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‘Walking Dead’ Recap: Tempers Flare as Alliances Begin to Crumble (SPOILERS)

SPOILER ALERT: Do not keep reading if you have not seen Episode 3 of Season 9 of “The Walking Dead,” titled “Warning Signs” “The Walking Dead” continued it’s strong forward momentum in Season 9, with this week’s episode continuing to show the deterioration of the fragile alliance that has been …read more

Masterclass: How to Make a TV Show from Start to Finish

TV shows give films a run for their money at being the prime medium for visual storytelling, but how in the hell do you even start the process of creating one?

In the last decade, we’ve seen the incredible democratization of filmmaking. Inexpensive but good cameras, software, and distribution outlets have …read more

Listen: Anthony Atamanuik on the Serious Side of Satirizing Trump on ‘The President Show’

WASHINGTON — Anthony Atamanuik, who plays President Trump on Comedy Central’s “The President Show,” says that his latest special reflects what he does: “Comedic activism.” “A President Show Documentary: The Fall of Donald Trump,” debuting on Monday at 11 p.m. ET/PT, takes place in the near future and looks back …read more

China Box Office: Slowdown Continues as ‘Gutenberg’ Takes Third Weekend Win

Chinese cinemas were largely empty again over the weekend, allowing Hong Kong crime thriller, “Project Gutenberg” to enjoy its third frame as the top-scoring film. The cumulative total of the top ten films amounted to just $41.2 million, according to data from Ent Group. That is the second lowest weekend …read more

Richard Parsons Steps Down as CBS Chairman; Strauss Zelnick to Take Role

Media entrepreneur Strauss Zelnick replaced Richard Parsons as the chairman of the CBS Corp. board of directors Sunday, an unexpected switch as the venerable media company seeks to remake itself after the controversial ouster of former CEO Leslie Moonves. Parsons cited health reasons for his decision to step down. “As …read more

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Slashes Franchise Record With $77.5 Million Launch

“Halloween” made a killing in North America, earning $77.5 million when the slasher film launched in 3,928 locations. David Gordon Green’s “Halloween,” a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s 1978 classic, obliterated the franchise record opening of $26 million, previously held by the 2007 Rob Zombie reboot. “Halloween” also notched the …read more

Former Lionsgate Exec Guy Avshalom’s Blackbox Developing Crime Skeins (EXCLUSIVE)

London and Rome-based production company Blackbox Multimedia, recently co-founded by former Lionsgate COO Guy Avshalom with Italy’s Guido Brera and Roberta Cardarelli, is developing a slate of high-end skeins for the international market comprising “The Last Cop,” on which they’ve partnered with Keshet International, and also “Murder in Time,” based …read more

Actor Scott Wilson of ‘The Walking Dead’ Remembered at Memorial

Scott Wilson, an acting veteran of half a century who was a high-profile member “The Walking Dead” cast, was remembered warmly at memorial ceremonies Saturday at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. Wilson died at the age of 76 after a battle with leukemia on Oct. 6. The premiere episode of the …read more

Rome MIA: New Italian Cinema Standouts Comprise Female-Led Western ‘My Body Will Bury You’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Four female Italian bandits known as “Le Drude” are the protagonists of “My Body Will Bury You” a Sicily-set revenge drama/Western set in 1860 that is among standout titles presented to prospective buyers and sales agents during the Rome MIA market’s What’s Next Italy showcase. This second feature by Alessandro …read more

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Stars on the Netflix Show’s Feminist Themes

If she had to sum up her titular character in “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” star Kiernan Shipka would describe Sabrina Spellman as a “woke witch.” The series, which premieres Oct. 26 on Netflix, is a reimagining of the famous teen witch’s story that has overt feminist themes. On the show, …read more