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BBC Trust Poised to Get First Female Chair
Rona Fairhead is understood to be the preferred candidate to head the U.K. public broadcaster's governing bodyread more
‘Escape From New York’ Reboot Following ‘Group’ Thinking of ‘Avengers,’ ‘X-Men,’ ‘Justice League’
Is mega-producer Joel Silver planning to take his long-planned “Escape From New York” reboot even further in the same “team” direction as “The Avengers,” “X-M...
Joan Rivers Remains Unconscious as Celebrity Friends Send Prayers
Joan Rivers remains unconscious since being rushed to a New York hospital on Thursday morning, according to ABC News. The comedian is reportedly on life support. She was placed in a medically-induced ...
Venice Film Review: ‘Words With Gods’
Viewers from different religious backgrounds may reach contrasting interpretations of the nine shorts that make up spiritually themed portmanteau pic "Words With Gods," but most are likely to agree on...
Watch: Steve Carell Gets Ominous in New ‘Foxcatcher’ Trailer
If you thought the first “Foxcatcher” trailer was unnerving, brace yourself for the latest clip. The new teaser trailer focuses primarily on Steve Carell, who’s almost unrecognizable as mult...
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Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft Pick, Cut by St. Louis Rams
Sam still has a few options as he aims to play in his first NFL gameread more
‘Boxtrolls’ Venice Review: A Charmless Misfire from Laika Studios
Even by the standards of kids’ movies about genocide and the frequent uselessness of fathers, “The Boxtrolls” isn't very much fun at all. A surprisingly charmless and aimless mov...
Telluride Review: Ethan Hawke Discovers a Brilliant Mind in 'Seymour: An Introduction'
Ethan Hawke's career is distinguished by contemplative roles, notably the ones associated with Richard Linklater, though in his limited output as a director — the two narrative dramas "Chelsea ...
Michael Sam Cut by St. Louis Rams, Delaying Quest to Be First Openly Gay Player in NFL
[Update 4 p.m. PT: Hours after being cut by the St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam took to Twitter with a positive attitude to respond to the news over a series of three tweets. "I want to thank the entire...
‘Downton Abbey's’ Season 5 Trailer Promises a ‘Shaking of the Ground’
The producers of “Downton Abbey” have released the first trailer for Season 5 online and there's no shortage of drama happening throughout the Grantham estate. The fifth season begins ...
Venice Film Review: ‘Far From Men’
The existential questions Albert Camus raises in his short story “The Guest” translate exceptionally well to the Western genre in “Far From Men,” which stars Viggo Mortensen as a colonial scho...
Russo Brothers Talk ‘Cap 3,’ Directing ‘Community’ Season Six Premiere
The Russo Brothers are officially returning to Greendale. Joe and Anthony Russo, who were behind one of the highest-grossing films of the year with “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” w...
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'Near Death Experience': Venice Review
French oddball directors Gustave Kelvern and Benoit Delepine cast French literary sensation Michel Houellebecq as a suicidal man who's into cyclingread more
Idris Elba Thriller ‘No Good Deed’ Launches Unique Social Media Campaign
Sony Pictures and Screen Gems have launched a first-of-its-kind social media campaign on both Twitter and Instagram for their upcoming thriller “No Good Deed,” which pits Idris Elba agains...
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'The Gate': Telluride Review
Oscar-winning French director Regis Wargnier returns to the killing fields of Cambodia in this recreation of a fascinating true storyread more
Palestinian Movie ‘Villa Touma’ Arrives in Venice Amid Israeli Controversy
Suha Arraf’s “Villa Touma,” which screens in Venice Critics’ Week, has arrived in Italy carrying the baggage of a major Israeli controversy. The film, a melodrama set in Ramallah during the ea...
Indiewire's Real-Time Oscar Odds: First Reactions To All the Festival Premieres
Oscar season is a fragile time. As each hotly anticipated film makes its festival debut, it has the power to immediately shift the awards season trajectory. Last year, when "12 Years a Slave"...
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Telluride: Francis Ford Coppola Spills 'Apocalypse Now' Secrets on 35th Anniversary
The horror, the horror, indeedread more
Venice: Ez, Nukleus and Pan Join Forces to Produce ‘Stage Fright’
France’s Ez Films and Croatia’s Nukleus Film has joined Athens-based producer Pan Entertainment to produce “Stage Fright,” from tyro Greek director Yorgos Zois. Zois’ latest short, “Out of...
Venice: Cinedea Acquires Italian Rights to Dakota Johnson-Ethan Hawke’s ‘Cymbeline’
Cinedea, a distributor-producer-talent agency, has acquired Italian rights to Michael Almereyda’s romantic adventure “Cymbeline,” starring Dakota Johnson, Ethan Hawke, Penn Badgley, Ed Harris, M...

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