Monday, April 23, 2018

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Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018
Box Office Remains "A Quiet Place" With "Rampage" Making Its Share Of Noise
It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage. Studio estimates on Sunday have placed "A Quiet Place," with $22 million,...
Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018
Framestore Promotes James Razzall To President, North America Advertising
Framestore has promoted James Razzall to president, North America advertising. He was previously managing director of the company’s L.A. office, where he will continue to be based in his new role. Razzall joined the business in 2000 in London, rising through the ranks as a producer before embarking...
Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018
Advertiser, Privacy Experts Expect Scrutiny To Extend Beyond Facebook To Google, Other Platforms
Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and...
Friday, Apr. 20, 2018
Al Pacino, Director Brian De Palma Look Back On "Scarface" At Tribeca Reunion
Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster epic — like Tony Montana's rise from dishwasher...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
"Fearless Girl" To Relocate To NY Stock Exchange
New York's "Fearless Girl" statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street's bronze "Charging Bull" to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. And the bull, a longtime fixture and tourist attraction at the foot of...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Cameron Bailey Named Artistic Director, Co-Head Of Toronto Film Festival
Cameron Bailey has been named to the newly created position of artistic director and co-head of the Toronto International Film Festival. He will assume this role and report directly to TIFF’s board of directors effective October 1, 2018. Bailey’s new role is a promotion and expansion of his current...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Peabody Award Entertainment Winners Include "The Handmaid’s Tale," "SNL," "Insecure"
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed nine Entertainment winners, including Children’s & Youth, for programs released in 2017. Honorees include a dystopian look at the United States, a 1950s female comedian who runs afoul of decency laws, innovative reflections on diversity from up-and-...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Cannes Film Fest Welcomes Back Lars von Trier After Banning Him 7 Years Ago
Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival. Von Trier was declared "persona non grata" by Cannes after expressing sympathy for Adolf Hitler in a 2011 press conference for...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
"A Quiet Place" Speaks Volumes About Sound's Storytelling Power
If you turn down the noise, you can hear yourself think and perhaps even better, listen to what’s around you. That’s a prime dynamic which has come into play for A Quiet Place (Paramount Pictures) starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski who also serves as the film’s director, co-writer and an...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
Furlined Adds Director Niall O'Brien To Its Roster
Director Niall O’Brien has joined Furlined for U.S. commercial representation. His ad credits span such brands as Nike, Adidas and Canon, as well as agencies including Droga5 and AMV BBDO. Dublin-born, L.A.-based director and photographer O’Brien studied fine art photography at Dun Laoghaire...