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Chinese Amc Owner To Build World's Largest Studio

Time was when the major studios in Hollywood also either owned or controlled virtually every movie theater in America. That situation ended in 1948 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the practice violated the...

Internet Transforming Television

TV is rapidly undergoing a fundamental change from a shared experience to a more personal one as a consequence of the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield observed in a letter to...

France's Three Strikes Law May Go Out

France is likely to scrap its three-strikes anti-piracy law following a conclusion by a nine-member panel that the system has had little if any effect in increasing legitimate sales, while costing tens of millions of...

Movie Biz Showing Robust Health

Film L.A., the one-stop clearing house for filming permits in the Los Angeles area, whose activities are regarded as a signpost of the overall health of the industry, said on Tuesday that productions on the...

G.i. Joe: Retaliation Blasts Easter Box Office With $51.7m

Seeming to vindicate Paramount's decision to yank G.I. Joe: Retaliation from its June 2012 scheduled release in order to convert it to 3D, the movie opened with an estimated $41.2 million over the Easter weekend....

Movie Reviews: G.i. Joe: Retaliation

G.I. Joe: Retaliation is the sort of film studio execs refer to as critic-proof. They dutifully arrange press screenings of the movie with the full knowledge that the reviews will be dreadful but won't make...

Dish Using Ads For Hopper Dvr -- Which Skips Ads

DISH Network is using advertisements to tout its anti-advertisement technology, Auto Hop. The campaign features a demonstration of the new Hopper DVR with Sling that allows DISH's subscribers not only to watch programs they have...

Clark Kent Quits Daily Planet; Lois Lane Doesn't

The newspaper business has lost arguably its most famous reporter. Clark Kent has quit The Daily Planet. As reported by Jim Romanesko, Kent's resignation comes in the next issue of the Superman comic book (Superman...

Clark Kent Quits Daily Planet; Lois Lane Doesn't

The newspaper business has lost arguably its most famous reporter. Clark Kent has quit The Daily Planet. As reported by Jim Romanesko, Kent's resignation comes in the next issue of the Superman comic book (Superman...

Hong Kong Film Removed From Tokyo Film Festival

The Hong Kong-produced movie Floating City has been withdrawn from the Tokyo Film Festival, following violent protests on the Chinese mainland last week over Japan's decision to nationalize the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East...

The Hobbit To Be A Trilogy

Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' will be a trilogy.The eagerly anticipated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's book was originally supposed to be in two parts but Peter says after reviewing footage he has already shot he believes...

Graham Coxon Writing Songs Fictional Britpop Band

Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is writing songs for a film about Britpop. The musician is teaming up with Ash frontman Tim Wheeler to pen tracks for a fictional Britpop band in a movie called 'The...

Lulu Kennedy A 'Foster Mum' To Designers

Lulu Kennedy sees herself as a ''foster mum'' to young designers.The designer is renowned for honing talent - having been instrumental in the rise of designers including Roksanda Ilincic, Gareth Pugh and Jonathan Saunders -...

Roxette Inspired By Oasis

Roxette were inspired to write one of their biggest hits by Oasis. The Swedish pop duo - Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson - were fans of Britpop and grunge, and one of their most recognisable...

Advertising Begins Moderate Recovery From 2011

Driven in large measure by the growing attraction of TV sports programming, the advertising market recovered modestly in the first quarter from its disappointing showing during the same period a year ago. A new report...

Sienna Miller's Green Hair Disaster

Sienna Miller once turned her hair green when she tried to dye it brown.The 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' star - who is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Tom Sturridge - tried to...

Ziggy Stardust Honoured With Plaque

David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust has been honoured as one of London's greatest fictional characters. A black plaque was unveiled in the English capital's Heddon Street today (27.03.12), the location where David was first photographed as...

Noel Gallagher Prepares Record Store Day Release

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are releasing a vinyl for Record Store Day on April 21. The 'If I Had a Gun' singer and guitarist's project will release the 12 inch record containing four tracks...

Jennifer Lawrence: I'm A Horrible Troll

Jennifer Lawrence thinks she is a ''horrible troll''.The 'Hunger Games' star admits she suffers from such strong self-doubt that she always fears each job will be her last.After watching the movie - which is based...

Jonah Hill Praises 'Perfect' Channing Tatum

Jonah Hill thinks Channing Tatum was ''perfect'' for the role of Greg Jenko in '21 Jump Steet'.The 28-year-old actor - who co-wrote the script for new action comedy - explained the 'GI Joe: The Rise...

Lady Gaga 'Furious' Over Biopic

Lady Gaga is reportedly ''furious'' about plans for a biopic of her life.The 25-year-old 'Born This Way' singer is said to be ''cringing'' at the idea of having her rise to fame portrayed in forthcoming...

Sienna Miller Joins A Case Of You

Sienna Miller has joined the cast of 'A Case Of You'. The 30-year-old actress - who is expecting her first child with fiance Tom Sturridge in June - and Brendan Fraser have been added to...

My Chemical Romance Building Their Own Studio

My Chemical Romance are building their own studio in Los Angeles to record their next album. The 'Sing' group have finishing touring their 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys' album, and are...

Twc Fewer Subscribers, Greater Profits

Time Warner Cable saw a 44-percent increase in its net income during the last quarter despite the fact that it lost 129,000 customers and its gross revenue rose only 4 percent. The rise in profits...

Julia Roberts Joins The Normal Heart

Julia Roberts has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart'. The Oscar-winning actress is being joined by Alec Baldwin, Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons in the movie, which chronicles the rise of the...

Cable Blackout May Napsterize Tv

While no progress was reported in the stalled talks between the MSG cable network and distributor Time Warner Cable -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is expected to meet with the two sides sometime...

Russell Brand Struggles Not To Crave Womanising Days

Russell Brand admits he finds it hard not to "cherish and crave" his time as a womaniser. The ex-sex and drug addict comedian filed for divorce from singer Katy Perry after 14 months of marriage...

The Prodigy Won't Do Dubstep

The Prodigy will not change their sound to embrace dubstep on their new album. The 'Omen' group acknowledge the shift in dance music with the rise of the bass heavy genre in recent years, but...

Sienna Miller Pregnant With First Child

Sienna Miller is pregnant.The 30-year-old actress and her boyfriend Tom Sturridge, 26, are expecting their first child together, Us Weekly has reported.The couple - who have been together for several months - are said to...

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