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'Star Wars' to screen in China for first time ever

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'Star Wars' to screen in China for first time ever
Star Wars: The Force Awakens doesn’t open until the end of this year, but moviegoers in China will travel to a galaxy far, far away next month. The country will have its first-ever screening of the six original Star Wars movies. The 18th Shanghai International Film Festival and...

Munich Film Festival to honor Alexander Payne with retrospective

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Munich Film Festival to honor Alexander Payne with retrospective
The last time Alexander Payne was honored at the Munich Film Festival, it was in 1997, when he won the High Hopes Award—predecessor for the CineVision Award—for Citizen Ruth. And now, the festival has announced that this year will feature a complete retrospective of all of Payne’s work....

Cannes 2015: 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or

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Cannes 2015: 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or
Dheepan has won the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The drama about Tamil refugees attempting to build a new life in France from director Jacques Audiard (pictured) took home the top award at Sunday’s awards ceremony, bringing days of film premieres and red carpet moments to a...

‘Tomorrowland’ leads slow Memorial Day weekend at box office

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‘Tomorrowland’ leads slow Memorial Day weekend at box office
So far, it’s been a quiet Memorial Day weekend at the movies. Disney’s sci fi-adventure film Tomorrowland opened to an estimated three-day total of $32.2 million, and estimates have it on track to bring in about $41 million through tomorrow. That gives it a slight lead over Pitch...

Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian': First Look

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Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian': First Look
Most of Ridley Scott’s The Martian takes place on Mars, but don’t expect to see any xenomorphs during the space adventure. “Just geology,” the Alien director said to PEOPLE of his new film, which focuses on an astronaut named Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon), who gets stranded...