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  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’? Breakfast is the the most important meal of the…

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  • 'London Has Fallen' Trailer: 'Olympus' Sequel Brings the Mayhem Across the Pond

    Top Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is back with his perpetually imperiled President.

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  • Documentary film about Market Basket dispute nears release

    One of the most remarkable work stoppages in U.S. labor history will soon be the subject of a documentary film. "Food Fight: Inside the Battle for Market Basket" is being edited and is scheduled ...

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  • A few Pixar strategies that can help you grow your revenue

    "Inside Out," the first Disney Pixar film that did not open in the top slot its first weekend, still drove $91.1 million for its first three days. USA Today noted, “It’s the best launch ever for a Pixar movie that wasn’t a sequel and the studio’s biggest opening since Toy Story 3’s $110.3 million…

    American City Business Journals
  • Fox News Channel Clocks 54th Consecutive Quarterly Ratings Win

    Fox News Channel celebrated its 54th consecutive quarter in first place among cable news networks in the news demographic. Double-digit demo growth in Monday-Friday primetime owed much to Megyn Kelly’s The Kelly File, which was the most watched cable news show for the month of June in the demo for…

    Deadline
  • Ben Affleck Survived 'Daredevil,' But Jennifer Garner Never Recovered From 'Elektra'

    It is not unusual for movie stars to meet and eventually fall in love and/or get married while on the set of what would turn out to be a pretty terrible movie. So the fact that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner met on the set of Daredevil is not more

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    Here's a Look at the New 'Hunger Games' Exhibit, with Katniss Costumes (and Eye-Popping Props) Galore (23 photos)

    We're just a few months away from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 , the fourth (and final) installment in the blockbuster franchise. But fans who can't wait that long to get a glimpse of Katniss and the gang can check out The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, which opened in New York City's…

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  • Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons Leave ‘Kong: Skull Island’

    Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons have exited Legendary-Universal’s “Kong: Skull Island” due to scheduling conflicts. The King Kong origins movie is set to open on March 10, 2017, and will be released in 3D. The studio and Legendary unveiled “Skull Island” during last year’s Comic-Con. They announced…

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  • ‘Max’ Tops ‘Ted 2′ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’ in TV Ad Spending

    In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “Max” remained at the top of the list, marking the film’s second week as the movie backed by the biggest TV advertising budget. Reducing its expenditure almost a million dollars this week compared to last, Warner…

    Variety
  • How's That Hope and Change Working Out For Me? Just Fine, Thanks.

    I've never been a huge fan of "The Departed." It's a good movie, but I think it pales in comparison to Martin Scorcese's better films, movies like "Goodfellas", "Casino", and "Raging Bull."But "The Departed" does contain one of my favorite movie quotes of all time. Coincidentally, it's a line that…

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  • Pinewood Atlanta Studios pushes Pinewood Group to record revenue

    Operations at Pinewood Atlanta Studios are making a big impact on its parent company's bottom line. U.K.-based Pinewood Group reported record international revenue for 2014-2015. According to the company's announcement, the spike is partially "driven by the newly operational Pinewood Atlanta…

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  • Horror Anthology Series From Max Landis & Nick Antosca In Works At Syfy

    In their latest collaboration, Syfy and Universal Cable Prods are teaming on horror anthology series Channel Zero from Max Landis ( Chronicle, American Ultra) and Nick Antosca ( Hannibal, Friday The 13th) . Antosca will pen the script and exec produce and Landis will produce and oversee…

    Deadline
  • Ellen DeGeneres' New Site Launches, Most Apparel Still "Coming Soon"

    But you can buy dog, bunny and goat tees. So there's that.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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    'The Gallows' holds Hollywood-style premiere in Fresno

    A Hollywood-style movie premiere right here in Central California for a locally created and supported horror film soon to be released across the country.

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  • Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run

    Chris Christie announced his presidential bid on Tuesday morning, telling supporters he is “ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.” The governor of New Jersey joins a crowded Republican primary field of 13 other contenders, including recent entry Donald Trump. “Both parties…

    Variety
  • Star Trek Beyond is officially the next Star Trek movie

    Director Justin Lin confirmed on Twitter last night that the third installment of the Star Trek series will be called Star Trek Beyond. The film, now in production in Vancouver, will feature the return of Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Idris Elba. The title echoes Lin's…

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  • Watch: ‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 2 Trailer from Netflix

    BoJack is back, and he has a BNA — a Brand New Attitude. But will it take? Netflix released the official trailer for season 2 of “BoJack Horseman,” a dark comedy revolving around an alcoholic, foul-mouthed horse/human voiced by Will Arnett set for release next month. The 12 new episodes of the…

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    'Scream' Then and Now (5 photos)

    Don’t call MTV’s Scream a reboot: It’s a reimagining of the 1996 horror classic, using the broad outlines of the original film, but adding a distinctly 21st century twist. The characters' names have been changed… but if you know Scream well, you’ll be able to spot some similarities between their…

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