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  • China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

    HONG KONG (AP) — China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions. China Film Co. will make an "eight-figure equity investment" in two upcoming films, "Seventh Son" and "Warcraft," the Chinese...

  • Norway restores, donates 1927 silent film to China

    BEIJING (AP) — Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Two representatives of the National Library of Norway presented the film to the...

  • Lions Gate partners with online outfit RocketJump

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Hollywood studio is tying up with a video creator that has made it big on YouTube. Lions Gate Entertainment on Monday announced a multi-year partnership with RocketJump Studios, maker of hit online show "Video Game High School," which is now in its third season....

  • Malaysia, Indonesia ban biblical epic 'Noah'

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia and Indonesia have banned the biblical epic "Noah," joining other Muslim nations that forbid the Hollywood movie for its visual depiction of the prophet. Film censors in both countries said Monday that the portrayal of the ark-building prophet by Russell...

  • Nigeria's Nollywood: most prolific movie machine

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A 15-second drum roll and the title of the film, "Deceptive Heart," comes crashing onto the screen in a groovy 1970s font. Less than 10 minutes into the Nollywood movie, the heart of plot is revealed: A woman has two boyfriends and doesn't know what to do. The story...

  • 'Honor Diaries' is about the real war on women, not 'Islamophobia'

    Despite what organizations like the Council on American-Islamic Relations say, the film "Honor Diaries" is about the abuses that women face around the world. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, human rights attorney Paula Kweskin, a writer and producer for the film, said it was clear...

  • Christians should be happy they've gotten Hollywood's attention

    It wasn't so long ago that conservative Christians believed Hollywood to be evil and some preachers instructed their congregations not to go to movies lest they be tempted beyond their ability to resist.

  • Americans step up to fund movie about abortionist Kermit Gosnell

    A word-of-mouth campaign to raise $2.1 million to make a film about Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell's killing spree jumped out of the gate this weekend, collecting over $119,000, more than the hoped for $47,000 a day.

  • 'Noah' rises to top of box office with $44M debut

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After weathering a sea of controversy, "Noah" arrived in first place at the weekend box office. Paramount's biblical epic starring Russell Crowe in the titular role opened with $44 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The imaginative take on the tale of Noah's...

  • 'Gosnell' movie will depict 'America's biggest serial killer'

    The mainstream media ignored the horrific abortion case, and a giant fundraiser tried at the last minute to censor the movie about Kermit Gosnell, but a project to bring the story to screens around the country is moving ahead this weekend with a public campaign to raise $2.1 million. “I...

  • Teen sci-fi franchise 'Divergent' debuts with $56M

    NEW YORK (AP) — To go with "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate now has a trio of young-adult franchises with the box-office leading "Divergent." The teen science-fiction thriller starring Shailene Woodley debuted with $56 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates...

  • 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' takes weekend box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The animated, time-traveling adventures of a dog and his son beat out action heavy tales at the weekend box office. After opening in second place last weekend, DreamWorks' "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" came out on top over the St. Patrick's Day holiday with $21.8 million. The...

  • Hollywood favors high tax, 'gender pay equity' -- just not in Hollywood

    Sunday's Academy Awards event showcased Hollywood's finest. Beautiful people in beautiful clothes saying lovely things about their industry -- a politically "progressive" business that gives nearly all of its political contributions to Democrats.

  • Rick Perry recognizes Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey for thanking God

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry appeared pleased that Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey took some time to thank God during his acceptance speech after winning the award for Best Actor.



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