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Box office hits and misses: Star Wars stays on top despite a tough challenge from The Revenant

With a huge, $38 million weekend, Leonardo DiCaprio's gritty western The Revenant came ever so close to ending the box-office reign of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but ultimately fell short of the top spot.
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Time Warner wants pay TV customers to be able to binge watch shows

Time Warner hopes to make full seasons of more of its shows available on-demand to its TV consumers. The change is aimed to better compete with Netflix, which currently offers full seasons of past TV shows.
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Watch James Franco try to stop JFK’s assassination in trailer for J.J. Abrams’ 11.22.63 1:41

Hulu has released the first trailer for the J.J. Abrams-directed Hulu alternate history drama on the Kennedy assassination starring James Franco. 11.22.63 finds Franco (as Jake Epping) tasked with going back in time to stop…
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues record streak in China

Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues its record breaking streak in China and blows right past Avatar's domestic box office record. The movie is on its way to potentially become the globally highest grossing film of all time.
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Weekly Rewind: CES 2016, Making a Murderer, and a video of a puddle goes viral

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Starz plays around with release format for call girl series The Girlfriend Experience

Starz has set a date with The Girlfriend Experience, but whether viewers will watch the episodes weekly or all at once will depend on both their subscription and their own preferences. The network is experimenting with the upcoming show's…
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This week’s Simpsons’ ’80s action-movie-themed couch gag pushes it to the limit

Another week, another couch gag on The Simpsons ... Except that this week's couch isn't a gag so much as a full-blown 80's action movie fantasy jumping directly out of Homer's brain.
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Joel McHale will have celebrities surprise you in a new comedy show on Verizon’s go90

Sony Music and Verizon have entered a multiyear distribution agreement in which Sony will provide a slate of original programming to Verizon's mobile streaming service, go90. One of the shows is a hidden-camera comedy from Community's Joel…
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Showtime will air a Spike Lee directed film on Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall in February

Spike Lee will helm a documentary on the making of a Michael Jackson album: his seminal 1979 Off The Wall. The film, entitled Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall, will air on Showtime in February and include interviews…
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HBO confirms that the Deadwood movie is on the way

After months of rumors, HBO has given creator David Milch the green light to make a big screen revival of the 2004 western TV series Deadwood.
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Netflix’s fate in China? Either like Google or Apple, says Netflix CEO

In a recent interview, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings outlines the problems Netflix is facing with expanding into China, and how the country is not central to its international expansion plans.
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Netflix considers removing offensive content from its original shows in some markets

Netflix may edit some of the streamer's original video content in some international markets. The idea certainly in its earliest stages, but it sounds like the streaming video giant is considering the option.