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  • BBC plans to cut 2,000 jobs

     
    The BBC announced Thursday that 2,000 jobs, including 300 senior management staff, will be axed as part of the company’s aim to cut the annual budget by over $1 billion dollars over the next six years....
  • 'Tower Heist' director Brett Ratner criticized early VOD in April

     
    This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Brett Ratner appears to have had a change of heart when it comes to movies getting an early video-on-demand release shortly after opening in theaters. The director's upcoming......
  • Cinemark theater chain to ban 'Tower Heist' over premium VOD plan

     
    Cinemark, the nation's third-biggest movie theater chain, said Thursday it will not play the upcoming Eddie Murphy-Ben Stiller comedy "Tower Heist" in any of its nearly 300 theaters if Universal Pictures goes ahead with a controversial premium video-on-...
  • Universal Pictures abandons 'Tower Heist' early VOD release

     
    Universal Pictures has abandoned its controversial plan to make the movie “Tower Heist” available to consumers via video on demand just three weeks after it debuts in theaters....
  • Monday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Word of Mouth: Eddie Murphy's 'Heist' gets a rewrite [Video]

     
    Eddie Murphy’s original idea for what would become “Tower Heist” -- an all-black “Ocean’s Eleven” -- changed a lot on the way to theaters this weekend. While the basic parameters of the story remained intact, the cast...
  • Movie Review: Tower Heist

     
    A comedy about working class stiffs who stick it to the Wall Street type who stole their savings? Talk about ripped from today's headlines. Talk about being in sync with the national mood.  Talk about Eddie Murphy, funny again after all these years. &#...
  • Movie Projector: 'Tower Heist' to swipe No. 1 spot from rivals

     
    "Tower Heist," a comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller about a group of thieves attempting to pull off a robbery, is poised to run away with the most ticket sales this weekend....
  • Brett Ratner out as Oscars show producer; will Eddie Murphy follow?

     
    Ratner had signed up "Tower Heist" co-star Eddie Murphy to host the upcoming Oscars. The question on everyone's mind as Ratner walks away is: Will Murphy follow him out the door or stick with the gig?...
  • 'Tower Heist' director Brett Ratner apologizes for gay slur

     
    "Rehearsal?" said Ratner when asked about preparations for his latest movie. "What's that? Rehearsal's for fags."...
  • Box Office: Surprisingly strong 'Puss in Boots' claws 'Tower Heist' [Updated]

     
    "Puss in Boots" pulled a robbery on "Tower Heist" at the box office, claiming the No. 1 spot for the second consecutive weekend. The animated 3-D film debuted in the top spot last weekend, and was expected to fall behind......
  • Is Brett Ratner out of his Academy Awards producing gig?

     
    The fallout from Brett Ratner's gay slur continues as sources say many gay members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences are putting pressure on president Tom Sherak and CEO Dawn Hudson to fire the director from his producing duties for the...