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FAMED FILM CRITIC ANDREW SARRIS DEAD AT 83

June 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Andrew Sarris, the longtime film critic of the Village Voice and later the New York Observer, has died in New York at the age of 83. In an obituary the Chicago Sun-Times‘s Roger Ebert said that when he first started out as a film critic he was strongly influenced by Sarris’s observations about the all-important […]

THEATER OWNERS GAIN BACKING FROM DIRECTORS IN VOD FIGHT

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Association of Theatre Owners has mustered an impressive list of movie directors and producers to back the exhibitors’ efforts to persuade the movie studios to abandon their plans to roll out premium video-on-demand on cable, satellite, and the web. On the same day that DirecTV introduced its own Home Premiere package with Just […]