As part of the promotion, LinkedIn will hold a contest, called Path to Success , which will offer three professionals a chance to scope out New York City and receive access to a recruiter, executive and career coach. Users can enter using a LinkedIn API, which will display their career timeline, as well as that of Gaines. Participants will be able to increase their chances at victory by sending thanks to others who have helped their careers. Mashable's Brian Anthony Hernandez's timeline after he answered three questions shows his experience in a clickable interface and predicts what his salary will be in 2028. The collaboration between the two companies is the first marketing partnership between LinkedIn (promoting a film) and a major movie studio through a custom API solution. <br>Source: http://mashable.com/2013/07/31/linkedin-butler-first-movie-promotion/
LinkedIn Launches First Movie Promotion for 'The Butler'
Consumer Electronics Sony is focused on creating shareholder value by executing on our plan to revitalize and grow the electronics business, while further strengthening the entertainment and financial services businesses, which generate stable profit, Jim Kennedy , a New York-based spokesman for Sony, said in an e-mailed statement. Third Point, based in New York , said in May that it held a Sony stake valued at $1.1 billion, and since then it has been pushing Loebs plan. An independent board and shareholders would lead to more disciplined and accountable management at Sonys Culver City , California-based movie and television studio, Loeb has said. Third Point owned 70 million shares through direct ownership and cash-settled swaps as of mid-June, and is interested in representation on Sonys board, it said in a June 17 letter to Hirai. The holding represents about 6.9 percent of outstanding shares, up from 64 million shares in May. Sony climbed 2.9 percent to 2,117 yen at the close in Tokyo trading yesterday. The stock has more than doubled this year. Waterworld, Ishtar Still, Loeb was more critical when it came to the failings of Sonys film unit, comparing http://blog.bitcomet.com/post/3790572/ recent summer offerings to Waterworld and Ishtar, two epic Hollywood busts. <br>Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-30/loeb-letter-backs-sony-electronics-while-slamming-movie-flops.html
Studio Trick Pushes Movie Titles to Front of Alphabet
By Ty Burr / Globe Staff/ July 31, 2013 As the title of Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner acknowledges, if youve heard of Gregory at all its probably from Louis Malles 1981 movie My Dinner With Andre. Related Find theaters and showtimes This fond, overindulgent documentary portrait of the actor-stage director directed by his wife, Cindy Kleine, and it shows takes us back to Gregorys early years (enigmatic parents, New York avant-garde theater) and his wayward Hollywood appearances (Demolition Man!), and into the present, when the aging director clicking here is endlessly rehearsing a production of The Master Builder with old friends like Wallace Shawn. At 79, Gregory resembles the most ecstatic tortoise on the planet, and the film sees the creative process as a sacrament in which the plays not the thing but the getting there is. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers. Ty Burr can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . Follow him on Twitter @tyburr . Copyright 2013 Globe Newspaper Company. <br>Source: http://www.boston.com/ae/movies/2013/07/31/movie-review-andre-gregory-before-and-after-dinner/RdBJFa9fN0naMO6ZSssFQL/story.html
The usually immaculately attired actress, 32, who has two daughters, Honor and Haven, with husband Cash, has been sporting a more casual look on the set of the movie. Playing for news laughs: Patrick kept his co-star amused as they filmed the cosy coffee shop scene in California She was spotted wearing a loose black vest and leggings with black converse as she grabbed a snack during a break in filming. Her hair was straight and loose, with a hint of natural ombre. But the smiling star appeared to be happy to embrace the change in style. All smiles: The casually dressed actress appeared to be in high spirits on the set of the comedy in California Informal attire: The usually immaculately dressed Alba was seen in a casual black vest and Converse on set The pretty starlet later added a camouflage print jacket and a pair of geeky glasses to her casual costume. The geek chic look was a far cry from the actress' usual brand of Hollywood high glamour. <br>Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2382376/Jessica-Alba-looks-cosy-hunky-star-Patrick-Wilson-film-scenes-new-movie-Stretch.html