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Midnight Rider Crew Kept in Dark over Safety, Federal Investigation Reveals

Crew members were not told about an email from railroad owner CSX denying them permission to shoot on the Doctortown train trestle in rural Georgia, as at least 20 members piled onto the tracks 25 to 30 feet above the water under dangerous conditions. more »

GoPro Shares Spike As It Handily Beats Street Estimates

The company, which has seen its stock price tumble from the peaks it reached in the first months after its public offering, was buoyed by a strong showing for its new line of cameras, which the company called the most successful launch in its history. more »

Vice Media Will Launch a 24-hour TV Channel in Canada in 2015

Digital powerhouse Vice Media and cable provider Rogers Communications Inc. will team up to launch a Canadian production studio and TV channel aimed at millennials, the companies announced. Rogers CEO Guy Laurence and Vice CEO Shane Smith held a press event this morning to announce the $100 million joint venture. more »

How Scorpion Became CBS’s Highest-Rated Drama

You don't have to be a super-genius to know that CBS's’ new drama Scorpion is a big hit in the early going. And it's doing even better than the most-watched network that houses it ever anticipated as it's the highest-rated drama series on the network. more »

Where Will the Next Big Movie Fright Come From?

The biggest horror film of the moment is Ouija, a knackered, critically reviled Hasbro franchise that half-heartedly hits all the beats you’d expect it to and then limps away again. That’s it. That’s the big Halloween release. more »

Halloween Weekend Looks Like Graveyard

Neither Jack Gyllenhaal's Nightcrawler, the Colin Firth-Nicole Kidman thriller Before I Go To Sleep nor a Saw re-release is expected to crack $10 million. more »

DreamWorks Animation Posts Improved Earnings in Third Quarter

The results easily exceeded what analysts were expecting for DreamWorks Animation. more »

Revealed: The $307 Million Cost of Disney’s John Carter

Recently released documents reveal that Britain’s tax authority paid Disney $42.9 million towards the cost of making the movie, which became one of its biggest flops. more »

MPAA and National Association of Theatre Owners Ban Google Glass, Other Wearable Tech

On Wednesday, the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners adopted a zero-tolerance policy against wearable technologies, such as Google Glass. more »

International Documentary Association Nominations Impact the Oscar Shortlist

The International Documentary Association Award nominations have influence on the doc Oscar race. Several key contenders did not land feature nominations. more »