Month: August 2017

Disney's ABC Television Group is said to be preparing for layoffs

Walt Disney Co.’s ABC Television Group plans to make substantial jobs cuts, including at the broadcast network’s Burbank headquarters, in an effort to reduce costs at a time when traditional TV networks face huge challenges. The Disney/ABC Television Group, led by Ben Sherwood, is in the early… Source: Entertainment

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Crime thriller 'Mike Boy' is unspeakably bad, but you must see it to believe it

Most terrible movies are tediously bad, not worth the effort connoisseurs of garbage would spend tracking them down. But then there are misfires like “Mike Boy,” which are so inexplicably awful that they cross over from “Don’t waste your time” to “No, seriously, you have to see this.” Big-screen… Source: Entertainment

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Despite a starry cast and director Michael Apted, the political thriller 'Unlocked' fails to provide much tension

One’s pulse isn’t given much of a pounding in Michael Apted’s “Unlocked,” a straight-ahead political thriller that fails to ratchet up the requisite tension despite its timely subject matter and (largely) effective cast. Former CIA interrogator Alice Racine (Noomi Rapace), an operative with a knack… Source: Entertainment

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From alpha testing to the QUERCUS 200

So I feel this warrants a new diary. Here is the old diary for reference: http://weight-loss.fitness.com/threads/56548-The-big-oak-(Quercus)-needs-to-drop-some-dead-limbs! I just returned from my doctor and my back ailments will need surgery to correct them. My only chance to avoid surgery is if the pain is manageable without the surgery. So now to do what I can do […]

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LCD Soundsystem's 'American Dream' isn't a victory lap — it's better than that

Well, of course he got the band back together. Going out on top — and then just staying that way? It would’ve seemed counter to the animating spirit of the thing. When James Murphy started LCD Soundsystem in 2002, the singer, producer and vintage-synth connoisseur introduced the group with “Losing… Source: Entertainment

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Hollywood box office suffers least-attended summer movie season in 25 years

As Hollywood wraps up the all-important summer box office season this Labor Day weekend, a sobering reality has gripped the industry. The number of tickets sold in the United States and Canada this summer is projected to fall to the lowest level in a quarter-century. The results have put the squeeze… Source: Entertainment

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It's an old-school night at the Hollywood Bowl with Stravinsky and Joshua Bell

After a week of Gustavo Dudamel’s imaginative programming that featured living, breathing composers — Daníel Bjarnason and John Adams — taking bows, the Los Angeles Philharmonic returned to what might be called heirloom Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night. A hot day bequeathed the kind of clement,… Source: Entertainment

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Wanna lose weight, am I doing it right?

Hi everybody! Just entered the forum and wanted some advices from you guys. I'm 21 y/o female. So… One year ago I got into some heavy depressione, started taking lots of meds and not going out. I was 1.67 x 64kg and now I'm 1.67 x 97kg. It was a really hard year but with […]

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21st Century Fox removes Fox News Channel from Sky TV

21st Century Fox has removed its Fox News Channel from the Sky TV lineup as it awaits British government approval of a deal to take over the European pay television service. The media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch and his sons issued a statement Tuesday saying that the decision to pull… Source: Entertainment

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Showtime is sued over streaming problems of Mayweather-McGregor fight

After defeating Conor McGregor in a much-hyped showdown that was more entertaining than many expected, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said of boxing fans, “I owe them for the [Manny] Pacquiao fight.” Meanwhile, the network behind the pay-per-view event, Showtime, may find itself owing thousands of unhappy… Source: Entertainment

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