CA's Film and TV Tax Credits Get Scrutinized by Legislative Analyst's Office

CA's Film and TV Tax Credits Get Scrutinized by Legislative Analyst's Office

A new study from the state’s nonpartisan analyst office questions the usefulness of the annual credit. read more
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‘The Cambridge Squatter’ (‘Era o Hotel Cambridge’): Film Review | San Sebastian 2016

‘The Cambridge Squatter’ (‘Era o Hotel Cambridge’): Film Review | San Sebastian 2016

Eliane Caffe’s docu-fiction hybrid charts the trials, tribulations and triumphs of homeless people and refugees living in an abandoned Sao Paolo hotel.read more
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An Unfiltered Chat With Ex-Sony Exec Jack Tretton

An Unfiltered Chat With Ex-Sony Exec Jack Tretton

Longtime SCEA President and CEO Jack Tretton recounts his career at Sony, including his thoughts on the Vita, the PS3 launch, the PSN hack, the historic success of the PS2 and PS4, and much more in a 40-minute interview! If you’d rather listen than watch, here’s an audio-only download link. Here are a couple of clips, first of Tretton giving his take on the PlayStation Vita in hindsight: And here’s Tretton explaining how he feels like Early Access is one of the most important things in gaming today: Catch up on every episode of IGN Unfiltered here. Continue reading…
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Alec Baldwin Talks Playing Donald Trump on 'SNL', How Debate "Crippled" GOP Candidate

Alec Baldwin Talks Playing Donald Trump on 'SNL', How Debate "Crippled" GOP Candidate

Baldwin also gave those eagerly looking forward to his impression a sneak peek at his take on the real estate mogul turned presidential hopeful.read more
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IGN UK Podcast #351: Heartbreak and Heroes

IGN UK Podcast #351: Heartbreak and Heroes

Today’s podcast has its ups and downs. Not in terms of quality, but in terms of emotions. We’ll take you the depths of sadness, as we talk about grief and monsters, but we’ll also reassure you by proving superheroes are absolutely real and they’re probably having a pint at your local beer festival. That might sound like an epic journey for a podcast to take – and it is – but it’s one we comfortable encompass in little over 70 minutes. Enjoy! IGN UK Podcast #351: Heartbreak and Heroes (right click to save) Subscribe to IGN’s Podcast Series Continue reading…
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Why Time Travel Is Suddenly All the Rage on TV (Again)

Why Time Travel Is Suddenly All the Rage on TV (Again)

With ‘Timeless,’ ‘Time After Time,’ ‘Frequency’ and ‘Making History’ due this season, THR examines why time travel has always been a hot genre on the small screen.read more
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He-Man/Thundercats #1 Makes Fanboy Dreams Come True

He-Man/Thundercats #1 Makes Fanboy Dreams Come True

If you thought Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the most awesome, nostalgia-crammed crossover the comic book industry had to offer in 2016, keep in mind that the year isn’t over yet. Mattel and DC Comics are about to unleash He-Man/Thundercats upon the world. Soon, the two most muscular, sword-wielding action heroes in your toy box will be joining forces to take on Mumm-Ra the Ever-Living. Fabulous secret powers were revealed to us today, as DC gave us sight beyond sight and provided us with an extended preview of He-Man/Thundercats #1. Scroll down to check out several variant covers and a full 11 pages of interior art from the first issue. These pages will give you a good idea of how and why these two universes are colliding. Continue reading…
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The Purge May Get a TV Show

The Purge May Get a TV Show

With each film in the series making more money than the last, The Purge now seems to be making the move to TV. Speaking to CinemaBlend, series writer-director James DeMonaco revealed that talks for a “an interwoven anthology” show were at an advanced stage: “They came to me about a TV show,” he explained. “My idea is that you do six or seven storylines. And I would kind of intercut them, use flashbacks.” The Purge series centres on a near-future USA that suspends all laws and emergency services for a 12-hour period once a year. The main thinking behind the show seems to be based in being able to expand not the history of Purge Night itself, but what would drive someone to take part in the lawless carnage: Continue reading…
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