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  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Apologizes for Controversial 9/11 Poster

    Following backlash for a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" poster depicting the titular turtles jumping from an exploding building above the "September 11" Australian release date, Paramount Australia has issued an apology and removed the tweet containing...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...
  • In 'White Beech,' Germaine Greer finds a forest with a view

    In 'White Beech,' Germaine Greer finds a forest with a view
    In her 1999 book "The Whole Woman," a follow-up to "The Female Eunuch," Germaine Greer declared, "It's time to get angry again." She was addressing feminism, about which she has long been rigorous and even unorthodox, but the phrase is emblematic of her...
  • Guidelines for Freelance Writers

      Dear Travel Writer: Welcome to the cornerstone of what we do. What follows is the most important information contained in these several pages. The Los Angeles Times values honesty, fairness and truth. We understand the difficulties of the...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Violence won't stop until guns are out of civilian hands

    Gun violence continues, with Chicago becoming like the Wild West, as guns flood the city from the suburbs, other counties and other states (think Indiana).   Now “good” Chicagoans think they have to buy and carry guns to “protect&...
  • Paramount Pictures Australia Removes 'TMNT' 9/11 Poster

    HONG KONG - Paramount Pictures Australia has removed an insensitive online poster for its upcoming release of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The film will release in Australia on 11 September, anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and...
  • People Down Under are up and over the top

    People Down Under are up and over the top
    Why visit Australia? After all, isn't it just America with kangaroos? Those were my thoughts till my wife's and my best friends asked us to travel there with them. In preparation, we read Robert Hughes' great book, "The Fatal Shore," about the...
  • Mark Lazarus Joins Arclight Films in Australia

    HONG KONG -- Industry veteran Mark Lazarus has joined sales and finance company Arclight Films as head of creative and acquisitions in Australia. He joins from federal funding body Screen Australia, where he was head of drama investment and had been...
  • Paramount Pictures apologises for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

    Paramount Pictures film studio apologized on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", showing the four characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper underscored with a Sept. 11 release date. The poster went...
  • Crowdfunders Pozible and Thomas Mai Reach Out to Film Industry

    HONG KONG - Leading crowd-funding platform Pozible has launched a special initiative for experienced film-makers. Dubbed as 'Mission: Pozible,' the initiative is an open call to the film industry to find five film projects that are each trying to raise a...