Linda McDonough

  • Jim Jefferies Signs With Brillstein Entertainment Partners

    Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has signed with Brillstein Entertainment Partners. He’s also with UTA. Jefferies made his mark in the UK where he lived for eight years, performing at the Manchester Comedy Store, before coming to the U.S. His major break come with his 2009 HBO special I Swear To…

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  • ON SALE NOW: Chris Brown - One Hell of a Nite Tour

    Don’t miss Chris Brown performing with Kid Ink, Omarion, Fetty Wap, and Teyana Taylor this summer.

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  • ‘Mission: Impossible’ Accepted At FX – Along With ‘Trainwreck’, ‘Pixels’ & Others

    FX Networks continues to gobble up TV rights to hit movies. This time the slew of pickups includes Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, which dominated the domestic and overseas box office over the weekend. The Tom Cruise-led sequel is headed to the company’s suite of networks – FX, FXX and…

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  • Jill Soloway: ‘Transparent’ “Taking Bubble Wrap Off ” From Here On Out – TCA

    “Our culture has caught up to Transgender 101,” Transparent creator Jill Soloway  said of events that have transpired since the launch of her Amazon series, most particularly the very public transition of Caitlyn Jenner. Soloway said recently that Jenner’s post-transition visibility and widely…

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  • Irrational Man : Film By Woody Allen

    I can't remember which documentary it was in which Woody Allen stated that he didn't think of himself as "an intellectual" a statement that's patently specious especially if one listens closely to most any of the dialogue in Annie Hall, but that's Woody Allen. The blurb on his new film Irrational…

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    Actor Amy Schumer calls for gun control after 'Trainwreck' shooting

    Two weeks after a gunman killed two women in a Louisiana screening of the movie "Trainwreck," the film's star, Amy Schumer, joined her cousin U.S. Senator Charles Schumer in calling for increased gun control. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)

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  • What to look for in Disney’s earnings

    Walt Disney will report third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday. Most people will be looking for any mention of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

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  • Alec Baldwin Elected Co-Chairman of Hamptons International Film Festival

    The Hamptons International Film Festival has elected Alec Baldwin and attorney Randy Mastro as co-chairmen, the festival announced Monday. The two will start their term after this year’s festival, which will run Oct. 8-12. The two will replace festival founding member Stuart Match Suna, who steps…

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  • Inside Out Passes $600 Million Milestone

    Pixar’s latest smash hit, ‘Inside Out’, has not only been well received critically, but it’s made a bucket load of cash at the box office as well.

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  • Intimate Alt-J Concert Film Coming to U.S. Theaters: Get Exclusive Details

    Alt-J is one of the top festival acts in the alternative music game, and for a new feature-length film, fans can catch a one-of-a-kind live undersell show. Out Sept. 2, Artists Den Presents alt-J will premiere in over 400 theaters across the United States’ biggest markets.

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  • Pez Candy Animated Movie in the Works

    Pez candy is getting the movie treatment. Envision Media Arts is developing an animated film based on the 88-year-old pressed, chalky, tablet-shaped candy and dispensers, which often feature iconic pop culture characters. Cameron Fay (“Brother in Laws”) will write the screenplay, while Lee Nelson…

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  • TV Review: ‘Back On Board: Greg Louganis’

    In terms of Olympic champions who harbored personal secrets, Greg Louganis’ story feels like a timely companion to that of Caitlyn (nee Bruce) Jenner. Yet the documentary devoted to Louganis’ life, “Back on Board: Greg Louganis,” is solidly produced but doesn’t deliver quite the splash that it…

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  • Are humans allowed in VR storytelling?

    This is Henry, and this is Henry, Story Studio's latest venture into narrative VR experiences. The new short premiered last week in Los Angeles, and it's the studio's latest attempt at a proof-of-concept for virtual reality stories.

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  • 6 Biopics That Hollywood Should Make Next

    What biopics should Hollywood tackle next? We've got a few ideas.

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  • 6 Tips To Lower Your Car Insurance Costs

    You could be sitting on more than half a dozen opportunities to save money on your auto insurance premiums without even realizing it.

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  • The Force Is With Disney: Stifel

    Disney (DIS) shares were rising on Monday, thanks in part to a bullish note from Stifel . Analyst Benjamin Mogil reiterated a Buy rating and upped his target price by $10 to $130, while also increasing his earnings estimates for the stock, citing his new expectations for “Star Wars Episode VII The…

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  • Banderas depicts ordeal of trapped Chilean miners in 'The 33'

    (Reuters) - Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is bringing the ordeal of 33 Chilean miners trapped underground for more than two months to the cinema screen, five years after the drama of their rescue gripped TV viewers around the world. The men were trapped 700 meters (2,300 feet) underground after…

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    America Declassified: A Radioactive Movie Set

    Was the cast and crew of a John Wayne film exposed to nuclear fallout?

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  • Warner Bros. Sets Kim Jee-woon’s ‘Secret Agent’ as Debut Korean Production (EXCLUSIVE)

    Warner Bros. is to finance and distribute its first ever Korean-language movie, “Secret Agent”.

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  • AMC Global Acquires ‘Humans’, Will Simulcast ‘Into The Badlands'; Canal Plus Preps ‘Guyane’ – Global Briefs

    Following the recent news of its 2nd season order, Humans has been acquired by AMC Global for first-window rights from Endemol Shine International. The eight-part Season 1 will debut in most of AMC Global's 125 markets in October with the 2nd run to follow in 2016; it will continue to air on…

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