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Updated: August 29, 2014 3:26:26 PM PDT
The sixth annual Burbank International Film Festival aims to put the spotlight on the city's roots as "the media capital of the world," says event president and director Jeff Rector.   Read More...
 
NEW YORK The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood's reigning royal couple, have tied the knot.   Read More...
 
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A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated - at least physically - by factors beyond their control in "Love Is Strange," the latest tender and meandering exploration of human relationships from indie darling Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On," ''Forty Shades of Blue").   Read More...
 
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'Tis clearly the season for exceedingly attractive young adults in mortal peril. Just two months ago, we had the charming Shailene Woodley as a teen cancer patient, fighting for time while learning about life and love in "The Fault in Our Stars." Last week, we had Aussie heartthrob Brenton Thwaites in "The Giver," risking his life for the sake of truth and memory.   Read More...
 
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The black-and-white of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is a clue -- or, maybe, an announcement -- not to expect much in the way of subtlety. A bold and stylish serving of ultraviolence, "Dame" is in the same graphic novel-inspired boat as the first "Sin City" and, like it, features semi-big names playing tough guys and pretty ladies who kiss and, more often, kill each other.   Read More...
 
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The UCLA Film & Television Archive shines a light on 1940s-50s melodramas in its series "Exile Noir" running through September at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum.   Read More...
 
NoHo Arts District, CA - August 20, 2014 - Emmy® Awards Executive Producer Don Mischer announced this morning at the Red Carpet Rollout that Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams during the In Memoriam segment of the 66th Emmy Awards.   Read More...
 
Comic-book movies run the gamut between stupidly dismal to exhilaratingly smart, like Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" films. The "Spider-Man" franchise has fallen somewhere in between. The first three by Sam Raimi - with Tobey Maguire as the superhero and Kirsten Dunst as his girlfriend Mary Jane - began promising enough, but by the third, any charm it had faded and the stories became leaden.   Read More...
 
Domhnall Gleeson is the face of "Frank." Not the head. That's fellow Irishman Michael Fassbender encased in the papier-mache, cartoon noggin throughout almost the entire movie. He's the musical genius of the title, leader and main composer of an art rock band so inaccessible that its name, The Soronprfbs, is the most commercial thing about it.   Read More...
 
Eva Green is striking as she walks into the room. The actress is wearing a form-fitting black lace dress. Her wrist and hands are adorned with shiny bracelets and large rings, including one of a skull.   Read More...
 
The Television Academy announced today the return of the Emmys® Backstage LIVE! online show in conjunction with the 66th Emmy Awards telecast, which airs live coast-to-coast on Monday, August 25 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on NBC. Backstage LIVE! is a free, all-access behind-the-scenes pass to the Emmys that will live stream simultaneously with the NBC broadcast on Emmys.com, NBC.com and Yahoo.com.   Read More...
 
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Moviegoers shelled out for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," while Sylvester Stallone's action ensemble "The Expendables 3" was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut. Paramount Pictures' rebooted reptiles took in $28.4 million in the film's second weekend. That far surpassed the limp $16.2 million earned by Stallone's gang of aged but buff warriors.   Read More...
 
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66th Emmy® Awards Executive Producer, Don Mischer announced an additional group of the entertainment industry's top performers who will serve as presenters on the Emmy telecast on Monday, August 25, (8:00   Read More...
 
What's better than good movies and delicious food for a date night?   Read More...
 
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Inspired by his love of films and driven by his savvy business sense, an Australian-born entrepreneur is bringing a bit of thunder from down under to jolt the independent film industry in Long Beach.   Read More...
 
Despite its flawless superhero pedigree, there's always been apprehension about "Guardians of the Galaxy."   Read More...
 
The Batmobile made its first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27, the first Batman story; it originally was a simple red convertible with no special features. The vehicles went through many changes over the years in the comics, adding batlike designs and accessories.   Read More...
 
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NEW YORK - Eli Wallach, the raspy-voiced character actor who starred in dozens of movies and Broadway plays over a remarkable and enduring career and earned film immortality as a conniving, quick-on-the-draw bandit in the classic Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," has died. He was 98.   Read More...
 
Independent Film Festival 3 days of screenings, parties & artist programs that celebrates independent filmmaking. *Films competing in narrative feature, documentary & short film categories will be eligible for Jury and Audience awards in which winners will have the opportunity to screen their film for industry professionals working in international film production & distribution.   Read More...
 
On Thursday, July 10th, Carson Daly (The Voice) and Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project) will join Television Academy Chairman and CEO, Bruce Rosenblum at 5:40 AM PT to announce the 66th Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations.   Read More...
 
 
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