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INDIE FILM BEFORE MIDNIGHT SELLS MOST TICKETS PER THEATER

May 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

While most multiplexes were crowded with moviegoers waiting to see the latest blockbusters over the weekend, a handful of theaters were packed with fans wanting to take in Richard Linklater’s independent film Before Midnight, starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. The film, which opened in two theaters in New York, two in Los Angeles and […]

REPORTER FEUDING WITH NBC HAS TWITTER ACCOUNT CANCELED, THEN REINSTATED (Update)

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Twitter has apologized to British journalist Guy Adams for suspending his account and has reinstated it. Its general counsel, Alex Macgillivray, said that the Twitter team working with NBC on the Olympics had engaged in unacceptable behavior when it alerted NBC staffers to Adams’s tweets critical of NBC’s Olympics coverage and urged them to report […]

TRUMP LOOKING MORE AND MORE LIKE AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE

January 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Donald Trump said on Monday that he has his “ducks in line” to run as a third-party candidate for president when the new season of Celebrity Apprentice ends. (Season 3 premieres on Wednesday.) Appearing on Fox and Friends, Trump was asked about the group of supporters who filed paperwork in Texas to establish the Make […]

WILL EUROPE SAVE THE BEAVER?

May 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After her movie The Beaver bombed in the U.S. — it has earned only $310,000 after two weekends in limited release — Jodie Foster, who directed it and costarred in it with Mel Gibson is hoping that it will find greater acceptance in Europe. Her hopes were no doubt lifted when cheers erupted following an […]

WILL “SMOKING GUN” BE FOUND IN NEWS CORP EMAIL?

January 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Supposedly lost internal email messages among editors and reporters working for News International, the division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp that oversees its British newspaper and TV news operations, may throw new light on allegations of telephone hacking activities by the company’s Sunday tabloid, News of the World, the London Independent reported today (Monday). During […]