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Industry News

Were living through seismic shifts in the entertainment industry. And while many readers may not care about Producer X and Executive Y, tracking the latest industry shifts could very well impact the content entering your home in the near future.

‘Imitation Game’ Leads Starz Denver Film Festival Lineup
3 years ago

‘Imitation Game’ Leads Starz Denver Film Festival Lineup

The Starz Denver Film Festival, an event which routinely screens films that go on to Oscar glory, just named “The Imitation Game” as its Big Night selection. Previous films highlighted …
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Modern Horror Looks to Past for Inspiration
3 years ago

Modern Horror Looks to Past for Inspiration

The genre which once embraced slasher killers, zombies and torture porn now obsesses over recreating the past. Consider “Annabelle,” “The Woman in Black,” “The Conjuring” and this week’s “Stonehearst Asylum” …
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‘We the Economy’ Praises Government Run Health Care
3 years ago

‘We the Economy’ Praises Government Run Health Care

A crush of major sites, including USA Today and The Hollywood Reporter, dutifully covered “We the Economy” without asking about the curious timing, the reason why all that hard work would …
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Is America Ready for ‘Dear White People?’
3 years ago

Is America Ready for ‘Dear White People?’

Lee’s 1989 classic made us confront race in ways that couldn’t be avoided.

“Dear White People” should repeat that film’s repercussions… and then some. But is the nation ready to …
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Director Jason Reitman’s Fall as Fast as His Rise
3 years ago

Director Jason Reitman’s Fall as Fast as His Rise

Director Jason Reitman, son of comic mastermind Ivan Reitman (“Ghostbusters”), delivered a triple play of features few directors could equal out of the gate.

Then Hollywood’s law of physics kicked in. “Young Adult.” “Labor …
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Lionsgate, Tribeca Team for Latest Streaming Service
3 years ago

Lionsgate, Tribeca Team for Latest Streaming Service

Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises are teaming to provide a new on-demand service starting in the first half of 2015.

Tribeca Short List doesn’t have a price tag yet. What we know is …
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In Praise of Harvey Weinstein’s Bipartisan Turn
3 years ago

In Praise of Harvey Weinstein’s Bipartisan Turn

He recently vowed to crush the NRA with a feature film to star Meryl Streep, and he opened his wallet repeatedly to support President Barack Obama’s two presidential runs.

That …
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George Romero’s Son Walking in Dad’s Zombie Footsteps
3 years ago

George Romero’s Son Walking in Dad’s Zombie Footsteps

Now, his son wants to keep that legacy alive.

Cameron Romero is turning to Indiegogo.com to help fund “Origins,” a ’60s-based story telling us why the dead started walking the …
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HBO Blinks, Joins Streaming Revolution
3 years ago

HBO Blinks, Joins Streaming Revolution

Well, TV isn’t TV anymore, what with TiVo, streaming options and Video on Demand services.

The pay cable giant, at first resistant to the streaming revolution, just announced it will …
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Watch ‘Best of Me,’ Get Chance to Meet Hunter Hayes
3 years ago

Watch ‘Best of Me,’ Get Chance to Meet Hunter Hayes

Now, the studio behind “The Best of Me” is hoping similar synergy helps the newest Nicholas Sparks movie adaptation. For film fans, it also could end with them meeting a Grammy nominated …
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