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    With Oscars in sight, Amazon, Netflix lead streaming at Sundance


    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - After revolutionizing television with bold, award-winning original content, streaming networks are on the cusp of their first potential Oscar wins, and are back at the Sundance film festival looking for more awards-worthy...

    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - After revolutionizing television with bold, award-winning original content, streaming networks are on the cusp of their first potential Oscar wins, and are back at the Sundance film festival looking for more awards-worthy fare.

    More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Traditional TV networks are following Netflix Inc's lead by releasing all new episodes of a series at the same time, a step to win over binge viewers who do not want to wait a week for the next installment. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Traditional TV networks are following Netflix Inc's lead by releasing all new episodes of a series at the same time, a step to win over binge viewers who do not want to wait a week for the next installment.

    Behind the Big Mac: McDonald's gets movie and literary spotlight


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The man who turned a popular California hamburger stand into the McDonald's global fast-food empire is having a posthumous Hollywood moment. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The man who turned a popular California hamburger stand into the McDonald's global fast-food empire is having a posthumous Hollywood moment.

    Redford avoids politics as Sundance opens on eve of Trump festivities


    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Actor and filmmaker Robert Redford opened the Sundance Independent Film Festival on Thursday by steering clear of politics and instead criticizing the news industry. ...

    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Actor and filmmaker Robert Redford opened the Sundance Independent Film Festival on Thursday by steering clear of politics and instead criticizing the news industry.

    Al Gore rouses Sundance with climate film on eve of Trump induction


    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Former U.S. vice president Al Gore delivered a rousing battle cry on Thursday to push climate change forward as an urgent matter for politicians on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, at the premiere of his...

    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Former U.S. vice president Al Gore delivered a rousing battle cry on Thursday to push climate change forward as an urgent matter for politicians on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, at the premiere of his new documentary.

    China extends Hollywood push with $1 billion Paramount investment


    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support as it attempts to grow. ...

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a $1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support as it attempts to grow.

    Scorsese thanks Taiwan for bringing 'Silence' to life


    (Reuters) - Director Martin Scorsese brought his religious film "Silence" back to Taiwan on Thursday, thanking it for providing the filming location for his decades long project. ...

    (Reuters) - Director Martin Scorsese brought his religious film "Silence" back to Taiwan on Thursday, thanking it for providing the filming location for his decades long project.

    Stella Parton pays tribute in UK to big sister Dolly


    LONDON (Reuters) - Dolly Parton is getting a tribute from her sister Stella with an album and a UK tour celebrating the singer's contribution to the music industry. ...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Dolly Parton is getting a tribute from her sister Stella with an album and a UK tour celebrating the singer's contribution to the music industry.

    Cute 'Dog's Purpose' movie turns disturbing after stunt video


    (Reuters) - What was billed as a heart-warming comedy movie aimed at dog lovers turned into a marketing nightmare on Thursday after a video emerged of a frightened dog being forced into rushing water on the film set. ...

    (Reuters) - What was billed as a heart-warming comedy movie aimed at dog lovers turned into a marketing nightmare on Thursday after a video emerged of a frightened dog being forced into rushing water on the film set.

    Andrew Garfield embracing the Oscar hype around 'Hacksaw Ridge'


    LONDON (Reuters) - Older and wiser, actor Andrew Garfield said he has learnt to deal with the hoopla around awards season and is revelling in the Oscar buzz surrounding war drama "Hacksaw Ridge". ...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Older and wiser, actor Andrew Garfield said he has learnt to deal with the hoopla around awards season and is revelling in the Oscar buzz surrounding war drama "Hacksaw Ridge".