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When We Were Young Festival Adds Second Date With Same Lineup

Due to overwhelming demand, Las Vegas’ stacked When We Were Young festival has added a second date, on Sunday, Oct. 23. Now taking place Oct. 22 and 23,…

‘Fire of Love’ Review: The Most Spectacular Volcano Footage Ever Shot Anchors an Amazing Doc About Two Volcanologists

At times, nothing is as gratifying to watch as a movie about obsession that lures you into sharing the obsession. “Fire of Love,” one of the movies that…

Aimee Lou Wood on Working With Bill Nighy in Sundance Drama ‘Living’ and What’s Next for ‘Sex Education’

When Aimee Lou Wood would tell people that she was starring in “Living,” a re-imagining of Akira Kurosawa’s classic story of a terminally ill bureaucrat’s quest for meaning,…

‘Iron Chef’ Reboot Ordered at Netflix

Allez cuisine! An “Iron Chef” reboot with a “supersized approach” is heading to Netflix later this year. Per the official description for the show, which is titled “Iron…

Sony Shares Rebound After Plunging in Response to Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Sony shares staged a recovery on Thursday in Japan after previously plunging on news of Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of games giant Activision Blizzard. At the Thursday lunchtime trading…

Paramore, My Chemical Romance to Headline When We Were Young Festival in Las Vegas

The Warped Tour may have hung its hat back in 2019, but the spirit of the pop-punk and Emo-heavy festival is alive and well, as demonstrated by today’s…

HAF Project Market Selection Reflects COVID Impact on Storytelling

Leading indie film project market, the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum has revealed a selection of 28 titles for its twentieth edition and confirmed that it will be…

‘The Power of the Dog’ Wins Its 21st Best Picture Prize, Surpassing ‘Roma’ for New Netflix Record

Netflix has been looking for its first best picture Oscar for the past few years. With the winners now announced for the North Dakota Film Critics, “The Power…

Korea Box Office: ‘Spider-Man’ Holds Off ‘Special Delivery’

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” remained on top of the South Korean box office for the fifth consecutive weekend. New releases of local titles failed to make a breakthrough.…

Berlinale Reveals Series, Generation, Co-Production Market Titles

The shortened in-person Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 10-16) has revealed a raft of high profile shows that will participate in keenly anticipated annual fixture Berlinale Series. The strand…

‘Last One Laughing Canada’ Gets Amazon Premiere Date; ‘American Idol’ Trailer (TV News Roundup)

The Amazon Prime Video competition series “LOL: Last One Laughing” will launch a Canadian edition Feb. 18. “Last One Laughing Canada” competitors include Caroline Rhea, Dave Foley, Debra…

Robert Ackerman, Prolific Theater and Television Director, Dies at 77

Theater, film and television writer-director Robert Allan Ackerman died Jan. 10. He was 77. Nominated twice for Golden Globes and five times for Emmys, Ackerman also received numerous…