In Echo of the Soviet Era, Russia’s Cinemas Turned to Piracy

[ad_1] Since occupation of Ukraine, Hollywood’s biggest studios stopped releasing movies in Russia, and Netflix stopped its service there. But recently, films of some companies began to be shown illegally in Russian movie theaters. The screenings are reminiscent of the Soviet era, when the only way to watch most Western movies was to access a …

A New Era Begins at Warner Bros., Entertainment Returns to Its Roots

[ad_1] “Success is about creative talent in front of and behind the screen and fighting and fighting to create a culture that supports this creative vision,” Zaslav said. Said. takeover announcement. For much of the past year, he has raved about the studio’s rich legacy and paid tribute to Jack, Harry, Sam and Albert Warner, …

Supreme Court Revitalizes Trump Era Environmental Regulation

[ad_1] Twenty states and the District of Columbia, along with environmental groups, objected to the arrangement, saying it violated federal law. After President Biden took office, the Environmental Protection Agency said it would review the rule and asked the three judges who presided over the challenges to return them to the agency. However, the EPA …

No More Misses: Barbara Shermund, Flapper Era Cartoonist

[ad_1] This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about extraordinary people whose deaths were not reported in The Times beginning in 1851. In the mid-1920s, Harold Ross, founder of a new magazine called The New Yorker, sought cartoonists who could create sarcastic, high-level illustrations with witty headlines to serve as social criticism. …

Darlene Hard, Strong-Willed Tennis Star Before Pro Era, Dies at Age 85

[ad_1] Darlene Hard, a strong-willed Californian with a power play who won 21 Grand Slam tennis championships as one of the last stars of the amateur age, died in Los Angeles on December 2. He was 85 years old. Anne Marie McLaughlin, spokesperson for the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI, who started …