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Melissa McCarthy introduces the ‘remarkable women’ behind Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters star Melissa McCarthy wants the world to know that the movie’s “girl power” goes beyond its four leading ladies.

The actress posted a photo on Tuesday of her and co-stars Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon posing with the many “remarkable women” who worked on both sides of the camera for Sony’s upcoming reboot of the supernatural action-comedy. Continue reading

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Toronto Festival Lineup Includes Matt Damon, Eddie Redmayne, Dakota Johnson, Jake Gyllenhaal Films

Toronto Festival announces 2015 lineup. Continue reading

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Primetime Emmys 2015- Full List

The 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced July 16th. Here is the full list of nominees.
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Critics’ Choice Awards Winners: Full List

The 5th annual Critics’ Choice TV Awards took place Sunday at the Beverly Hilton hotel and aired live on A&E. “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley emceed the proceedings. Continue reading

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‘Movie stars’ in Shelburne Falls

Hollywood visitors Kate Winslet, Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall are just a memory, but now you can easily find some local buildings where scenes from the movies “Labor Day” and “The Judge” were filmed. Continue reading

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Worcester to be on display at Cannes Film Festival with showing of ‘The Sea of Trees’

Viewers at the Cannes Film Festival will get a look at Worcester’s Clark University, Park Avenue and other city spots thanks to the locally filmed movie “The Sea of Trees” heading to compete there next month. Continue reading

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The Sea of Trees to Compete at Cannes Film Festival

Star-studded English-language dramas from Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, Denis Villeneuve, Justin Kurzel, Paolo Sorrentino and Matteo Garrone will vie for the Palme d’Or alongside new films by Valerie Donzelli, Jacques Audiard, Hou Hsiao-hsien and Jia Zhangke at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, which unveiled its official selection lineup on Thursday. Continue reading

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5 Film Sites for You to Explore

For those looking to see somewhere different during the next couple of weeks before the Academy Awards arrive or for those thinking ahead to warmer days in the summer, here are five spots where prominent made-in-Massachusetts films were shot and a look at what they have to offer. Continue reading

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Sundance 2015 Is Hot On New England Witches, Woods, And Comics

Every year just a few New England filmmakers secure a coveted debut at the Sundance Film Festival, which opened Jan. 21 and runs through Feb. 1 in Park City, Utah. Continue reading

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Massachusetts Links Some Oscar Nominees

Many of this year’s Academy Award nominated movies have diverse story lines, casts, settings and endings. But some have at least one attribute in common: a Massachusetts link. Continue reading

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Massachusetts Film Office Congratulates Academy Award Nominees

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Imagine Magazine honors local film and TV crowd

Boston’s Imagine Magazine honored movie and media types at Tuesday’s “Imaginnaire” Awards Gala. Continue reading

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2014 a banner year for TV and movies in Mass.

Whatever you think about using tax credits to entice Hollywood to make movies in the Hub, it seems to be working. At least it did in 2014. Continue reading

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Marshfield anticipates Disney’s ‘The Finest Hours’ after shoot

Two years ago, Sandy Young watched as filming for the Steve Carell flick “The Way, Way Back” came to Green Harbor.

Last Wednesday, Young watched as her town was yet again transformed into a movie set, this time for Walt Disney Studios’ “The Finest Hours.”
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Boston International Kids Film Festival & EF Educational Tours Film Contest

The Boston International Kids Film Festival is delighted to partner with EF Educational Tours in offering a terrific new opportunity for a team of two high school filmmakers! Together they will travel all expenses paid to Costa Rica in March 2015, to attend the EF Educational Tours’ Global Student Leaders Summit. Continue reading

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Disney’s ‘The Finest Hours’ filmed in Cohasset

Disney was in town to film scenes from the upcoming movie, “The Finest Hours,” shooting at the Cohasset Historical Society’s Pratt Building and along Jerusalem Road. With artificial snow and vintage cars, parts of town were temporarily transformed to look like a snowy Cape Cod town in the 1950s. Continue reading

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Disney comes to Marshfield for ‘The Finest Hours’ shoot

The light rain that fell over the Brant Rock esplanade Wednesday night wasn’t enough to keep away spectators as Walt Disney Studios’ “The Finest Hours” shifted production from the Ocean Street seawall to The Latest Scoop.

Anne Bowen and her daughter, Maddie, were among the dozen people gathered outside the Venus II Restaurant and Sports Bar around 6:30 p.m., watching as crews filmed a car scene on the street. Continue reading

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Disney, crew get Marshfield ready for ‘The Finest Hours’ shoot

Come Wednesday, the front window of Shore Things, Betsy Howley’s Brant Rock gift shop, will look more like that of an old appliance shop. Continue reading

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Pendleton rescue vehicles reunite 62 years later

In the teeth of a nor’easter in 1952, Orleans Police Chief Jack Higgins got a call from Chatham for assistance with a boat rescue, hopped into the department’s only car and sped out of town. Continue reading

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How local businesses have profited from the filming industry

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From doughnuts to dry cleaners, businesses across the region are counting new revenue from the state’s growing movie industry. (Part 2) Continue reading

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