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Ray Liotta Filmed 'The Identical' Because of His Own Adoption Experience
Says newcomer Blake Rayne: "Ray was the one that scared me because we’ve all seen 'Goodfellas!' "read more
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Vice Media Gets $250 Million Investment From Venture Capital Firm
CEO Shane Smith wants to continue a "relentless quest for total media domination"read more
Weekly Ratings: ‘Simpsons’ Marathon Puts FXX Atop Week’s Cable Rankings in Young Adults
“The Simpsons” has helped put FXX on the TV map for many Americans, as a marathon of the long-running animated comedy lifted the nascent network to ratings heights. Last week, FXX was the ...
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Academy's Consultants Warn of "Explosive" Gas Danger at Proposed Oscar Museum
AMPAS points to mitigation measures in response to the comprehensive reportread more
Vice Media Receives $250 Million Boost from Silicon Valley’s TCV
LONDON — Vice Media has received a $250 million boost from Silicon Valley’s Technology Crossover Ventures, which has previously invested in Netflix, Electronic Arts and Facebook, among others....
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Heavy Twitter Focus Can Be a "Waste" for TV Industry, Study Finds
Only 33 percent of people are now traditional "couch potatoes"read more
Norway Sends ‘1001 Grams’ To Oscar’s Foreign-Language Race
Bent Hamer’s “1001 Grams” is set to represent Norway in the foreign)language Academy Awards’ race. Pic will play in the Masters sidebar at the Toronto film fest. “1001 Grams...
Venice Film Review: ‘Pasolini’
One suspects Pasolini himself would approve of casting Willem Dafoe to play himself, seeing as how the actor can count both Christ and “Antichrist” among his screen credits. But it's doubtful whet...
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Ad of the Day: Under Armour Presents Gisele Bündchen Like You've Never Seen Her
Gisele Bündchen kicks butt in a new ad breaking today for Under Armour's "I Will What I Want" campaign by Droga5. The supermodel and wife of NFL quarterback Tom Brady (a fellow U...
iTunes Seals Deal With Middle East Distributor Front Row
VENICE – Prominent Dubai-based independent Middle East film distributor, Front Row Filmed Entertainment has sealed a deal with iTunes under which it will act as an aggregator for independent Ara...
Venice Film Review: ‘Sivas’
Boy-and-his-dog films usually tug on the heart with puppyish persistence, but there's little easy sympathy to be found in Turkish director Kaan Mujdeci's tough, imposing debut feature "Sivas."
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Xbox One Console Has Dismal Launch in Japan
Lines of excited buyers conspicuous by their absence read more
Cite Films Preps ‘Afloat,’ ‘The Winter’ (EXCLUSIVE)
VENICE – Paris-based Cite Films, ex-Roissy head Raphael Berdugo’s production sales house, is teaming with France’s Virginie Films, owned by Virginie Lacombe, to produce “l’Alcool transparent...
Reality Producers Natalka Znak, Simon Jones Partner with Sky
Reality TV vets Natalka Znak (“Hell’s Kitchen”) and Simon Jones (“American Idol”) have inked a distribution partnership with Sky through their Znak&Jones Productions ...
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'Pasolini': Venice Review
Willem Dafoe plays the murdered gay poet whose loss still reverberates through Italian intellectual life in Abel Ferrara's anti-conventional portraitread more
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BSkyB Buys Stake in TV Producer Znak & Jones
Focusing on the U.S. and U.K., it is run by the former CEOs of Talpa USA and Zodiak USAread more
Anthony LaPaglia, Guy Pearce and Kerry Fox Together For ‘Holding the Man’
Director Neil Armfield has assembled a starry cast for an Australian film adaptation of beloved book “Holding The Man.”
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'Boardwalk Empire': Steve Buscemi, Terence Winter Share How They Ended the Final Season
Said Buscemi of Nucky at the season-five premiere: "I'll certainly miss his wardrobe — he always looked sharp!"read more
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Benicio del Toro Is the Worst In-Law Ever in 'Escobar: Paradise Lost' Trailer
From the Hunger Games to the drug war, Josh Hutcherson just can't stay out of troubleread more
Blake Shelton and Jimmy Fallon Are Terrible at ‘Random Object Football Toss’ (Video)
Blake Shelton and Jimmy Fallon learned the hard way that there is a reason the football is shaped the way it is. In a game Fallon dubbed “Random Object Football Toss” on “The Tonight...

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