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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.

Reminder: Politics Plays Major Role in Oscar Winners
4 hours ago

Reminder: Politics Plays Major Role in Oscar Winners

The biggest snub from this year’s Academy Award nominations?

Al Gore’s climate change film “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” failed to score a Best Documentary nomination. The 2006 original, …
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Cowardly Comic Calls Conservatives Nazis, Then Hides
1 day ago

Cowardly Comic Calls Conservatives Nazis, Then Hides

Greg Proops proudly played the Nazi card against some popular conservative figures on Twitter.

David Burge. Ben Shapiro. Matt Walsh. Guy Benson. Jonah Goldberg.

And why not?

No comedian, or …
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Why Conservatives Must Support ’12 Strong’ (Or Stop Complaining)
6 days ago

Why Conservatives Must Support ’12 Strong’ (Or Stop Complaining)

Conservatives constantly complain about Hollywood … often for very good reasons.

The industry’s voice is almost uniformly liberal. Major stars (like Amy Schumer and Michael Shannon) talk down to Red …
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Denver Critics Crown Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ as 2017’s Best
7 days ago

Denver Critics Crown Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ as 2017’s Best

“Lady Bird” offers little for audiences craving super heroics, sequels and car crashes.

Writer/director Greta Gerwig’s film follows a California teen making the adjustment to adulthood. The film’s quiet pleasures, …
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Why Hollywood’s ‘MeToo’ Moment Can’t Be Trusted (Yet)
1 week ago

Why Hollywood’s ‘MeToo’ Moment Can’t Be Trusted (Yet)

Hollywood might pull a muscle with all the industry back slapping over its #MeToo response.

The recent Golden Globes telecast doubled as a NOW symposium. Actress after actress declared the …
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How ‘Greatest Showman’ Is Crushing Conventional Wisdom
1 week ago

How ‘Greatest Showman’ Is Crushing Conventional Wisdom

Movies live or die by their opening weekend grosses. Or so the not-so-old saw goes.

If a blockbuster wannabe doesn’t connect with audiences right away its chances of doing so …
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Prager Challenges De Niro to Defend His Vulgar Trump Attack
2 weeks ago

Prager Challenges De Niro to Defend His Vulgar Trump Attack

Dennis Prager will be the first to tell you he didn’t hop aboard the Trump Train during the 2016 primaries.

The syndicated talk show host preferred the other candidates in …
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Stern Says Lorde Should Start ‘F*** the Jews’ Tour with Waters
2 weeks ago

Stern Says Lorde Should Start ‘F*** the Jews’ Tour with Waters

Howard Stern take an unorthodox approach to politics.

The veteran talker can be hard to pin down, party wise. One minute he’s talking up the Second Amendment. The next? He’s …
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‘Call Me,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Dominate DFCS 2017 Nominations
2 weeks ago

‘Call Me,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Dominate DFCS 2017 Nominations

A powerful tale of sexual awakening held sway over the Denver Film Critics Society this year.

The Colo.-based group showered “Call Me By Your Name” with seven award nominations, the …
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2018 Golden Globes Review: Woke, Anti Trump Lecturing
2 weeks ago

2018 Golden Globes Review: Woke, Anti Trump Lecturing

So many questions hung over the 75th Golden Globes telecast.

Would Hollywood dial back on its raging Trump hate? Could honorees avoid sanctimonious speeches for once? Would the industry’s bubble …
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