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  • Twitter Acquires SnappyTV to Bring More TV Content to Social Network

    Twitter is snapping up SnappyTV, a startup whose platform lets TV broadcasters clip segments from telecasts to share them on the web. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. SnappyTV's platform is already widely used by Twitter's advertisers and media...
  • Bjork getting her own exhibition at Museum of Modern Art

    Bjork getting her own exhibition at Museum of Modern Art
    But will it feature the swan dress? The trend of celebrity-themed exhibitions at major art museums took an indie-hipster twist with the announcement this week that Icelandic pop star Björk will be the subject of a retrospective exhibition at New York'...
  • Should 'Jersey Boys' Have Cast Movie Stars?

    When Hollywood brings a Broadway show to the big screen, the first casualty is usually the stage actors. This dates back to 1964′s "My Fair Lady," which passed Julie Andrews over for Audrey Hepburn (with Marni Nixon dubbing the singing). Idina...
  • Lupita Nyong'o lands Vogue: Talks 'Star Wars,' Pinterest, JLaw

    Lupita Nyong'o lands Vogue: Talks 'Star Wars,' Pinterest,  JLaw
    Lupita Nyong'o has inked her "it" girl status by landing the July cover of Vogue magazine. The "12 Years A Slave" Oscar winner and soon-to-be "Star Wars: Episode VII" star burst onto social media with the announcement Thursday. "This Summer, I am...
  • Comedy should have the last laugh in television

    The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves. It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
  • Variety, Comedy or Music Special Emmy Category Relies on Wow Factor

    The Emmy nominees for variety, comedy or music special can seem like a mishmash of shows, with everything from awards shows to comedy specials to concerts and fundraisers in the mix. Last year, the category's nominees couldn't be more disparate: CBS'...
  • Hollywood Post Alliance, SMPTE Strike Partnership With Intent to Merge

    (Palo Alto, Calif.) -- Two of showbiz's premier tech organizations, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Post Alliance, have announced a partnership with the intent of merging entirely within a year. Wendy Aylsworth,...
  • Tom Hanks-Steven Spielberg Cold War Thriller Set for Oct. 16, 2015

    DreamWorks and Disney have dated the untitled Tom Hanks-Steven Spielberg Cold War spy thriller for Oct. 16, 2015. The studios have also set Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book "The BFG" for July 1, 2016. Joel and Ethan Coen came on...
  • Alexandra Milchan on Board Cambodian Spy Thriller 'Supernotes'

    Alexandra Milchan has acquired movie rights to "Supernotes," the story of an Italian CIA-trained intelligence office who escaped from Cambodian prison in 2008. Milchan, an exec producer on "The Wolf of Wall Street," will produce through her Emjag...
  • Film Review: 'A Coffee in Berlin'

    Imagine if, instead of "Titanic" taking the day, "Good Will Hunting" had swept the Oscars the year both films were nominated. That's basically what happened in Germany when Jan Ole Gerster's low-budget "Oh Boy" beat "Cloud Atlas" at the Lolas last year....
  • For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley

     For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley
    Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...