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Sony Hack: North Korea Calls President Obama "a Monkey"

The country also blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy 'The Interview' read more

Russia's Economic Crisis Bodes Ill for Hollywood Majors

Box office in dollar terms for U.S. movies is likely to be halved in 2015 after collapse of the ruble read more

Felicity Jones On Finding Jane Hawking’s Voice In ‘The Theory Of Everything’

Nearly every interview Felicity Jones has done over the past three years characterizes her as being on the cusp of stardom. But Jones says the cusp suits her just fine, as long as meaty characters continue coming her way. "I'm happiest when I'm discussing a script and working with interesting people," she explains. Show More Summary

Hilary Swank Hoping Pioneer Spirit Takes Her To The Oscar Stage For A Third Time

Few actresses win one Oscar--let alone two. Hilary Swank did it in just five years, for Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby, all before she turned 30. Since her first break in a 1990s Karate Kid sequel, Swank has come a long way in a short time to reach such a lofty plateau in the biz. Show More Summary

Oscars: Helmers Wonder If Some Best Picture Nominees Just Direct Themselves

The age-old question people ask every year is, "How can you have a best picture nominee without also nominating its director?" It's a good question, but the disconnect happens all the time. There is a great disparity between the 6,000...Show More Summary

Aereo To Sell Off Technology In Bankruptcy Deal

Aereo has reached a deal with broadcasters in U.S. Bankruptcy Court that will allow the former streaming service to auction off its TV technology — as long the the networks be allowed to monitor the process and examine any potential deal. Show More Summary

John Bolton: 5 Ways U.S. Should Respond to North Korea Over Sony Hack (Guest Column)

The AEI senior fellow outlines a proposed response by the federal government to the damaging cyberattack on the studio read more

‘The Interview’ Up And Running In Canada On Sony’s Kernel

The Sony Pictures site dedicated to streaming its political comedy The Interview is now up and running in Canada, about 48 hours after the pic was made available to rent on VOD in the U.S. The movie is also available digitally at YouTube...Show More Summary

CNN's Don Lemon Named to 'Worst Journalism of 2014' List

"Lemon’s gaffes this year offer a case study in how to choose words wisely — or not," a CJR writer noted read more

Veteran Producer Howard G. Barnes Dead At 100

Veteran film, TV & radio producer Howard G. Barnes died of natural causes December 8 at the Motion Picture Television Country House & Hospital in Woodland Hills, CA, his daughter Christie Barnes Stafford told the Los Angeles Times. He would have turned 101 tomorrow. Show More Summary

Fox News Channel And Dish Ratchet Up War Of Words Over Carriage Talks Stalemate

Dish customers are heading toward the one-week mark minus access to Fox News Channel or Fox Business Channel, after those networks' parent company could not reach agreement with the satellite TV provider on a new distribution deal. Finger...Show More Summary

14 Moments That Mattered in 2014

From the year of the hack to the agency mega-merger and Barry Diller's bad news read more

Disney-DirecTV sign deal; viewers get more channels, mobile streaming

NEW YORK — Walt Disney Co. has agreed on a new contract with DirecTV, giving the satellite TV service's subscribers more Disney-owned channels and access to programs outside of the home.

‘Exodus’ Banned In Egypt; Morocco. May Face Struggle In Other Middle Eastern Countries

Ridley Scott's Exodus has been banned in Egypt after the country's head of censorship objected to the a number of “historical inaccuracies” in the epic Biblical tale. Deadline first reported weeks ago that Fox's revisionist take on Moses...Show More Summary

‘The Interview’ Box Office: Christmas Brings $1.04M But What Now?

Sony Pictures' The Interview is eyeing just more than $1M in Christmas Day theatrical box office from its 331 locations, according to studio estimates that dropped this morning. The $3,142 per-theater average marks a decent opening day...Show More Summary

LeBron James Return To Miami Helps NBA Ratings Rebound On ABC, Boosts ‘Grinch’

LeBron James' first game back in Miami since re-joining Cleveland highlighted NBA's Christmas Day coverage, airing in ABC's late-afternoon window once reserved for the LA Lakers and its star Kobe Bryant. Further indicating how Lakers'...Show More Summary

'Exodus' Banned in Egypt, Morocco (Report)

The developments are just the latest opposition to the controversial film read more

Neil Patrick Harris: “Watch Me Host The Oscars!” — Video

Neil Patrick Harris has a suggestion for a holiday gift for your family this season that “they'll never forget”.  Tell them to “Watch me host the Oscars!”, he says in this Oscars promo. The 87th Academy Awards will air live from the Dolby Theatre on February 22.

10 Secrets Of Social Media For Musicians [Best of Hypebot 2014]

By Dave Kusek of online music business course New Artist Model. Today, social media is the cornerstone of your music career. It’s what lets you stay in touch with your fans and easily notify them with exciting news. With all the social...Show More Summary

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