Articles By Christopher Zara
On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved yet another expansion to the state's already-robust incentive program for film and television production, signing legislation that sweetens the deal for filmmakers who do post-production work in the Empire State.
Speaking at an earnings call with analysts, Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp, had some pretty grim words to say about what ails the storied magazine and print media as a whole.
Although it's unclear which party terminated the deal, two different accounts that surfaced late Wednesday suggest the "Newsroom" producer is seeking more breathing room after some of his projects were axed by HBO along the development process.
Last week's Batman massacre, allegedly carried out by a 24-year-old aspiring scientist who dyed his hair orange and called himself "The Joker," has rekindled old arguments over the effects of violent movies on children.
PBS receives about 15 percent of its total funding from the federal government, but that percentage is higher in rural areas where viewer support is lower. On July 17, House Republicans unveiled a spending bill that would eliminate funding for public television and its radio companion, NPR.
One surefire way to solidify Winehouse's legacy would be through an old-fashioned rock 'n' roll biopic -- Hollywood's time-honored method of immortalizing celebrated music figures with dramatized accounts of their lives and works.
In 2011, California enacted the toughest anti-paparazzi laws in the country, reforming earlier anti-pap provisions by adding increased penalties for photographers who "drive recklessly in an attempt to capture a visual image.
The Tokyo-based e-commerce giant Rakuten introduced its Kobo Touch e-reader in Japan on Thursday, and early reports suggest that the device is already a hit.
Twitter posts have been rolling in from users who are so shaken up over the tragedy in Aurora, Colo., that they cannot bear the thought of seeing the film so soon.
On his blog post, Takei noted that "many well-meaning people counter that the BSA is a private organization, and as such should be able to keep whomever they want out. This is of course the same justification used to prevent minorities from eating in restaurants during the Jim Crow years.