3 items from 2012
Warning this post will contain no photos of Zero Dark Thirty in protest. It's a film I thoroughly enjoyed but critical sweeps do great injustice to the art of cinema each year. No film or performance has ever been so great as to be the only achievement worth rewarding in its calendar year. The modern age of hive-mindedness also does great injustice to awards season which needs drama as fuel. This is not to say that one shouldn't vote one's mind if a certain sweeper is also your personal favorite but if everyone's personal favorites are always the same we automatically a) need fewer groups trumpeting the collective opinion or b) we need more critics who have idiosyncratic taste to keep the art of the discussion of cinema at its liveliest.
We've already heard from NYC's top critics who gave three awards each to Zero Dark Thirty and »
- NATHANIEL R
So it begins, another whirlwind of shattered expectations, dull predictability and tears from everyone involved, but enough about my prowess in the bedroom and lets get down to the curtain raiser of Euro 2012.
Europe’s biggest International football tournament kicks off later today an of course features co-hosts Poland, who take an impressive form book into the opening tie against Greece, whose shock victory in 2004 is what seems to elevate them in every ones estimations about this tournament.
Poland have won their last 3 games whilst conceding no goals in the process, whilst Greece have been struggling with only one win in five.
Therefore it looks likely that Poland will, in their home country at their home tournament, take the spoils of this opening fixture in possibly the least glamorous of the Euro 2012 groups.
However it would be foolish in a cup competition to write a team off, especially considering Greece »
- Luke Stevenson
The company has some promotions this morning that it says complement its previously announced restructuring plans. Kelly Cline was promoted from Svp to Evp of entertainment business and legal affairs for the Fox Cable Networks, reporting to Fng’s General Counsel Rita Tuzon. Cline, who joined the company in 1989 as counsel for 20th Century Fox Television, will handle FX, Fox Movie Channel, National Geographic and Ng Wild. In addition, Matthew Bensen was promoted to Svp of business and legal affairs overseeing distribution for Fox Cable Networks. He’ll report to Fcn Deputy General Counsel Claudia Teran and will continue to be involved in cutting deals with pay TV providers for Fox’s broadcast and cable services. Also, Phillip Gharabegian was promoted to Svp of business and legal affairs for sports at Fnc. He’ll handle rights and sponsorship agreements as well as day-to-day business and legal affairs for Fox Sports’ ad sales unit, »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
3 items from 2012
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