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May 26, 2021

Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and ‘Shark Tank’

Online shopping giant Amazon is buying MGM, the movie and TV studio behind James Bond, “Legally Blonde" and “Shark Tank," with the hopes of filling out its video streaming service.

Sep 15, 2013

‘Blair Witch’ director negotiating for Frederick site

FREDERICK — The director behind “The Blair Witch Project” says he is still negotiating with the owners of a vacant Maryland shopping mall to be the setting of his next horror film. The Frederick News-Post reports Eduardo Sanchez has his sights set on the Frederick Towne Mall for his next movie. He says he is […]

Jun 24, 2013

‘Blair Witch’ director wants to make movie in Frederick mall

A horror movie director wants to shoot a film in an abandoned mall in Frederick.

May 1, 2013

Media companies benefit from higher network fees

NEW YORK — Media companies benefited from higher fees for cable television networks such as TBS, Comedy Central and CNBC in the first three months of the year. Time Warner Inc., Viacom Inc. and Comcast Corp. all saw growth in their cable network businesses, thanks to distribution fees they charge cable and satellite TV service […]

Feb 6, 2013

Netflix could gain from loss of Saturday mail delivery

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix won’t miss Saturday mail delivery, even though the weekend service helped keep the company’s DVD-by-mail subscribers happy. The U.S. Postal Service’s planned shift to reduce home delivery to five days a week instead of six might even make Netflix Inc. slightly more profitable by lowering the costs for sending out its […]

Dec 10, 2012

Geeking out for ‘Star Trek’ (again)

Take a peek at this post, shake your head at the nerd and move along.

Dec 4, 2012

Netflix outbids pay-TV for rights to Disney movies

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix’s video subscription service has trumped pay-TV channels and grabbed the rights to show Disney movies shortly after they finish their runs in theaters. The multiyear licensing agreement announced Tuesday represents a breakthrough for Netflix as it tries to add more recent movies to its popular service that streams video over high-speed […]

Nov 1, 2012

Top five legal movies: A Sandy-inspired list

This was one of the first movies that got me interested in the law when I was in high school.

Sep 12, 2012

‘Ben & Cherry’s’ porn movies withdrawn after suit

NEW YORK — A California company that produced X-rated films based on popular Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors has agreed to pull the movies from store shelves and destroy materials related to them. A federal consent order was filed Tuesday in Manhattan. It describes how Rodax Distributors and Caballero Video in North Hollywood, Calif., […]

Sep 10, 2012

Ben & Jerry’s fights for naked truth

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is not being so sweet to a film company it says is infringing on its trademarks.

Sep 5, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

Were there any corporate law movies that you think should have made this list but didn't?

Aug 13, 2012

Annapolis Film Festival getting a short start

ANNAPOLIS — The weather starts getting cooler in September, but it’s still shorts weather as far as the organizers of the Annapolis Film Festival are concerned. Although the festival is seven months away, a short film bash is planned next month to raise awareness about the main event, as well as money to support it. […]

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