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In a twist on our usual “Film Fridays”, this week we’re featuring a story of legal woes in the realm of television. Most people familiar with pop culture and TV are aware that FOX’s “Empire” and HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” are two entirely different, completely unrelated TV shows. It seems like that might not have been...
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Our client, Japanese actress Sumire Matsubara, is making her Hollywood film debut in “The Shack”, a faith-based film based on the novel by William P. Young. Sumire has been a successful stage and screen actress in Japan for years and last year had a small role on the American crime show, “Hawai Five-O”. She will be...
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In another look at how entertainment and laws intersect around the world, this week we travel to Kenya where musicians are calling for the curtailing of foreign music. It’s no secret that American music (and movies) dominate much of the world and in an effort to encourage local artists, some countries have even started putting...
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More and more companies are cracking down on piracy, both here (“Film Fridays- MPAA Plays Legal “Avenger” and Attacks MovieTube in Piracy Suit“) and abroad (“Film Fridays- UK Piracy Violation ‘Phishing’ Seems Fishy“) and this week, Warner Bros. became the first American film studio to start attacking piracy in Russia under the country’s (fairly new) laws. With the July 30 release...
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The controversial documentary on Tom Cruise’s favorite subject, the religion of Scientology, may finally be getting its chance to be shown in the UK. Made through a partnership between UK company Sky Atlantic and US broadcaster HBO, “Going Clear” was released in the US in March but has yet to be shown in the UK under the...
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