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  • 4 Marvel and DC Characters Who Need a Movie Reboot

    With comic book films ruling the box office, it's only a matter of time until Hollywood gives these characters a second chance at big-screen success.

    The Cheat Sheet14 mins ago
  • Bryce Dallas Howard Explains Infamous Jurassic World High Heels Scene

    ‘Jurassic World’ finished the summer as the third-highest grossing movie OF ALL TIME taking over £1bn at the global box office, and yet, much of the conversation at the time focused on Bryce Dallas Howard’s character Claire’s choice of footwear. Watch our exclusive interview with Bryce Dallas…

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  • Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens Running Time Revealed

    How many minutes will the new Star Wars movie be?

  • Michelle Duggar's Marriage Advice: Wives Should Be "Joyfully Available" to Meet Husbands' "Special Need"

    "Be willing to say, 'Yes, sweetie I am here for you,' no matter what, even though you may be exhausted and big pregnant and you may not feel like he feels."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Architecture & Design Film Festival Kicks Off This Week

    A still from the trailer for the film The Infinite Happiness, about Bjarke Ingels's 8 House complex, seen at background. The 2015 Architecture and Design Film Festival—the seventh-annual edition of the traveling event—kicks off tomorrow and the lineup is...

    Curbed New York48 mins ago
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  • How Aaron Sorkin Designed Steve Jobs

    Danny Boyle’s  Steve Jobs  opened Friday, not the first or the last or the most verisimilitudinous of posthumous movies about the Apple founder, but probably the most structurally audacious. It’s not a full-life biopic but a portrait in three acts, each a real-time behind-the-scenes sequence, set…

  • Johnny Depp is IMDb's biggest star of all time

    Depp, the star of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, tops the quarter-of-a-century chart, followed by Brad Pitt in second place, just ahead of his wife, Angelina Jolie, in third. Fourth place is taken by Natalie Portman and, despite a less than high-profile movie career over the past decade,…

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  • All the References to the Coen Brothers’ Fargo in Fargo’s Second Season

    Although this season of Fargo is set eight years before the film that inspired it, there are still plenty of references, allusions, and homages to the 1996 film. Here is what we've managed to spot thus far — check back for updates throughout the season.

  • No Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max' Sequel?!

    accesshollywood2459-yahoopartner: This news just completely stalled our engines: Charlize Theron may not appear in the “Mad Max: Fury Road” sequel. Director George Miller reportedly told Digital Spy that Charlize’s Imperator Furiosa character isn’t in the follow-up story. “She’s not in the ‘Mad…

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  • Is the Cinema Industry Set For A Clear Downfall?

    The game is evolving, and the cinema industry will need to adapt to survive in our streaming, television-obsessed world.

  • Luther Creator To Write Escape From New York Remake

    Long in development at 20th Century Fox, a new take on John Carpenter’s dystopian sci-fi thriller has no director or star attached yet, but according to The Hollywood Reporter it now has a writer in the form of Neil Cross. Most notably, Cross is the creator of hit BBC detective series ‘Luther’…

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  • BBC TV Boss Danny Cohen to Leave U.K. Public Broadcaster

    "After eight wonderful years at the BBC, it is time for my next big challenge," he says.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • China Box Office: 'Goodbye Mr. Loser' Wins Week With $100 Million

    Pixar's 'Inside Out' opened to a soft $12 million as the animation heavyweight continues to struggle in the world's second-largest film market.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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    Argo: The True Story That Inspired the Movie

    Here's how Hollywood movie magic helped save lives in a hostage situation.

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  • Witches and thrones: Indian animators cash in on special effects boom

    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - They call themselves Hollywood's best-kept secret: India's animators, long-time partners for the likes of Walt Disney Co, are reaping the rewards of surging demand for visual effects and gaining the confidence to venture out on their own. India's…

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    Misty Copeland's rise to stardom focus of new movie

    The director of her new movie calls Misty Copeland the first ballet superstar in 40 years. She's famous in the world of dance, but also well known to the public at large, where she is increasingly seen as an inspiration to people of all ages.

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