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World caught in 3D Spidey web

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"The Amazing Spider-Man" spun its worldwide web over the July 6-8 weekend, collecting $127.5 million from international wickets, with an additional six-day domestic take of $137 million.

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Femme filmmakers battle intolerance

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JERUSALEM -- Alesia Weston, the new executive director of the Jerusalem Film Center, had been in Israel for only about a week when residents awoke to find that across the city, posters for the…

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Celeb mags morph in digital age

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The Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce has provided A-list fodder for fanzines in the past two weeks, a vivid supermarket-line reminder that, even in the digital age, celeb magazines are still a force.

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Mutual funds pull back on Hollywood

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Have mutual funds soured on Hollywood? Back in October, fund-tracker Morningstar revealed how many U.S. equity portfolios held shares of the parent companies of the major film studios. This month…

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Film academy CEO takes longer view

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Dawn Hudson's inaugural spin as CEO of the multi-tentacled Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has been eventful, but not entirely in the ways commonly perceived or expected. The longtime Film…

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Have embargoes passed their due date?

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If technology has in some respects put movies and television on convergent paths -- with people frequently opting to conveniently consume both in their homes -- the two continue to operate under…

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