'Die Hard' Has Easy Time Overseas
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‘Die Hard’ Has Easy Time Overseas

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While Stateside turnstiles slowed during Oscar weekend (Feb. 22-24), overseas plexes were relatively busy, thanks mostly to Fox holdover "A Good Day to Die Hard," which claimed its second-consecutive…

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Tech Mavens Trash Faux HD
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Tech Mavens Trash Faux HD

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It may come as a surprise to many, but even as 3D and 4K TV looms and HDTV is in danger of becoming passe, some "HD" cable channels are fudging the term "high-definition." Many channels show…

China Plugs Reality Into Great Wall
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China Plugs Reality Into Great Wall

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BEIJING — Television producer Larry Namer, who co-founded E! Entertainment Television, spends most of his time in Beijing, working on a slate of projects longer than the Great Wall. He's pushing…

Ex-Stuntman Dives Into Creative Pool
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Ex-Stuntman Dives Into Creative Pool

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There are faint scars on the face of Ric Roman Waugh that testify to the injuries he suffered during his years as a stuntman on films such as "Days of Thunder," "True Romance," "Hook" and "Lethal…

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