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‘The Imitation Game’ Review: Pete Hammond On Cumberbatch’s Enigma

Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley sparkle in this tremendous telling of the story of Alan Turing, the cryptology and computer-science pioneer whose work broke Germany's Enigma code during World War II, but who later was hounded...Show More Summary

James Cameron On ‘Avatars:’ ‘You Will Sht Yourself With Your Mouth Wide Open’

After blowing past his Titanic budget by 100% and watching that become history's highest grossing film and then surpassing that budget and worldwide gross with Avatar, James Cameron routinely sets a high bar for himself. He's not letting...Show More Summary

Fox Green Light Starts ‘Independence Day’ Sequel Countdown

EXCLUSIVE: Top brass at Twentieth Century Fox got some work done this week, giving a green light to the long awaited Independence Day sequel. The film has been slotted for a May production start and the studio will now move to close Roland Emmerich's directing deal. Show More Summary

Jon Lindstrom Joins ‘True Detective'; Dan Buran Boards TNT’s Drug-Trade Pilot

Jon Lindstrom (Castle) is the latest to sign on for the upcoming second season of HBO's True Detective. He'll join Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch, Rachel McAdams and Vince Vaughn in the second installment of the crime franchise that revolves...Show More Summary

‘Unfinished Business’ Redband Trailer: Vince Vaughn Invades Europe In The Name Of Business

Here's the decidedly NSFW redband trailer for the international comedy starring Vince Vaughn. A relentless businessman with his own company, he heads to Germany with his only two employees (Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco) to clinch a make-or-break deal. Show More Summary

Taryn Manning To Go Helter Skelter In ‘Manson Girls’

EXCLUSIVE: As Charles Manson gears up for his behind-bars nuptials to a young follower named Star, a February shoot has been set for long-gestating indie drama Manson Girls, director Susanna Lo's film about the female devotees who joined...Show More Summary

‘Wendy Williams Show’ Interns Lawsuit Should Be Tossed Says Lionsgate

EXCLUSIVE: Over a month and a half after being hit with a potential class action lawsuit by a former intern on The Wendy Williams Show, Lionsgate today sought to put a damper on plaintiff Anthony Tart's Thanksgiving. The company, which syndicates the daytime talker, wants the whole thing tossed. Show More Summary

Making ‘The Boxtrolls:’ “Like 18 Months Of Opening Nights” – The Contenders

The Boxtrolls producer Travis Knight (ParaNorman, Coraline) and director Anthony Stacchi (Open Season) talk with Deadline's Pete Hammond about the challenges and joys of stop-motion animation, a creation process nearly as old (and beloved)...Show More Summary

More Than Royalties - It’s Time We Bring the Open Web to Music

By Jesse von Doom on Medium.com We talk endlessly about royalties, which is really a way of talking about centralization?—?giving power to a service or organization and asking them to sort out the model that pays people. Centralization will always lead to a system that can be gamed. Show More Summary

Al Pacino Finds Facets Of Himself In ‘The Humbling’ — The Awardsline Screening

Quite often, it's the comedic actors who go out on a limb and play a variation of themselves, mostly through a satirical lens.  The James Franco-Seth Rogen gang had a blast showing us what happens when you mix pot with the apocalypse...Show More Summary

SoundOut, TuneCore Track Smarts, ReverbNation Crowd Review, AudioKite, and Music Xray Compared

This is the story of a mediocre song. An objectively mediocre song. My song. Curse you, data! If you’re looking for unbiased feedback on your latest track, you’ve got five options. Well, five-ish. There’s SoundOut, which I wrote about way back in 2010. Show More Summary

CBS Sets ‘Late Late Show’ Guest Host Lineup Ahead Of Corden Debut

CBS has announced it will air special editions of The Late Late Show with rotating guest hosts to bridge the gap between Craig Ferguson's last night as host on December 19 and James Corden's debut on March 9. Drew Carey will bookendShow More Summary

Mickey Rourke to Go Five Rounds in Moscow Ring With Boxer Half His Age

The Oscar-nominated star of 'The Wrestler' will return to the ring Friday for the first time in 20 years read more

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Finale Ratings Hit 4-Year High, ‘The Voice’ Down, ‘Flash’ & ‘Mindy Project’ Even

In the end it came down to a final three, three final dances and then Season 19 of Dancing With The Stars (2.9/9) had a celebrity winner on the final Tuesday of the November sweep. With partner Witney Carson, former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air...Show More Summary

Natalie Portman In Talks To Join Jobs

EXCLUSIVE- Natalie Portman is in talks to join Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic. Should be a deal be done, this would mark a further positive reversal of fortunes for the project.  Deadline revealed had been put in turnaround by SonyShow More Summary

Prince's Facebook And Twitter Accounts Go Dark

Just when we thought he'd joined the 21st century, Prince has pulled his profiles off both Twitter and Facebook. Sometime between Monday and Tuesday, Prince's @3rdEyeGirl Twitter account and his Facebook pages suddenly went dark. As has been the case for month's, virtually all of Prince's videos are also absent from YouTube and Vevo. Show More Summary

Richard Linklater To Receive Palm Springs Visionary Award For ‘Boyhood’

Richard Linklater's Boyhood received five Indie Spirit Award noms yesterday including best feature and director, and now Linklater can add another kudo to the list. He will receive the Richard Bono Visionary Award at the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival's awards gala on January 3. Show More Summary

Limited Edition Independent Music, Courtesy of Record Store Day's Black Friday Event

Record Store Day will be holding their fifth annual Black Friday event on Friday, November 28th. There is not an incomprehensible list of sale items being broadcasted as you've likely seen or experienced throughout this week in nearly every medium imaginible. Show More Summary

SoundOut, TuneCore Track Smarts, ReverbNation Crowd Review, AudioKite, and Music Xray Compared

We live in an age where feedback can be garnered easily for musicians. Artists can post a song on YouTube and ask people to comment, rate and subscribe. Artists can send out tweets to check out a new song and get intstant feedback. But...Show More Summary

What Is Going To Save The Music Industry

By Daniel Sander on Feature.fm. Blog People are just not willing to pay for music anymore. According to IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry), recorded music revenue peaked at $38bn worldwide in 1999, collapsed...Show More Summary

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