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Eight-day event on the Italian island of Sicily is gearing up to showcase 30 films, seven shorts and five docus, along with 10 master class programs.
Last week’s Broadway box office saw the trends established on the prior week’s sales chart hold true one more time, with a quartet of spring titles still camped out in the millionaires’ club and a…
With Anne Hathaway unable to star due to conflicting schedules, Keira Knightley has come on to replace her in "Laggies." Pic stars Chloe Moretz and Sam Rockwell with Lynn Shelton helming from a…
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Samuel Arkoff’s son Lou Arkoff, writer-producer Jeff Katz and Hal Sadoff are teaming to remake 1950s cult pics from the Arkoff-Nicholson library of American Intl. Pictures. Katz, Arkoff and Sadoff…
Mounting a fresh challenge to cable and satellite TV operators around the world, Google’s YouTube this week will launch several dozen special-interest subscription-video channels in 10 countries…
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