French establish global avatars

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PARIS -- The French gaming biz may look to some like one of the world's hot spots: booming heavyweight shingle Ubisoft calls the country home, and the Gallic education system ensures a deep talent…

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Networks on a sociopath

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Lately on TV, bad guys appear to be having all the fun, with a wave of programs romanticizing -- if not quite glorifying -- those who do terrible things.

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Vidgame biz hits next level

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‘Stoker’ is aces in limited play

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Marking a solid Stateside debut for South Korean helmer Park Chan-wook, Fox Searchlight's stylistic suspenser "Stoker" scored the best per-screen average over the March 1-3 frame, with $22,935 from…

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Another score for Thor

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Norwegian hit "Kon-Tiki," released by TWC in the States, set sail in Germany with a splashy preem March 6 at Berlin's Kino Intl.

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Even TV Hits Need a Little Love

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The networks see the DVR as something of a primetime panacea for ratings, but same-night viewing is still the biggest driver of a show's numbers. Just ask some of TV's top series, which remain as…

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