Will Dark Phoenix Reshoots Push Its Budget Past $200 Million?

Reshoots can be seen as a sign of trouble by those who follow the industry, even though in most cases it’s pretty standard. Still, Dark Phoenix received a fair amount of attention when it was announced that reshoots were delaying the film by four months (originally), leading to rumors that not all was right with […]

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These budget tricks will help you make more of the money you have

You may plan to set aside money for recurring expenses that take a big chunk of your income, such as your mortgage or annual tuition bill for your children. But you might not always follow-up on those intentions. That is because there’s daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and annual spending for which you have to plan. […]

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Calif Gov. Newsom unveils budget, expresses concern about economy

LOS ANGELES — Just four days after taking the oath of office, California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a record-setting $209 billion budget for fiscal 2019-20. Yet he also expressed concern about the economy and detailed plans to sock away more money to prepare for an inevitable recession. The new governor also said he wants corporations […]

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How to buy good wine on a budget

When Kevin Zraly first started studying wines almost 50 years ago, it wasn’t the most popular alcoholic beverage in the U.S. “People looked at me like I was nuts studying wines,” Zraly said. “All my friends were drinking beer.” At 21, Zraly hitchhiked to California to get exposure to the wines there. And after graduating […]

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