Tom Byrd

  • Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens Running Time Revealed

    How many minutes will the new Star Wars movie be?

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    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

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  • Joe Biden Spot Pains CNN, Which Hoped He Would Headline Tonight’s Debate

    Despite CNN’s on-air begging, Joe Biden really most sincerely will not be a last-minute add to the stage at tonight’s Dem debate. The network had said Biden could jump in as late as today and it would make room for him on stage: In case of Biden break out podium number 6. Here it is folks.…

  • Join the air-volution, bruh

    It's time: Someone needs to incapacitate the brands.

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  • Maggie Smith prefers homeless outfit to Downton corsets

    British actress Maggie Smith revealed Tuesday she preferred wearing the outfit of a homeless character she plays in a new film to the restrictive corsets she wore on Downton Abbey. Smith is starring as Mary Shepherd in "The Lady In The Van", a story of a homeless woman who lived in a battered…

  • Golden Globes: Picking a Category is No Laughing Matter

    A number of films this season could go either way, and like it or not, gaming the odds is part of the equation this time of year.

  • 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...

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  • 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…

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  • 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

  • Lionsgate Promotes Distribution Executive Shaun Barber

    Lionsgate has promoted veteran executive Shaun Barber to exec VP and general sales manager of domestic theatrical distribution. Barber played a key role in overseeing “The Hunger Games” franchise, which has grossed over $2.3 billion worldwide for its three films. The final movie, “The Hunger Games:…

  • Daniel Craig inspects the UN's demining work in Cyprus

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Daniel Craig's globetrotting has brought him to Cyprus — but not to film any scenes as super spy James Bond.

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  • Bridge of Spies review: Oscar bait season begins

    It’s a time that Steven Spielberg has almost exclusively called home over the past decade. Save for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (which I try to forget whenever possible), all of his movies since 2005’s Munich have opened at this time of year, with the filmmaker that nearly…

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  • The Back to the Future soundtrack is coming in a beautiful vinyl box set

    Back to the Future Day is little more than a week away, so what better way to celebrate living in these modern times than by listening to the original soundtracks on futuristic vinyl? Mondo, the outfit that long ago mastered the art of the movie poster, plans on releasing an exclusive, six-LP box…

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  • 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…

  • 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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  • Fotosintesis’ ‘Angel’ Launches Cause-Driven Entertainment in Mexico

    MADRID – Mexico City-based Fotosintesis Media, a joint initiative of Mexico’s Mantarraya Group and writer-director Miguel Uriegas, is producing “The Angel in the Clock,” a 2D animation film which is launching cause-driven entertainment in Mexico. Written by Rosanna Curiel from an original idea by…

  • How Aaron Sorkin Designed Steve Jobs

    Danny Boyle’s  Steve Jobs  opened Friday, not the first or the last or the most verisimilitudinous of posthumous movies about the Apple founder, but probably the most structurally audacious. It’s not a full-life biopic but a portrait in three acts, each a real-time behind-the-scenes sequence, set…