Monthly Archives: September 2016

Movie News – Angelina Jolie in Early Talks for War Drama ‘Shoot Like a Girl’


The film is based on Air Force Major Mary Jennings Hegar’s memoir.

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Movie News – Why Time Travel Is Suddenly All the Rage on TV (Again)


With ‘Timeless,’ ‘Time After Time,’ ‘Frequency’ and ‘Making History’ due this season, THR examines why time travel has always been a hot genre on the small screen.

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Movie News – Lionsgate’s Fraught Fall: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ and 12 Risky Releases Follow Studio Chief’s Exit


As movie chief Rob Friedman departs during an especially active period, analysts want the next ‘Hunger Games’ or ‘Twilight’: “They’ve had a series of misfires.”

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Movie News – Weekend Box Office: ‘Miss Peregrine’s’ Beating ‘Deepwater Horizon’ on Friday


Elsewhere, Relativity’s ‘Masterminds’ is off to a sobering start, while Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ also struggles.

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Movie News – ‘Timeless’: TV Review


If Eric Kripke and Shawn Ryan’s NBC drama is supposed to be somewhat silly, old-fashioned time travel fun, it often succeeds.

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Movie News – CA’s Film and TV Tax Credits Get Scrutinized by Legislative Analyst’s Office


A new study from the state’s nonpartisan analyst office questions the usefulness of the annual credit.

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Movie News – Laurene Powell Jobs Goes Hollywood, Buys Minority Stake in ‘Spotlight’ Producer Anonymous Content


Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective has teamed with the producer of ‘The Revenant’ and ‘Mr. Robot.’

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Movie News – Hollywood Celebs Cashing in on the Pot Business Despite Legal Risks


A growing number of stars — from Whoopi Goldberg to Melissa Etheridge — are investing big money in the “green rush” as legalization initiatives hit nine state ballots in the fall and California’s industry is projected to be worth $6.6 billion by 2020.

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Movie News – Oscar’s Battle of the Billionaires: Meet 6 Power Financiers Behind This Year’s Awards Hopefuls


This awards season doubles as an arms race among the men and women writing the checks as six leading contenders boast a pedigree of deep-pocketed producers who seem to possess as much good taste as money.

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Movie News – Filmmakers Accuse YouTube of Anti-Christian Bias After Trailer is Blocked


For 11 months, the producers of ‘I’m Not Ashamed,’ a movie about the Columbine massacre, tried to convince the Google-owned company to reinstate their video and explain why it was offensive.

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