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Ben Affleck: ‘Accountant’ character ‘was a challenge to play’

Ben Affleck: ‘Accountant’ character ‘was a challenge to play’

October 13, 2016


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By Colin Covert Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) Ben Affleck has done a lot. He won an Oscar for co-writing 1997’s “Good Will Hunting” with Matt Damon, directed 2012’s “Argo,” which won the best picture Academy Award, and is one of the most significant actors working today. Recently he has s...

NETFLIX CONFIRMS A NEW MEXICAN ORIGINAL SERIES CREATED AND DIRECTED BY MANOLO CARO

October 11, 2016


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Beverly Hills, Calif.- Netflix, the world’s leading Internet television network, confirmed that filming of a new original series created and directed by acclaimed filmmaker, Manolo Caro (Tales of an inmoral couple, Elvira I’ll Give You My Life But I’m Using It, Love of My Loves, I Don...

‘Miss Peregrine’s’ school gets top grades at box office

October 3, 2016


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By Tre’vell Anderson Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” from 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment, bested fellow new release Lionsgate’s “Deepwater Horizon” and expelled last week’s victor, “The Magnificent Seven.” “Mi...

‘Miss Peregrine’ expected to top ‘Deepwater Horizon,’ ‘Magnificent Seven’ at box office

September 29, 2016


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By Ryan Faughnder Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Tim Burton’s new movie about an orphanage for fantastically gifted kids is expected to debut at the head of its class at the box office this weekend, expelling last week’s victor, “The Magnificent Seven,” from the top of the charts. “...

Netflix Orders Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It (The 1st Spike Lee Joint Feature Film) To Series

September 20, 2016


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The 10-episode series is a contemporary update of Spike Lee's revolutionary debut independent film. She's Gotta Have It centers on Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her Friends, her Job and her Three Lovers: The Cultured...

‘Sully’ maintains box-office altitude, fends off ‘Blair Witch’ and ‘Bridget Jones’

September 20, 2016


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By David Ng Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — “Sully” maintained its altitude at the top of the domestic box office, outperforming three newcomers, including “Blair Witch” and the latest “Bridget Jones” sequel, to bring in an estimated $22 million for its second weekend in releas...

Netflix Acquires Global Rights to Jonathan Demme’s Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids

September 13, 2016


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Beverly Hills, Calif, September 9, 2016 - Starting on October 12, 2016, Netflix will offer its members the chance to spend a night with Justin Timberlake. The entertainment streaming company has acquired global rights to the performance film, Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids, which will ...

Get Ready for Beat Bugs! Netflix Announces New Guest Artists, Renews Series for Second Season

September 13, 2016


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Rod Stewart, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, Robbie Williams, Frances, Wesley Schultz (of the Lumineers) and Tori Kelly join other all-star musicians as featured cover artists in the original animated series inspired by the music of The Beatles Beverly Hills, CA - July 27, 2016 - Netflix, G...

‘Star Trek’ actors share favorite moments

‘Star Trek’ actors share favorite moments

September 8, 2016


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By Jack Millrod Newsday (TNS) NEW YORK — The future began 50 years ago Thursday for “Star Trek” fans. When NBC aired the show’s first episode on Sept. 8, 1966, Capt. James T. Kirk and the 23rd century crew of the starship Enterprise began a journey that would include an animated series, ...

Cameras Roll on CBC and Netflix Miniseries ‘Alias Grace’ from Halfire Entertainment

September 8, 2016


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– Alias Grace stars Sarah Gadon, Edward Holcroft, Anna Paquin, Paul Gross, Zachary Levi, Rebecca Liddiard, Kerr Logan, and David Cronenberg – For immediate release Toronto, Canada – September 7, 2016 – Halfire Entertainment, CBC, and Netflix announced that cameras are rollin...

Q&A with Usher, on how he became Sugar Ray Leonard in boxing movie ‘Hands of Stone’

Q&A with Usher, on how he became Sugar Ray Leonard in boxing movie ‘Hands of Stone’

September 1, 2016


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By Tirdad Derakhshani The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS) Usher as Sugar Ray Leonard? Has Hollywood gone mad? It seems impossible to imagine the R&B singer with his smooth rhymes and silky falsetto portraying a brawler — a world-class one at that. Usher will surprise and shock many a fan as Leonard in ...

Summer 2016 in review: Blockbuster sequel to 2015 was a fail for movie industry

Summer 2016 in review: Blockbuster sequel to 2015 was a fail for movie industry

September 1, 2016


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Los Angeles Times (TNS) At one point in “Suicide Squad,” one of the most commercially successful and culturally worthless movies of 2016, the Joker whispers his idea of a sweet nothing to his deranged moll, Harley Quinn: “Oh, I’m not gonna kill you. I’m just gonna hurt you really, really...

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