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  • “Artist”, “Hugo” pile up nominations ahead of Oscars
    Wednesday December 14th 2011

    Silent film “The Artist” and animated movie “Hugo” led nominations for Hollywood’s Critics’ Choice Awards on Tuesday, in a key week that will firm up the field of likely Oscar contenders. The two movies — both love letters to the early days of the movie industry — notched 11 nominations, including for best film and for their directors Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”) and Martin Scorsese (“Hugo”).

  • Forget 3D, here comes the QD TV
    Tuesday December 13th 2011

    Researchers have developed a new form of light-emitting crystals, known as quantum dots, which can be used to produce ultra-thin televisions. The tiny crystals, which are 100,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair, can be printed onto flexible plastic sheets to produce a paper-thin display that can be easily carried around, or even onto wallpaper to create giant room-size screens.

  • BBC feels the commercial chill of ‘fake’ documentary
    Tuesday December 13th 2011

    The BBC moved yesterday to protect one of its most valuable international brands amid claims that scenes shown on Sir David Attenborough’s acclaimed series Frozen Planet were filmed in a Dutch animal park and not in the wild. Eight million viewers saw images of a polar bear caring for her[…]

  • Cable TV networks feel pressure of programming costs
    Friday December 09th 2011

    Call it a cable squeeze play. Cable television networks may be the most lucrative divisions of many large media companies, but the networks are beginning to feel the pinch of dramatically higher programming costs.

  • Harry Morgan dies at 96; star of TV’s ‘MASH’
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, who played the crusty yet sympathetic Col. Sherman T. Potter in the sitcom “MASH” and the hard-nosed LAPD Officer Bill Gannon in the television drama “Dragnet,” died Wednesday. He was 96. Morgan died at his home in Brentwood after a bout with pneumonia, his daughter-in-law, Beth Morgan, told the Associated Press. Morgan’s eight-year run on “MASH,” the pinnacle of his seven-decade acting career, began when he was 60 and had already appeared on the Broadway stage, in dozens of television shows and more than 50 films.

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  • “Artist”, “Hugo” pile up nominations ahead of Oscars
    Wednesday December 14th 2011

    Silent film “The Artist” and animated movie “Hugo” led nominations for Hollywood’s Critics’ Choice Awards on Tuesday, in a key week that will firm up the field of likely Oscar contenders. The two movies — both love letters to the early days of the movie industry — notched 11 nominations, including for best film and for their directors Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”) and Martin Scorsese (“Hugo”).

  • Forget 3D, here comes the QD TV
    Tuesday December 13th 2011

    Researchers have developed a new form of light-emitting crystals, known as quantum dots, which can be used to produce ultra-thin televisions. The tiny crystals, which are 100,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair, can be printed onto flexible plastic sheets to produce a paper-thin display that can be easily carried around, or even onto wallpaper to create giant room-size screens.

  • BBC feels the commercial chill of ‘fake’ documentary
    Tuesday December 13th 2011

    The BBC moved yesterday to protect one of its most valuable international brands amid claims that scenes shown on Sir David Attenborough’s acclaimed series Frozen Planet were filmed in a Dutch animal park and not in the wild. Eight million viewers saw images of a polar bear caring for her[…]

  • Cable TV networks feel pressure of programming costs
    Friday December 09th 2011

    Call it a cable squeeze play. Cable television networks may be the most lucrative divisions of many large media companies, but the networks are beginning to feel the pinch of dramatically higher programming costs.

  • Harry Morgan dies at 96; star of TV’s ‘MASH’
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, who played the crusty yet sympathetic Col. Sherman T. Potter in the sitcom “MASH” and the hard-nosed LAPD Officer Bill Gannon in the television drama “Dragnet,” died Wednesday. He was 96. Morgan died at his home in Brentwood after a bout with pneumonia, his daughter-in-law, Beth Morgan, told the Associated Press. Morgan’s eight-year run on “MASH,” the pinnacle of his seven-decade acting career, began when he was 60 and had already appeared on the Broadway stage, in dozens of television shows and more than 50 films.

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Archives for: December 20115
  • “Artist”, “Hugo” pile up nominations ahead of Oscars
    Wednesday December 14th 2011

    Silent film “The Artist” and animated movie “Hugo” led nominations for Hollywood’s Critics’ Choice Awards on Tuesday, in a key week that will firm up the field of likely Oscar contenders. The two movies — both love letters to the early days of the movie industry — notched 11 nominations, including for best film and for their directors Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”) and Martin Scorsese (“Hugo”).

  • Forget 3D, here comes the QD TV
    Tuesday December 13th 2011

    Researchers have developed a new form of light-emitting crystals, known as quantum dots, which can be used to produce ultra-thin televisions. The tiny crystals, which are 100,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair, can be printed onto flexible plastic sheets to produce a paper-thin display that can be easily carried around, or even onto wallpaper to create giant room-size screens.

  • BBC feels the commercial chill of ‘fake’ documentary
    Tuesday December 13th 2011

    The BBC moved yesterday to protect one of its most valuable international brands amid claims that scenes shown on Sir David Attenborough’s acclaimed series Frozen Planet were filmed in a Dutch animal park and not in the wild. Eight million viewers saw images of a polar bear caring for her[…]

  • Cable TV networks feel pressure of programming costs
    Friday December 09th 2011

    Call it a cable squeeze play. Cable television networks may be the most lucrative divisions of many large media companies, but the networks are beginning to feel the pinch of dramatically higher programming costs.

  • Harry Morgan dies at 96; star of TV’s ‘MASH’
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, who played the crusty yet sympathetic Col. Sherman T. Potter in the sitcom “MASH” and the hard-nosed LAPD Officer Bill Gannon in the television drama “Dragnet,” died Wednesday. He was 96. Morgan died at his home in Brentwood after a bout with pneumonia, his daughter-in-law, Beth Morgan, told the Associated Press. Morgan’s eight-year run on “MASH,” the pinnacle of his seven-decade acting career, began when he was 60 and had already appeared on the Broadway stage, in dozens of television shows and more than 50 films.

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