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U.K. CABINET MEMBER HURLS CHARGES AT FILM COUNCIL

August 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Bombarded with protests from the likes of actor Clint Eastwood and DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg over the announced plans to shut down the U.K. Film Council — as well as protest campaigns on the Internet that have attracted tens of thousands of supporters — U.K. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey on Tuesday complained on Tuesday […]

EASTWOOD APPEALS FOR SURVIVAL OF U.K. FILM COUNCIL

August 9, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Clint Eastwood has a formidable foe in his sights, the British government. Last week, he fired off a letter to George Osborne, Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer (analogous to the U.S. secretary of the treasury) appealing to him to reverse the decision to shut down the U.K. Film Council as part of a cost-cutting move […]