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  • Social Media Buzz: 'November Man' Labors to Overcome 'As Above, So Below'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube,...
  • Allison Janney on Her Double Emmys Win and Post-'West Wing' Act in TV

    When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
  • Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'
    When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado. For the last 41 years, that’s been the home of the...
  • Ivan Reitman on how 'Ghostbusters' is still saving the world at 30

    Ivan Reitman on how 'Ghostbusters' is still saving the world at 30
    "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman came up with the seminal tag line "Coming to Save the World This Summer" for the film's pre-release poster as a way of "focusing that this movie is perhaps larger than you expect." The quirky horror comedy starring...
  • SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at U.S. market

    SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at U.S. market
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the two technology titans confront daunting challenges in the U.S. market....
  • California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?

    The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians. Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
  • WATCH: 'Gran Turismo' Film Looks Under Hood of Racing Game's 15 Year History

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PlayStation is looking back at the success of its racing franchise "Gran Turismo" with a feature-length documentary about the video game's creator Kazunori Yamauchi. Directed by Tamir Moscovic, "Kaz: Pushing the Virtual...
  • Netflix Nabs Rights to Stream Hit NBC Drama 'The Blacklist'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix confirmed Thursday that it has acquired the rights to NBC's hot first-year drama "The Blacklist," from Sony Pictures TV. The deal is reportedly worth about $2 million per episode, though Netflix would not confirm the...
  • After Twitch, Is Ustream the Next Billion-Dollar Target?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn't just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that's quietly operated in the wings, Ustream,...
  • Kaz: Pushing The Virtual Divide Gran Turismo documentary now free on YouTube

     
    Filed under: Videos, Toys/Games, Celebrities The video game Gran Turismo arguably wasn't the first great driving simulator, but it came along at just the right time to do things no other console game had ever done so well before. First, the Sony...
  • Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless

    Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless
    When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...