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  • California film tax credits given to TV show moving from Vancouver

    California film tax credits given to TV show moving from Vancouver
    The TNT television series “King & Maxwell,” which is relocating from Vancouver, Canada, is among the winners of California's annual film tax credit lottery. The California Film Commission said Tuesday 31 projects had been approved for state...
  • Cannes 2013: Alec Baldwin, director James Toback feel 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    Cannes 2013: Alec Baldwin, director James Toback feel 'Seduced and Abandoned'
    CANNES, France — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback were pitching their idea for an Iraq-set love story to financier and sales agent Avi Lerner. Lerner waved them aside, saying he could make the duo's movie...
  • Sony shares jump as hedge fund urges IPO of entertainment unit

    Sony shares jump as hedge fund urges IPO of entertainment unit
    Sony Corp. stock soared in afternoon trading after New York hedge fund Third Point proposed that the electronics and media giant make an initial public stock offering of up to 20% of its entertainment arm. That unit, known as Sony Entertainment Inc.,...
  • Cannes keeps being film industry's place to be

    Cannes keeps being film industry's place to be
    — It's been 42 years since I first covered the Cannes Film Festival. Arriving on the French Riviera this week, I was struck by how Cannes has remained the quintessential place for film, despite enormous changes in the cinema landscape. Cannes...
  • Hollywood bets big on blockbusters, starting with 'Iron Man 3'

    Hollywood bets big on blockbusters, starting with 'Iron Man 3'
    Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in. Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...
  • Author Salman Rushdie sold 'Midnight's Children' rights for $1

    Author/filmmaker Salman Rushdie joined Jon Stewart Tuesday night on "The Daily Show" to talk about the forthcoming film version of his bestselling novel "Midnight's Children."  The 1981 novel won a slew of awards -- including the Man Booker Prize, the...
  • Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'

    Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'
    Jake Eberts, the Canadian independent producer and founder of Britain's Goldcrest Films, which revived the British cinema industry in the 1980s with a string of Oscar-winning movies, including "Gandhi" and "Chariots of Fire," died Thursday in Montreal. He...
  • Micky Moore dies at 98; director and early Hollywood actor

    Micky Moore dies at 98; director and early Hollywood actor
    Micky Moore and Hollywood grew up together. He was a toddler in 1916 when he began his career as a child actor in silent films and sat on the laps of such leading ladies as Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. As a 5-year-old he worked with legendary...
  • L.A. city leaders weigh strategies for inspecting porn shoots

     
    Faced with a new law requiring condoms during porn shoots, Los Angeles officials have recommended that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the City Council begin searching for a medical professional to conduct inspections of adult film performances....
  • 'City Hall is broken' sets tone for feisty mayoral debate

     
    A few minutes into Wednesday night’s mayoral debate, candidate Kevin James gestured to his competitors. “City Hall is broken,” James said. “And they broke it." The former federal prosecutor and talk radio host, who is trailing in...
  • California GOP finds film tax credit curious

     
    California GOP officials are using a film tax credit approved by Gov. Jerry Brown to take a shot at him and his November ballot initiative to increase billions of dollars of other taxes....