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Movie Reviews Courageous

3rd October 2011

The reason that Sony's Affirm Films -- the studio unit that distributes "faith based" movies -- didn't screen Courageous to...

Movie Reviews Dream House

3rd October 2011

It's always a bad sign when a studio fails to screen a movie for critics in advance of its release....

Lindsay Lohan Supports Kanye At Pfw

3rd October 2011

Lindsay Lohan was in the front row for Kanye West's debut fashion show over the weekend.The 'Mean Girls' actress attended...

Rooney Mara Joins Oldboy

3rd October 2011

Rooney Mara has signed on for the female lead in Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' remake. The 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'...

Movie Reviews 50/50

30th September 2011

50/50 are the odds of surviving a rare form of cancer that the main character in the movie with those...

Movie Reviews What's Your Number?

30th September 2011

Producers of What's Your Number? have dialed the wrong one with this latest R-rated raunch-com aimed at women and starring...

Al-jazeera English Honored By Online Journalism Awards

30th September 2011

It may still be struggling to find outlets on most cable systems, but al-Jazeera English has been attracting viewers, critical...

Black Swan Interns Sue Studio

29th September 2011

Two unpaid interns who worked on Fox Searchlight's Black Swan are suing the production company, claiming that they were required...

Another Disney Movie Gets New Life Onstage

29th September 2011

Transposing a failed movie musical to the stage may seem like a fool's errand, but Disney's theatrical unit may have...

Interns Suing Black Swan Producers

29th September 2011

Two 'Black Swan' interns are suing the production company behind the film. Alex Footman, 24, and Eric Glatt, 42, have...

Rooney Leaving 60 Minutes

28th September 2011

Andy Rooney, who had insisted only a few months ago that he would never retire, is leaving 60 Minutes ,...

Ratings Rise At Cnn

27th September 2011

CNN's key moves in recent months -- in particular, the decision to move Anderson Cooper into the 8 00 p.m....

Movie Reviews Abduction

26th September 2011

Taylor Lautner, the former teen werewolf of the Twilight movies, makes his starring debut in the John Singleton-directed Abduction ....

Movie Reviews Killer Elite

26th September 2011

For the most part, U.S. critics are shooting down Killer Elite (no relation to Sam Peckinpah's 1975 film The Killer...

Netflix Kicked While It's Down

26th September 2011

Netflix rivals are ganging up on the leading online movie renter, following a string of PR debacles that have pummeled...

Movie Reviews Moneyball

23rd September 2011

Moneyball is coming to the screens at the tail end of the baseball season, as interest in the playoffs mounts....

Cowell's X Factor Debuts It's No Idol

22nd September 2011

The debut of Simon Cowell's The X Factor on Fox Wednesday night attracted an average of 12.14 million viewers. That...

Pirate Party A Surprise Winner In Berlin

20th September 2011

The Motion Picture Association of America was no doubt left reeling by results of Sunday's elections in Berlin that saw...

Dumbo Flies Again

20th September 2011

Disney is releasing a restored Blu-ray version of its 1941 classic Dumbo today (Tuesday), and the New York Times is...

Fox Censors Baldwin's Phone-hacking Joke

19th September 2011

Alec Baldwin has revealed that he bailed out of his appearance on Sunday night's Emmy awards telecast after Fox TV,...

Movie Reviews Straw Dogs

16th September 2011

One gets the feeling from reading the reviews of Rod Lurie's Straw Dogs that it will appeal in the main...

Producer/studio Exec John Calley Dead At 81

14th September 2011

John Calley, one of the most successful studio executives and producers in recent Hollywood history, has died at the age...

Movie Reviews Warrior

9th September 2011

Director Gavin O'Connor's Warrior is depending on word-of-mouth for ticket sales, and if reviews are any indication, the mixed-martial-arts movie...

Espn Renews Deal With Nfl -- For $15.2 Billion

8th September 2011

Get set for another increase in cable subscription fees. ESPN has negotated an eight-year extension of its broadcast-rights deal with...

Movie Reviews Apollo 18

6th September 2011

Apollo 18 is sort of a Blair Witch Project on the moon. Critics didn't much care for Blair Witch Project...

Movie Reviews Shark Night 3d

6th September 2011

Movie critics finally had a chance to sink their teeth into Shark Night 3D on Friday night, lining up at...

Movie Reviews The Debt

2nd September 2011

The season of the superhero has ended; it's time for ordinary, thinking folks to populate the screens of movie theaters...

Brighton Beach Residents Outraged At New Reality Show

1st September 2011

The new Lifetime TV reality show Russian Dolls has begun to touch off the same sort of controversy that MTV's...

Ebersol Returns To Nbc Sports -- As A "Special Adviser"

31st August 2011

Just three months after resigning as head of NBC Sports and Olympics, Dick Ebersol is returning to the network as...

Movie Reviews Our Idiot Brother

26th August 2011

With a title like Our Idiot Brother , you'd expect the critics would have had their knives out for it....