• Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:44:55 +0000
    ANTALYA, Turkey — Not long after her new movie, “Clair-Obscur,” world premiered in Toronto, an audience member asked the acclaimed Turkish helmer Yeşim Ustaoğlu how the powerful, provocative film would fare back home, at a time of growing conservatism in her country. Sharing her concern with a packed house after a recent screening in Antalya, the director laughed... Read more »
  • Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:30:03 +0000
    Never mind the supposed threat of Apple swooping in to nab Time Warner. AT&T’s third-quarter financial results illustrate the stasis in its wireless, broadband and TV businesses that impelled it toward the $85 billion deal for the media giant. After AT&T’s Saturday-night surprise announcement of the Time Warner takeover, it also released Q3 earnings. Originally, the telco was... Read more »
  • Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:09:08 +0000
    Confirming 4D immersive cinema as part of the global expansion plan of one of the world’s biggest exhibition groups, Mexico’s Cinépolis has pacted with Korea’s CJ 4Dplex to install its 4DX system at least 12 additional sites in the U.S., India, Spain, and across Latin America. The new U.S. screens opening are at Carlsbad, north... Read more »
  • Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:08:00 +0000
    Omar Deneb Juarez, whose taut drama ‘El Ocaso de Juan’ (“Juan’s Sundown”) vies for a prize among the shorts in competition, is gearing up to make his first feature. Meanwhile, he is prepping his fourth short, “Una Cancion para Maria,” a father and daughter drama within the context of a road movie. “This next short... Read more »
  • Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:01:38 +0000
    Although Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange” offers very few insights into the childhood of its main character, applying what we know about bullying on American schoolyards, it’s safe to assume it wasn’t easy growing up with a name like Stephen Strange. Perhaps that explains the complex that has driven Strange (that rare superhero who keeps his... Read more »
  • Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:42:07 +0000
    If all goes as planned with the AT&T merger, Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes will step down from his post a year or so shy of his 40th anniversary with the company. At the same time, Bewkes expects a big part of his legacy at the combined company to be the senior management team that... Read more »
  • Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:10:48 +0000
    In a famous advertising slogan, AT&T once urged customers to “reach out and touch someone.” Now the company once known as Ma Bell is facing a time when connecting with people has become increasingly more difficult. So it’s betting that a tie-up with Time Warner will put it in a better place to reach as many... Read more »
  • Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:43:43 +0000
    AT&T has clinched an $85.4 billion agreement to acquire Time Warner in a stock and cash deal that values the media giant at $107.50 per share, capping a whirlwind few days of negotiations that promise to turn AT&T into one of the entertainment industry’s largest players. AT&T chairman Randall Stephenson and Time Warner CEO Jeffrey... Read more »
  • Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:37:39 +0000
    Maria Pallante is out at the U.S. Register of Copyrights and is moving to a new post, a Friday announcement that was met with surprise by trade associations and other groups in Washington. The change was made by Carla Hayden (seen above), who was only recently confirmed as Librarian of Congress. Hayden announced that Karyn Temple... Read more »
  • Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:22:01 +0000
    Another woman has come forward to accuse Donald Trump of inappropriate conduct, claiming that he offered her $10,000 and access to his jet to come to his penthouse hotel room at a golf event in 2006. Jessica Drake, an adult film performer for Wicked Pictures, appeared on Saturday with attorney Gloria Allred. She said that... Read more »
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