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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 Did the Song "Let it Go" in Frozen Save Elsa From Being a Villain?

    It should come as as no surprise to any observers of the film-making process (particularly original stories) that what actually ends up on the screen is a result of a series of edits, evolutions and adjustments to the original story of a film. Just a quick glance at the history of Movie Legends…

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  • 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…

    Deadline43 mins ago
  • 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…

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  • California Film & TV Tax Credits: Second Round Sees 254 Big-Screen Submissions

    Just three days after the latest application period closed for some of the $330 million that the Golden State has allocated for film and television tax incentives, it seems we have some contenders. There were 254 projects submitted for the $55.2 million allocated this round for features films. Of…

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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
  • 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
  • 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…

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  • More Deadpool Set Photos are Released

    Check out the awesomeness from next year's film

    Comicvine
  • ITV Half-Year Earnings Rise Amid Dip In UK Viewing; ITV Studios Profits Up 18%

    The home of Downton Abbey will lose that flagship show at the end of the year, but growth at ITV continues across the board with double-digit profit increases in each sector — and the outlook is positive. Despite a 4% drop in UK viewership, there was a 5% hike in advertising revenues in the…

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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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  • Off Broadway Review: Sports-Agent Story ‘King Liz’

    Playwright Fernanda Coppel has latched onto a hot topic in Second Stage Uptown’s “King Liz” — the alarming under-representation of female agents in major-league sports, and the formidable social, political, and economic obstacles they have to overcome to swim in the company of those high-grossing…

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  • 'UnREAL's' Constance Zimmer on Quinn's Big Move: "She Doesn't Know What She Wants"

    “Why did she keep all this stuff? ... She’s smart, and she’s protecting herself," the actress tells THR of the episode's big reveal. "Now she gets to use it against ."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Doc or Sorkinization? Which will be the better Steve Jobs movie?

    Technically Incorrect: Will it be the documentary, whose first trailer was just released? Or will it be the Aaron Sorkin version, which, it was announced Monday, will be the centerpiece of the New York Film Festival?

    CNET
  • Rachel McAdams Eyed for Female Lead in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

    It looks like Marvel wants Rachel McAdams for “Doctor Strange.” Sources tell Variety that McAdams is the choice to land the female lead opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange,” although it’s currently unknown if an offer is in hand. Heroic Hollywood first reported the news…

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