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Oliver Stone Spars with Chinese Film Official at Beijing Film Festival
BEIJING – Controversial U.S. director Oliver Stone railed against the notion of international co-productions and warned Chinese filmmakers not to become “bastardized” by attempts to become globa...
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'American Idol' Recap: Demi Lovato Returns (Sort of) to Judge Top 7
The former "X Factor" judge was in the house as contestants picked out songs for each other on Wednesday night's performance show.read more
Film Review: ‘Be My Baby’
This sharp satire offers an unflattering portrait of undereducated, low-income Japanese twentysomethings.
Broadway Review: ‘Of Mice and Men’ Starring James Franco, Chris O’Dowd
Anna D. Shapiro delivers a flawless, beautifully acted revival of John Steinbeck's 1937 play.
Fox Releases First Trailer for ‘I Wanna Marry Harry’ (Video)
Fox released the first look at its upcoming reality show, “I Wanna Marry Harry.” In case you hadn't heard about it, the series dupes 12 American women into believing they're compet...
‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Underage Boy
“X-Men” director Bryan Singer is being accused of drugging, raping, and using his power to exploit a teenage boy in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, according to court documents obtained by The...
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Sony Sells Stake in Video Game Maker for $150 Million
The sale of its share in Square Enix is part of Sony's financial restructuring as it struggles to get its accounts back into the black. read more
Nicolas Cage’s China-Set ‘Outcast’ Gets Plans for a Sequel
BEIJING – Period action film “Outcast,” starring Nicolas Cage, is being tipped for sequel treatments, even though the first picture is some five months from release. “Resident Evil” producer...
Mitchell Jason, Broadway, TV Actor, Dies at 92
Mitchell Jason, who appeared onstage, in films and on TV, died in Doylestown, Penn., on March 11. He was 92. Jason studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, acted in numerous Broadway and...
‘The Hobbit’ Knocks ‘Frozen’ Off Top of Home Video Sales Chart
Warner Bros.’ “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” shot to the top of both national home video sales charts for the week ended April 13, ending a three-week stay at the top for Walt Disney’s ...
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Surprising Moments From Inside THR's Most Powerful People in NY Media Party
Alec Baldwin chatted (amiably) with Megyn Kelly, Don Lemon spotted Gayle King $5 and Patrick Stewart greeted fellow Englishman John Oliver during the Four Seasons bash.read more
Walter Roy Beery, Stage and TV Actor, Dies at 75
Walter Roy Beery, an actor who appeared in numerous television shows but whose first love was the theater, died at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 6 from complications of lymphoma. He was 7...
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Of Mice and Men: Theater Review
James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton star in the Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's classic tale of ill-fated dreamers in Depression-era California.read more
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Data Is Transforming This Experiential Marketing Agency
Specs Who Co-founders Brook Jay (l.), CMO, and Sarah Eck-Thompson, COO What Experiential marketing agency Where Chicago Proponents of experiential marketing argue that it’s the original real...
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Sperry's Top-Sider Battles a Flotilla of Imitators
As legend has it, Paul Sperry—Dartmouth man, World War I naval officer—was sailing his cutter Sirocco on a cold day in 1935 when he nearly slipped on the wet deck and killed himself. Ap...
‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel in the Works
Fox 2000 has tapped “Elf” scribe David Berenbaum to write a sequel to the 1993 comedy hit “Mrs. Doubtfire,” with Robin Williams attached to reprise his starring role and Chris...
Listless Lakers Wrapping Lowest-Rated Season to Date
This has been a season to forget for the Lakers, and Angelenos couldn’t bear to watch. As they took the court in San Antonio on Wednesday to close the 2013-14 season, the Lakers were on track to...
‘Real Housewives of Atlanta's’ Porsha Stewart Charged With Assault, Arrest Warrant Issued
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta's” Porsha Williams (previously Stewart) is a wanted woman. As a result of her fight with castmate Kenya Moore during the recent taping of the Bravo show...
Raymond Wagner, TV Producer, Exec, Dies at 85
Raymond Wagner, a producer of films including “Petulia” and, later, “Turner and Hooch” and formerly a top executive at Universal Studios and MGM, died of natural causes March 1...
‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel in the Works With Robin Williams, Chris Columbus Returning
Robin Williams is ready to dig his old dress out of storage, as he's set to star in “Mrs. Doubtfire 2,” an individual familiar with the Fox 2000 sequel told TheWrap. Chris Columbus wil...

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