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Gotham Knights Story Trailer Teases a Court of Owls Showdown

With many new announcements and surprises during this year’s DC FanDome, the DC virtual event has just released a brand new official story trailer for its upcoming video…

‘Eternals’ Review: Chloé Zhao’s Marvel Movie Is Finely Crafted but Needed More of Her Personality to Be Marvelous

The superheroes in Chloé Zhao’s “Eternals” are bound to each other by many things, starting with the interlocking rings and shafts and bolts of golden light that emanate…

‘Rust’ Tragedy Reflects Troubling Trends on Movie and TV Sets: ‘We Did This to Ourselves’

The details of what went horribly wrong on the New Mexico set of “Rust” will be gathered in the coming weeks through multiple public and private investigations. But…

NBA Jam Creator Hid Special Code That Infuriated Chicago Bulls Fans

We all know the old saying, if you can’t beat ’em, add a line of code that ensures they can’t beat you. Ok, maybe that’s not exactly how…

L.A.’s Forum Introduces Checkout-Free Concessions, Predicts Amazon’s Tech Will Become the New Arena Standard

It’s every arena or stadium concertgoer’s dread: getting caught in a hot-dog or beer line while the opening notes of “Hotel California” drift in from the auditorium, stuck…

Influential Indie Label Bloodshot Records Shuts Down After Two Years of Turmoil

After two tumultuous years of turmoil within as well as from outside the label, Bloodshot Records is shutting down, as a message on the company website says the…

Austrian Oscar Entry ‘Great Freedom’ Debuts International Trailer, Latest Buyers Revealed (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading arthouse sales agency The Match Factory has debuted the international trailer (see below) for the gripping, tender-hearted prison drama “Great Freedom,” which won the Jury Prize in…

Film and TV Crews Pack Up Their Tools in Anticipation of a Strike

Film and TV workers left the job site on Friday uncertain of when they would return, as negotiators were expected to work through the weekend in hopes of…

Armie Hammer replaced by Noah Reid in Broadway’s ‘The Minutes’

Hammer, 35, has been embroiled in controversy since January when multiple women accused the “Call Me By Your Name” star of sexual abuse. Reid will be making his Broadway debut.

YouTube Shorts at One Year: What the Video Giant Has Learned About the 60-Second Format — and What’s Next

It’s been just over a year since YouTube launched YouTube Shorts — and the video giant says it’s still in the early days of capitalizing on the massively…

‘Introducing, Selma Blair’ reveals story behind star’s risky MS treatment

The film is an intimate, unvarnished look at Blair’s struggles with the autoimmune disorder and her journey to undergo a potentially fatal stem cell transplant. 

Diane Weyermann, Participant Executive and ‘Inconvenient Truth’ Producer, Dies at 66

Diane Weyermann, chief content officer at Participant and former director of the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Program died Thursday of cancer in New York. She was 66. For…