| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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.”
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:23 PM
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......
| May 23, 2014
| 9:04 AM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:58 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:15 AM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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...