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Jake LaMotta, ‘Raging Bull’ in and Out of the Ring, Dies at 95

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




LaMotta, who learned to box in a reformatory, won the middleweight championship and inspired an acclaimed film in which he was played by Robert De Niro.

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Harry Dean Stanton, Character Actor Who Became a Star, Dies at 91

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Angelina Jolie, Unbroken

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Facebook adds a dedicated ‘Movies’ section offering showtimes and ticket sales

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Some Facebook users have noticed a new section called “Movies” appearing in the mobile app’s main navigation. The feature offers a way to see which movies are playing nearby, available showtimes and a list of local theaters and their movie selections. The section is powered through an integration with Fandango’s booking service, so you can buy a movie ticket right from… Read More


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An Appraisal: In ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ Sympathy for the Devil

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments




Tobe Hooper’s cult hit’s reputation as one of the scariest ever obscures the greatness of its empathetic characterizations and beautifully realized shots.

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An Appraisal: For Jerry Lewis, Few Statuettes but Lots of Influence

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Lewis rose to fame as Dean Martin’s comedy partner but went on to a major solo career with films like “The Bellboy” and “The Nutty Professor.”

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‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ is No. 1, as ‘Logan Lucky’ Disappoints

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments





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In China, an Action Hero Beats Box Office Records (and Arrogant Westerners)

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




In “Wolf Warrior 2,” China’s top-grossing movie yet, a red-tinged Rambo named Leng Feng takes on a swaggering American soldier of fortune.

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‘Deadpool 2’ Stuntwoman Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Set

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




The superhero sequel was filming in Vancouver, British Columbia, where the police department confirmed the death and said it would investigate the incident.

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‘Annabelle: Creation’ Sizzles, Affirming New Line as a Horror Force

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Bill Murray Relives a Role, Seeing Broadway’s ‘Groundhog Day’

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Disney has done streaming before, but its new try could be huge

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Disney announced this afternoon that it’s doing the inevitable. It’s launching its own streaming service in 2019, and will pull its movies from Netflix that same year. But this is not Disney’s first streaming service, as you might recall –  just the first that will be available to consumers in the U.S. The company is already running an on-demand subscription video… Read More


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Charlize Theron’s Sick Work Ethic

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments





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‘The Big Sick,’ South Asian Identity and Me

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments




The hit movie reflects the world that one New York Times writer grew up in. But does it do so at the expense of South Asian women?

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Paramount Pictures Just Hired a Futurist in Residence to Guide the Future of Film

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments



Paramount Pictures pushes movie-making technology forward in the film industry by naming Ted Schilowitz as their ‘Futurist in Residence’

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Martin Landau, Actor Who Won an Oscar for ‘Ed Wood,’ Dies at 89

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Landau, who gained notoriety in the 1960s TV series “Mission: Impossible,” but then struggled to find work, enjoyed a career revival in film decades later.

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George Romero, Father of the Zombie Movie, Dies at 77

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Amy Pascal’s Hollywood Ending, Complete With Comeback Twist

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




After a humiliating 2014 cyberattack that helped lead to her ouster at Sony Pictures, the producer decided her life in the movie business was far from over.

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Michael Nyqvist, Swedish Actor Who Played Villain in ‘John Wick,’ Dies at 56

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Nyqvist starred in television shows and movies in Sweden, becoming a star in the country, before playing villains in Hollywood thrillers.

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Elena Verdugo, Who Lifted Latina Image on TV, Dies at 92

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments





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17 Years Later, ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Completes Shooting

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Wendell Burton, Actor and Megachurch Minister, Dies at 69

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Burton was cast opposite Liza Minnelli in the 1969 film “The Sterile Cuckoo.”

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‘Wonder Woman’ Deflects Doubt to Win Battle at the Box Office

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




A hit with critics and fans alike, the film directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot brought in $100.5 million at North American theaters over the weekend.

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Critic’s Notebook: Robert Pattinson Knows What You Think, but He Can Work With That

| May 28, 2017 | 0 Comments




“Twilight” is in the rearview mirror, but he stands by the series even as he’s celebrated at Cannes for his turn as an inept bad guy in “Good Time.”

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‘The Square’ Wins Top Prize at Cannes; Sofia Coppola Is Best Director

| May 28, 2017 | 0 Comments




Directed by Ruben Ostlund, “The Square” was a surprise winner of the Palme d’Or. With “The Beguiled,” Ms. Coppola became the second woman in the festival’s history to win the directing prize.

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Women-Only Screenings of ‘Wonder Woman’ Sell Out and Prompt Complaints

| May 28, 2017 | 0 Comments




The Alamo Drafthouse will host several screenings of “Wonder Woman” for women only. The decision received both criticism and support online.

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Sequel Tops Box Office as ‘Baywatch’ Flops

| May 28, 2017 | 0 Comments




“Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the latest film in the “Pirates” franchise, overcame poor reviews. “Baywatch” continued a string of lackluster TV adaptations.

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Review: ‘War Machine’: Brad Pitt Has Met the Enemy. He Just Doesn’t Know It Yet.

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments




Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal is the commander alluded to in David Michôd’s satirical portrait of a man in over his head and enthralled by his own hype.

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Small is not for all: Derek Zoolander embraces the Samsung Galaxy (S6)

| November 11, 2015





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