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Batman v Superman Skyrockets to Record-Shattering $170 Million Debut

Steven Spielberg’s The BFG Among Other Big-Name Movies Heading to Cannes 2016

Jodie Foster, Ben Wheatley and Pedro Almodóvar are all expected to debut films, while ‘retired’ Ken Loach may present welfare drama I, Daniel Blake. more »

Here’s Where to Download OpenToonz, Studio Ghibli’s Free Animation Software

OpenToonz, the open source version of the Toonz animation software used by Studio Ghibli, was released to the public this weekend. more »

Two Things Apple Didn’t Tell You About the New iPad Pro

It's not just the display that Apple scaled down for the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro. more »

Batman v Superman Powers to $27.7 Million at Thursday Box Office

The weekend’s other wide opener, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, laughed its way to a more modest $1.02 million in 2,395 theaters. more »

Netflix Admits Throttling Itself on AT&T, Verizon Wireless Networks

AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. were on the defensive last week after accusations swirled they were throttling the quality of Netflix Inc. video on their wireless networks. more »

How the Duplass Brothers Changed Hollywood by Refusing to Change at All

"We're like the Roger Cormans of adult drama," Jay Duplass jokes. more »

No Flipping: Remembering Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling, a deadpan comic’s comic who found his signature role playing a fake talk show host with real insecurities, died on Thursday. He was 66. more »

Why Batman v Superman Needs to Be a Hit for Warner Bros.

As if the $250 million budget and marketing weren’t enough, the studio’s putting its future on the line with the DC Comics epic. more »

An R Rating, Perhaps, for Smoking on Screen

A class-action complaint seeks to prevent films with tobacco imagery from receiving G, PG or PG-13 ratings from the Motion Picture Association of America. more »