Archive for April, 2013

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Sunlight Jr.’

April 29, 2013  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Incandescent performances and an unerring grasp of milieu distinguish this latest feature from 'Sherrybaby' helmer Laurie Collyer.

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This Week in AllThingsD.com Video: CISPA, Mobile Wars and Apple

April 29, 2013  |  All Things Digital  |  No Comments

Here’s the staff of AllThingsD.com this past week, making some video appearances on “Charlie Rose,” “This Week in Tech” and Fox Business. Watch: [ See post to watch video ] Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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NewFronts: AOL’s HuffPost Live to Jump to Cable with AXS TV

April 29, 2013  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HuffPost Live, AOL’s Internet video talkshow network, is coming to old-fashioned TV through pact with AXS TV cable network run by billionaire Mark Cuban. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “HuffPost Live on AXS TV” will air live five days a week, for six hours (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET) starting May 13.... Read more

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‘Rocky’ Musical Set for a Bout With Broadway

April 28, 2013  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The musical version of “Rocky” looks to K.O. Broadway next spring, confirming a U.S. opening in March 2014 at the Winter Garden Theater. Following a well-received world preem last year in Hamburg, Germany for “Rocky — Das Musical,” a Stateside run had been widely expected, especially once longrunning tuner “Mamma Mia!” announced plans recently to vacate... Read more

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White House Correspondents Dinner’s "House of Nerds" (Video)

April 28, 2013  |  All Things Digital  |  No Comments

The annual White House Correspondents Dinner saw not one, but two mock videos, including a spoof of the popular Netflix online series, “House of Cards,” starring Kevin Spacey. Or, in this case, “House of Nerds,” with cameos by Sen. John McCain, top White House advisor Valerie Jarrett and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “Lincoln” director Steven Spielberg appeared in the other, with a new presidential biopic. Enjoy:

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Italo Media Mogul Berlusconi Regains Political Power

April 28, 2013  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Italy got a new government on Sunday, sealing Silvio Berlusconi’s stunning political comeback with key posts for his PDL party just as his Mediaset TV empire is prepping to launch into digital content distribution, possibly pre-empting Netflix’s bow in Italy.

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With White House on Tumblr Promising GIFs, Here Are Some to Kick It Off Right

April 28, 2013  |  All Things Digital  |  No Comments

The White House announced earlier this week that it is joining the hip microblogging service Tumblr, noting in its announcement on Twitter that “there will be GIFs.” That means “graphics interchange format,” which means a cool way to show — among other things — cool animations. Of course, there are already a ton of them out there for President Barack Obama and also family, many of which are, well, a little enhanced (which is to say, made up). In any case, here are some of my favorites, courtesy of Gifbin :

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Tribeca Film Review: ‘Adult World’

April 28, 2013  |  Variety  |  No Comments

John Cusack's delicious star turn bolsters Scott Coffey's satirical, Syracuse-set coming-of-ager.

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Rethinking Apple: Growth Stock, Value Play — Or Both?

April 28, 2013  |  All Things Digital  |  No Comments

If you’re an Apple stockholder, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is the stock is once again an attractive investment — especially after plunging from September’s $705 peak all the way down to $417. The bad news is that many of its most loyal fans might be holding it for the wrong reasons. Read the rest of this post on the original site

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The Criminal Mind

April 28, 2013  |  All Things Digital  |  No Comments

The scientific study of crime got its start on a cold, gray November morning in 1871, on the east coast of Italy. Cesare Lombroso, a psychiatrist and prison doctor at an asylum for the criminally insane, was performing a routine autopsy on an infamous Calabrian brigand named Giuseppe Villella. Lombroso found an unusual indentation at the base of Villella’s skull. From this singular observation, he would go on to become the founding father of modern criminology. Read the rest of this post on the original site

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