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  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 03:15:23 +0000: Paul Thomas Anderson Unveils Daniel Day-Lewis Fashion Romance ‘Phantom Thread’ - Variety
    “I’m a f—ing movie director — I don’t know anything about obsession,” filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson said sarcastically after the first-ever screening of his new film “Phantom Thread” Friday night. Indeed, the six-time Oscar nominee’s latest work does revolve around that very concept, which has been famously explored by masters like Alfred Hitchcock. Anderson even […]
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 23:59:10 +0000: Charlie Rose’s Walter Cronkite Award Revoked by Journalism School - Variety
    Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is taking back the award it gave to Charlie Rose in 2015, the school’s dean Christopher Callahan said in a statement Friday. TV journalist and talk show host Rose has been accused of sexually harassing several women and was fired by CBS. He apologized […]
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 23:15:23 +0000: Emmy-Winning TV Director Peter Baldwin Dies at 86 - Variety
    Peter Baldwin, who started as an actor and went on to become a prolific TV director throughout the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, died Nov. 19 in Pebble Beach, Calif. He was 86. Baldwin won a Primetime Emmy Award for directing “The Wonder Years” and a Cable ACE Award for “Dream On.” Born in Winnetka, Ill., […]
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 23:05:33 +0000: ‘Lose All Your Assumptions About Asian Streaming,’ Says Iflix CEO Mark Britt - Variety
    “Almost every assumption about subscription video on demand that is based on Western metaphors has failed in developing markets,” says Mark Britt, co-founder and CEO of Asia-based streaming video group iflix. “If we are beating our competitors it is because we are learning those lessons quicker than others.” The company was launched two years ago […]
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 23:03:04 +0000: Peddling Pictures Launches With Discovery’s ‘Prison Food’ (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
    Award-winning filmmaker Aditya Thayi has teamed with former Endemol Shine head of line production Kavitha Wijeyaratne to start Singapore production outfit Peddling Pictures. The company has a paid-up capital of US$500,000 with a further US$2 million being raised from investors in Singapore, Hong Kong and India. First up for Peddling Pictures is “Prison Food,” a […]

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