China Advances Film Industry Law, Shuns Western Values

Chinese media must not promote ‘Western lifestyle,’ satirize classic works of Chinese literature or encourage decadent behavior, according to a new directive from media regulators on Monday. Instead they should promote ‘positive energy.’ The guidelines were issued by the State Administration for Press, Publishing, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT.) They were reported by official media, including… Read more »

AICN COMICS PODCAST checks out BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH! CAPTAIN MARVEL! INVINCIBLE! MOSIAC Prelude!

AICN COMICS PODCAST checks out BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH! CAPTAIN MARVEL! INVINCIBLE! MOSIAC Prelude!

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Mark L. Miller aka Ambush Bug here. On this week’s episode of our latest and greatest podcast, our Poptards host Johnny Destructo joins Optimous Douche and the lovely Slai to talk about BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH #1 (w – Keith Giffen, a – Scott Kolins, 13:13), CAPTAIN MARVEL #8 (w – Ruth Gage & Christos Gage, a – Kris Anka, 24:29), INVINCIBLE #130 (w – Robert Kirkman, a – Cory Walker, 35:05), and the MOSIAC Prelude (w – Geoffrey Thorne, a – Khary Randolph, 44;55) while I was celebrating my 21st birthday for the hundredth time! As always, that sweet, sweet jack@$$ery is sporked in free of charge!

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Film Review: ‘Morgan’

Robots, supercomputers, automatons: The history of sci-fi can be boiled down to a laundry list of humanoid machines whose very existence raises the question, “Yes, but do they have feelings?” The title character of “Morgan” is, in many ways, a successor to all those spooky-chilly faux-human techno marvels. Except that Morgan does have feelings. She’s… Read more »

How a Court Decision on Remastering Could Completely Change Copyright Law

Record companies and recording artists should take heed – according to at least one federal judge, sound engineers are performing copyrightable work when they digitally remaster old recordings. The following guest post comes from Michelman & Robinson attorney Michael Poster, as well as Victor Sapphire, Joshua Blechner.  Michelman is one of two firms originally launching class […]

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VMA Ratings Crash

“Ratings Are No Hit for MTV Video Music Awards” It’s the content, stupid. 24 million people tuned into Fox last August to see the initial Republican debate. But only 6.5 million people tuned into a multiplicity of Viacom channels to watch the train-wreck known as the VMAs. It was an unwatchable show. Unmoored from its […]

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