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Obama Makes Fun of His Debate Performance

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Appearing onstage at the Nokia Theater fundraising concert this evening, President Obama made light of his performance at last week's debate. Early in his remarks to about 6,000 donors that filled…

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Review: ‘Chicago Fire’

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Despite featuring slickly executed action sequences (though nothing viewers couldn't see on Universal's "Backdraft" ride), "Fire" is almost as drab as a pile of ash.

‘King Kong’ grabs De Vries

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The Aussie tuner incarnation of "King Kong" has tapped Marius de Vries, the composer and arranger for pics including "Moulin Rouge" and "Romeo + Juliet," to oversee the score of the brewing stage…

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PR maven Lois Smith dies at 84

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Lois Smith, a key figure behind PR firm PMK and a New York publicist whose clients ranged from Marilyn Monroe to Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Michelle Pfeiffer and Sean Penn, died Sunday in…

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Opportunities for some at Mipcom

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With fragile economies affecting the global TV biz, a posse of North Americans are in Cannes at the Mipcom TV sales market, which bows today, to tap into international opportunities.

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Romero preps pic pair

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Cameron Romero -- son of horror icon George Romero -- is wrapping post-production on back-to-back films that will be shopped at the American Film Market, both starring Tom Sizemore.

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