We have another celebrity endorsement of a technology company that will take the form of a large, national ad campaign. Jim Parsons for Intel, though, makes a bit more sense than some of the other examples. According to a New York Times report Thursday, Parsons is now starring in a series of commercials for Intel more »
Samsung Mobile has announced the arrival of Milk Video, a video discovery service that’s exclusive to Samsung’s own Galaxy devices. Content partners at launch include Condé Nast, Funny Or Die, Red Bull, Vevo and VICE. The introduction of Milk Video follows that of Milk Music, earlier this year. According to the company: “The promise of more »
Fin: Sony drops Steve Jobs, Maryland governors on “The Wire,” and get more depressing, Charlie Brown!
Since Sony’s electronics division spent much of the 2000s competing with Steve Jobs- and losing badly- it never made much sense that the Aaron Sorkin-written Jobs biopic would be released by Sony’s movie studio. Now, that’s not happening either; Sony has become the latest person/entity of many to wash its hands of the film, following more »
Well, it’s official. Katniss Everdeen is no longer playing around. She is now fully immersed in the battle against President Snow and his Capitol cronies. She is putting all of her efforts into making sure he pays dearly for all the pain and suffering he’s caused all of the poor people in the districts. She has more »
(Note: This review of “Happy Valley” ran last month during the Philadelphia Film Festival; it opens this week.) No, the stereotypes aren’t true. Penn State fans and supporters, as a rule, aren’t uneducated rubes. They’re also not rabid moral cretins, blinded by their loyalty to football and to Joe Paterno and still in denial about more »
“Foxcatcher” is a beautifully shot, wonderfully acted, generally well-written film about a fascinating true-life story. So why does it seem to have a big empty hole in the middle of it? Directed by Bennett Miller of “Capote” and “Moneyball” fame, “Foxcatcher” tells the story of the lead-up to the murder, in 1996, of Olympic wrestler more »
The show will go on, allegedly: Fashion Police will return to the air Kathy Griffin as host, according to TMZ. She will take Joan Rivers seat as the one who cracks the most jokes, but no one can ever take Joan Rivers’ place. TMZ reports that the show will no longer air weekly, but E! more »