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  • Digital Audience Ratings: Furious Facebook Activity Drives 'Fast 7' to Top While 'St. Vincent' Rides TIFF Wave

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Golden Era'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The whens, wheres and wherefores of Chinese writer Xiao Hong's brief but influential life are exhaustively considered in Ann Hui's ambitious, lustrously mounted biopic "The Golden Era" -- it's the life itself that's missing....
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Kimmel' Snags Top Spot With a Little Help From His 'Friends'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (the Film version launches this Thursday). Provided by...
  • Variety to Publish Weekly TV and Film Fan Engagement Measurement Combining All Major Digital Platforms

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Committed to helping the entertainment industry understand how consumers are engaging with U.S. content, Variety will begin publishing a new measurement of TV/film-related fan activity across all major digital platforms....
  • The Biblioracle: Picking up 'Hitchhiker's Guide' again

    The Biblioracle: Picking up 'Hitchhiker's Guide' again
    I'm pleased to announce a new occasional feature in this space. I'm calling it, "But does it hold up?" I'm motivated by some recent face-to-face Biblioracling where after hearing the list of recent reads (which included Christopher Moore and Terry...
  • Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

    Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody
    5:59. 6:00. "Then put your little hand in mine; 'cause there ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb." Good morning. It's 2014. Tom Foley is running against Dan Malloy. Does that sound familiar? Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress. For the...
  • Monkey selfies can't be copyrighted, federal office decides

    Monkey selfies can't be copyrighted, federal office decides
    Bad news for the British photographer claiming ownership of a self-portrait taken by a curious macaque: The United States has decided monkey selfies can’t be copyrighted. A public draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third...
  • Good fun is now a key plot point

    Good fun is now a key plot point
    "Storytelling," Hanna Arendt once wrote, "reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it." Some American filmmakers, though, may be taking Arendt's dictum a little too much to heart. One of the cinematic sensations of the summer is...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Adam Sandler on fears of a technological planet

    Jason Reitman’s new movie “Men, Women and Children” is about the technology-fueled divide between an older and younger generation. On Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film's actors enacted their own version of...
  • Rioting requires police response [Letter]

    Rioting requires police response [Letter]
    As an Army officer in the late 1960s, I was trained in riot control, responding to the race riots in Washington, D.C. after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and just before my departure to Vietnam. I have a simple solution. You see the use of...