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MPA inks deal with China’s Taobao

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The Motion Picture Assn. has inked a deal with China's giant e-commerce platform Taobao aimed at ensuring a better online environment for the sale of legal film and TV content -- a significant step…

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The Day After

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President Obama’s speech is getting lukewarm reviews. It was a checklist, a rehash of points made in his stump speech, a cautious exercise. In the arena, it was enthusiastically received, albeit not…

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Review: ‘Passion’

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Even the juicy lead pairing of Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace, which promises solid international play, can't quite make this lurid but lukewarm divertissement seem worthy of its title.

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‘Pines’ to screen tonight at Toronto

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While buyers have an embarrassment of acquisition-title riches to sift through at Toronto, this year's consensus cream of the crop is writer-director Derek Cianfrance's multi-generational crime drama…

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Celebs party on with solons

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Two weeks in Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C., can be a death march with cocktails. There are endless security checkpoints, credentialing desks and the nagging doubt that there's always a better…

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eOne buys Alliance Films

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eOne has acquired Alliance Films for C$225 million ($229 million) in a deal that with make eOne the largest independent film distributor in the U.K. and Canada, it was announced Friday.

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