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AOL Taps Susan Lyne

AOL Taps Susan Lyne

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AOL has tapped Susan Lyne, one of its board members and the former president of ABC Entertainment, as chief executive of its global Brand Group. Lyne, who also ran Martha Steward Living Omnimedia and…

India's 'Big Brother' Gets Bigger
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India’s ‘Big Brother’ Gets Bigger

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LONDON — In the U.S., reality show "Big Brother" is no longer part of the zeitgeist, but in India "Bigg Boss," as it's known, goes from strength to strength. Two new local-language versions of the…

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French Love 'Amour,' Too
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French Love ‘Amour,’ Too

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For Michael Haneke, whose “Amour” took home the foreign-language Oscar, the road to the Dolby Theater began in Cannes, where the stark drama won the Palme d’Or. So it was appropriate to see the…

Vfx Angst Comes Head Oscars

Vfx Angst Comes to a Head at Oscars

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To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar’s insults to visual effects I see that you didn’t take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…

Oscars an ugly tipping point

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I see that you didn't take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before you pat yourself on the back too much, let me point out that without really…

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Jack’s back & bigger

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Warner's "Jack the Giant Slayer" had an exceptionally long genesis dating back to the 20th Century. At least that's the way screenwriter Darren Lemke told it at Tuesday's preem at the Chinese.

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