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Recording Academy Honoree Nile Rodgers Still Old School After All These Years

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As the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy prepares to honor him at its annual pre-Grammy celebration, producer-songwriter-musician Nile Rodgers is both humbled and reflective. “Life began for me when a single DJ dropped the needle on my vinyl record, and it’s true,” says Rodgers from his Connecticut home studio. “With the P&E Wing of the Grammys, you are with the people who actually make the music.”

First Lady Michelle Obama Offers Praise for ‘American Sniper’

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Speaking at an event to boost the image of veterans in entertainment, first lady Michelle Obama offered praise to the movie “American Sniper” for its depiction of military families and “the complex journeys that our men and women in uniform endure.” Obama spoke to a Washington gathering on Friday organized by Got Your 6, a group that… Read more »

Sundance Ignites 2016 Oscar Race with ‘Brooklyn,’ ‘Grandma’ and More

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“Brooklyn,” a drama about an Irish immigrant’s journey to America, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday night without much advance buzz. But when the lights at the Eccles Theatre in Park City came up two hours later to a rapturous standing ovation, it was clear that Sundance had just screened one of the… Read more »

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Photos: Meet the New Characters

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Hot on the heels of the newly released “Game of Thrones” season five trailer, HBO has debuted 18 photos from the show’s upcoming run. A number of new characters are featured in the stills, including Jonathan Pryce as the High Sparrow, an influential religious leader who will play a pivotal role in the political maneuvers… Read more »

Berlin: Nick Cannon Directing Romance ‘Three Little Words’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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“America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon will direct the independent romantic comedy “Three Little Words,” with Mike Karz and William Bindley producing through their Gulfstream Pictures banner. The Exchange acquired international rights for the project and will launch sales next week in Berlin. “Three  Little Words” is the story of a group of people dealing with… Read more »

Digital Tracking: ‘Project Almanac’ to Score with Teens Over Super Bowl Weekend

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Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot – which studies social data and box office trends – analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in… Read more »

‘Parenthood’ Finale: Watch Deleted Scenes from the Final Episode

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Viewers bid “Parenthood” a tearful farewell last night (leading the beloved drama to its best demo ratings in three seasons), but you can spend a little extra time with the Braverman clan thanks to three deleted scenes NBC just released from the series finale. Perhaps the most satisfying clip for longtime fans comes as an… Read more »

HBO Greenlights ‘Lewis and Clark’ Miniseries From Edward Norton, Brad Pitt & Tom Hanks

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HBO has greenlit the miniseries “Lewis and Clark” from exec producers Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, Dede Gardner and Gary Goetzman. Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts will star as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, respectively. Michael Lombardo, president of HBO programming, made the announcement Friday. Based on the book “Undaunted Courage,” by Stephen E. Ambrose, the six-hour historical… Read more »