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    Screener Story Still a Suspenser

    The possibility that the MPAA may be considering revising its controversial screener ban to allow the use of specially coded VHS tapes has only increased the anxiety among the often anxious corps of awards-season campaigners.

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    Emmy Loves 'Raymond'

    "Everybody Loves Raymond" won its first prize for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 55th annual Emmy Awards, which were presented on Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The CBS sitcom, now entering its eighth and probably last year, also won for Supporting Comedy Actor and Actress ...

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    SAG Nears End to Three Vouchers

    SAG appears close to putting final touches on its effort to end the controversial three-voucher system, thus making it more difficult for background actors to join the guild.

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    Fest Showcases Best of Down Under

    Australian talent is generating quite a buzz this year—a year in which some of the most touted screen performances came from well-known Australians such as Cate Blanchett, Naomi Watts, and Toni Collette. But how many up-and-coming Australian filmmakers can you name? If you are in the mood to sample ...

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    Sitting In With the Band

    Few filmmakers can resist bringing dramatic stories filled with drug abuse, poverty, blind ambition, rocky relationships, and self-destruction to the screen.

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    The hundreds of thousands of actors in the

    The hundreds of thousands of actors in the entertainment industry had millions of personal struggles and stories during 2005. But a number of occurrences affected most, if not all, of America's actors. Here are 10 we've chosen that had a major impact.

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    'Fire' Event Fans Flames of Coney Island Spirit

    Coney Island USA has announced a gala benefit to be thrown in honor of the area's luminous and unique history.

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    No Progress in Strike Talks for Canadian Actors

    Canadian actors and producers made little apparent progress to avert a possible strike or lockout early in the new year after both sides resumed labor talks in Toronto on Tuesday.

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    Former Manager Sues WGAW

    A former trusts and estates manager for the WGA West filed a wrongful-termination suit Thursday against the guild, claiming that she was improperly fired after assisting in a U.S. Labor Department investigation into guild collection practices.