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  • Liam Neeson’s Frail Frame Makes Him Almost Unrecognisable

    The 63-year old, Irish actor, Liam Neeson, has caused much concern amongst fans after being photographed looking quite frail on the streets of New York last week. In this dramatic transformation, he appears worryingly gaunt in the face with long grey wispy hair hidden underneath a baseball cap. In…

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  • Adam Sandler: 5 Reasons He’s No Longer a Movie Star

    Is it game over for Adam Sandler? His new comedy, “Pixels,” opened over the weekend to a mediocre $24 million, a disappointing result for the $88 million project. Sandler’s latest box office lemon comes on the heels of “The Cobbler” (Sandler’s lowest-grossing title ever, which opened to just…

    Variety
  • How to Make a Movie: Part II, Filming

    Putting your story on camera is the part where everything you've written comes to life. Find out the best and easiest way to do it here!

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Documentary Filmmakers On Why They Love Netflix – TCA

    Netflix this morning held a TCA panel in which several of its trophied documentary filmmakers talked about their experience having projects distributed by the streaming service. Not surprisingly, they raved about it. Jill Bauer, director-producer of Hot Girls Wanted, told TV critics that the last…

    Deadline
  • Studio 8 Sets ‘Nosferatu’ Remake; ‘The Witch’s Robert Eggers To Write & Direct

    EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 has set up an untitled film that is a remake of Nosferatu, with Robert Eggers aboard to write and direct the classic that is based on the Dracula mythology. Eggers won the directing prize at Sundance for The Witch. This will be a visceral adaptation of F.W.…

    Deadline
  • The Fight for Authenticity in Southpaw

    Our lead makeup artist, Liz Bernstrom, had a problem -- and it was entirely my fault. While shooting one of the fight scenes on our Pittsburgh set of Southpaw, she was having a nearly impossible time keeping the fake blood on our actors' faces and bodies. Keep in mind, when you're shooting a movie…

    Huffington Post
  • Relativity in Ruins: Is it Too Late for Ryan Kavanaugh to Save His Studio?

    Hollywood’s latest evangelist blew into town without a film degree or a single production credit, but armed with abundant smarts, a knack for salesmanship and buckets of charm. Even Ryan Kavanaugh’s shock of red hair assured he got noticed in any room he entered. Eleven years later, Relativity…

    Variety
  • Jake Gyllenhaal Vehicle 'Demolition' Will Open The 2015 Toronto Film Festival

    As always, many of the year's top awards contenders will premiere or screen at the Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Sept. 10. Among those titles are "Freeheld," the gay-rights drama starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page; "The Martian," Ridley Scott's sci-fi survival adaptation…

    Huffington Post
  • Diane Keaton To Star In ‘The Young Pope’ Series For HBO, Sky & Canal+

    Diane Keaton is set to star opposite Jude Law in Paolo Sorrentino-directed series  The Young Pope, a joint production of HBO, Sky and Canal +. Filming begins this week on the eight-episode series, which tells the fictional story of the beginning of the Pontificate of Pius XIII (Law), born Lenny…

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  • 'Monkey King' breaks 'Kung Fu Panda 2' record in China as 'Monster Hunt' surges

    Box-office records continued to drop like flies last week in China as the homegrown "Monkey King: Hero Is Back" surpassed "Kung Fu Panda 2" to become the top-grossing animated film ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Locarno Fest Reveals Titles Of First Look On Israeli Cinema Pics-In-Post Showcase

    The Locarno Film Festival has revealed the six titles that have made the cut for its First Look On Israeli Cinema pics-in-post showcase. Formerly known as Carte Blanche, Locarno’s First Look will provide Israel’s vibrant film industry with a prominent platform where directors and producers will…

    Variety
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    Chinese Companies Funding U.S. Movies, Is It a Trend?

    July 27 -- Box Office Media Managing Editor Daniel Loria discusses the movies, the box office and the funding of U.S. movies. He speaks on "Market Makers."

    Bloomberg Video
  • Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’ Set as Tokyo Festival Opener

    Robert Zemeckis drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, has been set as the opener of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

    Variety
  • 6 of the Most Anticipated Upcoming Superhero Movies

    There are tons of comic book movies due out in the next few years. However, these 6 stand above the rest as the ones we're most excited for.

    The Cheat Sheet31 mins ago
  • More Deadpool Set Photos are Released

    Check out the awesomeness from next year's film

    Comicvine
  • ‘Lilyhammer’ Canceled After 3 Seasons On Netflix – TCA

    Netflix’s Norwegian drama series Lilyhammer will not be back for a fourth cycle. The streaming network today confirmed that Season 3 will be the last for the series which follows the exploits of former gangster Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt) as he makes a new life under the federal…

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  • Trevor Noah, Chelsea Handler, CBS News Braving TCA!

    Summer TV Press Tour 2015, or TCA as it's often called in honor of the TV Critics Association whose members swarm the semi-annual confab, promises to be especially yeasty. Sure, it has its usual post-Comic-Con challenges. What with that San Diego fan-fest having wrapped two full weeks earlier, TCA…

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