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Can ‘Noah’ And ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Overcome Oscar’s Greatest Curse: A March Release Date?

deadline.com – Academy members will get the chance this weekend to see Noah and The Grand Budapest Hotel when their official Academy screening program finally resumes after a break for Oscar. But while the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre at the Academy’s Beverly Hills headquarters is undergoing major renovations , the screenings have moved to Hollywood at the Acad’s much smaller Linwood Dunn Theatre at their Pickford Center For Motion Picture Study on Vine St. 2 weeks 2 hours ago via brucelee
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I Was a Hollywood Personal Assistant

feedproxy.google.com – One longtime personal assistant's story of her time working for a Hollywood household name, as told to Jennifer Vineyard. She’d said I would be working on her production side, and I thought, Perfect, I'll be doing personal-assistant work, production work; I might even be working on her films. This is ... 2 weeks 5 hours ago via jackiechan
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MTV Movie Awards: Channing Tatum to Receive Trailblazer Honor

feedproxy.google.com – He will be presented with the award by "Jupiter Ascending" co-star Mila Kunis. 2 weeks 5 hours ago via brucelee
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Weinstein Co. Enters First-Look Deal with Gannett

variety.com – Gannett Co. and The Weinstein Company are partnering on a first-look development deal aimed at creating film and TV projects based on news and feature stories covered by the media giant’s periodicals and TV news outlets. The joint announcement was made Wednesday at the Gannett Upfront in New York by Maryam Banikarim of Gannett and Meryl Poster,... 2 weeks 6 hours ago via jetli
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Warner Bros. Wins $2.75 Mil in ‘Wizard of Oz,’ ‘Gone With the Wind’ Infringement Case

variety.com – Warner Bros. has been awarded $2.57 million in damages from several companies for illegally licensing imagery from “The Wizard of Oz,” “Gone With the Wind” and “Tom and Jerry.” U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey ruled Monday in federal court in Missouri in Warner Bros.’ favor on its claim for damages on its copyright claims... 2 weeks 8 hours ago via jetli
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Academy CEO Dawn Hudson Negotiating Contract Renewal

variety.com – Dawn Hudson is on track for a three-year renewal of her AMPAS contract, according to insiders familiar with the negotiations. The executive signed on as CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for three years in 2011. She is in the midst of negotiating to re-up for another three years, subject to... 2 weeks 8 hours ago via jetli
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MTV Movie Awards: Ellie Goulding, Zedd to Perform

feedproxy.google.com – Twenty One Pilots also will take the stage at the April 13 awards show. 2 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Gawker Says Quentin Tarantino’s Suit Is Really an Attack on Its Reporting

variety.com – Gawker Media fired back at Quentin Tarantino’s claim that it “fabricated” a news story to justify linking to a leaked online copy of his “Hateful Eight” script. In a response to a motion that Tarantino’s attorneys filed last week, Gawker Media said that the director’s legal team “attacks the nature of Gawker’s reporting,” contending that... 2 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Gawker Says Quentin Tarantino Suing Because Of Overall “Displeasure” With Site’s Coverage Not Copyright Infringement

deadline.com – The boiling copyright battle between Quentin Tarantino and Gawker is becoming a true pulp non-fiction. Two weeks before the dueling parties face off in federal court over the director’s copyright infringement lawsuit over the site’s promotion and dissemination of his leaked and now-shelved The Hateful Eight script, the outlet today offered a brand new theory as to why they’re being sued: 2 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Lawsuit Aims to Halt Warner Bros.' 'The Conjuring' Sequels (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Tony DeRosa-Grund's Evergreen Media claims that the studio is withholding profit-sharing from last year's blockbuster and has stolen rights to make two more films. 2 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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Body Found Near ‘The Avengers’ Set

variety.com – “The Avengers” sequel’s filming schedule has encountered some unfortunate trouble and it has nothing to do with the traffic delays that Joss Whedon had apologized for last week. While filming on Seoul, South Korea’s Mapo Bridge, the cast and crew of the Marvel superhero pic were unaware that officials were retrieving a dead body from the nearby water.... 2 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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CinemaCon 2014: The Hits and The Duds

comingsoon.net – CinemaCon 2014 is officially over, and hopefully by now, you've already read some of our reports on the various studio presentations. The only question remaining after all the free booze and food has been consumed is which studio and/or movie took advantage of the rapt audience of exhibitors to reap rewards from bringing their movies to CinemaCon and which ones just dropped the ball? 2 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Stanley Kubrick's Longtime Producer Trashes 'Room 237' and Lists 'Eyes Wide Shut' As His Favorite Kubrick Film

fb.indiewire.com – Jan Harlan acted as a researcher and producer for director Stanley Kubrick for over thirty years, contributing to such iconic films as "A Clockwork Orange,""Barry Lyndon,""The Shining," "Full Metal Jacket" and "Eyes Wide Shut." Harlan is one of three jury members on the docket of this year's Bermuda International Film Festival, which began on March 21. 2 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Lionsgate's 'Divergent' Divides Analysts

feedproxy.google.com – Market watchers are polarized about the latest YA film adaptation as the focus turns to how the mini-studio replaces "The Hunger Games" evenues after the franchise concludes. 2 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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French Actress Catherine Deneuve Slams Gerard Depardieu for Tax Flight

feedproxy.google.com – The screen icon said her former co-star is "not a citizen" for moving to Russia to avoid France's high taxes on the rich. 2 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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