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movies

As more than one person has already pointed out, the demise of Wal-Mart's video download service comes as no real surprise. In many ways, it was stillborn to begin with. Why? Simple. Even when it was launched, it was obvious (to everyone but Wal-Mart, apparently) that the service was too restrictive. Only Windows format, and…

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Strike brings fame to Nikki Finke

by Mathew on November 26, 2007

Like my friend, the charming and multi-talented Rachel Sklar of Huffington Post's Eat The Press, I think it's great that blogger Nikki Finke of LA Weekly is getting her moment in the spotlight -- courtesy of the U.S. Writers Guild strike, which Nikki has been covering like white on rice. Both the New York Times…
I didn't get a chance to write about Marc Andreessen's recent post related to the writers' strike, in which he argued that Hollywood needs to become more like Silicon Valley -- i.e., more entrepreneurial -- but it certainly got me thinking. And now I get to write about it anyway, because an article in the…

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