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  • Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures announce production deal

    Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures announce production deal
    Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures, which worked together on "Swinger" and "Scream," are looking to re-create past success.  TWC is partnering with Woods on an exclusive first-look production deal, the companies said Monday. The team collaborated...
  • Bedrocket Takes Stake in YouTube Channel 'What's Trending'

    Bedrocket Media Ventures, an Internet media firm and YouTube multichannel network operator, has taken a seven-figure investment in What's Trending, a YouTube channel whose daily talkshow that generates more than 2 million views per month. The amount of...
  • Hulu Picks Up WIGS Series as Fox Expands Beyond YouTube (EXCLUSIVE)

    With YouTube lifting its exclusive distribution rights on WIGS's scripted dramas, Fox Broadcasting is widening the availability of the digital studio's content to include Hulu in hopes of driving more viewers to the distaff fare. Beginning Tuesday, WIGS'...
  • Horror movies: Halloween's sweet spot

    Horror movies: Halloween's sweet spot
    Countdown to Halloween: five days. I don't like wearing costumes, I'm not into haunted houses, candy corn is too sweet, and I prefer pumpkin pie to pumpkin carvings. But I do like horror movies — just not the kind with umpteen sequels. I saw...
  • 3 Oscar-worthy performances

    I'm pretty sure we can account for three of the best-male-actor nominees when the Academy Awards lists come out on Jan. 10. I've just seen a trio of excellent performances: Denzel Washington in "Flight," Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln" and John Hawkes in...
  • Wheaton may block downtown developer’s property reassessment

     
    The city of Wheaton is poised to formally oppose a downtown development which is seeking to reduce its property taxes. The city council is expected …...
  • Good news, bad news: Worldwide advertising spending up, U. S. spending down

     
    Although the advertising market is showing renewed signs of strength along with the improving economy, it has not quite returned to 2008 levels. On Thursday, global advertising giant WPP's GroupM weighed in with a revised forecast for 2010. It said......
  • Quintessential Chicago ad man has evolved with the industry, rising to the occasion

    Quintessential Chicago ad man has evolved with the industry, rising to the occasion
    During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies. Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
  • Remembering Natalie and Cole

    Remembering Natalie and Cole
    Sad anniversary: Natalie Wood died Nov. 29, 1981, 30 years ago Tuesday. She was 43. Little Natalie was my favorite bad female actor of all time. After she died, I tried to replace her but just couldn't find anyone I loved as much. Lord knows, there are...
  • Green Wheels: Ford relaunches the Lincoln brand, with a personal touch

    Green Wheels: Ford relaunches the Lincoln brand, with a personal touch
    I'm not what you'd call a luxury car buyer. The closest I ever came was coveting a fire-engine red 1959 Cadillac convertible I saw on a used-car lot in Westport around 1971…for $800. I'm glad I haven't been paying to keep gas in that car all...
  • Miramax talks come down to the wire: Trouble with Mark Cuban? [Updated]

     
    If only all their movies were this dramatic. Walt Disney Co.'s efforts to unload Miramax Films may reach a climax within 24 hours. The Weinstein brothers and their financial partner Ron Burkle are in the final hours of their exclusive......
  • Sports rights fees need to be reined in, says Madison Avenue kingpin

     
    Sports rights fees are "totally out of control," a top advertising executive told a gathering of television executives today at an industry convention in Las Vegas. "Something's gotta give.... I don't know how any broadcaster can continue to suffer these....