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  • How Ellen Page Taught Julianne Moore About the Pains of Being Closeted

    For Ellen Page, starring in the feature-length adaptation of Cynthia Wade's documentary Freeheld meant a real-life struggle with her own sexuality and coming out publicly. "I remember thinking, ‘Ellen, how in God’s name could you make this film and not be out?'" Page told Out Magazine for their…

    ETonline
  • Hong Kong Enjoys 33% Summer Box Office Surge

    Cinemas in Hong Kong enjoyed a 33% growth business over the summer months of July and August. Hollywood dominated as local titles slumped.

    Variety
  • Argentine blockbuster spins sordid story at Venice

    Fresh off a record-breaking opening, Argentine crime flick "The Clan," based on the true story of a well-to-do family of kidnappers, is looking for glory at the Venice Film Festival. To his dying day, he denied the crimes he was convicted of.

    AFP Relax News
  • Andrew Garfield on Exploring Fatherhood: 'Exciting, Daunting and Scary'

    In the new film  99 Homes, Andrew Garfield plays a single dad who loses his home to foreclosure. Though the 32-year-old actor doesn’t have any children in real life, he admits the film brought out his fatherly instincts. "I've always had them somewhere," he told ET at the film’s press junket over…

    ETonline
  • 'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

    A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film ''Concussion'' is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times reported Tuesday that ''Concussion'' was altered to avoid…

    The Associated Press
  • Oscars Producers Could Create a Hipper, Multi-Platform Show (Analysis)

    THR's awards analyst recounts the accomplishments of the Oscar nominee and Emmy winner who were tapped by the Academy for this year's ceremony — and speculates about what sort of a show they will present on Feb. 28.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • What Movie Should I See This Weekend?

    Preview all of this weekend's new theatrical releases (including A Walk in the Woods, The Transporter: Refueled, and Blind), with Metascores and trailers for each new film. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

    Metacritic
  • US box office receipts on course to set record

    Dinosaurs, superheroes and rappers have boosted box office receipts in the United States and worldwide, setting 2015 on course to be the biggest grossing year in movie history. "It's not a record summer but we're still on track for what could be the biggest box office year in theaters," said Paul…

    AFP Relax News
  • Netflix Focuses on Exclusive Content, Breaks Deal with Epix

    Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) has made yet another strategic move in the video streaming market.

    Zacks
  • Luke Perry Lists Hancock Park Fixer Upper

    SELLER: Luke Perry LOCATION: Los Angeles, Calif. PRICE: $2.899 million SIZE: 4,062 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Back in 1998, when he was a smoldering and beau-hunky young superstar on the smash hit teen drama “Beverly Hills 90210,” Luke Perry paid $967,500 for a 1930s…

    Variety
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  • Marvel president Kevin Feige now reports directly to Disney

    In a move that underscores how valuable the comic-book franchise is within the Mouse House, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige now reports directly to Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn rather than Marvel Entertainment CEO Isaac Perlmutter. Marvel Studios co-president Louis D’Esposito also…

    American City Business Journals
  • Pandora Goes Ad-Free to Celebrate Its Tenth Birthday

    Pandora is turning off all ads on its streaming service for 24 hours starting at 12 a.m. ET (9 p.m. PT) Wednesday for a very special occasion: The personalized radio streaming service is celebrating its tenth birthday. Pandora itself is actually older than 10; the company launched in 2000 under the…

    Variety
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    Bryan Cranston on 'Better Call Saul': "It's Like Another Dish Created by the Same Chef"

    The 'Breaking Bad' star shares his thoughts on creator Vince Gilligan's latest television triumph.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • A studio is suing Popcorn Time users for illegally downloading a Pierce Brosnan movie

    Popcorn Time, the Netflix-like streaming service that delivers pirated movies to users, has battled legal difficulties since it launched, and the pile of complaints leveled against it just got a little bit bigger. Indie studio Millennium Films and its affiliate Nu Image filed a lawsuit against…

    The Verge
  • Supercut Of Screams In Wes Craven Films Is Ear-Splitting Eulogy

    Screen Crush has honored famed horror film director Wes Craven, who died Sunday, with a compilation of screams from his movies, which include the "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" films. The video's title, appropriately enough, is "Screams."It's loud. It's shrill. It's perfect.One might even…

    Huffington Post
  • See It First: Decker. Debuts Dramatic Video for ‘Patsy’

    Sedona, AZ-based Brandon Decker is the songwriting troubadour at the core of the folk ensemble decker., having offered up a new album, Patsy, full of soulful narrative earlier this year. His live show is ever-changing, as he tours with a rotating band of four to eight musicians, delighting…

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