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Industry News

Were living through seismic shifts in the entertainment industry. And while many readers may not care about Producer X and Executive Y, tracking the latest industry shifts could very well impact the content entering your home in the near future.

0 For 4! ‘Geostorm’ Latest Climate Change Flop
15 hours ago

0 For 4! ‘Geostorm’ Latest Climate Change Flop

Four very different films hit theaters over the past few weeks.

Consider:

  • A sequel to one of the most talked about documentaries in recent memory.
  • An artsy horror film …
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Chelsea Handler’s Activism Excuse Bought by Corrupt Media
5 days ago

Chelsea Handler’s Activism Excuse Bought by Corrupt Media

There’s one line politicians utter that always sets off a reporter’s Spidey senses.

I’m leaving politics to spend more time with my family…

That instantly sparks a media …
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Celebrities Make It Official: Pick Trump or Us
1 week ago

Celebrities Make It Official: Pick Trump or Us

For a while one message rang out from Team Hollywood in the Age of Trump. The industry didn’t want you as a customer if you wear a red MAGA hat.


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6 Brutal Lessons from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal
2 weeks ago

6 Brutal Lessons from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Every day we learn new, more shocking, revelations about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Here’s just two from the last 24 hours:

  • Another woman shares an ugly story of how …
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Guess What’s Missing in ‘Suburbicon’s’ Press Push?
2 weeks ago

Guess What’s Missing in ‘Suburbicon’s’ Press Push?

Paramount’s video teasers for “Suburbicon” reveal the kind of comedy the Coen brothers could write in their sleep.

The studio’s clips – both the trailer and a teaser promoting positive …
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John Cleese Shreds PC Culture in One Sentence
3 weeks ago

John Cleese Shreds PC Culture in One Sentence

Don’t expect John Cleese to show up on a college campus anytime soon. Or, for that matter, the Deep South.

The Monty Python co-founder, known for his off-kilter and sometimes …
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NBC, Comedy Central Silent on Writer’s Toxic Trump Tweet
3 weeks ago

NBC, Comedy Central Silent on Writer’s Toxic Trump Tweet

This week we’ve seen what happens when an employee shares a vicious sentiment on social media.

CBS canned legal executive Hayley Geftman-Gold after she penned the following on Facebook about …
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7 Dumbest Celebrity Reactions to Las Vegas Massacre
3 weeks ago

7 Dumbest Celebrity Reactions to Las Vegas Massacre

No one does “hot takes” worse than celebrities.

Name the hot button issue, and chances are a star will have something downright stupefying to share. Often it comes in ALL …
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What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?
3 weeks ago

What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?

Entertainment reporters get pretty unusual stuff in the mail.

Shower radios. Stuffed animals. Potatoes. You name it, it’s hit my mailbox emblazoned with a new movie, TV show or streaming …
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How Fame, Fortune Pushed Lady Gaga to the Edge
4 weeks ago

How Fame, Fortune Pushed Lady Gaga to the Edge

In 1954 Marlon Brando won the Oscar, the Golden Globe, and four other major awards for his role in “On the Waterfront.”

Later that week a reporter asked Brando, “What’s …
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