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  1. South Korean Filmmakers Laud Venice Fest Presence, Discuss Lack of Competition Spot

    11:52 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    Film fest regulars Hong Sang-soo, Im Kwon-taek and Kim Ki-duk have been invited to present their new titles, but some are disappointed that Korean films won't be vying for the Golden Lion. READ MORE

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  2. 108 Media Takes Worldwide Sales Rights to Bruneian Action Pic 'Yasmine'

    11:33 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    Siti Kamaluddin's martial arts pic is the Muslim-majority sultanate's first commercial movie set for a North American release. READ MORE

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  3. Haunted House in Beijing Attracts Visitors Following Release of 'The House That Never Dies'

    11:15 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The three-story town house, Chaonei No.81, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a Kuomintang officials mistress who committed suicide after the Communist Party takeover in 1949. READ MORE

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  4. 21st Century Fox, U.K.'s BSkyB Reach European Pay TV Deal

    11:08 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    UPDATED: Rupert Murdoch's company will retain a 39 percent stake in the British firm, but raise money for a possible second Time Warner bid by selling its Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland businesses to BSkyB. READ MORE

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  5. H.K. Director Peter Chan's 'Dearest' To Screen at Venice and Toronto

    8:48 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The drama about the search for a couple's missing son stars a bevy of Chinese stars, including Zhao Wei, Huang Bo, Zhang Yuqi, Zhang Yi, Tong Dawei and Hao Lei. READ MORE

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  6. Locarno Film Festival's Carte Blanche Unveils Brazilian Slate

    8:46 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The fourth edition of the initiative focuses on a selection of seven Brazilian films in postproduction. READ MORE

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  7. Director Zhang Yimou Talks Chinese Box Office, 'Coming Home' and the Upcoming 'Great Wall' (Q&A)

    8:01 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    THR sat down with the legendary Chinese director to discuss his plans, the success of his artistic return to form in “Coming Home” and his coming big budget movie about the building of the Great Wall. READ MORE

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  8. Sky Movies to Screen Soccer Film 'Believe' in First Day-and-Date Offer for Subs

    3:13 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    "We're delighted to have such a great film to kick off — no pun intended — this experiment in breaking the traditional windows," says Ian Lewis, director of BSkyB's Sky Movies. READ MORE

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  9. Ricky Martin Joins 'The Voice Mexico'

    2:54 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The Latin American pop sensation previously appeared on the singing show's Australian version. READ MORE

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  10. India Set for Major Box-Office Weekend at Home and Abroad

    11:59 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    While top star Salman Khan's "Kick" is eyeing a strong holiday weekend debut in India, blockbuster "Dhoom 3" could become the country's biggest release ever in China. READ MORE

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  11. Advertising on Pay TV Banned in Russia in 2015

    8:00 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    International networks including Discovery and Disney Channel will also have to comply. READ MORE

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  12. France Eyes Shortened SVOD Window for Films Ahead of Netflix Launch

    6:09 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    With the streaming giant set to launch in the country from neighboring Luxembourg, it won't be bound by the current three-year window, which the government is planning to shorten to two. READ MORE

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  13. U.K. 2013 Production Spend Rose, Number of Film Releases Hit High

    5:50 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The British Film Institute predicts that Britain will overtake Japan in terms of total filmed entertainment revenue by 2018 as the box office broke the $1.7 billion mark for the third year in a row. READ MORE

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  14. Toronto Fest's Bollywood Connection to Continue With 'Mary Kom' Premiere

    4:00 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Viacom18's sports biopic starring Priyanka Chopra is the latest Indian film to be given its debut at the festival following in the footsteps of "Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna," "Singh is Kingg" and "Dil Bole Hadippa." READ MORE

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  15. Spanish Broadcasters Report Mixed Results

    3:21 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Atresmedia posted buoyant numbers on Thursday but the welcome increase in television ad spending in the industry couldn't save Mediaset Spain's profits heading south. READ MORE

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  16. Zhang Yimou Sues Hong Kong Film Company

    2:28 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The veteran Chinese director demands Beijing New Pictures pay $2.4 million that he says the company owes him for 2009 release "A Simple Noodle Story." READ MORE

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  17. Venice: David Gordon Green's 'Manglehorn,' Abel Ferrara's 'Pasolini' in Competition Lineup

    1:56 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    UPDATED: The world’s oldest film fest's lineup includes movies from Lars Von Trier and James Franco and films starring Al Pacino, Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Bill Murray and Jennifer Aniston. READ MORE

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  18. China's Wanda Plans to Buy 'One or Two Large International Entertainment Companies‎'

    1:33 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Amid consolidation chatter in the U.S., the owner of exhibition giant AMC says it plans to become a "real" multinational company and "intensify" its investment in the entertainment sector globally. READ MORE

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  19. PiFan Market Closes With Awards for Experimental Indian and Chinese Genre Films

    12:02 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The NAFF market featured a record number of participants this year with 6 of 27 titles taking home cash prizes. READ MORE

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  20. Chinese Tourism Company Sues Paramount Over 'Transformers 4' Snub

    11:05 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    Chongquing Wulong Karst Tourism Co is suing film's backers for failing to show logo in scenes shot in Wulong and breaking the terms of $770,000 product placement contract. READ MORE

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