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Swisscom, Sunrise, Salt pay $380 million for Swiss 5G frequencies

Swisscom, Sunrise, Salt pay $380 million for Swiss 5G frequencies

Published 08/02/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt have paid a relatively modest 380 million Swiss francs ($379 million) for fifth-generation wireless frequencies that will tighten [more…]

‘Black Panther’ takes top SAG awards prize, elevating Oscar chances

‘Black Panther’ takes top SAG awards prize, elevating Oscar chances

Published 28/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero film “Black Panther,” heralded for its mainly black cast and vibrant celebration of African culture, won the top Screen Actors [more…]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Stays Victorious, ‘Kid Who Would Be King,’…

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Stays Victorious, ‘Kid Who Would Be King,’…

Published 27/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” easily maintained its reign in North America, adding $19 million during its second weekend of release for [more…]

Jon Snow – and death – take center stage in Game of Thrones trailer

Jon Snow – and death – take center stage in Game of Thrones trailer

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Final Season is coming - and it’s all about Jon Snow, and (just for a change) it portends death. Or at least [more…]

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ surprises at no. 1 with $19.5 million,…

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ surprises at no. 1 with $19.5 million,…

Published 13/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a surprise box office victory, STX’s “The Upside” doubled expectations with its $19.5 million debut, enough to defeat “Aquaman’s” three-week [more…]

R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

Published 13/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An attorney for R. Kelly on Friday called a new documentary series about the R&B singer a “for-profit hit piece,” and [more…]

Skydance hires ousted Disney animation head John Lasseter

Skydance hires ousted Disney animation head John Lasseter

Published 09/01/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. film production company Skydance Media on Wednesday named Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) former animation head and co-founder of Pixar, John Lasseter, as [more…]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ takes upset win at Netflix-dominated Golden Globes

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ takes upset win at Netflix-dominated Golden Globes

Published 07/01/2019

(This January 6 story fixes spelling of Olivia Colman’s surname in paragraph 17) By Jill Serjeant Key winners at the 2019 Golden GlobesGolden Globe TV [more…]

Golden Globe TV audience slightly lower, but bucks awards show trend

Golden Globe TV audience slightly lower, but bucks awards show trend

Published 07/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. television audience for the 2019 Golden Globe awards fell about 2 percent, but a slew of popular movies and [more…]

TV’s outgoing ‘Americans,’ newcomer ‘Kominsky’ take top Golden Globes

TV’s outgoing ‘Americans,’ newcomer ‘Kominsky’ take top Golden Globes

Published 07/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The final season of FX’s Cold War-era spy thriller “The Americans” and newcomer “The Kominsky Method” from Netflix Inc captured the [more…]