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‘Sin City 2′ Bombs at Friday Box Office, ‘Guardians′ Will Be Back on Top
“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” was left battered and bruised on Friday at the domestic box office, while “Guardians of the Galaxy” will likely skyrocket back up top, eking out Friday’s v...
‘Sin City’ Sequel Is DOA as ‘If I Stay’ Tries to Hold Off ‘Guardians’ at Box Office
The gritty and long-delayed sequel “Frank Miller‘s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” tanked in its opening Friday, while the Chloe Moretz teen drama “If I Stay” wept its way ...
‘Paper Planes’ Wins Australia’s Richest Film Prize at CinefestOz
BUSSELTON, West Australia – Robert Connolly’s “Paper Planes” claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014). The film was named as the winner of the first prize at...
Film Review: ‘Christmas, Again’
As Yuletide offerings go, Charles Poekel’s “Christmas, Again” might as well be called “It’s a So-So Life” — a downbeat but never outright depressing reminder that the holidays tend to lo...
Inside the Emmy Parties: Ian Somerhalder, George R.R. Martin, ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Veep’ Casts on the Scene
The Emmy Awards aren’t till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV̵...
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Emmys: Which Nominated Actors Have Movies Releasing This Fall?
This year's Emmy nominees will appear in 'Interstellar,' 'Dumb and Dumber To,' 'Horrible Bosses 2' and 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' among many othersread more
Film Review: ‘The Possession of Michael King’
The seven stages of grief don’t allow for the sort of madness afflicting the title character in “The Possession of Michael King.”
Ken Loach Calls for Boycott of Cultural Events Backed by Israeli State
British filmmaker Ken Loach has called for a boycott of cultural events backed by the Israeli government at an event at the Sarajevo Film Festival. Loach made his remarks at the presentation Thursday ...
‘Facts of Life’ Cast, Martin Short, Casey Wilson Among PaleyFest Fall Preview Panelists
While there's no word yet on Tootie, the cast of “Facts of Life” will be on hand to celebrate the classic sitcom's 35th anniversary at this year's  Paley Center for Media'...
Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Dancer Bitten by Snake During VMA Rehearsal
During rehearsals for Nicki Minaj’s upcoming VMA performance of new single, “Anaconda,” a backup dancer was bitten by a 6-foot snake after she startled the reptile on stage, accord...
John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole for Eighth Time
John Lennon's killer was again denied parole in his eighth attempt. The New York State Parole Board came to their decision after a hearing with Mark David Chapman on Wednesday. The parole board de...
Film Review: ‘The Prince’
A brief theatrical run seems a mere formality for the Lionsgate release, with on-demand offering more promising returns.
SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify TV/Theatrical Contract
The combined SAG-AFTRA membership voted to approve new three-year contract for television and film. It was an overwhelming majority vote in support of the new contract deal reached in July between the...
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SAG-AFTRA Ratifies 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts
The vote was 92.12 percent to 7.88 percentread more
SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Movie-TV Contract
SAG-AFTRA members have ratified a three-year master contract with production companies covering movie and primetime TV work. The deal received 92% support from the approximately 22,000 who cast ballot...
Jake Gyllenhaal Puts the Story Above Everything – Even Murder – in New ‘Nightcrawler’ Trailer (Video)
The latest trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal‘s thriller “Nightcrawler” slows down the action to finally show what this film is going to be about. Gyllenhaal plays a down-on-his-luck guy lo...
Diane Sawyer Gets Nostalgic for Final Person of the Week Segment (Video)
Diane Sawyer got nostalgic for the final installment of her ABC World News weekly segment Person of the Week, spotlighting her favorite moments and interview subjects. Rather than featuring one guest,...
Judge Signs Off on $3.4 Million Damage Award Over ‘Hunger Games,’ Other Rights in Taiwan
A federal judge is signing off on an arbitrator’s award of $3.4 million in damages to Studio Solutions Group in its litigation with Media Development Corp. over the Taiwanese distribution rights...
North Carolina Film-TV Incentives Sliced Amid Conservative Tide
North Carolina legislators have ditched the state’s longtime film and TV incentives program amid a conservative push to cut back on such government support. “We knew that this would be an ...
SAG-AFTRA Represents KPCC Staff in First-Ever Union Contract Negotiation
The news staff at KPCC was represented by SAG-AFTRA for their first-ever union contract agreement with management at Southern California Public Radio. The contract is for three years and includes guar...

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