Manchester By The Sea

I-Team: Opposition To MBTA WiFi Poles Gains Steam

BOSTON (CBS) – Homeowners and elected leaders packed a meeting on Monday and voiced opposition to a proposed MBTA project that would install hundreds …

Commuter Rail

Facebook expands search for content to Hollywood

A familiar online destination -- Facebook -- wants to evolve into one of your future go-to options for binge-watching.<p>In addition to its plans for improving tools for Facebook Live creators, the social networking site is also in talks with Hollywood studios to develop and acquire original scripted …

Facebook

Jake Gyllenhaal aims for the Oscar (again)

<b>Since Daniel Day-Lewis announced he was quitting the big screen</b>, a power vacuum has been created, leaving many wondering who could step up as the …

UK News

Affleck forgot to thank kids in Oscar speech

Casey Affleck feels guilty about not mentioning his children in his Oscars speech.<p>The 41-year-old actor failed to mention his two sons Indiana, 13, …

The Oscars

Focus Lands Joel Edgerton’s ‘Boy Erased; Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman Star

It came down between Focus Features and Netflix in the chase to land <i>Boy Erased</i>, and Focus Features landed the star-cast package Deadline scooped on …

Russell Crowe

Michelle Williams Has Dinner in Rome with Producer Friend

When in Rome … Michelle Williams likes to play tourist.<p>The actress, 36, was spotted Monday evening with producer friend Kevin Walsh at Pierluigi …

Celebrity News

Remember when Amazon only sold books?

Twitter SDK Facebook JSDK<p>When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30% chance of success — slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for Internet start-ups.<p>“That’s actually a very liberating expectation, expecting to fail,” he said to Time magazine when it named him Person of the …

Fortune 500

How Amazon's Whole Foods Deal Is Like Its Entertainment Business

Grocery stores have been a low margin retail business since industrialization. But Amazon didn’t decide to drop $13.7 billion to acquire Whole Foods …

Amazon

Joel Edgerton to Direct and Star in Gay Conversion Therapy Drama ‘Boy Erased’

By Jennifer Bourque Recent Oscar-nominated breakout Lucas Hedges will lead the movie as author Garrard Conley.Distributors are currently fighting …

Filmmaking

‘The Mummy’ Reboot Is So Bad That Even Tom Cruise Cannot Bring It Back From The Dead

Tom Cruise can *really* run. Had the actor's blockbusters been anymore recent, his running meme would be more popular than his colleague, Leonardo …

Movies

Soon Alexa could be used to control everything you watch on TV

<b>Amazon has released a new Video Skill API that will make it possible for all streaming apps to be controlled via the Alexa voice assistant.</b><p>While …

Amazon

‘Wonder Woman’ Wins Big At the Golden Trailer Awards, ‘Baby Driver’ and ‘Dunkirk’ Also Recognized

Forget peak television, we're living in a time of peak trailers.<p>With so many movies and shrinking theater audiences, a great trailer can make a world …

Movies

Netflix shows are all worldwide hits - until they're not

On a conference call last October, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos described the hip-hop drama <i>The Get Down</i> as a success, like the booming …

Netflix

Why Aren't Female Celebrities Allowed To Mess Up?

I'm well aware it's an unpopular opinion for me to like Lena Dunham. I think she's a talented writer and a good-hearted public figure who genuinely makes the effort to be a better person. I also know that she has an insufferably loud mouth and multiple blind spots that are exacerbated by her …

Feminism

The Realistic Grief of ‘Manchester by the Sea’

By Fernando Andrés How can a film depict the most painful of human emotions?Perhaps no other film last year had audiences in as many tears as</b> …

Filmmaking

Michelle Williams Joins Amy Schumer Film I Feel Pretty

Michelle Williams is set to join Amy Schumer in the film I Feel PrettyMichelle Williams (<b>Manchester by the Sea</b>) has just joined Amy Schumer in the …

Amy Schumer

Match Game: Graphic Similarities of 2016 Films

Behold the visual language of cinema.<p>Cinema is a language of a thousand dialects. Voices from all over the world and from all walks of life …

Filmmaking

Amazon Continues As Business Disruptor With Pharmaceutical Push

I often tell my clients that if you are not thinking about the fact that your business could be disrupted by Google, Amazon or Apple every single day, you are doing your company a disservice. It is easy to disregard this notion, saying “my industry is not one those companies know anything about.” …

AmazonFresh

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 21, 2017:<p>iTunes Movies US Charts:<p>1. Logan<p>2. The LEGO Batman Movie<p>3. Fifty Shades Darker<p>4. xXx: Return of Xander Cage<p>5. Hidden Figures<p>6. A Dog's Purpose<p>7. Split (2017)<p>8. Get Out<p>9. Prometheus<p>10. Guardians of the Galaxy<p>iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent:<p>…

Movies

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 21, 2017:<p>iTunes Movies US Charts:<p>1. Logan<p>2. The LEGO Batman Movie<p>3. Fifty Shades Darker<p>4. xXx: Return of Xander Cage<p>5. Hidden Figures<p>6. A Dog's Purpose<p>7. Split (2017)<p>8. Get Out<p>9. Prometheus<p>10. Guardians of the Galaxy<p>iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent:<p>…

Movies

Cannes: Slated Shows How Film Financiers Can Beat the Market

The online hub has completed a new study, "Achieving alpha: How to outperform the film finance market by more than three times," saying that …

La La Land

The best movies of 2017 so far

It's been a great year for cinema and it's only getting better.<p>2017 is already shaping up to be an absolute corker, even though we're only five …

Movies

Amazon and Netflix Are Just ‘Tip of the Iceberg’ for Indie Biz Changes

What will feature film sales look like five years from now, or even next year? As things change at a rapid pace with new streaming services, …

Cannes Film Festival

Why Netflix is the death of cinema - and the saviour of film

If you need an example of where Hollywood is right now - of Hollywood's timidity, of its insecurity, of Hollywood as an industry in the midst of an …

La La Land

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 14, 2017:<p>iTunes Movies US Charts:<p>1. Fifty Shades Darker<p>2. Get Out<p>3. Guardians of the Galaxy<p>4. Hidden Figures<p>5. The Great Wall<p>6. A Dog's Purpose<p>7. La La Land<p>8. Passengers (2016)<p>9. Prometheus<p>10. Lion<p>iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent:<p>1. 20th Century …

Movies

Personal Projects: John Huet

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own. I am drawn to personal …

Photography

Casey Affleck to Receive President's Award From Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Casey Affleck, fresh off his Oscar win for “Manchester by the Sea,” will receive the Festival President’s Award at the 52nd Karlovy Vary …

The Oscars

La La Land; Manchester By the Sea; Graduation and more – review

Damien Chazelle’s sun-drenched musical is even lovelier on second viewing, while Casey Affleck’s janitor evokes Brando<p>Stunningly losing the best picture Oscar may turn out to be the best thing that could have happened to <b>La La Land</b> (Lionsgate, 12), Damien Chazelle’s sun-bright, sour-sweet satsuma of …

La La Land

New Poster Gives a First-ish Look at Okja's Titular Creature

<i>Okja</i>, Bong Joon-Ho’s first movie since <i>Snowpiercer</i>, is definitely shrouded in mystery. Is it a horror film, or a fairy tale— or hell, is it both? What …

Netflix

Cannes vs. Netflix: Film festival bans future streaming films unless they open in French theaters

Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon have been a game-changer in film distribution that many filmmakers are taking advantage of. But the French …

Netflix