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  • Liam Neeson’s Frail Frame Makes Him Almost Unrecognisable

    The 63-year old, Irish actor, Liam Neeson, has caused much concern amongst fans after being photographed looking quite frail on the streets of New York last week. In this dramatic transformation, he appears worryingly gaunt in the face with long grey wispy hair hidden underneath a baseball cap. In…

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  • Adam Sandler: 5 Reasons He’s No Longer a Movie Star

    Is it game over for Adam Sandler? His new comedy, “Pixels,” opened over the weekend to a mediocre $24 million, a disappointing result for the $88 million project. Sandler’s latest box office lemon comes on the heels of “The Cobbler” (Sandler’s lowest-grossing title ever, which opened to just…

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  • Documentary Filmmakers On Why They Love Netflix – TCA

    Netflix this morning held a TCA panel in which several of its trophied documentary filmmakers talked about their experience having projects distributed by the streaming service. Not surprisingly, they raved about it. Jill Bauer, director-producer of Hot Girls Wanted, told TV critics that the last…

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  • The Fight for Authenticity in Southpaw

    Our lead makeup artist, Liz Bernstrom, had a problem -- and it was entirely my fault. While shooting one of the fight scenes on our Pittsburgh set of Southpaw, she was having a nearly impossible time keeping the fake blood on our actors' faces and bodies. Keep in mind, when you're shooting a movie…

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  • California Film & TV Tax Credits: Second Round Sees 254 Big-Screen Submissions

    Just three days after the latest application period closed for some of the $330 million that the Golden State has allocated for film and television tax incentives, it seems we have some contenders. There were 254 projects submitted for the $55.2 million allocated this round for features films. Of…

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  • Relativity in Ruins: Is it Too Late for Ryan Kavanaugh to Save His Studio?

    Hollywood’s latest evangelist blew into town without a film degree or a single production credit, but armed with abundant smarts, a knack for salesmanship and buckets of charm. Even Ryan Kavanaugh’s shock of red hair assured he got noticed in any room he entered. Eleven years later, Relativity…

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    Jake Gyllenhaal: I want fighters to watch it

    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal opened up about his latest film Southpaw, in which he takes on the role of a boxer who loses his wife and custody of their daughter.

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  • Jake Gyllenhaal Vehicle 'Demolition' Will Open The 2015 Toronto Film Festival

    As always, many of the year's top awards contenders will premiere or screen at the Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Sept. 10. Among those titles are "Freeheld," the gay-rights drama starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page; "The Martian," Ridley Scott's sci-fi survival adaptation…

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  • 'Monkey King' breaks 'Kung Fu Panda 2' record in China as 'Monster Hunt' surges

    Box-office records continued to drop like flies last week in China as the homegrown "Monkey King: Hero Is Back" surpassed "Kung Fu Panda 2" to become the top-grossing animated film ...

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  • Trevor Noah, Chelsea Handler, CBS News Braving TCA!

    Summer TV Press Tour 2015, or TCA as it's often called in honor of the TV Critics Association whose members swarm the semi-annual confab, promises to be especially yeasty. Sure, it has its usual post-Comic-Con challenges. What with that San Diego fan-fest having wrapped two full weeks earlier, TCA…

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  • Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ Set as Tokyo Festival Opener

    Robert Zemeckis drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, has been set as the opener of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

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  • More Deadpool Set Photos are Released

    Check out the awesomeness from next year's film

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    Chinese Companies Funding U.S. Movies, Is It a Trend?

    July 27 -- Box Office Media Managing Editor Daniel Loria discusses the movies, the box office and the funding of U.S. movies. He speaks on "Market Makers."

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  • 'UnREAL's' Constance Zimmer on Quinn's Big Move: "She Doesn't Know What She Wants"

    “Why did she keep all this stuff? ... She’s smart, and she’s protecting herself," the actress tells THR of the episode's big reveal. "Now she gets to use it against ."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Stars Scammed By Madoff

    Celebrities who lost big in Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi scheme are still reeling from the losses.

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  • TV Ratings: Caitlyn Jenner's E! Show Draws 2.7 Million Viewers

    Ahead of live-plus-three lifts, the premiere slightly outpaces recent episodes of the Kardashian franchise.

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  • Larysa Kondracki Inks Directing Deal With Starz

    The Whistleblower helmer Larysa Kondracki has signed a one-year directing and first-look development deal with Starz. Under the pact, she will direct an upcoming episode of drama series Power. Kondracki co-wrote and directed the 2010 feature The Whistleblower starring Rachel Weisz. It…

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  • The Look of Silence - a New Documentary Wants Us to Make Noise

    A scene from The Look of Silence. Courtesy, Drafthouse Films & Participant MediaBeginning in 1965, over one million people were murdered in Indonesia. This state-sponsored genocide was justified at the time as necessary to root out the communists. What filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer uncovered in his…

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