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‘American Idol’ Alum Katie Stevens and Rita Volk Kiss, Become Insta-Lesbians in MTV ‘Faking It’ Trailer (Video)
The trailer for MTV's new romantic comedy, “Faking It,” proves that if you kiss a member of the same-sex — even under the duress of intense peer pressure — you will instant...
Vimeo Acquires Mobile-Video App Cameo
Vimeo has acquired Cameo, developer of an app for shooting and sharing short films that launched five months ago, aiming to bring more video under its umbrella. Terms of the deal weren’t disclos...
China Film Group Chairman Steps Down
Han Sanping  will step down as head of China Film Group after seven years as chairman of the state-backed distributor and producer. Han confirmed to his departure to Film Business Asia, which repor...
This Documentary Executive Produced By Brad Pitt is Struggling at the Box Office. Here's Why.
"Big Men" should have been one of the year's biggest documentaries. Directed by Rachel Boynton (whose "Our Brand is Crisis" was a 2005 nonfiction highlight), executive produced by Brad Pitt, and bols...
Criterion Celebrates the Beatles with 'A Hard Day's Night' Among Its June Releases
For Beatles fans out there, Criterion is celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of "A Hard Day's Night" by releasing a new 4K digital restoration of the film, with a newly remixed 5.1 surround soundtrac...
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Ad of the Day: Tesla Thinks This Fan-Made Ad Is Out of This World, and You Will Too
How do you impress Elon Musk? Combine two of his favorite things into one incredible spec commercial. That's what the enterprising creatives at Everdream Pictures did with the impressive homema...
SXSW: How TV is the Real Competition for Indie Film
Episodic 2014, the first year television was officially featured as part of the SXSW festival, has come to a close. Without making too many waves, the six-series set showcased plenty of talent, drew (...
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'Peanuts' Teaser Trailer: Charlie Brown and Snoopy Are Back (Video)
The movie, based on the beloved comic strip by the late Charles M. Schulz, hits theaters next year.read more
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'Glee' Stars Celebrate 100 Episodes, Share Their Bucket List
THR hit the set of the Fox musical and asked the cast what they'd like to see their characters do before the series ends next year.read more
Critic's Notebook: How This Year's SXSW Film Festival Illustrated the Best and Worst of American Independent Film
10 years ago, when 23-year-old former volunteer Matt Dentler took on the reigns of the SXSW Film Festival, the art and industry of American cinema was in a very different place. Digital filmmaking had...
Jenny McCarthy Slammed on Twitter for Anti-Vaccine Campaign
“The View” host Jenny McCarthy was mocked for her campaign against vaccines after she tweeted the unrelated question, “What is the most important personality trait you look for in a ...
'Jodorowsky's Dune' Director Frank Pavich on 2,000 Defecating Extras and How 'Dune' Became Part of the Cosmic Consciousness
There are plenty of fascinating unrealized projects from great directors – Sergio Leone's "Stalingrad," Martin Scorsese's "Dino," and David Lynch's "Ronnie Rocket" among them – but few as unlikely...
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ABC Is Top Banana in 4A’s Homes
Although it’s destined to finish last again this season among broadcast’s Big Four, ABC boasts a much higher profile in the homes of ad agency types. According to a new study from Colle...
Discovery Names COO of International Networks
Discovery Communications has promoted Doug Baker to chief operating officer and chief financial officer for Discovery Networks Intl. He previously served as exec VP and CFO. In his new role, Baker wil...
Mitt Romney Rips President Obama in Scathing WSJ Op-Ed on Russia: He's a Failed Leader
Mitt Romney took shots at President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine, in addition to other difficulties abroad in a stinging new op-ed ...
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Lena Dunham on Woody Allen: Art Is Not How We Convict People of Crimes
The "Girls" star is "decidedly pro-Dylan Farrow and decidedly disgusted with Woody Allen's behavior" because of "the actual evidence that exists in the world."read more
Vimeo Aquires Cameo, a Video Creation App, Giving Users A New Option for Making Movies
Vimeo has acquired Cameo, a free mobile-cloud based video creation app that allows users to shoot and share films, the company announced today. With Cameo, users can edit and customize their videos (c...
Jimmy Kimmel Gives Aunt Chippy Fright of Her Life (Video)
Jimmy Kimmel showed his love for his Aunt Chippy by handing his profane and prickly relative a choice assignment, one that nearly scared her into an early grave. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” decam...
3D, 4K, HD? An Expert's Take on the Battle of the TV Acronyms
Anyone at CES 2014 could not help but be dazzled by the latest 3D TVs from LG and Samsung. The 30-foot LG passive 3D video wall was the first thing to grab your attention when entering the main e...
Sundance Grand Jury Doc Prize Winner 'Rich Hill' Lands Distribution
This year's winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Documentary Prize, "Rich Hill," directed by Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palemo, has finally landed distribution via a partnership between Independen...

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