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Mandela in the Movies: 10 Films About Apartheid

December 7th, 2013 No comments

A few weeks ago, the first black President of the United States saw a movie about the first black President of South Africa. Aside from that White House screening for Barack Obama, only four theaters are currently showing Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, which goes into wider release on Christmas Day. So viewers curious to see how the movies have portrayed Nelson Mandela — the lawyer, outlaw and …

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Alcohol Placements In Movies On The Rise

May 28th, 2013 No comments

A recent study which carried out a thorough analysis of top box-office movies in the U.S. found that although tobacco brand placements have significantly dropped, the number of alcohol placements has been steadily rising in movies rated acceptable for youth audiences. The Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), which was entered in November 1998, required most tobacco brand manufacturers not to “take …

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Study examines placement of tobacco and alcohol brands in movies rated for youth audiences

May 27th, 2013 No comments

( The JAMA Network Journals ) An analysis of top box-office movies released in the United States indicated tobacco brand producer placements in movies have declined since implementation of the Master Settlement Agreement, but alcohol placements, which are subject only to industry self-regulation, have increased in movies rated acceptable for youth audiences, according to a study published Online …

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DVD helps Constable discover form

November 1st, 2012 No comments

Oxford United striker James Constable believes a DVD of his past goals is helping him rediscover his best form.

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DreamWorks shares fall on weak DVD sales

August 1st, 2012 No comments

(Reuters) – DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc’s shares fell 8 percent on Wednesday, after its quarterly results missed analysts’ estimates, prompting two brokerages to cut their price targets on the stock.

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News Corp profit beats forecasts on cable, movies

May 9th, 2012 No comments

(Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp on Wednesday posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, aided by its cable networks and movie studio business, and its shares rose 2.7 percent in post-market trade. Investors also welcomed news that the board had approved another $5 billion in share buybacks, bringing the ongoing program to a total of $10 billion, to be completed by the end of the …

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Film-lovers hope movies can help revive London neighbourhood scarred by riots

May 3rd, 2012 No comments

LONDON – Isaac Densu lives in Broadwater Farm, a large, concrete public housing estate in Tottenham, the gritty and deprived district where last year’s riots began.

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'Moneyball' tops DVD sales list

January 19th, 2012 No comments

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) — Brad Pitt’s baseball picture “Moneyball” is the top-selling DVD in the United States, Rentrak reported Thursday.

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‘Deathly Hallows’ tops DVD sales chart

November 17th, 2011 No comments

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) — The blockbuster fantasy flick “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” is the top-selling DVD in the United States, Rentrak said.

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