Sony Raises Profit Forecast Again, Say Reports

April 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Japanese electronics giant is poised to report its highest operating profits since 2008.

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘Virgin Mountain’

April 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Working in small, skillfully nuanced, always surprising increments, director Dagur Kari, enabled by Gunnar Jonsson's extraordinary perf, charts a moving, totally believable character study of a gentle giant.

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Cecily Strong’s Full Speech at White House Correspondents Dinner (VIDEO)

April 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Saturday Night Live” star Cecily Strong left few stones unturned at the White House Correspondents Dinner. The comedian-actress ripped everyone from President Obama to NBC’s embattled newsman Brian Williams. “What can I say about Brian Williams? Nothing because I work for NBC.” Watch the full speech above

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‘Key and Peele’ Star Acts as Obama’s ‘Anger Translator’ at Correspondents Dinner (VIDEO)

April 26, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

President Barack Obama had some help translating his ‘anger’ at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents Dinner from the likes of Comedy Central’s “Key and Peele” star Keegan-Michael Key. Watch the funny video above

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Film Review: ‘Breaking a Monster’

April 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

What makes Luke Meyer’s docu interesting is the push-pull between high-stakes biz pressure and subjects who — being 13 years old or so — hardly have the attention spans for the drudgery and minutiae a “career” requires.

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Sony Increases 2014 Results Forecast  

April 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sony has revised its consolidated forecast, with higher sales and lower losses than previously anticipated.

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‘Groundhog Day’ Musical to Bow in Matthew Warchus’ First Season at London’s Old Vic

April 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The musical version of “Groundhog Day” as well as starring stage turns for Ralph Fiennes (in Henrik Ibsen’s “Master Builder”) and Timothy Spall (in Harold Pinter’s “The Caretaker”) are among the shows on tap for artistic director Matthew Warchus’s inaugural season at the Old Vic in London. The programming selection of the Tony-winning director (“God... Read more

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Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Unveils 2015 Lineup (FULL LIST)

April 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

New works by Jaco Van Dormael, Takashi Miike, Jeremy Saulnier and Sarunas Bartas will be presented along with the international premieres of Sundance entries “Dope” and “Songs My Brothers Taught Me” in the 47th annual Directors’ Fortnight program at the Cannes Film Festival. As announced by artistic director Edouard Waintrop, the Fortnight will unspool 19... Read more

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‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Kicks Off CinemaCon With Big Laughs, More ‘Cups’

April 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Pitch Perfect 2″ got CinemaCon rolling on a high note as the sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit received an enthusiastic reception at the exhibition industry confab. Director, co-star and producer Elizabeth Banks promised the crowd of theater owners more of what they loved about the first film, and “Pitch Perfect 2″ didn’t deviate much... Read more

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‘Full House’ Reunion on Netflix Is Officially Happening

April 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It’s official –“Full House” is returning to television for a 13-episode sequel on Netflix in 2016, the streaming service confirmed. John Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse on the popular family sitcom, broke the news Monday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Called “Fuller House,” the revival series will focus on Candace Cameron Bure’s character, D.J. Tanner, who... Read more

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