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Leonardo Dicaprio To Star In Live By Night

16th April 2012

Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in 'Live By Night'. The 37-year-old actor will produce the movie - based on Dennis Lehane's new novel of the same name which tells the story of gangsters who...

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Movie Reviewsthe Cabin In The Woods

13th April 2012

Horror films rarely find a receptive response from critics -- until the time they become classics. By and large, The Cabin in the Woods is no exception. But more than a few critics have something...

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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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Titanic Sails Again -- In 3d

5th April 2012

Although the public's declining interest in 3D has been blamed in great measure for the box office disasters of some recent releases -- the epic failure of the $250-million John Carter a particular case in...

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Comcast Gives Oprah Channel A Needed Boost

2nd April 2012

Giving a much-needed boost to Oprah Winfrey's struggling cable channel OWN, Comcast will expand the number of homes that it can be received in on its cable systems to 17 million, an increase of 21...

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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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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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"Bloodbath" At Oprah's Network

20th March 2012

On the heels of the announcement that Rosie O'Donnell's talk show was being canceled after only five months, published reports said on Monday that OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, had fired 30 employees, including two...

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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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Leonardo Dicaprio To Film Wolf In Summer

16th March 2012

Leonardo DiCaprio is reteaming with Martin Scorsese for 'The Wolf of Wall Street'. The 'J Edgar' actor - who has worked with the acclaimed director four times previously - will take a starring role in...

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'Corny' Lionel Richie

11th March 2012

Lionel Richie is happy to be ''corny''.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker doesn't worry about being ''hip'' because the subject matter of his songs mean they are viewed as timeless and people can always relate...

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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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Appletv Getting An Upgrade

8th March 2012

In addition to unveiling its new, higher-resolution iPad on Wednesday, Apple also disclosed that it is upgrading its AppleTV settop box so that it can produce true 1080p HDTV. More significantly perhaps, it said that...

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Wal-mart To Promote Ultraviolet

28th February 2012

Beginning next month Wal-Mart stores will be setting up an area in many of its locations where employees will help customers set up free accounts with the UltraViolet system that will allow them to watch...

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Michael Douglas Brings Gekko Back To Help The Fbi

28th February 2012

Michael Douglas has reprised his Oscar-winning Wall Street character Gordon Gekko in a bid to help Fbi agents win their fraud war.The 'greed is good' anti-villain appears in a new public service announcement Douglas has...

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Idol 'S Feet Turn To Clay

24th February 2012

This is ordinarily the time of the season when American Idol 's ratings usually begin to pull out way ahead of its rivals, the time when the inept wannabes are eliminated and the finalists are...

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Google It Won't Look Like Kansas Cable Anymore, Toto

23rd February 2012

Google is getting into the cable-TV business. Today's (Thursday) Wall Street Journal reports that the Internet giant is set to hook up homes in Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS with fiber-optic cable to...

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Netflix Facing New Challenge From Comcast

22nd February 2012

As if Netflix didn't have enough problems on its hands, it learned on Tuesday that Comcast, the nation's largest cable service, plans to launch its own streaming service, offering, like Netflix, mostly TV reruns and...

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Michael Douglas To Present At The Oscars

21st February 2012

Michael Douglas will be a presenter at the Oscars on Sunday (26.02.12). The veteran actor - recovering from throat cancer - is tipped to announce the Best Picture award, although organisers will not confirm this...

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Nicolas Cage's In-flight Hoax Caused Trouble For Charlie Sheen

10th February 2012

Nicolas Cage almost landed his one-time travel companion Charlie Sheen in big trouble with the law after impersonating an airline pilot during a flight - unaware the Wall Street star was secretly carrying cocaine.The two...

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Lindsay Lohan Requested Gift At Auction

10th February 2012

Lindsay Lohan reportedly asked a Canadian financier to buy her a gift at an auction on Wednesday (08.02.12). The 'Mean Girls' actress was attending the amfAR benefit for AIDS research at the Cipriani Wall Street...

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Abc May Launch New English-language News Channel With Univision

7th February 2012

ABC may be about to enter the cable news wars with Univision as its partner, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Tuesday), citing people familiar with the negotiations. While rival Fox has links to the...

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News Websites Competing With Tv News

6th February 2012

Broadcast and cable news are about to encounter some formidable competition. The New York Times reported on Sunday that some of the nation's leading news websites, including Politico.com, the HuffingtonPost.com, and the online versions of...

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Movie Reviews The Woman In Black

3rd February 2012

The reviews for Daniel Radcliffe's first post-Harry Potter film are decidedly mixed. The Woman in Black is a period piece, a ghost story and a stage for Radcliffe to prove that he can become a...

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Bskyb May Deal Coup De Grace To Netflix

31st January 2012

In an apparent effort to land a preemptive strike against Netflix just as the online movie renter ramps up its service in the U.K., News Corp-controlled BSkyB said today (Tuesday) that it plans to launch...

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Manolo Blahnik's 50s Mentality

31st January 2012

Manolo Blahnik has a "50s mentality" about fashion.The shoe designer - a favourite of stars including Sarah Jessica Parker and Kylie Minogue - does not think women have to spend a huge amount of money...

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Movie Reviews Haywire

20th January 2012

Critics have by and large concluded that Steven Soderbergh's Haywire has put a new wrinkle on the action flick, thanks mainly to the performance of Gina Carano. "Watching Carano kick, spin, flip, choke, crack and...

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Movie Reviews Red Tails

20th January 2012

If, as George Lucas has announced, Red Tails , his take on the all-black Tuskegee Airmen of World War II, turns out to be his last Hollywood movie, he's going out in a blaze of...

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Stop Online Piracy Act Appears Stopped

19th January 2012

Congress has yet to vote, but it now seems apparent that in the battle between the movie studios/television networks/recording industry and the Internet, over the House and Senate antipiracy bills, the Internet has won. Deluged...

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Chinese Crackdown On Tv Shows Benefits Websites

18th January 2012

The decision by Chinese cultural authorities to eliminate two-thirds of the country's television entertainment programs in favor of "programs that promote traditional virtues and socialist core values" could turn out to be a boon for...

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