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YouTube Star Grant 'King Of Random' Thompson's Backyard Explosions Lead To Court Date - Tubefilter

Tubefilter--Grant Thompson, known as The King Of Random, has been charges with two counts of possession of an explosive device thanks to his backyard experiments.
January 19, 2018 Go to story on Tubefilter



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Cable Has Lost 3.4 Million TV Customers Since 2012

DSL Reports--News: The cord cutting phenomenon saw a slight slowdown during the first quarter, with the nation's biggest pay TV providers losing "e;just"e; 305,000 subscribers during the first quarter. According to the
May 21, 2018 Go to DSL Reports

Black-Owned MoviePass Has 'Potential to Disrupt the Exhibition Industry'

EURweb--*MoviePass has been stirring up a lot buzz since the company lowered its subscription fee last August, and gaining over a million subscribers as a result. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently said that the company can help bring marginalized groups to theaters. What’s more, the black-owned subscription service has changed the movie-ticketing game, and it’s exhibitors find it infuriating.  Founded by …
May 01, 2018 Go to EURweb

Gender Swap: 14 Times Women Took Over Iconic Male Roles on TV

IndieWire--"Hannibal," "Legion," "Lost in Space," and "Battlestar Galactica" are just some of the TV shows that have gender-flipped a character from male to female.
April 22, 2018 Go to IndieWire

AT&T chief reveals plans for new streaming service -- in court

CNET--Revelation of new $15-a-month Watch service comes during antitrust fight over Time Warner merger.
April 20, 2018 Go to CNET

David Fincher Explains Why He Doesn't Believe in Auteur Directing: 'Moviemaking is a Rat F*ck'

IndieWire--You probably don't want to call Fincher an "auteur" when you're standing in front of him.
April 07, 2018 Go to IndieWire

Kenneth Branagh To Star & Produce eOne's TV Adaptation Of 'A Gentleman In Moscow'

Deadline--EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from playing Hercule Poirot in Murder On The Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh is to re-team with Mark Gordon in Entertainment One’s television adaptation of A Gentleman in Moscow. I…
April 04, 2018 Go to Deadline

Facebook Was Vital For Indie Filmmakers. Now Their Followers Are Held Hostage, and the Ransom Keeps Changing

IndieWire--IndieWire investigates the role the social media platform plays in independent creators building a community. The results aren't pretty.
March 30, 2018 Go to IndieWire

Can the Shortform Video Market Make a Comeback?

The Hollywood Reporter--As mobile viewing grows, Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are experimenting more with 10- to 15-minute programs.
March 23, 2018 Go to The Hollywood Reporter

How to buy a high-end camera in 2018

Engadget--A guide to enthusiast-level mirrorless, DSLR and compact cameras that let you shoot like a pro.
March 19, 2018 Go to Engadget

China's Tencent Video Touts 62.5 Million Subscribers - Media Play News

mediaplaynews--Tencent said it surpassed 62.5 million subscribers at the end of February – 18% more than Netflix’s 52.8 million domestic subs at the end of December 2017.
March 19, 2018 Go to mediaplaynews