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Movie houses get creative

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Earlier this year, Michigan-based film fan Joshua Thompson demonstrated he had had enough of paying high prices for theater concessions: He filed a class-action lawsuit against his local AMC Theater.

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James and the giant reach

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James Patterson wrote 13 books in 2012, after 14 in 2011, including adult-targeted novels and books aimed at kids and teens. In an interview with Jeff Sneider at the Hotel Bel-Air, Patterson…

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Thesps cash backend chips

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As harsh economic realities force indie filmmakers to lower budgets and salaries, producers are finding a way to attract stars and other top-level talent to films budgeted at less than a star's…

Effects biz nails retirement

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Though few workers looking for jobs these days tend to prioritize retirement, when it comes to 401(k) plans, three major players in the animation/special effects biz are particularly good places to…

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BBC braces for the unknown

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As the race to become the BBC's next leader intensifies, no single contender has emerged as the likely candidate to take on what remains the most demanding role in U.K. media.

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