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"NCIS" Is the Most-Watched Drama in the World – The Futon Critic

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

“NCIS” IS THE MOST-WATCHED DRAMA IN THE WORLD CBS’s Global Hit Series Receives International TV Audience Award at Monte-Carlo Television Festival MONTE-CARLO, Monaco – June 11, 2014 – NCIS, the #1 drama on U.S. television for five consecutive seasons*, is now the most-watched drama in the world. On June 11, 2014, CBS’s global hit series received the prestigious International Television Audience Award for a Drama…

Bunks Premieres on Disney XD on Monday, June 16. (Photo: Business Wire) – DigitalJournal.com

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

BURBANK, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Welcome to Camp Bushwhack – a place where campfire stories blaze to life. Debuting on Disney XD on Monday, June 16 at 6:00 PM ET/PT, Bunks is an original zom-edy (zombie comedy) that follows the troublemaking brothers, Dylan and Dane O’Reilly, as they escape the punishment of a military bootcamp to the idyllic S’more-smacked shores of Camp Bushwhack and accidentally trigger a curse that brings a campfire zombie…

Australian government considers graduated response to piracy – ZDNet

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Attorney-General’s Department has revealed the government is actively investigating a number of options to crack down on online copyright infringement, including the controversial graduated response scheme used in other countries. Following the iiNet High Court victory against the consortium of film studios, formerly known as the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft in 2012, most Australian internet service providers have been reluctant to negotiate with…

Why Whoopi Was Wrong: The Myth of a Post-Racial Canada – Huffington Post Canada

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg annotated Justin Bieber’s videotaped use of the N-word. Ms. Goldberg attributed the then-pubescent Biebs’ gaffe to his “youthful ignorance” and Canadian upbringing. “You know — Canadian words…N—r doesn’t mean anything in Canada.” Goldberg bases her assessment of Canadian history and societal racism on the weeks she spent last year filming a movie in Toronto. Apparently, the N-word came up in the script. When Goldberg questioned…

How to be in the Zach Galifianakis Asheville-based film – Asheville Citizen-Times

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Zach Galifianakis.(Photo: Dan MacMedan USA TODAY) Tags Zach Galifianakis More details have emerged about the Zach Galifianakis film shooting in the Asheville area this summer. Tona B. Dahlquist Casting posted a casting call for the “Untitled Armored Car Project” June 10 on the company’s Facebook page — and as a comment on a previous story I wrote for the Citizen-Times about the project. The casting call confirms that filming will…

Isa Is the One Syfy Movie You Won’t Want to Miss – io9

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

We’ve been excited about Syfy movie Isa ever since we saw the trailers for this smart, original tale of a young woman who discovers that she has a secret brain implant. And it’s networking her mind with an experimental machine that could turn her into a computer processor. Watch it on Syfy tonight! Isa Looks Way More Ambitious Than Your Average Syfy MovieIsa Looks Way More Ambitious Than Your Average…

NC House GOP split as it kills attempt to extend film incentives – News & Observer

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

A proposal to extend the state’s film incentives at a lower rate divided House Republican leaders Wednesday as an attempt to preserve them for two more years failed in a committee. Wilmington Republican Rep. Ted Davis authored an amendment to the state budget to extend the tax breaks for movie and television production companies to 2017, reducing the cap on payouts to $15 million from $20 million and lowering the…

Sony developing CG/live-action movie based on ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ – Fox News

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

AP/OuiDO Productions “Sonic the Hedgehog” has been the star of numerous games, comics, and an animated television series, so it’s a little surprising that he hasn’t been the subject of a feature film yet. That is going to change though, according to an announcement made this week by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony and Japanese animated film production company Marza Animation Planet are teaming up to produce a hybrid, CG-animated/live-action feature…

Movie will depict tragic tale of Texas football player – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jordan Shipley (left) talks with Aaron Eckhart (right) during filming of “My All American”, which stars Aaron Eckhart as coach Darrell Royal and Finn Wittrock as Freddie Steinmark, and portrays Steinmark’s uplifting story leading up to the 1969 “Big Shootout” national title game and the cancer that would ultimately claim his life less than two years later.(Photo: USA TODAY Sports) AUSTIN — The tale has…

Movie reviews: ‘A Coffee in Berlin,’ ‘Violette’ – New York Daily News

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Handout Friederike Kempter in ‘A Coffee in Berlin’ “A Coffee in Berlin” — 3 stars A German dropout embraces slackerdom (1:23). Not rated: Sexuality, mature themes. Subtitles. Sunshine. Casual viewers may be surprised to learn that Jan Ole Gerster’s black-and-white slacker dramedy swept the German Academy Awards last year. Deceptively understated and determinedly laid-back, the movie seems suited to the stateside indie environs of South…

New release movie reviews – June 12 – 3AW (blog)

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Movie review: ‘Ida’ a meditation on identity and despair – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

June 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: In “Ida,” Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska) leads a quiet, devotional and nearly cloistered life at a convent in Poland in the 1960s. The 18-year-old novitiate has yet to take her final vows, but she dresses and comports herself as a nun. Her placid, prayerful, sheltered world is turned upside down when the Mother Superior summons her and orders…

Movie review: In ‘Worlds and Pictures,’ actors freshen up stale story – News-Herald.com

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Roadside Attractions Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche star in “Words and Pictures.” The roles of Jack Marcus and Dina Delsanto don’t require the heavy lifting of Academy-Award-nominated actors. The stock characters at the center of the romantic dramedy “Words and Pictures” are an alcoholic writer and a painter with an artist’s standoffish temperament, respectively. Clive Owen and Juliette…

Coherence – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Why has the science-fiction genre developed such an ardent dislike for old friends getting together? Over the past year we’ve seen a brunch get disrupted by a chemical weapon in It’s a Disaster, a quintet of pub-crawling British mates face off against killer robots in The World’s End, and a party attended by everyone who’s ever met Judd Apatow come to an apocalyptic conclusion in This Is the End. Now…

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