Apple signs up Oprah Winfrey for original programming – Financial Times


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Apple signs up Oprah Winfrey for original programming
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Since last June, Apple has struck deals with Hollywood names including La La Land director Damien Chazelle, actor-turned-producer Reese Witherspoon and Sixth Sense director M Night Shyamalan. While Apple has not yet revealed how or when it plans to ...

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Trump sends top trade posse for Beijing talks – Financial Times


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Trump sends top trade posse for Beijing talks
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Donald Trump is sending the Magnificent Seven of US trade policy to Beijing this week for talks to stave off a trade war between the world's two largest economies. But hanging over the discussions involving three cabinet members, three senior advisers ...

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Apple commissions series from ‘La La Land’ director – Financial Times


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Apple commissions series from 'La La Land' director
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Apple has commissioned a series from Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of La La Land, as part of its growing slate of video content. The commission is Apple's eighth since it burst on to the Hollywood scene last year, when it hired two top ...

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Steven Spielberg’s The Post is sleek and predictable – Financial Times


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Steven Spielberg's The Post is sleek and predictable
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Nowhere does the law of diminishing returns operate more prolifically than in movies. It's not just those “returns” that promise succulent seconds, while not always delivering, in sequel-spinning genre cinema. (The Return of the Living Dead, Return of ...

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Download: Spider-Man: Homecoming — ‘enjoyable knockabout’ – Financial Times


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Download: Spider-Man: Homecoming — 'enjoyable knockabout'
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At this point another Spider-Man movie might seem about as welcome as a tarantula up the trouser-leg. After five films since 2002, Marvel-Disney re-re-boots like an impatient office worker having a bad IT day. Mercifully we're spared the back-story ...

Czech police ask parliament to remove Babis’s immunity – Financial Times


Czech police ask parliament to remove Babis's immunity
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Mr Babis has previously described the investigation into the “Storks Nest” project as politically motivated and repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. The case relates to a EU subsidy aimed at small businesses received by the project. Mr Babis told the ...

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