Bill Murray film's use of famed U.S. horse racing phrase draws lawsuit
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. horse racing announcer Dave Johnson, who called Triple Crown races for ABC television for two decades, on Wednesday sued the makers of Bill Murrayâs 2014 film "St. Vincent" for using his signature phrase "and down the stretch they come" without permission.
UPDATE 2-Bill Murray film's use of famed U.S. horse racing phrase draws lawsuit
NEW YORK, March 20 (Reuters) - U.S. horse racing announcer Dave Johnson, who called Triple Crown races for ABC television for two decades, on Wednesday sued the makers of Bill Murrayâs 2014 film "St. Vincent" for using his signature phrase "and down the stretch they come" without permission.
TV Review: 'Hanna'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The 2011 film "Hanna" was a delicious surprise. Directed by prestige moviemaker Joe Wright (of "Atonement" and, later, "Darkest Hour"), "Hanna" played like an artist's frantic attempt to cram in all the wild impulses he wasn't allowed elsewhere, while retaining a certain fundamental elegance.
London Harry Potter studio tour expands with Gringotts Bank
LONDON (Reuters) - Run by goblins and boasting secure vaults guarded by a dragon, Gringotts Bank is where witches and wizards come to store their money and treasures in the magical world of Harry Potter.
Growing pains in Ethiopia: film spotlights hidden cost of urban growth
LONDON, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Living in a tool shed on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, 10-year-old Asalif Tewold straddles a unique space between modernity and tradition.
Netflix says it will not join Apple TV service
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc, the world's dominant streaming service, will not make its TV shows and movies available through Apple Inc's upcoming video offering, Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Monday.
Role of a Lifetime: Life Lessons with Peter Krause
NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you are looking for steady work, it is probably best not to go into show business. Unless you are Peter Krause, that is.
FEATURE -From hardship to hope, Singapore's migrant poets find their voices
SINGAPORE, March 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In dorms on Singapore's fringes or employers' backrooms, a growing number of migrant workers are using poetry to shed light on their hidden struggles and reconnect with their roots.
Box Office: 'Captain Marvel' conquers again with $69 million
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Newcomers were no match for Disney's "Captain Marvel" at the domestic box office. The superhero blockbuster soared past the competition, bringing in $69 million in its second weekend of release.
What should parents do with an intersex baby? Nothing says documentarian
LONDON, March 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The premier on Friday of a documentary highlighting the struggles of intersex people was followed by a call for an end to gender assignment surgery at birth by the film's director and lead subject.
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