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Brad Pitt, Damien Quintard Relaunch Historic Miraval Studios as Creative Hub in the South of France

Brad Pitt has teamed up with Emmy-award winning music producer Damien Quintard to relaunch the historic Miraval Studios, where Pink Floyd, Sting, The Cure and AC/DC recorded their…

‘Summering’ Review: A Gently Meandering Generation Alpha Riff on ‘Stand By Me’

On a balmy Labor Day weekend, four best friends find a dead body in the woods, the discovery marking an end of innocence as adolescence beckons. If you…

‘Dual’ Review: Downer Dark Comedy Imagines the Pros and Cons of Being Cloned

Turns out, it is easier to create a human clone than it is to destroy one. Or so goes writer-director Riley Stearns’ morbidly satirical, grimly absurd parallel version…

‘Plaza Catedral,’ ‘Prayers for the Stolen’ Deal With Violence Inflicted Upon Youth in Latin America

Mexico’s Tatiana Huezo and Abner Benaim of Panama, whose respective dramas, “Prayers for the Stolen” and “Plaza Catedral,” made the coveted shortlist in the Oscars’ international feature category,…

How ‘General Hospital’ Said Goodbye to the Iconic Luke Spencer

Early this year, “General Hospital” killed off Luke Spencer, the iconic character who was played by Anthony Geary on and off for decades. Luke’s current wife Tracy Quartermaine…

‘Fresh’ Review: Modern Dating Is a Meat Market in Twisted Rom-Com Satire

Noa hates dating, and who can blame her? All the guys she goes out with are creeps. First she has to sit through some awkward dinner, answering the…

‘Mars One’ Review: A Starry-Eyed, Soft-Hearted Brazilian Family Drama With More Bounce Than Bite

We have only just settled into the genial rhythms of Gabriel Martins’ “Mars One,” meeting one by one the loving, yearning family of four at its heart when,…

‘The Princess’ Review: An Addictive Documentary About Princess Diana

“The Princess” is a perfectly timed, compulsively watchable once-over-lightly documentary. It’s a chronicle of Princess Diana culled entirely from television news footage and other public records. In other…

‘La Guerra Civil’ Review: Eva Longoria Bastón Directs an Energetic Chronicling of a Momentous Boxing Match

“Boxing is opera to Latins,” we hear in the early moments of “La Guerra Civil,” a comprehensive visual history of one of the most momentous fights in contemporary…

Daphne Oz on Launching Her Own Show as Her Dad Leaves Daytime TV

This week, Daphne Oz launched a new nationally-syndicated daytime show, “The Good Dish.” The television host, writer and chef has been ready for this moment all her life…

Spanish TV Fiction Producers’ Appetite for Co-Production Grows

Traditionally, Spanish broadcasters retained all rights, paying producers a percentage of the budget of their series, which prevented them from building catalogs of their own rights. Although at…

Jensen Ackles Loves Jessica Alba but Says She Was ‘Horrible’ to Work With on ‘Dark Angel’

Jensen Ackles revealed this week on Michael Rosenbaum’s “Inside of You” podcast that Jessica Alba was “horrible” to work with during their time together filming “Dark Angel.” Ackles…