Bangladesh Sends ‘The Unnamed’ to the Oscars

LONDON — The Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies has chosen Tauquir Ahmed’s “The Unnamed” (“Oggatonama”) as the country’s submission to the Academy’s foreign language category. The film looks at the racket surrounding Bangladeshi expatriate laborers around the world and how often identities are exchanged in order to go abroad in pursuit of dollar dreams. Stars… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Wins Out Over Donald Trump in First Presidential Debate – International Media Verdict

Hillary Clinton 1: Donald Trump 0. That looks like the verdict of media outlets outside the U.S. after Monday night’s first presidential debate, while stock markets breathed a sign off relief. “Clinton gets under Trump’s skin in first presidential debate,” the Financial Times’s announced, claiming that the duel “saw a disciplined Mrs Clinton confront… Read more »

Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz-Starrer ’Escobar’ Closes Slew of Major Territory Pre-Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

BARCELONA — Nu Image has closed a raft of pre-sales on Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz starrer “Escobar,” which is scheduled to go into production on Oct. 24, directed by Spain’s Fernando León de Aranoa, whose credits include 2002’s San Sebastian Golden Seashell-winner “Mondays in the Sun,” which won Bardem a best actor Spanish Academy… Read more »

New AGENTS OF SHIELD Boss!! Return Of DRUNK HISTORY!! HALT!! Sam Jackson & Cecily Strong On SETH!!

New AGENTS OF SHIELD Boss!! Return Of DRUNK HISTORY!! HALT!! Sam Jackson & Cecily Strong On SETH!! Tuesday TV Talkack!!

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ABC says of tonight’s “Meet The New Boss”:
Daisy sets out to battle Ghost Rider, but at a terrible cost; the new director’s bold agenda shocks everyone.

AMC says of tonight’s “The Threshold”:
Joe and Ryan face the consequences of Joe’s decision; Gordon experiences a crisis of conscience; Donna and Cameron fight about the future.

Premiering tonight: Aftermath (Syfy) Sept. 27 Channel Zero (Syfy) Sept. 27 Drunk History (CC) Sept. 27 Star Plates (Food) Sept. 27 Tosh.0 (CC) Sept. 27
“This Is Us” and “Bull” got great starts on the backs of “The Voice” and “NCIS,” respectively.
Tuesdays, July 26-Sept. 20, 2016 (adults 18-49; older weeks in parentheses; repeats in gray) 3.4 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) The Voice 2.8 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) This Is Us 2.2 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Bull 2.2 (0.9) (0.9) (0.8) (0.8) (0.8) (0.7) (0.8) (0.7) NCIS 1.5 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Dancing/Stars 1.4 (0.8) (—) (0.6) (0.7) (0.6) (0.5) (0.7) (—) NCIS NO 1.2 (0.4) (0.4) (0.4) (0.4) (0.3) (0.3) (—) (—) New Girl 1.1 (0.5) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Agents of SHIELD 1.1 (0.5) (0.5) (0.5) (0.5) (0.4) (0.4) (—) (—) Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.0 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Scream Queens 0.7 (0.8) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) If Loving You 0.7 (0.9) (0.8)

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Starline Seals TV Deals in U.K., Germany, Spain for Jonas Kaufmann Concert Film (EXCLUSIVE)

Starline Entertainment has closed a raft of international television and VOD deals for “Jonas Kaufmann: An Evening with Puccini,” a concert event film produced by Arts Alliance that played in cinemas worldwide earlier this year. Sky has taken U.K. broadcast rights for the La Scala opera production featuring the acclaimed singer, with Sky Arts additionally… Read more »

The Presidential Debate: In Conversation, Donald Trump’s Strategy Falls Apart

Monday night’s presidential debate seemed to boil down to just talking. Not what the politicians were talking about, though that is of course important; but instead how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton conducted a conversation — with each other, with their moderator Lester Holt, and with the viewing public. In terms of conversational skills, last… Read more »

Cumberbatch: Stephen Strange Will Be Joining Iron Man, The Vision, Scarlet Witch And Thor!!

Cumberbatch: Stephen Strange Will Be Joining Iron Man, The Vision, Scarlet Witch And Thor In AVENGERS III!!

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I am – Hercules!!
While promoting “Doctor Strange,” Benedict Cumberbatch told Empire Magazine of the “logistical challenge of aligning his schedule with those of Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany.”
“To get us all together will be quite something,” allowed Cumberbatch. “That’s why this character is being introduced, to open up the next chapter.”
“Doctor Strange” hits cinemas Nov. 4. “Avengers: Infinity War,” said to bring together Star-Lord with The Winter Soldier, arrives May 8, 2018.
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Legal Threats Have Absolutely No Impact on Music Piracy, Study Finds

Nearly two decades of legal threats and lawsuits have had little impact on music piracy, a new study finds.  Instead, the companies the industry hates — YouTube, SoundCloud, and Spotify — have done the most to save the music business.  So why didn’t all those lawsuits work? As the music industry pops the champagne on its best […]

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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Looked Un-Prepared At Debate, Hillary Clinton Looked “Like Preparation H”

Stephen Colbert began tonight’s live Late Show watching the Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton debate with the ghost of Abraham Lincoln.  Lincoln confessed he called his opponent Stephen Douglas’s mother a “short-legged  a donkey fondler” in the Great Debate of ’58. Lincoln is mortified to learn the country’s first black POTUS is a Democrat, and warns Colbert not to head to the theater for his show because “it’s a trap,” marking Late Show’s first assassination…