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Tom Hanks warns of ‘AI version of me’ promoting dental plan: ‘Beware!!’

“There’s a video out there promoting some dental plan with an AI version of me,” Hanks’ message reads. “I have nothing to do with it.”

‘Silver Dollar Road’ Review: Raoul Peck Documents a North Carolina’s Family’s Fight to Hold Onto Their Land

In “Silver Dollar Road,” documentarian Raoul Peck foregrounds two resolute women, Mamie Reels Ellison and Kim Renee Duhon — the heir of a deceased landowner and her niece […]

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2023: The 12 couples who are still together

Almost paradise indeed. Ever since “Bachelor in Paradise” premiered in the summer of 2014, “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” rejects have descended upon the dreamy beaches of Mexico hoping to find their forever person, lasting love and the coveted final rose. Sadly over the years hopefuls have found paradise to be more of a nightmare, leaving the…

With Carlota Pereda’s ‘The Chapel,’ Paul Urkijo’s ‘Irati,’ Genre Cinema Gets A Boost In The Basque Country

Spain’s Basque Country, an ever-evolving film hub, continues to see a consolidation of talent driven by an animation boom alongside an increase in the production of ambitious genre […]

‘Fingernails’ Review: Jessie Buckley and Riz Ahmed Prove Chemistry Isn’t a Science In a Wise, Tender Sci-Fi Romance

It’s the stock answer that many a happy long-term couple has given prying friends and relatives to explain why they haven’t married: “We don’t need a piece of […]

San Sebastian’s WIP Latam: Grounded Tales & Genre From a Chilean True Horror Tale to the Return of the Antichrist in Colombia

San Sebastian’s pix-in-post showcases have often launched standout movies, such as Sebastian Lelio’s “Gloria,” winner of the Films in Progress Award at the 2012 edition, plus notable directors, such […]

Fight Club: Endeavor Is Ready to Rumble in Media With $21 Billion UFC-WWE Merger

For decades, sports on television was a bulletproof business. Live games, airing on local stations or national networks, reliably brought in big audiences and even bigger advertising hauls. […]

Scripted Podcast Producer Glisten+ Launches with First Two Projects, Including One About a Murderous Relaxation App

Podcast producer Glisten+ (a portmanteau of “great” and “listen”) launched Tuesday with two initial programs, part of a larger slate of scripted fare that it plans to roll […]

‘It Lives Inside’ Review: Globe-Trotting Demon Bedevils a Teen in a Creepy Supernatural Tale

There’s a rather simplistic, retro “don’t forget where you came from” message lurking within “It Lives Inside,” suggesting that people who leave their native culture behind might well […]

Korea Box Office: ‘Sleep’ Retains Chart Lead on a Lazy Pre-Holiday Weekend

Two Hollywood new releases, “A Haunting in Venice” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutant Mayhem” failed to make much of an impression on the South Korean box office […]

‘Barbie’ Is ‘Worth Seeing a Couple Times,’ Raves Richard Linklater: ‘I Liked the Musical Numbers’

Director Richard Linklater expressed his admiration for Greta Gerwig’s record-breaking “Barbie” in a recent interview with NME. He specifically praised the musical numbers in the fantasy comedy, which […]

Eclectic Crop of Upcoming Finnish TV Shows Includes a Big League Hopeful, a Goddess Among Mortals and an Actor Who Can’t Catch a Break

As part of its industry program running parallel to the Helsinki Film Festival — Love & Anarchy, which takes place Sept. 14 – 24, the Finnish Film Affair […]