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Movie Reviews Contraband

13th January 2012

Critics are divided almost equally about the merits of Contraband , the new thriller starring Mark Wahlburg as a retired smuggler forced to return to his old business again. On the one hand, there's Roger...

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Steven Spielberg 'Tortured' By Films

9th January 2012

Steven Spielberg experiences "torture" as a director.The Oscar-winning filmmaker - who has created classic movies including 'E.T.', 'Jaws' and 'Schindler's List' - admits he loves the process of creating a film, and does not believe...

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Roberto Cavalli To Be Honoured At Amfar

6th January 2012

Roberto Cavalli will be among the honourees at the forthcoming amfAR New York Gala.The Italian fashion designer, Chopard co-president Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele and Goldman Sachs partner R. Martin Chavez will pick up Awards of Courage in...

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China Uses Broad Sword To Chop Entertaiment Tv Shows

4th January 2012

In one fell swoop, China's broadcasters have axed more than two-thirds of primetime entertainment shows to comply with new government regulations limiting the number of entertainment programs any broadcaster airs to two each week that...

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News Corp Sets Aside $155 Million For Hacking Settlements

30th December 2011

News International, the unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp that oversees his British news operations, has reportedly added £80 million ($124 million) to the kitty it had set up to settle invasion-of-privacy lawsuits arising from...

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Emma Watson's Influential Haircut

29th December 2011

Emma Watson and Justin Bieber had the most influential haircuts of 2011.The 'Harry Potter' actress' pixie crop and the 'Never Say Never' hitmaker's 'swish' style have been hugely popular with fans over the past 12...

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Watching Movies On Apple's Upcoming Tv Set A Hands-on Job

19th December 2011

Adding to recent speculation that Apple is developing its own branded television set that would respond to voice commands, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Monday) that the company is also looking to include technology...

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Movie Reviews Mission Impossible -- Ghost Protocol

16th December 2011

Tom Cruise, who had been getting a lot of bad press in recent years for everything from jumping on Oprah's sofa to touting the supposed benefits of Scientology, is finally receiving some printed praise again,...

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Movie Reviews Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

9th December 2011

Los Angeles Times critic Kenneth Turan writes in his review of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy that its director, Tomas Alfredson, "has come up with a film that is endlessly rich in incident, atmosphere and personality,...

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Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes 'S Best Actors For The Buck List

8th December 2011

She hasn't appeared in any big movies aside from the Twilight ones, but those movies were enough to put Kristen Stewart at the top of Forbes magazine's list of Hollywood's Best Actors for the Buck....

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Zachary Quinto's Worries Over Margin Call

6th December 2011

Hollywood star Zachary Quinto was worried his financial film Margin Call would fail to attract investors because of potential comparisons to the Wall Street sequel.The Star Trek actor makes his producing debut with the drama,...

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Nielsen Revises Ratings On Kids Viewing

6th December 2011

Nielsen Media Research on Monday revised its findings about the size of the kids TV audience. Last week it said that while television viewing by kids 2-12 was up 1.7 percent, the audience for Viacom's...

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Nickelodeon Where Did All The Kids Go?

29th November 2011

When Viacom released its third-quarter results earlier this month, CEO Philippe Dauman described a steady loss of viewers at its Nickelodeon kids channel as "inexplicable." Now new data from Nielsen Research showing a 1.7 percent...

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Gary Oldman Confirms Tinker Tailor Follow-up

29th November 2011

Gary Oldman will "revisit" his role as George Smiley in a 'Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy' sequel. The British actor - who was honoured at the Gotham Independent Film Awards with a special tribute prize last...

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Michael Lohan Hospitalised

25th November 2011

Michael Lohan has been hospitalised.The showbiz patriarch - who is the father of troubled actress Lindsay Lohan - will undergo heart surgery today (25.11.11) after he was rushed to Lee memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers,...

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Netflix Rescues Arrested Development ; Who'll Rescue Netflix?

21st November 2011

Netflix, which has been sharply criticized by some analysts for taking on content deals that threaten to break its back financially, is taking on another one. This time it's the revival of the long-ago-canceled comedy...

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Baseball Post Season To Get A Makeover

18th November 2011

Aiming to whip up flagging interest in the National Pastime and simultaneously boost TV revenue, Major League Baseball is planning to introduce additional play-off games next season in which one more wild-card team will be...

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First 5-Day Sales Of Video Game $775 Million

18th November 2011

Nothing in films -- not even Avatar -- nothing in television -- not even the Super Bowl -- has earned as much money so quickly as Activision's latest Call of Duty video game, which has...

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Mixed Signals From Howard Stern Re America's Got Talent

15th November 2011

Howard Stern on Monday appeared to dispute a Wall Street Journal report that he was in talks with NBC to replace Piers Morgan on the judging panel of America's Got Talent . "I am not...

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Report Howard Stern To Join America's Got Talent

11th November 2011

Seeming to be courting controversy, the producers of America's Got Talent are in "serious negotiations" to replace Piers Morgan with Howard Stern as a judge on the talent contest, the Wall Street Journal reported today...

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Howard Stern Nearing America's Got Talent Judging Role

11th November 2011

Howard Stern is reportedly in "serious negotiations" with NBC about being a judge on 'America's Got Talent'.The radio host is thought to be discussing the possibility of replacing former panellist Piers Morgan on the panel...

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Howard Stern In Talks For America's Got Talent

11th November 2011

Howard Stern is in talks to be a judge on 'America's Got Talent'.The radio host is said to be in "serious negotiations" with network NBC to replace Piers Morgan - who announce dhis departure earlier...

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Plans To Bring Canceled Soaps To The Web Hit A Snag

4th November 2011

Plans to bring the canceled ABC soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live to the Internet remain in limbo as the producers struggle to find enough financial backers who believe that such...

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Voicemail Scandal Hits News Corp Where It Hurts

3rd November 2011

The voicemail hacking scandal that shut down its News of the World tabloid in London has taken its toll on News Corp's bottom line. The media conglomerate on Wednesday said in an SEC filing that...

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Movie Reviews In Time

28th October 2011

The critics all seem to agree, the premise of In Time , the sci-fi movie starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, is intriguing. It concerns a future time when time is literally money -- when...

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Michael Douglas Will Never Forget Cancer Diagnosis

27th October 2011

Michael Douglas will "never forget" the moment he was diagnosed with throat cancer. The Oscar-winning actor was told he had stage IV throat cancer in August 2010, eight months after he first complained of soreness...

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Investors Say "Aye" To The Eye

25th October 2011

Investors and analysts appear to have revised their view of CBS Corp. as the media conglomerate most exposed to the threat of another economic downturn. In the past Wall Street forecasters have generally warned that...

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Imax Buys Kodak's Patents

17th October 2011

In a deal that will likely enhance IMAX's big-screen digital technology and expand its operations while averting the collapse of the 131-year-old Eastman Kodak Company, IMAX has agreed to pay Kodak an upfront fee believed...

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Another Investors Groups Calls For Murdoch To Step Down

17th October 2011

CalPERS, the nation's largest public pension fund, is joining other large investors in News Corp that are calling for the ouster of Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan from the company's board of...

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Hulu Owners Drop Plans To Sell The Video Site

14th October 2011

Unable to find a buyer willing to pay anything close to their asking price, the owners of the TV video site Hulu have announced their "decision to terminate the Hulu sale process." The bickering owners...

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