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  • Off Broadway Review: Neil LaBute's 'The Money Shot'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Four characters dangle precariously from their respective perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and inspired performances what it lacks in nuance or novelty. This is a somewhat kinder, gentler LaBute piece, in which cruelty takes a backseat to a kind of blithe, self-absorbed cluelessness. And while its targets may be obvious -- celebrity egomania, self-congratulatory activism, trashy blockbusters, diet fads -- the barbed accuracy with which "The Money Shot" shoots them down is a minor but consistent pleasure. Whether or not a Broadway transfer lies in the offing for the author's latest, an L.A. staging is certainly called for.
  • Nicholas Shumaker Ankles Memento Films International

    PARIS- New York-based exec Nicholas Shumaker is set to ankle Memento Films International, the outfit behind Julianne Moore starrer "Still Alice" and Joachim Trier's "Louder Than Bombs." Shumaker had been with the company for four years, spearheading...

    Hulu Orders Stephen King's '11/22/63' Kennedy-Assassination Thriller Series from J.J. Abrams

    Hulu has placed a direct-to-series order for "11/22/63," a nine-hour adaptation of Stephen King's time-travel novel about the Kennedy assassination, from J.J. Abrams and Warner Bros. Television. The miniseries, based on King's best-selling 2011 novel...

    Far from Hollywood din, New York Film Festival puts focus on quality

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cannes has its coveted prizes and Sundance its lucrative deals, but the New York Film Festival, unencumbered by awards or marketing, says its mission is simple: to present the year's best in world cinema. The 52nd annual event, which...

    Forecast for Virtual Reality Entertainment: Bright but Foggy

    Saturday's Oculus Connect conference in Hollywood fairly crackled with energy and optimism. In keynotes and panels, scientists, software developers and virtual reality filmmakers talked unabashedly about VR changing the world. There was a pervasive sense...