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  1. J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot to Release 'Star Trek Beyond' for Cinerama-Like Barco Escape (Exclusive)

    7:30 am 4/11/2016

    "There are new ships and antagonists that are well suited to the expanded image," producer Ben Rosenblatt told THR.Read more

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  2. Daisy Ridley's 'Star Wars' Audition Gets New Behind-the-Scenes Clip

    2:46 pm 4/1/2016

    "It wasn't until we found Daisy that we just felt like she was capable of doing all these things this character required," explained J.J. Abrams.Read more

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  3. Top European Theater Group Attacks Sean Parker's Screening Room

    10:49 am 3/18/2016

    The proposed home movie service "seems to offer little benefit ... while representing significant potential risks,” the International Union of Cinemas said.Read more

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  4. Hot New Movie Catchphrase: Call It a "Spiritual Successor," Not a Sequel

    5:00 am 3/17/2016

    J.J. Abrams and Richard Linklater have been using the term to promote their new films.Read more

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  5. J.J. Abrams: Proposed $50 Home Movie Service "Beneficial" to Movie Theaters

    2:38 pm 3/14/2016

    Abrams is among a number of high-profile directors and producers supporting Sean Parker's plan to make new films available in the home, including Peter Jackson, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.Read more

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  6. SXSW: J.J. Abrams Outlines the "Nightmare" and Opportunity of Phones and Filmmaking

    10:15 am 3/14/2016

    The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' director was joined by 'The Jinx' director Andrew Jarecki for a panel about techology and storytelling on Monday.Read more

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  7. '10 Cloverfield Lane': How the Soundtrack Amps Up the Terror

    11:10 am 3/11/2016

    "Because most of the film is set in an underground bunker, we have moments where we could put sounds above us."Read more

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  8. Box Office: 'Zootopia,' '10 Cloverfield Lane' Roar; 'Brothers Grimsby' Craters With $3.2M

    7:17 am 3/11/2016

    'The Brothers Grimsby' marks the lowest opening of Sacha Baron Cohen's career, while 'The Young Messiah' and 'The Perfect Match' also fall flat; 'Zootopia' earns a massive $50 million in its second weekend to speed past the $400 million mark worldwide.Read more

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  9. '10 Cloverfield Lane' Premiere: J.J. Abrams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Talk Mysterious Film

    10:46 am 3/9/2016

    “It’s the kind of movie that by nature and by design you don’t want to talk about too much because it ruins the audience’s experience,” Winstead told THR on the red carpet ahead of the movie's New York screening.Read more

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  10. ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’: Film Review

    9:00 pm 3/8/2016

    John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead headline Dan Trachtenberg’s tense sci-fi thriller, which was produced by J.J. Abrams. Read more

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