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  • Visionaries Take to the Small Screen for New Golden Age of Television
    Friday May 31st 2013

    This could be the year when everything changed. Though there has been a gradual shift evolving over the past decade – beginning with David Simon’s The Wire, continuing through with The Sopranos and Mad Men – now with David Fincher’s House of Cards, Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake and Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace all hitting television this year; it isn’t just that viewers are turning to TV because the movie experience is more disappointing; it’s that audiences are turning to TV because of its own undeniable heat.

  • Baseball Teams Waste Millions Of Their Television Bonanza On Bad Contracts
    Thursday May 30th 2013

    Maybe there’s just something about switching teams. New town, new teammates, new reporters to deal with. Pressure to live up to that free agent contract. Baseball’s A-list free agents from this past winter – Josh Hamilton, B.J. Upton, and Zack Greinke – aren’t just disappointing. They’re on their way to[…]

  • Microsoft files patent for television achievements
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    A patent filed in November 2011 (and made available to the public this month) for an achievement system when watching television and video programming hints that Microsoft may be considering plans to woo users with virtual and physical rewards, according to a report by GamesIndustry International. “Television viewing tends to[…]

  • Toronto Fest Books Jackie Chan, Johnnie To for Summer Chinese Film Showcase
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan and action master Johnnie To are headed to Canada to take part in the Toronto International Film Festival’s “A Century of Chinese Cinema” showcase this summer. Chan will be at TIFF’s Bell Lightbox from June 12-14 and To from July 12-13 as both participate[…]

  • Why it was only a ‘good, but…’ year at Cannes (and what made the Palme d’Or winner so different)
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    Sometimes a film is more than just a film. Sunday night’s Palme d’Or win for the lesbian drama Blue Is the Warmest Colour marked not only the first time a same-sex love story has won the award, but also the first time the prize has been given to both a film’s director and its stars. That instantly made it a cinema milestone, poised to become one of the most influential films of the year.

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Archives for: May 20135
  • Visionaries Take to the Small Screen for New Golden Age of Television
    Friday May 31st 2013

    This could be the year when everything changed. Though there has been a gradual shift evolving over the past decade – beginning with David Simon’s The Wire, continuing through with The Sopranos and Mad Men – now with David Fincher’s House of Cards, Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake and Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace all hitting television this year; it isn’t just that viewers are turning to TV because the movie experience is more disappointing; it’s that audiences are turning to TV because of its own undeniable heat.

  • Baseball Teams Waste Millions Of Their Television Bonanza On Bad Contracts
    Thursday May 30th 2013

    Maybe there’s just something about switching teams. New town, new teammates, new reporters to deal with. Pressure to live up to that free agent contract. Baseball’s A-list free agents from this past winter – Josh Hamilton, B.J. Upton, and Zack Greinke – aren’t just disappointing. They’re on their way to[…]

  • Microsoft files patent for television achievements
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    A patent filed in November 2011 (and made available to the public this month) for an achievement system when watching television and video programming hints that Microsoft may be considering plans to woo users with virtual and physical rewards, according to a report by GamesIndustry International. “Television viewing tends to[…]

  • Toronto Fest Books Jackie Chan, Johnnie To for Summer Chinese Film Showcase
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan and action master Johnnie To are headed to Canada to take part in the Toronto International Film Festival’s “A Century of Chinese Cinema” showcase this summer. Chan will be at TIFF’s Bell Lightbox from June 12-14 and To from July 12-13 as both participate[…]

  • Why it was only a ‘good, but…’ year at Cannes (and what made the Palme d’Or winner so different)
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    Sometimes a film is more than just a film. Sunday night’s Palme d’Or win for the lesbian drama Blue Is the Warmest Colour marked not only the first time a same-sex love story has won the award, but also the first time the prize has been given to both a film’s director and its stars. That instantly made it a cinema milestone, poised to become one of the most influential films of the year.

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Archives for: May 20135
  • Visionaries Take to the Small Screen for New Golden Age of Television
    Friday May 31st 2013

    This could be the year when everything changed. Though there has been a gradual shift evolving over the past decade – beginning with David Simon’s The Wire, continuing through with The Sopranos and Mad Men – now with David Fincher’s House of Cards, Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake and Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace all hitting television this year; it isn’t just that viewers are turning to TV because the movie experience is more disappointing; it’s that audiences are turning to TV because of its own undeniable heat.

  • Baseball Teams Waste Millions Of Their Television Bonanza On Bad Contracts
    Thursday May 30th 2013

    Maybe there’s just something about switching teams. New town, new teammates, new reporters to deal with. Pressure to live up to that free agent contract. Baseball’s A-list free agents from this past winter – Josh Hamilton, B.J. Upton, and Zack Greinke – aren’t just disappointing. They’re on their way to[…]

  • Microsoft files patent for television achievements
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    A patent filed in November 2011 (and made available to the public this month) for an achievement system when watching television and video programming hints that Microsoft may be considering plans to woo users with virtual and physical rewards, according to a report by GamesIndustry International. “Television viewing tends to[…]

  • Toronto Fest Books Jackie Chan, Johnnie To for Summer Chinese Film Showcase
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan and action master Johnnie To are headed to Canada to take part in the Toronto International Film Festival’s “A Century of Chinese Cinema” showcase this summer. Chan will be at TIFF’s Bell Lightbox from June 12-14 and To from July 12-13 as both participate[…]

  • Why it was only a ‘good, but…’ year at Cannes (and what made the Palme d’Or winner so different)
    Tuesday May 28th 2013

    Sometimes a film is more than just a film. Sunday night’s Palme d’Or win for the lesbian drama Blue Is the Warmest Colour marked not only the first time a same-sex love story has won the award, but also the first time the prize has been given to both a film’s director and its stars. That instantly made it a cinema milestone, poised to become one of the most influential films of the year.

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