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  1. Thread: Script doctors

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    Have a friend read it. PS. "Script doctors"...

    Have a friend read it.

    PS. "Script doctors" are usually highly paid Hollywood screenwriters who are brought over by studios/producers/stars for a rewrite. Usually, they are told what needs to be...
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    Technically speaking, no one will sue if Hannibal...

    Technically speaking, no one will sue if Hannibal Lecter eats a Big Mac with his Chianti. A previously published/produced musical number, however, is likely to be a no-no. Rick Beato says that there...
  3. Thread: 1917

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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07rffzd BBC...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07rffzd

    BBC World on Fire premiers tomorrow on PBS. It's WWII, so should have some interesting points. It's currently 86% on Rotten Toms, 7.1 on IMDB.

    Note...
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    some more "live" music - ...

    some more "live" music -


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vafh5bv_oQY



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy5k-AzzBzg
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    I am not a huge fan of hers but, if someone...

    I am not a huge fan of hers but, if someone wanted an Orianthi live show ... well, as live as one can get these days ...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGiLGMJLtzs

    OK, she is using a Wah Wah...
  6. Thread: C300 mkiii?

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    C300: FWIW, it was posted here several months ago that...

    FWIW, it was posted here several months ago that it's likely to be an s35 6K sensor.

    And, as a side note, Sony also has a streaming presser on the 20th, where they might reveal FX-6.
  7. C500: A friend of a friend is a regional manager for an...

    A friend of a friend is a regional manager for an auto parts distributor. He has six outside salespeople under his command. All are furloughed but are allowed to keep their company cars for the...
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    They either hadn't done the Samsung 20 Ultra yet...

    They either hadn't done the Samsung 20 Ultra yet or are waiting for the promised firmware updates. The Ultra had auto focus issues and the March update didn't do much to solve the problem. So,...
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    CIPA released February (pre-Covid in most places)...

    CIPA released February (pre-Covid in most places) sales numbers. The ILC totals are down about 27% from last year and 50% from 2018. One has to figure that, outside of the Sony chip business, every...
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    Zoom?

    Zoom?
  11. Thread: Coronavirus Impact

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    I think it will within a year and a half or so...

    I think it will within a year and a half or so but ... there's no schedule on who will spend what where and how. The TV network backed streamers (Disney/Hulu/Fox, Peacock, CBS All Access) basically...
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    The 33 MPX 8K is only slightly larger than a 444...

    The 33 MPX 8K is only slightly larger than a 444 4K (26.4 MPX), so it can be programmed not as downsampled image but a simple 1-for-1 readout, similar to the old Sony F35 which was 2K with 6.6 MPX. ...
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    The Match of the Century - Italy vs. West...

    The Match of the Century - Italy vs. West Germany, 1970 World Cup semifinal. When I was a kid, my parents took me to our summer house (aka dacha) where we did not have a TV or a radio. I prowled...
  14. FWIW, NBC/Comcast paid the producers of the...

    FWIW, NBC/Comcast paid the producers of the "Office" $100M per season to take it away from Netflix. Which, based on its streaming popularity, is somewhere around 12c/man/hr.
  15. 6c/hr/view is their fee for the independents. ...

    6c/hr/view is their fee for the independents. Bigger players will get larger cuts.

    As a side note, Netflix never discloses how many hours its properties will log. AdWeek says that, in 2018,...
  16. $18 looks to be a fee for the opening flicks but...

    $18 looks to be a fee for the opening flicks but different studios will drop prices further down the road. YouTube has a bunch of older films for $4 in HD. Crackle/Sony has a bunch of ad-supported...
  17. UV was an independent that got squeezed out by...

    UV was an independent that got squeezed out by the major players, who will now try to squeeze out each other. The name of the last conglomerate left standing is currently unknown. Even Disney that...
  18. https://www.distractify.com/p/prime-video-cinema...

    https://www.distractify.com/p/prime-video-cinema

    Amazon launches Prime Video Cinema, Disney will show their new theater releases on Disney+.
  19. https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/lg-adds-movies...

    https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/lg-adds-movies-anywhere-smart-132110401.html

    Movies, movies everywhere and not a drop to drink.
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    Last Tuesday I am walking out of Publix, as...

    Last Tuesday I am walking out of Publix, as they're closing for the day. The automated doors are shut, the night manager has to open the door manually with a key. Most of the signs are turned off...
  21. Thread: Sony Electronics

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    The split also give the individual funds more...

    The split also give the individual funds more voice in corporate management. Sony's cap is at $76B as of now (was higher before the recent events ... duh), so Third Point's position was less than...
  22. Thread: Sony Electronics

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    It's Daniel Loeb of Third Point Management. ...

    It's Daniel Loeb of Third Point Management. About $16B in assets. Here's Wiki blurb about the company (they quote Bloomberg -

    He didn't get everything he wanted though.

    This is how one of...
  23. Thread: Sony Electronics

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    Sony Electronics

    Sony is splitting its electronics (imaging, mobile, video/audio) from its entertainment (music, film studio) holdings. Some major investors had tried forcing it split their sensor business. This...
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    On the grand macroeconomics scale, central banks...

    On the grand macroeconomics scale, central banks "stimulate" the economy by lowering interest rates, thereby giving an additional incentive to borrow and a lesser incentive to save. This is the main...
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    One more Zatsepin classic on the virtue of beer...

    One more Zatsepin classic on the virtue of beer (and the negative effects of too much water), done disco/techno/Kazachok style, with a bunch of clips from various Soviet films.

    ...
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