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  • Rogers’ $5.2-billion TV deal turns hockey upside down
    Thursday November 28th 2013

    It’s hard to knock 5.2 billion dollars – somehow that number always sounds better in Mike Myers’s Doctor Evil voice – out of the headline. But to these eyes, it was the invisible print on the blockbuster NHL-Rogers TV deal announced Tuesday morning that carried the real news: the casualties, the carnage … the looming death from unnatural causes of The Sports Network as Canada’s Sports Leader.

  • Norman Jewison honoured by Toronto movie critics
    Thursday November 28th 2013

    The Toronto Film Critics Association is honouring a screen veteran and a film newcomer with awards. Multiple Oscar-nominated filmmaker Norman Jewison has won the Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award, given to Canadians whose work enriches the understanding and appreciation of film in their native country. And Matt Johnson, director, co-writer and[…]

  • Director John Landis attacks Hollywood studio system
    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    John Landis, the director of iconic 1980s films Trading Places, The Blues Brothers and An American Werewolf in London, has attacked the Hollywood studio system for its lack of original ideas. Speaking at Argentina’s Mar del Plata film festival, Landis said studios had become “giant international things that don’t pay taxes”. He said most are “subdivisions of huge multinational corporations” that are “not in the movie business any more”.

  • Rogers says Canadian TV industry must offer viewers more choice
    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    Rogers Communications Inc , one of Canada’s biggest cable companies, said on Monday the entire industry must be willing to offer viewers more choice when selling television packages even if that means some channels ultimately fail. The Toronto-based company, whose television service is centered in Ontario but also serves the[…]

  • The Weinstein Company, Seeking Hits, Shifts to TV
    Monday November 25th 2013

    As Oscar season approaches fever pitch, Harvey Weinstein, master of the movie awards game, is talking about … television. The Weinstein Company, founded eight years ago by Mr. Weinstein and his brother, Bob, is making a surge into TV production that will soon test whether it can extend its success in film to the world of television.

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Archives for: November 20135
  • Rogers’ $5.2-billion TV deal turns hockey upside down
    Thursday November 28th 2013

    It’s hard to knock 5.2 billion dollars – somehow that number always sounds better in Mike Myers’s Doctor Evil voice – out of the headline. But to these eyes, it was the invisible print on the blockbuster NHL-Rogers TV deal announced Tuesday morning that carried the real news: the casualties, the carnage … the looming death from unnatural causes of The Sports Network as Canada’s Sports Leader.

  • Norman Jewison honoured by Toronto movie critics
    Thursday November 28th 2013

    The Toronto Film Critics Association is honouring a screen veteran and a film newcomer with awards. Multiple Oscar-nominated filmmaker Norman Jewison has won the Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award, given to Canadians whose work enriches the understanding and appreciation of film in their native country. And Matt Johnson, director, co-writer and[…]

  • Director John Landis attacks Hollywood studio system
    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    John Landis, the director of iconic 1980s films Trading Places, The Blues Brothers and An American Werewolf in London, has attacked the Hollywood studio system for its lack of original ideas. Speaking at Argentina’s Mar del Plata film festival, Landis said studios had become “giant international things that don’t pay taxes”. He said most are “subdivisions of huge multinational corporations” that are “not in the movie business any more”.

  • Rogers says Canadian TV industry must offer viewers more choice
    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    Rogers Communications Inc , one of Canada’s biggest cable companies, said on Monday the entire industry must be willing to offer viewers more choice when selling television packages even if that means some channels ultimately fail. The Toronto-based company, whose television service is centered in Ontario but also serves the[…]

  • The Weinstein Company, Seeking Hits, Shifts to TV
    Monday November 25th 2013

    As Oscar season approaches fever pitch, Harvey Weinstein, master of the movie awards game, is talking about … television. The Weinstein Company, founded eight years ago by Mr. Weinstein and his brother, Bob, is making a surge into TV production that will soon test whether it can extend its success in film to the world of television.

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Archives for: November 20135
  • Rogers’ $5.2-billion TV deal turns hockey upside down
    Thursday November 28th 2013

    It’s hard to knock 5.2 billion dollars – somehow that number always sounds better in Mike Myers’s Doctor Evil voice – out of the headline. But to these eyes, it was the invisible print on the blockbuster NHL-Rogers TV deal announced Tuesday morning that carried the real news: the casualties, the carnage … the looming death from unnatural causes of The Sports Network as Canada’s Sports Leader.

  • Norman Jewison honoured by Toronto movie critics
    Thursday November 28th 2013

    The Toronto Film Critics Association is honouring a screen veteran and a film newcomer with awards. Multiple Oscar-nominated filmmaker Norman Jewison has won the Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award, given to Canadians whose work enriches the understanding and appreciation of film in their native country. And Matt Johnson, director, co-writer and[…]

  • Director John Landis attacks Hollywood studio system
    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    John Landis, the director of iconic 1980s films Trading Places, The Blues Brothers and An American Werewolf in London, has attacked the Hollywood studio system for its lack of original ideas. Speaking at Argentina’s Mar del Plata film festival, Landis said studios had become “giant international things that don’t pay taxes”. He said most are “subdivisions of huge multinational corporations” that are “not in the movie business any more”.

  • Rogers says Canadian TV industry must offer viewers more choice
    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    Rogers Communications Inc , one of Canada’s biggest cable companies, said on Monday the entire industry must be willing to offer viewers more choice when selling television packages even if that means some channels ultimately fail. The Toronto-based company, whose television service is centered in Ontario but also serves the[…]

  • The Weinstein Company, Seeking Hits, Shifts to TV
    Monday November 25th 2013

    As Oscar season approaches fever pitch, Harvey Weinstein, master of the movie awards game, is talking about … television. The Weinstein Company, founded eight years ago by Mr. Weinstein and his brother, Bob, is making a surge into TV production that will soon test whether it can extend its success in film to the world of television.

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