Laura Lovelace

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  • New films scrutinize Brazil's World Cup legacy

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Last year's World Cup in Brazil may have been the "cup of cups" for soccer fans, but for Brazilian taxpayers, who forked out some $11.5 billion for the month-long tournament, its legacy has proven negative, according to two new films.

    Associated Press
  • ‘Pan’ Looks for China Life Raft as it Faces $100 Million Writedown

    “Pan,” the pricey fantasy adventure about a boy who refuses to grow up, crashed on the shoals of audience indifference last weekend when it debuted in the United States and across more than 50 foreign markets. The film has racked up a meager $40.5 million globally, which is a far cry from the $150…

  • Steve Jobs' Greatest Notoriety: Elevating Tim Cook

    Steve Jobs is back all over the media and movie screens these days - as Hollywood portrays its take of his genius and his warts. At the end of the day (not the movie), Jobs' greatest notoriety may indeed be elevating Tim Cook to be his successor. Not because of the product rollout Cook has presided…

    Huffington Post
  • WGA East Wins Unionization Vote At ‘Pawn Stars’ Producer Leftfield Entertainment

    In a major organizing victory, the WGA East has won an NLRB-sanctioned election to unionize Leftfield Entertainment, the largest reality TV company on the East Coast whose shows include Pawn Stars, The Real Housewives Of New Jersey, Monster In-Laws and Counting Cars . The union still has to…

  • ‘Z-Men’ Zombie Comic Book Movie Adaptation in Works

    Lionsgate is adapting the zombie comic book “Z-Men” into a horror movie. The studio will partner with Double Take, a subsidiary of videogame developer and publisher Take-Two Interactive Software. Written by Jeff McComsey, “Z-Men” is the flagship title in Double Take’s recently launched universe…

  • DGA Honors: Tyler Perry on the Films That Got Him Into the Guild

    Tyler Perry wrote and starred in the 2005 film “Diary of a Mad Black Woman,” which surprised industryites when it opened at No. 1 at the box office. Perry, whose Atlanta production center is about to expand, is being recognized for his contributions to film and television. “I have been a DGA member…

  • 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 York
  • Awards Go to 'Game of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke

    "Games of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke was named by two of America's biggest men's magazines as their Woman of the Year. Mark Kelly reports. Image: HBO/Everett Collection

  • Storytelling Our Way Into Science

    This past weekend, my family, like perhaps many others around the U.S. went to the movie theatre to watch Matt Damon living on and (spoiler alert!) figuring out how to get home from Mars. We all liked the movie, my eight year-old daughter most of all, full of questions during (sorry people behind…

    Huffington Post
  • 25 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas From Comic Con 2015

    From super heroes, monsters, fantasy heroines and classic figures from literature, there was something for everyone at Comic Con 2015.
  • 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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    Leonardo DiCaprio to Make Film About VW Scandal

    Oct. 13 -- Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company is joining with Paramount Pictures to make a movie about the Volkswagen AG diesel-emissions cheating scandal, according to the studio. Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Alix Steel report on "Bloomberg Markets."

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  • How NASA and 'The Martian' Teamed Up to Inspire Students About Mars

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. ? More than 10,000 students from across the country recently participated in a digital learning network at Kennedy Space Center with NASA scientists, astronauts and cast members from the new film "The Martian."
  • 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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  • Watch Gabrielle Union, Jimmy Fallon Sing Morning Announcements to Rihanna, The Weeknd Songs

    "You can't use your Facebook at this school, 'cause we blocked it," Union sang in "Can't Feel My Face" fashion. "Just talk face-to-face like humans do, you're not robots, use your voice box."

    The Hollywood Reporter