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Media Asks For Open Hearing In Al-qaeda Case

10th April 2012

Fox News Network is the only television news entity to join a request by several leading newspaper and magazine publishers and National Public Radio asking a judge in the Guantánamo war crimes trials to allow...

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Raf Simons' Dior Inspiration

10th April 2012

Raf Simons will be looking to the past for inspiration in his new role as Christian Dior's artistic director.The Belgian sartorialist was recently named as John Galliano's successor at the French fashion house and while...

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60 Minutes Delays Wallace Tribute

9th April 2012

Although it had a pre-packaged obituary ready to air in the event of Mike Wallace's death, CBS News and 60 Minutes decided to refresh it and air it next Sunday as a special edition of...

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Report Gma Lost Viewers With Couric

9th April 2012

The career path of Katie Couric is beginning to resemble that of another former Today show co-host, Jane Pauley, after Pauley left the NBC morning show. Brought on as a substitute co-host for Robin Roberts,...

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Movie Reviews American Reunion

6th April 2012

Most of the reviews of American Reunion trash the film as if it were a stale, leftover pie, which, in a sense it is. It's a ten-year follow-up to 1999's American Pie , 2001's American...

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Cameron Admits He's A Tough Guy On Set

4th April 2012

James Cameron has responded to complaints by some of the film stars he has worked with over the years that he is a tough and often cruel taskmaster, who has driven some of them to...

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Coming All The President's Men, The Documentary

3rd April 2012

Robert Redford, along with former Washington Post investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who broke the Watergate scandal, and Ben Bradlee, their editor at the time, are collaborating on a documentary for the Discovery...

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Movie Reviews Wrath Of The Titans

30th March 2012

The reviews for Wrath of the Titans are about as wrathful as those for Clash of the Titans were two years ago. Those negative reviews did not hinder the movie from earning nearly a half-billion...

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Movie Reviews Bully

30th March 2012

The Weinstein Co.'s Bully is garnering some of the strongest reviews of the year, with several critics stepping out of their roles as appraisers and becoming advocates for it -- many of them condemning the...

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Good Morning America Set To Overtake Today Next Week

30th March 2012

It may turn out to be the irony of ironies. For the first time in seven years, ABC's Good Morning America seems likely to overtake NBC's the Today show in the ratings next week, the...

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Movie Reviews Mirror Mirror

30th March 2012

The verdict of most critics on Mirror Mirror fair. No poison apples but plenty of daggers. We take it back -- there are a few bad apples. Kyle Smith's review in the New York Post...

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Cbs Blocks Plans To Film 45-Year-old Star Trek Episode

30th March 2012

Plans to film an episode of Star Trek that was written for the original 1960s series never produced have been blocked by CBS, which claims that the production would violate its copyright. The episode, "He...

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Jon Hamm Believes He'd Be A 'Terrible' Father

26th March 2012

Jon Hamm believes he would be a ''terrible'' father.The 41-year-old 'Mad Men' actor and partner of 14-years Jennifer Westfeldt have never tried for children - and with good reason according to Jon.He said: ''I'd be...

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Movie Reviews The Hunger Games

23rd March 2012

On the whole, critics' reviews of The Hunger Games are overwhelmingly positive -- but they're not without reservations, plenty of them. Kyle Smith in the New York Post, for example, comments that while it "may...

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Two Influential Tv Execs To Quit

19th March 2012

Two prominent TV executives announced today (Monday) that they plan to step down Brian Lamb of C-SPAN and Mark Thompson of the BBC. Lamb, who founded the nonprofit cable network in 1978, said that he...

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Movie Reviews 21 Jump Street

16th March 2012

It's funny. That's the two-word consensus of just about every newspaper film critic in the nation's largest markets. Each has his/her own variation of stating that, some more enthusiastically than others, but there's no denying...

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Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

14th March 2012

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

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Larry King To Return On New Internet Network

12th March 2012

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is launching a new international TV network over the Internet that will revive Larry King's interview show, the New York Times reported today (Monday). The newspaper said that the ad-supported network,...

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Movie Reviews John Carter

9th March 2012

Critics are suggesting that while Tarzan and John Carter were both created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the latest Disney movie is as far removed from the simple apeman tale as Earth is from Mars. Indeed,...

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Nbc Flagship Station Drops Anchor

8th March 2012

Sue Simmons, a popular news anchor at WNBC, NBC's flagship TV station in New York since 1980, has been fired. The New York Times reported the ouster on its front page, commenting, "It was as...

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Could U.k. Police Probe Of News Corp Be Tainted?

7th March 2012

Britain's attorney general, Dominic Grieve, who serves as the chief legal adviser to the government, is examining the damning testimony by the head of Scotland Yard's investigation into alleged telephone hacking and bribery by News...

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Modern Family Now Reigns As Tv's Top Show

5th March 2012

Driven by viewers who watch programs that they record on DVRs, ABC's Modern Family has become the top-rated show on television among adults 18-49, according to the New York Times. The newspaper observed that while...

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Movie Reviews The Lorax

2nd March 2012

Having already transformed most of Theodor Geisel's most popular Dr. Seuss books into successful movie and TV versions, Hollywood has now turned to a less-loved book, The Lorax, which delivered an environmental message long before...

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Nbc Reviving Radio Operations

2nd March 2012

NBC, it would appear, is getting back into the radio business. On Thursday, it announced that it is expanding its relationship with Dial Global, which acquired the NBC Radio News banner from Westwood One when...

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Netflix Becoming A Tv Rerun Service

28th February 2012

Given the wariness of the major Hollywood studios to support its streaming service, Netflix will become a mostly TV rerun operation when Starz yanks its content on Wednesday, the New York Times observed today (Tuesday)....

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Jonah Hill And James Franco To Star In True Story

28th February 2012

Jonah Hill and James Franco are teaming up for 'True Story'. The 'Superbad' star and the '127 Hours' actor will appear in the movie adaptation of Michael Finkel's memoir which will see Jonah play the...

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Critics Oscars Amount To Tedium Tv

27th February 2012

Film critics wasted no time banging out reviews of Sunday night's Oscars, with several of them posting their assessments of the affair within minutes after the ceremonies concluded. Indeed, Daily Variety 's Brian Lowry posted...

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Raf Simons Leaving Jil Sander

23rd February 2012

Raf Simons is leaving the Jil Sander label.The 43-year-old Belgian designer - who has been creative director at the company for the past seven years - is reportedly set to depart the fashion house imminently,...

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Movie Reivews The Secret World Of Arrietty

17th February 2012

The Secret World of Arrietty is the latest in a long line of hand-drawn animated films from Japan's Studio Ghibli that invariably receive rapturous reviews but disappointing sales. Manohla Dargis in the New York Times...

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Movie Reviews This Means War

17th February 2012

This Means War is taking a volley of shots from the nation's leading newspaper critics, most of whom suggest that it's simply not worth the price of today's admissions. Wesley Morris in the Boston Globe...

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