Posts Tagged ‘ Sony ’

Angelina Jolie: Choosing Her Roles With Care

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June 10, 2011
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie turned down a sequel to Wanted (2008), a decision that later cost her a role in Gravity (2012), but she know’s a good franchise when she sees one. The role she chose over Wanted’s sequel was for a role in an action movie called Salt (2010), a role in which she did...
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Norio Ohga: Father of the CD Dies at 81

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April 23, 2011
Norio Ohga: Father of the CD Dies at 81

Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) announced today that its former President and Chairmen, Norio Ohga, had died at the age of 81 from multiple organ failure. I will never forget in 1985 the way I almost cried when I heard Chariots of Fire on CD. The sound was amazing to me. It is sad to hear...
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Tim Burton and Ken Ralston Discuss the Difficulties of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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February 13, 2011
Tim Burton and Ken Ralston Discuss the Difficulties of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Both director Tim Burton and visual effects master Ken Ralston were presented with a vast catalog of huge difficulties and challenges in the production of Alice in Wonderland (2010). Ralston and Burton both wrestled with the enormous amount of computer-generated effects. “The film used a lot more green screen than Ralston has ever dealt...
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