larg...
Cameron Diaz, Jeff Bridges and Jim Parsons Topline as 2014 ESPYs Presenters
Jessica Alba, Jeff Bridges, Cameron Diaz and Jim Parsons are among the Hollywood names joining host Drake at the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday. Also newly announced to appear at the Nokia Theatre are ...
Here's How to Cut a Green Band Trailer for a Red Band Movie
When Dan Beers' feature film debut, "Premature" debuted at SXSW, Eric Kohn wrote that the indie teen comedy, which borrows the premise of "Groundhog Dog," "maintains a consist...
The Indiewire Springboard: 'Boyhood' Brother and Sister Duo On Watching 12 Years of Their Lives Onscreen
Every Friday, Indiewire Springboard column profiles up-and-comers in the indie world who deserve your attention. Puberty is a stage that everyone goes through in their lives that we'd all probably li...

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