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Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams Share Their Stories of James Toback’s Sexual Harassment – Vanity Fair

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Selma Blair’s representatives arranged for her to meet Toback and described him as a “really interesting and odd guy,” who could help her gain credibility with the indie-film crowd. (She had filmed Cruel Intentions, but it had not yet been released.) Blair’s team said Toback would only meet in his hotel room; Blair insisted that they meet in the hotel restaurant. The two were meant to discuss a project Toback…

Mattel shares tumble as Toys R Us bankruptcy eats into sales – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Toys to go? New curbside pickup service at Toys ‘R’ Us stores – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Big-box toy store Toys ‘R’ Us says it plans to keep its 1,600 stores and online shop well-stocked despite filing for bankruptcy protection. USA TODAY The Toys R Us on Route 4 in Paramus has designated Drive Up Pick Up parking spaces.(Photo: Joan Verdon) Need to buy a super hero doll super fast? Or to pick up a new baby stroller without taking the baby…

Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams Share Their Stories of James Toback’s Sexual Harassment – Vanity Fair

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Selma Blair’s representatives arranged for her to meet Toback and described him as a “really interesting and odd guy,” who could help her gain credibility with the indie-film crowd. (She had filmed Cruel Intentions, but it had not yet been released.) Blair’s team said Toback would only meet in his hotel room; Blair insisted that they meet in the hotel restaurant. The two were meant to discuss a project Toback…

New ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ Trailer Reveals More About Our Runaways and the Pride – Marvel (press release) (blog)

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man,’ ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and even more exciting reveals! Marvel fans at New York Comic Con were treated to one surprise after the other during the Marvel Animation panel. Hosted by SVP, Animation & Family Entertainment Cort Lane, fans got exclusive sneak peeks of unaired episodes, special guest appearances, and more. “Marvel’s Spider-Man” is in its first season and the audience was treated to a sneak peek…

Mattel shares plunge as not even American Girl is safe from sales decline – MarketWatch

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

For Mattel Inc., nearly everything that could have gone wrong in the third quarter did go wrong, including a stark decline in sales for one of the toy maker’s most iconic brands, American Girl, and other stars in the U.S. toys firmament. Mattel’s American Girl Brands led sales declines for the company. Worldwide gross sales for the division, which offers…

New ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ Trailer Reveals More About Our Runaways and the Pride – Marvel (press release) (blog)

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man,’ ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and even more exciting reveals! Marvel fans at New York Comic Con were treated to one surprise after the other during the Marvel Animation panel. Hosted by SVP, Animation & Family Entertainment Cort Lane, fans got exclusive sneak peeks of unaired episodes, special guest appearances, and more. “Marvel’s Spider-Man” is in its first season and the audience was treated to a sneak peek…

Toys’R'Us bankruptcy isn’t ‘game over’ for Hasbro: Analyst – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Red Cross Urges Fair And Lawful Treatment Of Captured ISIS Fighters – NPR

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

A picture taken on Oct. 20, 2017, shows writing about the so-called Islamic State group on a wall in the recaptured Syrian town of Mayadeen. The Red Cross is urging lawful treatment of foreign fighters who traveled to Syria to join the extremists. AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption AFP/Getty Images A picture taken on Oct. 20, 2017, shows writing about the so-called Islamic State group on a wall in…

Toys ‘R’ Us vendors are shipping again, lawyer says – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Vendors to Toys “R” Us have resumed shipping top products, a bankruptcy lawyer said Tuesday, allowing the retailer to stock its shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season. “Inventory is on the shelves,” Joshua Sussberg, an attorney with the company’s law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, said at a US Bankruptcy Court hearing in Richmond, Virginia, adding that the company was well-stocked with the “latest and greatest” in toys. Toys “R”…

