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Ben Tobin Captures Magic of Greg Ruth's 'The Lost Boy' with Blackmagic Design Cameras
How do you capture the subtle brilliance of a dry brush artist in a documentary? For years, many people have tried to capture the beauty of painted artwork on video and film, and it is never easy. This is what filmmaker Ben Tobin was faced with when he decided to take on the task of telling Greg Ruth's story. Ruth is known as a Dry Brush Master, and his artwork and books have been celebrated around the world. Read More

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Video: Dramatic 'Batkid Begins' Trailer Relives Leukemia Survivor's Dream Day
Video: Dramatic 'Batkid Begins' Trailer Relives Leukemia Survivor's Dream Day
Batkid is Miles Scott, a leukemia survivor who last year when he was 5 years old "saved Gotham" as part of his Make-a-Wish Foundation dream wish. Now, filmmaker Dana Nachman and Moving Train are completing a documentary to capture the ins and outs of Batkid's big day that brought thousands of people onto the makeshift Gotham streets in San Francisco to watch him thwart the Penguin and the Riddler. Titled Batkid Begins, the documentary needs help before it can debut. The project's team is trying to raise $100,000 to pay for aerial footage of San Francisco, a soundtrack, music licensing, editing and special effects. So far, people have donated more than $47,000 on Indiegogo, with 23 days left in the campaign.

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Video: Dramatic 'Batkid Begins' Trailer Relives Leukemia Survivor's Dream Day
Video: Dramatic 'Batkid Begins' Trailer Relives Leukemia Survivor's Dream Day
Batkid is Miles Scott, a leukemia survivor who last year when he was 5 years old "saved Gotham" as part of his Make-a-Wish Foundation dream wish. Now, filmmaker Dana Nachman and Moving Train are completing a documentary to capture the ins and outs of Batkid's big day that brought thousands of people onto the makeshift Gotham streets in San Francisco to watch him thwart the Penguin and the Riddler. Titled Batkid Begins, the documentary needs help before it can debut. The project's team is trying to raise $100,000 to pay for aerial footage of San Francisco, a soundtrack, music licensing, editing and special effects. So far, people have donated more than $47,000 on Indiegogo, with 23 days left in the campaign.

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Video: Italy Opens Theme Park In Tribute To Film Industry
Video: Italy Opens Theme Park In Tribute To Film Industry
A new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios — still in operation — were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber." "Here, the idea is that people will also enter not only sets, but the confusion of a place where we are shooting movie. Everything will be illusion," said Emmanuel Gout, president of Cinecitta Parks.

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Video: Cameron Diaz Makes Out With Nearly Naked Game Of Thrones Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Video: Cameron Diaz Makes Out With Nearly Naked Game Of Thrones Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
It may not be Fifty Shades of Grey hot, but Cameron Diaz got pretty steamy with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in the romanic comedy "The Other Woman." And only E! News has an exclusive first look at a deleted scene that features the Game of Thrones star wooing Ms. Diaz--and he's doing it almost naked, with just a bed sheet wrapped around his waist! In the movie--out on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow--Coster-Waldau plays a businessman whose wife teams up with his mistresses to avenge his cheating ways.

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Video: Italy Opens Theme Park In Tribute To Film Industry
Video: Italy Opens Theme Park In Tribute To Film Industry
A new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios — still in operation — were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber." "Here, the idea is that people will also enter not only sets, but the confusion of a place where we are shooting movie. Everything will be illusion," said Emmanuel Gout, president of Cinecitta Parks.

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Video: Documentary For Scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman Movie Gets A Trailer
Video: Documentary For Scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman Movie Gets A Trailer
A new trailer was recently released for an unfinished documentary about a scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman movie that never made it to the big screen. In an attempt to raise money to finish the full-length documentary, filmmakers of The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? released a 2:45 clip about the 1990s flick Superman Lives, which was cancelled and never made into a feature film. Read More
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Video: Documentary For Scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman Movie Gets A Trailer
Video: Documentary For Scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman Movie Gets A Trailer
A new trailer was recently released for an unfinished documentary about a scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman movie that never made it to the big screen. In an attempt to raise money to finish the full-length documentary, filmmakers of The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? released a 2:45 clip about the 1990s flick Superman Lives, which was cancelled and never made into a feature film. Read More
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Video: Documentary For Scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman Movie Gets A Trailer
Video: Documentary For Scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman Movie Gets A Trailer
A new trailer was recently released for an unfinished documentary about a scrapped Nicolas Cage Superman movie that never made it to the big screen. In an attempt to raise money to finish the full-length documentary, filmmakers of The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? released a 2:45 clip about the 1990s flick Superman Lives, which was cancelled and never made into a feature film. Read More
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Video: Murdoch's Fox Open To Giving Time Warner Board Seats In New Bid: Bloomberg
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is open to giving Time Warner Inc shareholders seats on the new company's board if its takeover bid succeeds, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation. Time Warner's board rejected Murdoch's $80 billion takeover offer earlier this month, but the Fox chairman and chief executive officer is expected to continue the pursuit. Read More
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Video: Murdoch's Fox Open To Giving Time Warner Board Seats In New Bid: Bloomberg
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is open to giving Time Warner Inc shareholders seats on the new company's board if its takeover bid succeeds, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation. Time Warner's board rejected Murdoch's $80 billion takeover offer earlier this month, but the Fox chairman and chief executive officer is expected to continue the pursuit. Read More

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