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Viacom’s plan to reduce ads to boost revenue draws skepticism

Published 12/11/2015

Viacom Inc is cutting the number of TV advertisements it airs in a bid to boost ratings. But the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and [more…]

After a three-year facelift, Rodin museum in Paris reopens doors

Published 09/11/2015

PARIS After three years of renovation, Paris' Musee Rodin reopens its doors this week, with new displays of the French sculptor's works.

Right in the [more…]

‘Spectre’ tops ‘The Peanuts Movie’ with $73 million

Published 08/11/2015

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - James Bond and Charlie Brown brought the box office roaring back to life, as "Spectre" and "The Peanuts Movie" attracted big [more…]

YouTube to support virtual reality video on its app

Published 06/11/2015

SAN FRANCISCOYouTube announced two new features Thursday for its Android app that expand the video site's use of virtual reality, giving the new technology its [more…]

Videogame maker Activision launches film studio

Published 06/11/2015

Activision Blizzard Inc has launched a film and TV studio to create original content based on its popular videogame franchises such as "Call of Duty" [more…]

Elvis Presley tops UK album chart again, 40 years on

Published 06/11/2015

LONDON"If I Can Dream," a collection of Elvis classics featuring orchestral reworkings by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

This means Elvis now has more Number 1 albums [more…]

Launching album, Seal says honest songs of heartbreak ‘cathartic’

Published 06/11/2015

LOS ANGELESWriting songs about love and heartbreak for his first album since divorcing model wife Heidi Klum was a "cathartic experience" for Seal.

"7", released [more…]

Box Office: ‘Our Brand is Crisis,’ ‘Burnt,’ ‘Scouts Guide’ All Bomb

Published 01/11/2015

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Illustrating the limits of star power, "Our Brand is Crisis" and "Burnt" were both roundly rejected by audiences despite the presence [more…]

Jennifer Lawrence says Hollywood pay gap complaint was self-critical

Published 01/11/2015

LOS ANGELES Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence said on Saturday that her recent critique of the gender pay gap in Hollywood raised as many questions about [more…]

Film-maker Polanski relieved after court rejects U.S. extradition request in child sex case

Published 30/10/2015

KRAKOW, Poland Oscar-winning film-maker Roman Polanski said on Friday he was grateful and relieved after a Polish court rejected a U.S. request for his extradition [more…]