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  1. Thanksgivukkah Weekend: 5 Oscar Contenders You Need to See Before Monday

    7:00 am 11/29/2013

    THR's awards analyst urges you to dump the kids at "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" or "Thor: The Dark World" and seek out something better for yourselves.Read more

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  2. 'Insidious 3' to Hit Theaters in Spring 2015

    4:43 pm 11/18/2013

    Incoming Focus Features CEO Peter Schlessel is bringing the horror pic with him from FilmDistrict.Read more

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  3. Universal Pushes Back 'Fifty Shades' Release Date

    5:48 am 11/13/2013

    The highly anticipated adaptation was set to open Aug. 1, 2014.Read more

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  4. Matthew McConaughey to Get Actor Achievement Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

    7:44 am 11/8/2013

    The "Dallas Buyers Club" star will be honored at the 25th annual event in January.Read more

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  5. AFM: Focus International's Demise Prompts Worry

    12:11 pm 11/7/2013

    The heads of the soon-to-be-shuttered overseas arm of Universal's specialty division are wrapping up business with buyers and bidding their goodbyes.Read more

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  6. It's Official: Focus Features International Will Close Doors Dec. 31

    10:41 am 11/6/2013

    UPDATED: The closure of the London office follows a major shake-up at the Universal specialty division that put Peter Schlessel in charge.Read more

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  7. Box Office Preview: 'Ender's Game' Eyeing $25 Million-Plus North American Debut

    11:46 am 10/31/2013

    UPDATED: Overseas, "Thor: Dark Word" begins its assault, grossing just north of $8 million on Wednesday as it opened in the U.K. and France, among a handful of other territories; high-profile openings at the North American specialty box office include "Diana" and doc "Casting By."Read more

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  8. 'Fifty Shades': EL James Welcomes Jamie Dornan to Cast

    9:35 am 10/25/2013

    The author's tweet confirms the actor will be playing Christian Grey.Read more

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  9. Jamie Dornan in Talks for 'Fifty Shades': Hollywood Reacts on Twitter

    9:01 am 10/24/2013

    Bret Easton Ellis, Lena Dunham and Kate Mara were among those sharing their thoughts about Wednesday night's big casting news.Read more

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  10. Focus Layoffs Begin, Foreign Sales Arm Likely to Close

    6:12 pm 10/21/2013

    As FilmDistrict's Peter Schlessel takes over Universal's specialty division, the unit's New York and London offices are expected to shutter.Read more

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