Archive for February 2014

Songwriter Equity Act fights back against Pandora, but for what money?

Songwriters are taking their fight to the legal arena in an attempt to get higher royalty payouts from streaming subscription music services like Pandora, but it’s not clear that such services have any additional money to give. The newly introduced legislation, called the Songwriter Equity Act, is aimed at changing the current royalty system in…

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The Lego Movie is more than just a fun CGI romp: review

Seeing a trailer for the Lego Movie, it’s easy to imagine this would be just another fun CGI romp. Most recent jaunts by Disney, for example, have the same basic skeleton but lack the originality of earlier entrees such as Toy Story, Wall-E and Up and DreamWorks seems to create films for kids from one…

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