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    1. May 9, 2014

      Thelma Schoonmaker: the queen of the cutting room

      Every morning, Thelma Schoonmaker heads to the Directors Guild of America building in New York, just south of Central Park,...

    2. March 15, 2013

      Gang of one: Penny Woolcock’s new documentary

      Over a cup of tea in a cosy, cluttered flat in north London, a 63-year-old middle-class grandmother is telling me about her...

    1. October 12, 2012

      Tights, camera, action!

      Clothes at the movies? Well, they won’t let you into the Cineplex without them, even if it means wearing the proverbial...

    2. June 24, 2011

      Northern lights

      The Edinburgh International Film Festival, whose 12-day run finishes this weekend, is beset with problems and doing its best...

    3. March 13, 2011

      Funds of funds curb returns

      Accessing hedge funds via fund of funds vehicles reduces annual returns by almost 3 percentage points, according to research...

    4. January 19, 2011

      Film releases: January 21

      Trance-like: Leonor Baldaque in ‘The Portuguese Nun’ This week’s charitable cause – please give generously – is heroine...

    5. July 14, 2010

      Expletives ruling tests Obama’s free speech stance

      The Obama administration’s stance on freedom of speech will be severely tested after a US appeals court on Tuesday said...

    6. April 2, 2010

      Modern cultural maverick

      Who can ever forget the scene? The flashing-eyed, hot-tempered impresario, Boris Lermontov, consoles his leading dancer,...

    7. October 27, 2009

      AOL board has traditional hue

      AOL, which will soon be spun off from Time Warner, yesterday named a board heavy with former traditional media and...

    8. December 6, 2008

      TV films

      Now restored to the version directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger always had in mind, Saturday's The Life and...

    9. December 19, 2007

      Anger at move to open US media markets

      Media companiesNews Corp were yesterday given new authority to expand their holdings in the 20 largest cities in the US...

    10. December 19, 2007

      Anger at FCC move to open media markets

      Media companiesNews Corp were yesterday given new authority to expand their holdings in the 20 largest cities in the US...

    11. December 18, 2007

      FCC votes to open media markets

      Media companies were on Tuesday given new authority to expand their holdings in the 20 largest cities in the US following a...

    12. November 14, 2007

      FCC plans end to cross-media ban

      The US's chief media regulator yesterday introduced a proposal to eradicate in the country's 20 largest cities a...

    13. November 14, 2007

      FCC plans to end cross-media ban

      The chief media regulator in the US on Tuesday introduced a proposal to eradicate in the country’s 20 largest cities a...

    14. October 18, 2007

      US to vote on media ownership rules

      US rules governing the ownership limits of media companies such as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp could be relaxed as early as...

    15. September 3, 2007

      FILM

      It's a good weekend for films on terrestrial channels, starting with the masterpiece The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp...

    16. September 1, 2007

      FILMS ON RELEASE

      Opera Jawa Garin Nugroho opens September 7 Blindfold your friends, say you are taking them for a mystery treat, and uncover...

    17. August 30, 2007

      A movie musical to whack the eye

      Here is what you must do. Blindfold your friends, say you are taking them for a mystery treat, and uncover their eyes only...

    18. August 29, 2007

      A movie musical to whack the eye

      Here is what you must do. Blindfold your friends, say you are taking them for a mystery treat, and uncover their eyes only...

    19. May 4, 2007

      A matter of love and cinematic depth

      There are two clichés about the English that continue to endure despite copious attempts to prove them unfounded. One is...

    20. March 24, 2007

      Ex-FCC chairman joins Cisco board

      Cisco Systems has appointed its first Washington insider to its board of directors. Michael Powell, former chairman of the...

    21. January 20, 2007

      FILM

      And in the third decade he will rise again . . . Yes, with Sylvester Stallone rolling back the stone in Rocky Balboa and...

    22. December 1, 2006

      Observer: When the insiders become outsiders

      Private equity groups have grown increasingly astute when it comes to dealing with Washington. Steve Schwarzman of...

    23. November 18, 2006

      CDs & DVDs

      Jarvis Cocker Jarvis Rough Trade After a sludgy start with a ho-hum dirge about older women and errant men (originally...

    24. June 22, 2006

      FCC stirs debate on limits to big media groups

      The Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to reopen a divisive debate on media ownership limits, initiating a...

    25. June 21, 2006

      FCC stirs debate on media ownership

      The Federal Communications Commission voted on Wednesday to reopen a divisive debate on media ownership limits, initiating a...

    26. June 9, 2006

      Cloaked in controversy - the FCC chief faces a hard fight on media mergers

      At first glance, it is hard to fathom how Kevin Martin, the soft-spoken, media-shy Harvard Law graduate who chairs the...

    27. June 8, 2006

      FCC chief faces hard fight on media mergers

      At first glance, it is hard to fathom how Kevin Martin, the soft-spoken, media-shy Harvard Law graduate who chairs the...

    28. May 17, 2006

      RADIO

      We know from a recent (mischievous if not malicious) reminder on Radio 5 Live that Radio 4's controller loves singalong...

    29. May 15, 2006

      Radio - Martin Hoyle

      Like all good ideas, Movie Matinees (Radio 4 3.30pm) is a simple concept. The series goes back to the books that inspired...

    30. April 26, 2006

      Ex-Nortel chief to help AEA grow in India, China

      Bill Owens, the former chief executive of Nortel and former high-ranking US military official, has agreed to join AEA...

    31. April 25, 2006

      Ex-Nortel chief to help AEA grow in China and India

      Bill Owens, the former chief executive of Nortel and former high-ranking US military official, has agreed to join AEA...

    32. March 31, 2006

      CRITICS' CHOICE

      If you are not addicted to Douglas Sirk yet, you should be. With Imitation of Life (Channel 4 1.10pm) you get one more try....

    33. March 22, 2006

      Casablanca

      German actor Conrad Veidt made a career in the west from hissability (Casablanca, The Thief of Baghdad). But he is almost...

    34. March 16, 2006

      Broadcasters fined heavily on indecency

      The US Federal Communications Commission yesterday renewed efforts to eliminate "indecent" television content by fining...

    35. March 16, 2006

      FCC fines CBS over 'indecency'

      The Federal Communications Commission yesterday renewed its efforts to eliminate "indecent" television content by fining...

    36. March 16, 2006

      FCC fines CBS $3.6m over ‘indecency’

      The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday renewed its efforts to eliminate “indecent” television content by fining...

    37. March 8, 2006

      Some wish they'd followed fourth law

      From Mr Michael Powell. Sir, Your editorial, "Buffett's fourth law" (March 7), argues that Warren Buffett is both right and...

    38. March 6, 2006

      Merger pressure rises after AT&T deal

      The $67bn merger of AT&T and BellSouth to create the world?s largest telecoms company on Monday increased the pressure on...

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