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  • Ghost Town Jenny hits the big town

    Ghost Town Jenny hits the big town
    Kim Kylland created her first recording in a laundry room in Ireland. Along with her voice and the strains of an acoustic guitar, the four-track tape recorder, made by Tascam, picked up the hum of clothes tumbling in a dryer nearby. Kylland, 28, was...
  • Technicolor To Acquire Visual Effects Studio Mr. X

    Technicolor is beefing up its TV visual effects business by striking a deal to acquire Toronto-based vfx studio Mr. X. Mr. X will become Technicolor's TV vfx brand. It will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technicolor and will be part of the company's...
  • Technicolor to buy Mr. X

    Technicolor to buy Mr. X
    Technicolor, the French post-production and media company, said it is acquiring Mr. X, a Canadian visual effects business known for its work on such TV shows as History’s “Vikings” and Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.” The...
  • "Wizard of Oz" in Philly features winner of Candadian TV show

     
    Philadelphia will host the first stop in the region of the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new flashy adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” staring the winner of a "American Idol"-style show in Canada. Danielle Wade, who stars......
  • Shermin Nahid Kruse on 'Butterfly Stitching'

    Shermin Nahid Kruse on 'Butterfly Stitching'
    As Shermin Nahid Kruse awaited the recent release of her first novel, "Butterfly Stitching," she said she felt akin to a chef who's eager to see if her guests like the meal she has cooked for them. "You don't want to eat (this meal) by yourself," she...
  • Cannes Film Festival: 'Maps to the Stars' skewers Hollywood

    CANNES, France — Shortly after his new Hollywood black comedy "Maps to the Stars" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, David Cronenberg had an eye-opening conversation. A Hollywood executive told him that he couldn't get some of the film's...
  • Sales Execs Work on Timing Festival Releases in Complicated Marketplace

    Cannes lends glamour and a white hot focus on films, which can be great for future box office. But it's not that simple for international sales executives. Sometimes they need to step back and gauge if Cannes is the ideal place to launch a film's...
  • Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester

    Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester
    Pregnancy is not without health risks, and now researchers from Canada have identified a new one: serious car crashes. During the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman’s odds of being behind the wheel in a multi-vehicle accident that was bad...
  • Is stress of Wall Street killing its bankers?

    It's probably just a sad coincidence, but the sudden deaths since December of a group of young men who worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. (or who once did) have conspiracy theorists in a tizzy. For the less conspiracy-minded, the deaths again raise a...
  • No memories of infancy? Your growing brain is to blame, study says

    No memories of infancy? Your growing brain is to blame, study says
    Theories abound as to why few of us have any true memories of life as an infant. Here's one with some new scientific grounding: We don't have good, solid recall of our earliest days because our brains were in such a state of rapid formation that any...
  • Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors

    Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors
    Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors. The board of directors removed...