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  • Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions

    Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions
    It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday. And it’s become...
  • Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision

    Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision
    CANNES, France--“I guess it is the end of the road,” Salma Hayek says, then laughs. “But it depends which road you mean.” Hayek is sipping water at a table in a hotel backyard on a side street removed--somewhat--from the chaos of...
  • 'The Arsenio Hall Show' Canceled After One Season

    "The Arsenio Hall Show" has stopped production, marking the end of the host's efforts to restart his latenight franchise in syndication. CBS had said that the show would return for a second season, but the latenight strip was facing significant...
  • James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M

     James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M
    Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York. In an...
  • 'Maleficent': The Pleasures and Perils of the Revisionist Fairy Tale

    (NOTE: This piece discusses key plot points from "Maleficent.") If we must take a revisionist sledgehammer to our most beloved fairy tales -- and if the recent likes of "Alice in Wonderland," "Red Riding Hood," "Mirror, Mirror," "Snow White and the...
  • Can 'Creativity' and 'Corporate' Somehow Work Hand-in-Hand?

    I've been doing some binge reading lately -- books about creativity and business success -- but have come away feeling somewhat skeptical about their messages. Ed Catmull's new book, titled "Creativity, Inc.," explains how, as the czar of Pixar, he...
  • Tips for surviving Star Wars Weekends 2014

    Tips for surviving Star Wars Weekends 2014
    How you approach a trip to Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios can make or break your experience, whether you are a casual or die-hard fan. The first round of Star Wars Weekends is in the books, but there are still four more three-day...
  • Regal Entertainment Forecasts Strong Environment for Theater Acquisitions

    Regal Entertainment Group is a buyer in a market that could soon be filled with sellers, the theater chain's top execs said Thursday at the Gabelli Movie & Entertainment Conference. The box office this year is expected to be down from last year, as 2014&...
  • Animators Debate Their Craft at Annecy Festival

    Every year, scores of animated pics arrive in the market with no clear audience in mind, despite years of work and millions of dollars spent creating them. Three months ago at the Cartoon Movie co-production forum in Lyon, France, pitches included "I Lost...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Two top executives at Twitter announce resignations in tweets

    Two top executives at Twitter announce resignations in tweets
    The No. 2 of Twitter abruptly resigned Thursday by, what else, tweeting the news. Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani resigned after previous reports that his duties with the company had diminished. "Goodbye Twitter. It's been an amazing ride, and...
  • Sage Shailene: 'Divergent' star Woodley offers life advice (Part 2)

    On Wednesday we noted that Shailene Woodley, star of the upcoming movies "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars," isn't just a rising Hollywood starlet: She's also a font of quirky wisdom. Having gone over the benefits of eating clay and tanning one'...