Yuri Kageyama, Ap Business Writer Updated 11:58 pm PST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida attends at a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, reported a 45 percent surge in fiscal third-quarter profit on tax reductions, a favorable exchange rate and gains in its music segment. less FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida attends at a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony on ... more Photo: Eugene Hoshiko, AP Photo: Eugene Hoshiko, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 FILE - In this May 22, 2018, … [Read more...] about Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, sales of music, movies
A double bill of musical movies will be held later this month in Warwick. The Big Picture Show has teamed up with the team at The Court House in Jury Street to bring two films to the big screen in the Ballroom, on Saturday January 26.There will be a matinee performance of Disney's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' at 2pm, followed by an evening screening 'The Greatest Showman' at 7pm.All ages are welcome and refreshments will be available throughout the day, with a bar for the evening performance.Donations will go to Helping Hands Community Project, which helps vulnerable and homeless people in the Warwick District.Tickets for a single screening costs £6 or £4 for over 65s and those under 14.Tickets for both films costs £10 or £6 for over 65s and those under 14.Doors will open at 1.30pm for the screening of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and doors will open at 6.30pm for 'The Greatest Showman' screening.To book tickets call 01926 830 808 or click here.Tickets will also … [Read more...] about Double bill of musical movies to be held in Warwick
As the year draws to a close, Apple has announced the top-rated apps, games, music, movies, podcasts and books of 2018. The company has listed both the in-house editorial picks and also of consumers, with a chart encapsulating global trends on all its platforms—App Store, iTunes and Apple TV. One of the highlights of the announcement is that Froggipedia, which is created by India-based Designmate has been crowned the iPad App of 2018. Earlier in the year, the same app developer team was featured in Apple's iPad (6th Gen) keynote presentation in March. "For making the Frogippedia app we got fantastic support from Apple Accelerator Team in designing this intuitive UI, compelling UX and seamless integration of ARKit, the Pressure sensitivity of Apple Pencil and also Unity support. The great effort put in by our team, superbly complemented by the Accelerator team, helped us make this great Frogippedia app, which is the first time an app from India has featured in a major Apple … [Read more...] about Here’s the top-rated Apple iOS apps, games, music, books, movies of the year
Got a favorite app, game, or movie on Android? If so, you can now show your appreciation by voting for it in Google Play's new survey! Google has highlighted what it deemed as "the best and most popular" apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and books in its yearly "Best of" awards for quite some time now. However, in 2018, the tech has decided to reach out to fans in order to assign a "Fan Favorite" prize in the aforementioned three categories. There are 20 candidates in each group. Some of them are from 2018, while some have been around for quite a while. Voting wraps up in two weeks, and the winners will be announced on December 3, 2018. Here are the three categories and all of the apps, games, and movies that made the cut. You can cast your vote by clicking on each of the respective titles. … [Read more...] about Google Play wants your opinion: Vote for your favorite app, game, and movie here!
BASED on a novel by Nick Hornby, Juliet, Naked is a sweet, reserved romantic comedy set in a sleepy English coastal town, which revels in the power of music to anchor our emotions to a specific person or time.It could be a gut-wrenching ballad which perfectly encapsulates the anguish of a relationship break-up, a cheesy dancefloor anthem that conjures embarrassed memories of a boozy wedding or summer holiday, or the favourite track of a dearly departed loved one that will be forever "their song".Music belongs to the listener, resonating in hearts and minds on a deeper level than the performer ever intended.As one character in Jesse Peretz's film tells his self-deprecating musical idol, who openly rubbishes the importance of his work: "Art isn't for the artist, no more than water is for the plumber."Juliet, Naked is powered by an appealingly scruffy performance from Ethan Hawke as the reclusive singer-songwriter, who inspires this heartfelt outburst.He reeks of regret in gently paced … [Read more...] about Film review: Music movie Juliet, Naked doesn’t hit many bum notes