One of the themes of the film “The Monuments Men,” a Columbia Pictures and Fox 2000 Pictures production, is whether saving a work of art is worth a soldier’s life. This plays out as a team of art professionals goes into Europe in the last months of World War II to locate masses of art looted under Hitler’s orders.
Sony Corp.’s Hollywood film studio began cutting jobs, including its head of technology, as the unit moves forward with $250 million in expense reductions pledged by Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai.
Sony Corp.’s “American Hustle” captured three Golden Globes, most of any film, while “12 Years a Slave” took home the award for best drama, confirming its status as leading contender for the best-picture Oscar.
Sony Corp. will cut $250 million in costs at its entertainment units over two years, part of Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai’s plan to boost profit and keep full ownership of the movie, TV and music businesses.
As Sony Corp.’s Kazuo Hirai delivers his first keynote address at the International Consumer Electronics Show today, he’ll push a message he’s delivered before: a breakup of the consumer electronics giant isn’t in the cards.
Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest maker of smartphones, pledged to avoid legal injunctions in Europe for key phone patents as it sought to end a European Union antitrust probe triggered by a dispute with Apple Inc.