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New e-books (May 2018 II)

From angel to office worker : middle-class identity and female consciousness in Mexico, 1890-1950 / Susie S. Porter

In late nineteenth-century Mexico a woman’s presence in the home was a marker of middle-class identity. 366 more words


Netflix Acquires Korean Drama Series 'Mr. Sunshine' For July Premiere

Netflix has licensed the new Korean original drama series Mr. Sunshine, from Descendants of the Sun creators Kim Eun-sook and Lee Eung-bok, for a worldwide premiere next month. 269 more words

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Disney increases bid to acquire 21st Century Fox to $71.3 billion

Back in December, Disney had announced their plans to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion USD. But recently, Comcast (who owns NBCUniversal) announced their offer to buy Fox for $65 billion in all-cash. 281 more words


Wolfe Releasing Nabs SXSW Texas Drama '1985'; Paladin Tunes ‘40 Years In The Making: The Magic Music Movie’ Doc

Wolfe Releasing has obtained the theatrical distribution rights to writer-director Yen Tan’s Texas-set family drama 1985 following its world premiere at SXSW this year. Gotham… 314 more words

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Wednesday Morning Reads

Happy Hump Day!  Here is what I’m reading as we reach the half-way mark of the week:

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'The Black Room' Picked Up By MajorJazz, Based On Co-Writer's Experience In Psychic Research Institute

EXCLUSIVE: MajorJazz, a development and finance company with ties to Wall Street and Silicon Valley has acquired The Black Room, a paranormal horror spec about marriage, deceit, and the constant intrusion of the past into the present written by Grady Hendrix and Nicholas Rucka. 367 more words

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'Crime + Punishment': Hulu Acquires Sundance-Winning Docu For August Bow

Hulu has acquired rights to Crime + Punishment, the Stephen Maing-directed documentary that won this year’s U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Social Impact Filmmaking at the Sundance Film Festival. 148 more words

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