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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
  • 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…

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    Jake Gyllenhaal: I want fighters to watch it

    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal opened up about his latest film Southpaw, in which he takes on the role of a boxer who loses his wife and custody of their daughter.

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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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.

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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."

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  • 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…

    Deadline
  • 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…

    Variety
  • 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
  • TV Ratings: Caitlyn Jenner's E! Show Draws Just 2.7 Million Viewers

    Ahead of live-plus-three lifts, the premiere slightly outpaces recent episodes of the Kardashian franchise.

    The Hollywood Reporter