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PALM SPRINGS WARMS TO FOREIGN FILMS

January 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The 23rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival is due to open tonight (Thursday) with a screening of the British romcom Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, starring Emily Blunt and Ewan McGregor. Although the festival boasts that it presents “the largest selection of foreign language Oscar submissions of any film festival in the world,” it […]

DIRECTV RESTORES “DAMAGES”

July 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Satellite operator DirecTV is showing that it can be an important content provider in its own right. After already saving the critically praised but low rated Friday Night Lights from extinction, it announced Monday that it is picking up Damages, the made-for-cable drama starring Glenn Close and Rose Byrne that was canceled by FX because […]