Below is an overview of the current entertainment news briefs.
As Netflix Co-Founders Exit, Can CEOs Maintain the ‘Netflix Way’?
In his book No Rules Rules, Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings notes that in 2001, venture capital dried up, forcing the company to lay off staff and retain only its best performers. I am describing the moment. Hastings was surprised by the improvement in both morale and performance. “This was the path to my Damascus experience and a turning point in understanding the role of talent density in organisations,” Hastings wrote. “The lessons we learned laid the groundwork for many of Netflix’s successes.”
A Chronology of the Fatal ‘Rust’ Filming Incidents
New Mexico prosecutors said Thursday that actor Alec Baldwin killed cinematographer Halina Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza in the 2021 accidental shooting on a New Mexico movie set. Key events leading to Thursday’s announcement: Oct. 21, 2021 – Alec Baldwin rehearses with a gun on the set of the movie “Last” at Bonanza Creek Ranch outside Santa Fe, New Mexico. A gun was fired while I was playing. A single bullet hits Hutchins in the chest and Souza in the shoulder. According to police reports, the assistant director, David Halls, who gave Baldwin the gun, had no idea it contained live ammunition. Prosecutor Mary Carmack Altwiths said in a statement that Halls had signed a plea deal on charges of negligent use of a lethal weapon. Set armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reid, who worked with guns before Halls, also faces manslaughter charges.
BAFTA nominations: Germany’s ‘Quiet on the Western Front’ gets the most nods
A German remake of the anti-war classic “Hush on the Western Front” leads Thursday’s BAFTA nominations, along with 14 other award-season favorites. Based on his 1928 epic novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque, which depicts the horrors of conflict during World War I, this Netflix film was recognized in the Best Film category and won the No. , Supporting Actor, and Adapted Film. Screenplays, original scores, and other craft and technical awards.
No signs of British actor Julian Sands after missing for six days in California mountains
The search for British-born movie star Julian Sands, best known for his role in A Room with a View, lasted six days in the snowy mountains of Southern California, but 65 There was no sign of him at that age. actor, officials said Thursday. The performer, Baldi in the San Gabriel Mountains, about 50 miles northeast of Los Angeles, went missing on Friday night, Jan. 13, after he went hiking alone in the Bowl area, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. It was reported that .
Dior Homme gives new life to old classics at Paris Fashion Week
On Friday, Dior Homme hit the runway with a sophisticated line-up of reworked classics, culminating the Paris Fashion Week menswear show with a celebrity-filled show. Crowds of screaming fans line the Place de la Concorde, cheering at the arrival of K-pop star Jimin, who was appointed global brand ambassador for the Maison earlier this week.
David Crosby, rock legend and master of harmony, dies at 81
David Crosby, one of the most influential rock musicians of the 1960s and ’70s and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with two different groups, has died at the age of 81. Crosby said he was a founding member of two esteemed rock bands. Bands: Country and folk-influenced Byrds (with whom he co-wrote the hit “Eight Miles High”), Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills, who later defined the slick side of music for the Woodstock generation Nash & Young.
Factbox-2023 BAFTA Film Awards Main Nominees
The nominations for the annual BAFTA Film Awards were announced on Thursday. Here is the list of nominees for the main categories:
Amazon raises prices on some music subscription plans starting in February
E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc announced Thursday that it will raise prices for some music subscription plans starting in February. According to the company’s FAQ page, the price of Amazon Music’s “Unlimited Individual Plan” will increase from $1 to $10.99 per month, and the “Unlimited Individual Student Plan” will increase from $4.99 to $5.99 per month.
Alec Baldwin charged with manslaughter in ‘Rust’ shooting
Actor Alec Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2021 shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins while filming the movie Rust in New Mexico, the state said. Santa Fe’s top prosecutor, District Attorney Mary Carmack Ortwith, said western armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed will also be charged with manslaughter. All charges will be filed by the end of this month, he added.
Analysis – Alec Baldwin ‘Lust’ Shooting Charges May Be Hard to Prove
Prosecutors are likely to convince jurors that Alec Baldwin is criminally responsible for shooting cinematographer Halina Hutchins while filming the western “The Last,” legal experts say. That’s what I mean. Her office filed charges of manslaughter against her lead, ’30 Rock’ actor and film armorer Hannah Gutierrez, after her more than a year-long investigation into the October 2021 shooting. intend to do something.
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