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  • Crude, Rude “Message From Donald & Melania Trump” Launches Season 41 Of ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Donald Trump got the full-on SNL parody treatment in the 41st season opener, including the cold open featuring Taran Killam, in his debut as the mouthy mogul, and Cecily Strong as latest wife Melania. She blabbered mindlessly about his intelligence and love of women; he indicated his fondness for…

  • Top five of 100 greatest Asian films of all-time

    The Busan International Film Festival is marking its 20th anniversary with a list of the 100 best Asian films of all time, based on a poll of 73 noted filmmakers and critics. Yasujiro Ozu was a firm believer in the less-is-more style of storytelling but don't be fooled by the slow pacing -- it's…

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  • Santa Barbara Film Fest: Jane Fonda Feted with Kirk Douglas Award

    The 77-year-old icon, an Oscar contender this year for her portrayal of an aging movie star in 'Youth,' was toasted by Elizabeth Banks, Diane Lane and, via video, 98-year-old Douglas himself.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Review: 'Hero' captures the strengths and flaws of the TV series

    Marcus Goh is a Singapore television scriptwriter. “Hero” is a Japanese law comedy based on the television series of the same name. It stars Takuya Kimura (Kohei Kuryu), Keiko Kitagawa (Chika Asagi), and Takako Matsu (Maiko Amamiya).

    Marcus Goh
  • Iran’s Most Defiant Film of the Year

    In the midst of a 20-year travel and filmmaking ban, Jafar Panahi has once again defied his native country in creating an insightful, complicated portrait of contemporary Tehran.

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
  • Busan Film Review: ‘Numb’

    An ill-fated treasure hunt in subzero temperatures sends only intermittent chills through the audience in “Numb.”

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    Drive-in movie art (16 photos)

    This artist is a real Car -avaggio, making amazing hyperrealistic works inspired by drive-in theaters that depict real-life moments at the movies . Czech artist Andrew Valko, 58, created these stunning film-scene paintings after visiting drive-ins across the U.S. (Caters News) Artwork by Andrew…

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  • Alex Giannini, 'Legend' Actor, Dies at 52

    The actor died before a scheduled theater performance on Friday night.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Film Review: ‘The Piper’

    Carnivorous rats are mickey mouse compared with the heinous humans in "The Piper," South Korean helmer-scribe Kim Gwang-tae's chilling transposition of "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" to a Korean hamlet in the early '50s.

  • ‘Peaky Blinders’ Adds Paddy Considine, International Intrigue & More As Season 3 Shoot Begins

    The long-anticipated return of Peaky Blinders is approaching. Shooting starts Monday on the third season of the Steven Knight-created crime saga with new cast additions now set, and more revealed about what’s to come for Cillian Murphy’s Tommy Shelby. Among the new cast members, Paddy Considine…

  • PopPolitics: Ted Danson on Climate Activism, Ignorance and 2016 (Listen)

    Ted Danson, a longtime environmental activist focused on the oceans, says that he’s actually optimistic action will be taken despite dire warnings about climate change and other threats like overfishing and offshore oil drilling. “I am not just spinning this, the state of the oceans now needs a lot…

  • Busan: Fest Founder Kim Dong-ho Named APSA Jury President

    The Asia Pacific Screen Awards honor films that promote cultural diversity.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Here’s why ’The Martian’ screenwriter thinks of the space drama as ‘a religious movie’

    Drew Goddard, screenwriter of "The Martian" (starring Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott) talks to HitFix about f-bombs, the Mars movie curse, why he considers the film 'a religious movie,' and which book moment that didn’t make the movie might still show up on the DVD.

  • Relativity Surprise: Stalking Horse To Pay $125M For TV Business

    EXCLUSIVE: This is a twist in Relativity Media’s bankruptcy saga: In the auction that took place on Thursday and Friday the group of creditors known as Stalking Horse Bidders withdrew their offer to buy the entire company for $250 million and agreed to buy just Relativity Television — the most…

  • India’s Full ‘Court’ Press for Oscar Gold

    India has been sending submissions to Oscar’s foreign language category since 1957, but has scored only three nominations for “Mother India,” “Salaam Bombay” and “Lagaan” with none resulting in a win. This year’s submission, debutant Chaitanya Tamhane’s “Court,” an indictment of India’s…

  • 5 of the Best Movies About Mars

    With Ridley Scott's 'The Martian' poised to hit theaters, we take a look back at some of the most memorable cinematic stories about Mars.

    The Cheat Sheet
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    NASA Astronaut on What Space Movies Are Leaving Out

    What's one major difference between space movies and real life travel? NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell has the answer!

    Superfan Movies
  • Film Review: ‘The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers’

    Marquee letter placers won't be the only ones profoundly unnerved by "The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers," the latest mind-muddling meditation from singular British experimentalist Ben Rivers.