What Happens When Chinese Drama Students Stage the Broadway Musical “Fame?”

With the 2015 CAAMFest kicking off in San Francisco this Thursday, March 12, we are revisiting the award-winning documentary “The Road to Fame,” which screened at CAAMFest in 2014 and is currently available to watch with XFINITY On Demand. “The Road to Fame” follows China’s first collaboration with Broadway as the senior class of the […]

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‘Fame’ is Gonna Live Forever, Thanks to Nigel Lythgoe

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Hold on to your sweatbands: “Fame” is gonna live forever – or at least a little longer – thanks to a Nigel Lythgoe re-imagining of the 1980s film and series about kids striving to succeed in the brutal world of song and dance. MGM Television announced Tuesday that […]

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New On Demand: The Hurt Locker, Post Grad, Fame

Comcast On Demand today features the Golden Globe nominee The Hurt Locker, which some people have called one of the best war movies ever made. There’s also the song-and-dance show Fame, the Oscar-winning Japanese film Departures, and the comedy Post Grad. Check them out below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Hurt-Locker/146192/1143269894/The-Hurt-Locker%3A-Die-Comfortable/embed 420 355] The Hurt Locker Jeremy Renner is […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Couples Don’t Retreat

Vince Vaughn’s ensemble romantic comedy of foibles Couples Retreat made a tropical splash at the box office this weekend, raking in $35 million, while the buzzing low-budget scarefest Paranormal Activity has started to climb the charts up to number five. 1. Couples Retreat – $35.3m 2. Zombieland – $15m 3. Cloudy with a Chance of […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Zombieland” Zooms

Woody Harrelson kicking undead ass is what drew the most crowds at the multiplexes this weekend, while Ricky Gervais’ controversial comedy came in fourth place. Sadly, Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut Whip It floundered despite Ellen Page and hot roller-derby action. 1. Zombieland – $25m 2. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – $16.7m 3. Toy […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: More “Meatball” Mania

For the second week in a row, the 3-D animated adventure Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has taken the top spot at the box office, with Bruce Willis’ robot drama The Surrogates coming in second, the best of the new entrants in the race. 1. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – $24.6m 2. […]

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Opening Wide: The Surrogates, Pandorum, Fame

Robots, astronauts and dancers. That’s what you’ve got at the multiplex this weekend. Ever wish you could sit in a chair all day and command a robot to do your chores and do drugs and engage in lascivious behavior? That’s the world of The Surrogates, and it’s all fine until murder happens and Bruce Willis […]

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First Look at “Fame” Redux

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Fame/106398/1081730347/Fame%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] . Fame was a big cinematic hit and a successful TV series in the 1980s, and now it’s going to be a big deal once again in 2009. Check out the first look at the new trailer for the updated remake of Fame for the American Idol generation. It’s the perfect […]

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