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Grateful Dead Documentary in the Works with Martin Scorsese Aboard

variety.com — Martin Scorsese will exec produce an authorized documentary on The Grateful Dead, aimed at coinciding with the band's 50th anniversary next year. The documentary that will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev, whose credits include "The Tillman Story" and "Happy Valley."

CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A.

variety.com — CBS' new late-night landscape comes partially into view March 9, when the network will launch a revised " Late Late Show" with new host James Corden that will tape in Los Angeles and be supervised by British producer Ben Winston.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @bristei: CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A. variety.com/2014/tv/news/c… via @Variety

Oct 23, 2014

RT @bristei: CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A. variety.com/2014/tv/news/c… via @Variety

Oct 23, 2014

CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A. variety.com/2014/tv/news/c… via @Variety

Oct 23, 2014

CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A. variety.com/2014/tv/news/c… via @Variety

Full List of 2014 Gotham Award Nominations

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Oct 23, 2014

RT @JustinCChang: BIRDMAN, BOYHOOD, GRAND BUDAPEST, LOVE IS STRANGE, UNDER THE SKIN. I couldn't be prouder of our @GothamAwards lineup: bit.ly/1wuOa1g

Oct 23, 2014

BIRDMAN, BOYHOOD, GRAND BUDAPEST, LOVE IS STRANGE, UNDER THE SKIN. I couldn't be prouder of our @GothamAwards lineup: bit.ly/1wuOa1g

Oct 23, 2014

GREAT PIX PICKS!--Gotham Award Nominations: ‘Boyhood’ Scores Four (FULL LIST) variety.com/2014/film/news… via @Variety

Cable’s Upfront Dollars Fell 6% To $9.6B, First Slump In 4 Years

variety.com — Advertisers committed fewer dollars to national cable TV networks for the first time since before the 2009-2010 TV season, according to data released Thursday by the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau. National cable networks secured $9.6 billion in advance advertising commitments in the most recent "upfront" market, when TV networks try to sell the bulk of their ad inventory for the coming season.

Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale as Steve Jobs

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Oct 23, 2014

RT @Variety: Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs: ‘He’s Gonna Crush It’ variety.com/2014/film/news… pic.twitter.com/PI5kjwiM0D

Oct 23, 2014

'Sorkin has previously stated that the movie will be divided into three long scenes' variety.com/2014/film/news…

“Masterpiece Classic’s” “Death Comes to Pemberley” TV Review on PBS

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Oct 23, 2014

TV Review: A Masterpiece "Pride & Prejudice" murder-mystery sequel? You needn't be an English lit major to dive in: variety.com/2014/tv/review…

Oct 23, 2014

@Variety's @blowryontv digs PBS' "Death Comes to Pemberley" w/ Matthew Rhys moonlighting from 'The Americans.': bit.ly/1scLqPU

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Promotes Kelly McCreary to Series Regular

variety.com — Actress Kelly McCreary has been upped to series regular status on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy." Thesp joined the cast as a guest star last season. The upgrade in her status is no surprise as her character, Dr. Maggie Pierce, has played a prominent role in the first four episodes of the medical drama's eleventh season.

‘Ouija’ Review: A Routine but Atmospheric Chiller

variety.com — It's the rare Hasbro/Michael Bay production that may actually dissuade audiences from buying the product it's selling, but aside from that rather charming distinction, "Ouija" is fairly routine stuff.
Oct 23, 2014

My review of OUIJA, whose press kit includes the rare use of "Michael Bay" and "microbudget" in the same sentence: bit.ly/1xdyON4

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Future in Doubt Following TMZ Report

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Oct 23, 2014

Following TMZ report, the future of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is in doubt. variety.com/2014/tv/news/h…

Ethan Hawke Plays Chet Baker in ‘Born to Be Blue’

variety.com — LONDON - Ethan Hawke has taken the role of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker in "Born to Be Blue," which has just started lensing. Pic also stars Carmen Ejogo, who appeared in "The Purge: Anarchy," and will be in the upcoming Martin Luther King biopic "Selma," and Callum Keith Rennie, whose credits include "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Memento."
Oct 23, 2014

@Variety: Ethan Hawke Plays Chet Baker in ‘Born to Be Blue’ on.variety.com/1tOeOn6”// don't know about this

Imax CEO Compares ‘Crouching Tiger’ Sequel Boycott to Family Dispute

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‘Big Hero 6′ Film Review: Disney Animation Spins Obscure Marvel Comic

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Oct 23, 2014

Film Review: ‘Big Hero 6′ variety.com/2014/film/revi… via @Variety and @askDebruge <- I agree that (the short) "Feast" is a tough act to follow.

Avengers: 2 Trailer Leaks Online

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