Toys’R'Us bankruptcy isn’t ‘game over’ for Hasbro: Analyst – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Toys ‘R’ Us vendors are shipping again, lawyer says – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Vendors to Toys “R” Us have resumed shipping top products, a bankruptcy lawyer said Tuesday, allowing the retailer to stock its shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season. “Inventory is on the shelves,” Joshua Sussberg, an attorney with the company’s law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, said at a US Bankruptcy Court hearing in Richmond, Virginia, adding that the company was well-stocked with the “latest and greatest” in toys. Toys “R”…

Toys ‘R’ Us vendors are shipping again, lawyer says – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Vendors to Toys “R” Us have resumed shipping top products, a bankruptcy lawyer said Tuesday, allowing the retailer to stock its shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season. “Inventory is on the shelves,” Joshua Sussberg, an attorney with the company’s law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, said at a US Bankruptcy Court hearing in Richmond, Virginia, adding that the company was well-stocked with the “latest and greatest” in toys. Toys “R”…

Toys ‘R’ Us vendors are shipping again, lawyer says – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Vendors to Toys “R” Us have resumed shipping top products, a bankruptcy lawyer said Tuesday, allowing the retailer to stock its shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season. “Inventory is on the shelves,” Joshua Sussberg, an attorney with the company’s law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, said at a US Bankruptcy Court hearing in Richmond, Virginia, adding that the company was well-stocked with the “latest and greatest” in toys. Toys “R”…

Thor: Ragnarok Review: Taika Waititi Almost Transcends the Marvel-Verse – Vanity Fair

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

An idiosyncratic, somewhat fledgling director being handed the reins of one of Marvel’s big light shows can, in a way, feel like a triumph. A budding auteur has gotten the summons from Hollywood—a major career boost for them, sure. But also it’s good for us; it means our superhero movies—which are just a part of life now, and we must accept them—will be better, crafted by more thoughtful hands than…

9-year-old urges bankrutpcy court to save Toys R Us – USA Today – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE The bankruptcy of Toys ‘R’ Us weakened Hasbro’s forecasts for the holiday season. But as Fred Katayama reports, the retailer released strong earnings. Video provided by Reuters Newslook FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Stephanie Rowell and her daughter Sydney, 5, shop at Toys R Us – Town Center in Kennesaw, Ga. Holiday shopping procrastinators can breathe easy. Yes, most online…

Toys ‘R’ Us vendors are shipping again, lawyer says – New York Post

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Vendors to Toys “R” Us have resumed shipping top products, a bankruptcy lawyer said Tuesday, allowing the retailer to stock its shelves ahead of the all-important holiday season. “Inventory is on the shelves,” Joshua Sussberg, an attorney with the company’s law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, said at a US Bankruptcy Court hearing in Richmond, Virginia, adding that the company was well-stocked with the “latest and greatest” in toys. Toys “R”…

Vincent D’Onofrio Returns as Wilson Fisk in Season 3 of ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ – Marvel (press release) (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man,’ ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and even more exciting reveals! Marvel fans at New York Comic Con were treated to one surprise after the other during the Marvel Animation panel. Hosted by SVP, Animation & Family Entertainment Cort Lane, fans got exclusive sneak peeks of unaired episodes, special guest appearances, and more. “Marvel’s Spider-Man” is in its first season and the audience was treated to a sneak peek…

Thor: Ragnarok’s Comic Apocalypse – National Review

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

As far as I’m concerned, Led Zeppelin’s “The Immigrant Song” is a criminally underused element in movies. Thor: Ragnarok features two fight scenes choreographed to the head-banging anthem, and it’s still not enough! That the combatants are superhuman Nordic fighting machines wielding gigantic hammers and firing huge guns makes the song that much more apropos. At the screening I attended, the audience couldn’t resist singing along to the chorus….

Hasbro: Highest Earnings Quarter – So What? – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Plunge Post-Earnings Announcement In early September, as the news of Toys “R” Us filing for bankruptcy broke, I wrote an article discussing the implications of the development on Hasbro (HAS) and Mattel (MAT). In it, I said: “… the charts suggest that technically the share price of Hasbro could still weaken further. Based on the multi-year price channel, the share price of Hasbro could touch the bottom of the channel…