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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.

How ‘Greatest Showman’ Is Crushing Conventional Wisdom
1 month 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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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‘Good Fight’ to Live Out Democrats’ Biggest Trump Fantasy
2 months ago

‘Good Fight’ to Live Out Democrats’ Biggest Trump Fantasy

There’s one wish that unites virtually every Democrat and, by extension, most Hollywood denizens.

The impeachment of President Donald Trump.

That’s unlikely to happen, at least in 2018. The GOP …
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Streep Tries Weinstein Defense, Blames Melania, Ivanka Trump
2 months ago

Streep Tries Weinstein Defense, Blames Melania, