Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

A night highly anticipated by Ariana Grande fans ended in blood and terror after police said a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the Manchester Arena.
At least 22 concertgoers were killed and about 60 others were wounded in the Monday night bombing, with six area hospitals treating the...

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

For editor Pia Di Ciaula, the prospects of working on The Crown (Netflix) were alluring on several fronts, including the story itself and the chance to collaborate with series creator/showrunner/writer Peter Morgan and director/EP Stephen Daldry. Morgan is a two-time Academy Award...

Monday, May. 22, 2017

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack.

Greater Manchester Police said 19 people were confirmed dead and roughly 50 were injured by the...

Monday, May. 22, 2017

This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions.

As the world's largest and most prestigious film festival, Cannes has often been...

Monday, May. 22, 2017

Biscuit Filmworks UK has brought Rupert Reynolds-MacLean as its managing director. He joins the company after 10 years at Independent Films, London, where he held various roles from production to sales and helped to launch its in-house content division Indy8. Projects to which he’s contributed...

Sunday, May. 21, 2017

"Alien: Covenant" edged out "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" in a weekend space battle at the box office.

Ridley Scott's latest "Alien" exploit opened with $36 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Guardians" was close behind with just over $35 million in its...

Saturday, May. 20, 2017

"120 Beats Per Minute," a French AIDS drama with a full heart and a pounding rhythm, debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday and quickly joined the shortlist of favorites for the festival's coveted Palme d'Or prize.

Directed by Robin Campillo, the co-screenwriter of the Palme d'Or...

Saturday, May. 20, 2017

Twitter's new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook — more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money.

Twitter recently reported its first quarterly revenue decline since going public. That should give you some clues about the reasons...

Saturday, May. 20, 2017

As broadcast networks rolled out their plans for next season this past week, those watching could be forgiven for pulling out phones and checking the calendar.

There's the cast of NBC's "Will & Grace," ready to return. The folks at "Roseanne" are back on the couch. "Dynasty" and "S.W....

Friday, May. 19, 2017

BBDO was named agency Network of the Year while McCann New York earned distinction as best North American agency at last night’s (5/18) New York Festivals International Advertising Awards held at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in NYC.

This marks the fifth year in a row...