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‘Iron Giant’ Screening, Rat’s Nest Reunion Highlights of 2015 CTN Animation Expo

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:27
The ever-growing CTN Animation Expo will be held this weekend, Nov. 20-22, at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center, featuring a jam-packed list speakers, events, workshops, demonstrations and screenings. Speakers and panelists include such animation luminaries as Brad Bird, Henry Selick and Peter Lord, as well as the creatives behind some of next year’s most anticipated... Read more »

Watch: Jennifer Lawrence and Jimmy Fallon Show Off Unique Dance Moves on ‘Tonight’

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:15
Jennifer Lawrence stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Wednesday night to promote the release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2,” and the pair showed off some dance moves that would make Katniss Everdeen blush. Fallon and Lawrence play infomercial dancers named Des and Dash who repeatedly plead, “Come dance with us!”... Read more »

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ Recap: ‘Flicker’ Reveals More of Lady Gaga’s Countess

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 10:33
Spoiler warning: Do not read on unless you’ve seen “American Horror Story: Hotel” episode seven, titled “Flicker.” From ghosts to vampires, the Hotel Cortez holds countless horrors — that’s no secret. But in episode seven of “American Horror Story: Hotel,” we learn that something horrifying is being hidden behind the walls, and it has been... Read more »

Danish Composer Halfdan E Heads Up Tallinn Music Workshop

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 10:10
The Tallinn Black Nights festival’s unique Soundscapes event may be geared towards giving young Estonian composers a creative platform, but a more experienced tunesmith was enlisted to put their work — and that of all composers for film and television — in context. Prior to the showcase, Copenhagen-based Halfdan E, best known internationally for his... Read more »

David Puttnam Calls for Consolidation of European Distribs in Tallinn Address

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 10:02
The looming impact on the European film industry of the proposed Digital Single Market — a movement to eliminate online market restrictions between EU nations — was the hot topic of conversation at Nov. 18’s European Film Forum in at the Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, with an introductory speech by Oscar-winning producer and... Read more »

Film Review: ‘The Interior’

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 09:16
A solo backpacker seeking tranquility in “The Interior” of British Columbia gets something very different in Trevor Juras’ arresting, minimalist debut feature.

‘Empire’ Boss Ilene Chaiken Talks Boo Boo Kitty’s Bombshell

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 09:05
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched the Nov. 18 episode of “Empire,” titled “My Bad Parts.” Boo Boo Kitty went Boo Boo Crazy on Wednesday night’s episode of “Empire.” Lucious Lyon’s (Terrence Howard) ex Anika (Grace Gealey), better known as Boo Boo Kitty, dropped a baby of a bombshell that... Read more »

Sorry, James–India Censors Long Kiss in ‘Spectre’

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 09:01
KOCHI — Devika Rani and her real life husband Himanshu Rai kissed long and hard, four minutes to be precise, in “Karma”. That was in 1933 when the Indian Cinematograph Act of 1918 governed censorship of Indian cinema in the days of the British Raj. It is a different story in 2015. Now governed by... Read more »

Broadway Producer Don Gregory Dies at 80

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 08:17
Theatrical producer Don Gregory died of a stroke at his home in Boca Raton, Florida, on November 5. He was 80. Gregory most recently produced the 2014 Broadway  revival of “Harvey” starring Jim Parsons and directed by Scott Ellis. He also produced on Broadway the revival of “My Fair Lady” starring Rex Harrison in 1981;... Read more »

Relativity Media Offers Plan to Exit Bankruptcy; Many Hurdles Remain

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 07:37
Relativity Media filed a plan that it says will allow it to emerge from bankruptcy in late January and to release a slate of seven films while moving forward with 25 other movie projects that are in “active development,” according to a press release announcing the plan. The 133-page reorganization plan filed in U.S. Bankruptcy... Read more »