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Murdoch Discusses Why He's Splitting News Corp

29th June 2012

Rupert Murdoch spent much of Thursday discussing his decision to split his News Corp media empire into two companies, one for entertainment, the other for newspaper and book publishing, but denied that it was "in...

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Martin Scorsese Ditches Film To Shoot Movies Digitally

28th June 2012

Martin Scorsese is abandoning film to shoot movies digitally. The 69-year-old director - who won an Oscar for his first ever 3D movie 'Hugo', which was released last year - has ''lost the battle'' with...

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Report Savannah Guthrie To Replace Curry

27th June 2012

NBC has offered Savannah Guthrie the job of co-host of Today , where she would replace Ann Curry, the Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the negotiations. The trade publication said...

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Report Murdoch Plans To Hack Off His News Business

26th June 2012

At one point during his testimony to the Leveson committee looking into the telephone hacking scandal at his U.K. newspapers, Rupert Murdoch conceded that he may have overlooked the wrongdoing by some of the papers'...

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Movie Reviews Brave

22nd June 2012

Pixar's latest entry, Brave, is not receiving the unanimous praise from critics that the studio's early entries did, but it is not receiving the slams that Cars 2 did, and the criticism that it does...

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Shia Labeouf Strips Off For Sigur Ros Video

19th June 2012

Shia LaBeouf appears naked in a new Sigur Ros music video. In the graphic music video, 'Fjögur Píanó', the 'Transformers' actor is fully nude alongside a naked blonde woman - dancer Deena Thomsen - but...

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Jonah Hill Joins Django Unchained

18th June 2012

Jonah Hill has signed up for 'Django Unchained'. The '21 Jump Street' star previously turned down a role in the spaghetti western movie - which will be directed by Quentin Tarantino - due to scheduling...

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Robert Pattinson: Cosmopolis Is A 'Hopeful' Movie

18th June 2012

Robert Pattinson says 'Cosmopolis' is a ''hopeful'' film.The British actor plays billionaire tycoon Eric Packer in the movie - set in a futuristic New York which is in turmoil because of the decline of capitalism...

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Jean Dujardin In Talks For The Wolf Of Wall Street

15th June 2012

Jean Dujardin is in talks to appear in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.The French actor - who shot to fame when he won an Oscar for 'The Artist' earlier this year - is set to...

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Movie Reviews Madagascar

8th June 2012

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster's review in the...

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Dish Network's Ergen Defends Ad-skipping Dvr

8th June 2012

DISH Network Chairman Charlie Ergen has indicated that his company introduced its Hopper ad-skipping DVR in an effort to level the playing field between traditional TV and Internet TV. In an interview with today's (Friday)...

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Cbs Will Consider Selling Billboard Unit -- For $6 Billion

6th June 2012

Following a Wall Street Journal report on Monday that CBS would be willing to consider the sale of its billboard company, CBS Outdoor, if it received an offer of around $6 billion for it, a...

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Free Olympics Online -- But There's A Catch

6th June 2012

While NBC has promised to make every London Olympics event available online live and without charge, there's a catch, the Wall Street Journal 's AllThingsD website observed today (Wednesday). In order to view the events,...

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Pattinson: I'm Not Buff Enough For Action Movies

3rd June 2012

Robert Pattinson isn't ''buff enough'' to be an action star. The 'Twilight Saga' hunk admitted he would prefer to make smaller, gritty dramas rather than take on blockbuster roles because he thinks he doesn't have...

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Movie Reviews Snow White And The Huntsman

1st June 2012

Somewhat surprisingly, given what several critics regarded as a put-offish title, there are only a handful of negative reviews for Snow White and the Huntsman , starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth in the title...

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Robert Pattinson Worried About Cosmopolis For Two Weeks

30th May 2012

Robert Pattinson spent two weeks ''worrying'' about playing a billionaire in 'Cosmopolis'. The 'Twilight' actor locked himself in his hotel room for a fortnight prior to shooting the drama movie - which sees him play...

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Josh Brolin Hooked On Pedicures

25th May 2012

Movie star Josh Brolin has become a big fan of pedicures after getting serious about his grooming in preparation for his role as a billionaire in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.The No Country For Old...

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Sony And Samsung In Bid To Prop Up Prices Of Tv Sets

24th May 2012

Sony Corp. and Samsung Electronics, who have each reported near-disastrous results as a result of cutthroat competition among TV retailers that has driven down the prices of their television sets, has urged the retailers to...

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Movie Reviews Battle Ship

18th May 2012

Stupid. That's the general consensus of critics reviewing the big-budget, board-game-based, sci-fi epic Battleship, about aliens bent on destroying the world . Take Amy Biancolli's review in the San Francisco Chronicle "It's loud, it's large,...

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20th Century Fox Teaming Up With Chinese Distributor

15th May 2012

In the latest deal to join an American film studio with its counterpart in China, News Corp announced on Monday that it will acquire about 20 percent of Bona Film Group, one of China's principal...

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The Avengers Sets New Record

15th May 2012

Chalk up yet another record for The Avengers fastest film ever to reach $1 billion worldwide. It did so on Sunday, barely, as the Marvel/Disney movie earned $103,2 billion in North America and $95.4 million...

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Movie Reviews Dark Shadows

11th May 2012

The critics appear equally divided over Dark Shadows , and we're referring not just to how they line up for or against the movie but also, in many cases, to how they render their individual...

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New Dvr Automatically Skips Commercials

11th May 2012

In the past, television networks and advertisers have often shrugged off discussion about how DVR users are fast-forwarding through commercials by rationalizing that at least those viewers get a glimpse of the commercials and are...

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Pentagon Admits It Bailed On The Avengers

8th May 2012

Raising the question, why do they call them "war games ," the Defense Department's pointman for the movie business has indicated that the Pentagon bailed on Disney/Marvel's The Avengers because it just wasn't realistic enough....

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From John Carter To The Avengers -- What A Ride!

8th May 2012

Disneyland's Matterhorn roller-coaster ride has nothing on the ups and downs of Disney's movies over the past few weeks. After experiencing one of the worst, if not the worst, box office disasters in history a...

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Study Kindle Fire Sales Plummet

4th May 2012

John Paczkowski of All Things D, part of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, posted a column on Thursday illustrated by a drawing from the comic online greeting card company Someecards.com showing a child holding...

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Netflix Shares Plunge Again

24th April 2012

Netflix's first-quarter earnings filing received a mixed reception from analysts on Monday. Several shook their heads over the increased costs to expand internationally and to acquire -- and in some cases produce -- first-run television...

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Viewers Fleeing Network Tv

23rd April 2012

Every broadcast television network has lost a significant number of viewers this season -- particularly among the 18-49 age group that most advertisers target, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing figures from Nielsen...

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Movie Reviews The Lucky One

20th April 2012

"Sweet but not too syrupy" may not sound like much of a recommendation for The Lucky One , starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling. But that is Betsy Sharkey's description of the movie in the...

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News Corp Admits It Has Breached Fcc Ownership Rule

18th April 2012

With News Corp undoubtedly facing increased regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. as the phone-hacking scandal expands in the U.K., the company is acting to correct a breach of FCC laws regarding foreign ownership. The Wall...

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