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  • Briton slain in Libya is identified as power engineer

    Briton slain in Libya is identified as power engineer
    LONDON -- A British power engineer found shot to death in Libya this week was officially identified Saturday. The British Foreign Office released a statement on behalf of his family identifying the victim as Mark De Salis. He had been working for the...
  • British, New Zealand teachers found shot to death in Libya

    British, New Zealand teachers found shot to death in Libya
    The bodies of a British man and a New Zealand woman shot to death near an oil terminal in western Libya were discovered Thursday by government troops, news agencies in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, reported. Both victims were believed to have been...
  • DOJ Releases Evidence It Says Shows Megaupload Used Piracy to Make Millions

    The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed evidence Friday in its case against Megaupload and the website's principals that includes email excerpts showing they knowingly engaged in copyright infringement on a massive scale in order to make money. The FBI...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest Opens With 'Belle'; Complete Program Announced

    "Belle," directed by Amma Asante, will open the Palm Springs Film Fest on Jan. 3 while Roger Michell's "Le Week-End" is the closing night film on Jan. 12. The desert fest will screen 77 premieres for a total of 187 films from 60 countries. "This year'...
  • Cruise lines unveil intineraries for 2014 and beyond

    Cruise lines unveil intineraries for 2014 and beyond
    Silversea Cruises is featuring two special Grand Voyages for 2015. A 62-day Circle South America voyage is round-trip from Fort Lauderdale beginning on Jan. 7, 2015, with calls in Key West, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Falkland...
  • Powell to Head Disney Australia After Veteran Cracknell Retires

    HONG KONG - Catherine Powell will succeed John Cracknell as managing director of Walt Disney Company in Australia and New Zealand. Powell is currently based in London as senior VP and General Manager of Disney Media Distribution in Europe, Middle East...
  • 'Avatar' sequels: An update on James Cameron's plans

    "Avatar" fans hungry for information about the long-gestating sequels to the 2009 science fiction blockbuster got another morsel this week, when director James Cameron said he will film the live-action portions of the three movies in New Zealand, with...
  • 'Avatar' sequels to be filmed in New Zealand

    In the latest sign of California's declining movie market share, director James Cameron announced he will shoot the three sequels to his Oscar-winning blockbuster "Avatar" in New Zealand. Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will do the performance-...
  • ‘The Hobbit’ premiere: Peter Jackson, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans talk Smaug

     
    Middle-Earth's denizens journeyed to Hollywood on Monday night for the world premiere of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the […]...
  • James Cameron Making Next 3 'Avatar' Movies in New Zealand

    James Cameron will make his next three "Avatar" films for 20th Century Fox in New Zealand. Cameron said he expects the films to be released on the previously announced dates of December, 2016, December, 2017, and December, 2018. The filmmaker made the...
  • New Zealand Increases Film, TV Subsidies

    HONG KONG - New Zealand is to increase its financial incentives for international and local films and expand the subsidy scheme for TV productions. The two main film funds will be merged into a new, larger and uncapped fund. The rebate on international...