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Box Office: ‘Downton Abbey’ Nabs $1 Million in Thursday Previews

“Downton Abbey” ushered in its “New Era” with $1 million in previews on Thursday. This weekend, the drama will face off against A24’s cerebral horror “Men” and Marvel…

The Clash’s ‘Combat Rock’ Anniversary Edition Revamps the Group’s Flawed, Fiery Swan Song: Album Review

“Combat Rock” is the Clash’s most commercially successful album, and it’s also the one that tore them apart. Although it contains their two most-popular songs — “Should I…

Spain’s ‘Still Life With Ghost,’ ‘Goat Girl,’ ‘The Remnants,’ ‘There Is Evil,’ Presented at Cannes’ Producers Network

Enrique Buleo’s “Still Life With Ghost,” Ana Asensio’s “The Goat Girl,” Gala Gracia’s “The Remnants of You” and Esteban Alenda Bros.’ “There Is Evil” are some of the…

Tallinn Black Nights Goes to Cannes With a Show of Support for Ukrainian Filmmakers

In the days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, organizers of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival quickly shifted gears to offer whatever support they could.…

Korean Film Biz Boosted by Cannes Picks

Four films, “Decision to Leave,” “Broker,” “The Hunt” and “No Return” selected for this year’s Cannes Film Festival shed rays of hope for a positive uptake in the…

Ukraine Biz Shows Range in Cannes

Ukrainian industry players gathered in Cannes are determined to show they can provide a variety of new content, as well as stories that look beyond the current Russian…

‘Money Heist Korea’ Trailer Dropped by Netflix Ahead of June Release

A crew of thieves including Tokyo, an ex-soldier, unite under the leadership of a mastermind known as the Professor to plan an unprecedented heist – stealing money yet…

Don’t ever ask ‘Barry’ star Bill Hader this question again

“Google that question and my name. I’ve answered this, like, 50,000 times,” Hader said about a question he gets asked over and over again.

Stephanie McMahon Announces ‘Leave of Absence’ From WWE

Stephanie McMahon has announced she will be taking a leave of absence from WWE. “As of tomorrow, I am taking a leave of absence from the majority of…

Kirill Serebrennikov Defends His Cannes Premiere as Ukrainian Industry Renews Calls for Russian Boycott

One day after dissident Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov’s “Tchaikovsky’s Wife” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, members of the Ukrainian film industry took to the Croisette to call…

TV Shows Take a Back Seat as Upfronts Focus on New Ad Tech

TV used to be about shows. Now, based on many of the industry’s glitzy upfront presentations that took place this week, it’s all about algorithms. At show after…

‘Jaws’ child star named police chief of town where movie was filmed

From starring in “Jaws” to enforcing laws: Jonathan Searle is now top cop of Oak Bluffs in Martha’s Vineyard, which is where the movie was shot back in 1975.