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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Record-equalling England make it a Proud night in pool

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Benjamin Proud said he had surpassed his wildest dreams after landing a second win to guide England to a record-equalling gold tally as the swimming event ended in thrilling style at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 19-year-old...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 9/11 poster shell shocks social media
    Paramount Australia is facing harsh criticism Tuesday after sharing a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” poster that invoked memories of 9/11. “Check out the official poster for #TMNT in cinemas September 11,” read the Twitter and...
  • Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site

    International investigators began gaining access Monday to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, as pro-Russia separatists holding the area turned over the plane’s flight recorders to Malaysian officials....
  • No doubting Ricciardo now, says Jones

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Put "baby-faced assassin" Daniel Ricciardo behind the wheel of a Mercedes and there would be no doubt he would take the Formula One title race to the wire, according to compatriot Alan Jones, Australia's last world champion. The...
  • Dendy and Nine Raise The Stakes in Australia's Online Video Sector

    HONG KONG - Independent cinema chain Dendy is to launch a VoD service next week in Australia. The move follows shortly after TV giant Nine Entertainment took a A$1 million stake in existing VoD platform QuickFlix. Dendy Direct will kick off on Aug. 6...
  • A tale of two carbon taxes

    Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened. While the repeal has long been anticipated Prime Minister Tony Abbott campaigned to scrap the tax and has been gearing up to repeal it ever since...