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  • Twitter COO Ali Rowghani Exits

    Ali Rowghani has resigned as chief operating officer of Twitter, about eight months after the social-media company went public. Rowghani will continue to be a Twitter employee, acting as a strategic adviser to CEO Dick Costolo, the company said in a...
  • Netflix Buys Pay-TV Rights to Sony Animated Films

    Netflix reached a multiyear deal with Sony Pictures Television for U.S. pay-TV window rights to the studio's animated films, starting with "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," while Sony's other feature films will remain with Starz through at least...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' soars, with mild turbulence, reviews say

    Where does a franchise called "How to Train Your Dragon" go after said dragon is already trained? The second installment in the DreamWorks Animation series, written and directed by Dean DeBlois and featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel and Cate Blanchett,...
  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • Two top executives at Twitter announce resignations in tweets

    Two top executives at Twitter announce resignations in tweets
    The No. 2 of Twitter abruptly resigned Thursday by, what else, tweeting the news. Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani resigned after previous reports that his duties with the company had diminished. "Goodbye Twitter. It's been an amazing ride, and...
  • Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Toothless it's not. In a world of sequels, reboots and franchise industry economics dictating that creativity is encouraged but not required, the DreamWorks Animation offering "How to Train Your Dragon 2" looks, feels and flows like a real movie. It's...
  • World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on

    World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on
    The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...
  • CANNES: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Director Dean DeBlois Digs Deeper

    Within the oeuvre of DreamWorks Animation, "How to Train Your Dragon" was anything but typical. So when the film went on to earn nearly half a billion dollars, director Dean DeBlois asked himself why the sequel should be any different. "Maybe it's...
  • Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions

    Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions
    It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday. And it’s become...
  • Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision

    Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision
    CANNES, France--“I guess it is the end of the road,” Salma Hayek says, then laughs. “But it depends which road you mean.” Hayek is sipping water at a table in a hotel backyard on a side street removed--somewhat--from the chaos of...
  • Pixar getting introspective with next movie, 'Inside Out'

    Pixar getting introspective with next movie, 'Inside Out'
    Pixar Animation has revealed the official synopsis for its next movie, "Inside Out," which is set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl. Directed by Pete Docter ("Up," "Monsters, Inc.") and set for release June 19, 2015, "Inside Out" tells the story of...
  • Girls Empowerment Org Step Up to Honor Claudia Eller, Zoe Saldana, Tamia Walker

    Step Up will honor Zoe Saldana, graduating Step Up senior Tamia Walker and Variety's Claudia Eller at the Inspiration Awards on May 30 at the Beverly Hilton. The nonprofit org, founded in 1988, runs after-school and weekend programs for high school...