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  1. Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa and featuring a diverse cast of actors, the film spawned a bidding war before domestic and international distributions rights were snapped up late Monday. 1 comment

  2. Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    PARK CITY, Utah - One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city.

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  3. BBC Films to Receive BAFTA Award for "Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The winner of the well-tailored tussle between Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch for the BAFTA best actor crown might not be revealed until Feb. 8, but we already know who will be receiving one of the night's awards. In an announcement on Wednesday, BAFTA said it would present BBC Films with this year's award for outstanding British contribution to cinema, handed out annually at the BAFTA ceremony in honor of former Ealing Studios head Michael Balcon .

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  4. Busan City Government Under Fire Amid Debate Over Film Festival's IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Some of the filmmakers even threatened to boycott future editions of the festival and said they would no longer shoot movies in the city. Busan, designated as a "City of Film" by UNESCO , hosts not only BIFF, Asia's largest film festival, but is ...

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  5. Faten Hamama's ex-husband Omar Sharif explains why he missed the iconic actress's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    As the world mourned the death of Egyptian cinema's iconic actress Faten Hamama on January 17, 2015, Egyptian actor Omar Sharif felt the pain of losing her more than anyone else did. The silver fox was - luckily - married to the Egyptian beauty from 1955 - 1974, but was sadly unable to attend her funeral due to his health issues, reported Sayidaty.net.

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  6. A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery.

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  7. Shah Rukh Khan-Priyanka Chopra come together for Sanjay Leela Bhansali - NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Glamsham.com

    bollywood news, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Shraddha Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Shruti Haasan, Sanjay Leela ...

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  8. Jameis Winston Accuser Speaks Out in DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    In a soon-to-be-released documentary detailing sexual assault crimes on campuses throughout the country and the lack of support for victims, the woman who accused Jameis Winston of rape has come forward to share her side of the story on camera. The film, entitled The Hunting Ground , examines the rape culture that exists at colleges and universities around the United States.

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  9. Don Hertzfeldt's 'World of Tomorrow' Wins Sundance Short Film Grand Jury PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cartoon Brew

    Film awards like the Oscars and the Golden Globes tend to segregate animated films from live-action films, but this ghettoizing of animation doesn't always happen at film festivals. At the Sundance Film Festival, for example, all the shorts are allowed to compete for a single grand jury prize.

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  10. Hrithik Roshan begins shooting for Mohenjo Daro - NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Glamsham.com

    This news was confirmed by Avinash Gowariker on a microblogging site. He wrote, ''Shooting begins! I'm Excited!@FilmMohenjodaro @iHrithik #AshutoshGowariker @agppl_tweets @utvfilms @neeta_lulla.'

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  11. Sundance Watch: Celebs talk fest, iPhone film premieresRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard: Bacon walked the festival's crowded Main Street with wife Kyra Sedgwick, noting that he first visited in 1989 with her.

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  12. Keira Knightley: My Name Is a "Spelling Error"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    As the famed mnemonic for English language students goes: "I before E except after C and also if you're writing down the name of U.K. actress Keira Knightley ." After years of wonder if the Oscar-nominated The Imitation Game actress was simply trying to excite auto-spell checkers, the truth surrounding the unusual spelling of her first name has been revealed.

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  13. Why Stella Artois Wants You to "Buy a Lady a Drink"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    At first glance this campaign reminds you of the 1980s bar scene and may elicit an eye roll. But in too many parts of the world, the thirst for water and hours put into collecting it trumps political correctness.

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  14. 'Harry Potter's' Hogwarts Express to Join U.K. Warner Bros. Studio TourRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Harry Potter fans taking the Warner Bros. Studio tour in Hertfordshire, England can now experience the original Hogwarts Express steam engine, reports The Independent .

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  15. Sundance doc pulls back curtain on ScientologyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    PARK CITY, Utah - "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house - not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. A week before the premiere, the Church of Scientology took out full-page ads in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times claiming the documentary is filled with falsehoods.

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  16. Celebrity odds and endsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    A county official says she's withholding funds from a Pittsburgh tourism agency until it details contributions linked to the mayor's appearance on "Undercover Boss." Mayor Bill Peduto appeared on the CBS show last month and pledged $155,000 to help four needy city workers.

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  17. China's LeTV to Launch Smartphone as Financials RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Chinese entertainment company LeTV plans to introduce its own smartphone in the next 100 days and expects an increase in revenue of up to 210 percent in fiscal year 2014. The decision to go into the smartphone market is the latest sign of growing overlap between the entertainment industry in China and technology platforms.

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  18. Mr Bump To Make Movie Debut As Deal Is SignedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sky News

    A Mr Men book is sold every 2.5 seconds and now the popular children's characters are going to Hollywood. Mr Tickle, Mr Bump and Little Miss Chatterbox could soon be heading for the big screen after the studio behind Ice Age signed a deal to make a film about them.

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  19. Keira Knightley's Name Is 'A Spelling Error'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sky News

    The actress and her husband are likely to take more care over their firstborn's name after her parents' mix-up 29 years ago. Keira Knightley has revealed that her name is the result of a spelling mistake her mother made when registering her birth.

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  20. "Matrix" helmers' "Jupiter Ascending" to debut at secret Sundance screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - "Jupiter Ascending" , the tentpole space opera from the Wachowski siblings, will debut at the Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday night as this year's "secret screening," Variety has learned. Warner Bros., the studio behind the costly science-fiction adventure, declined to comment.

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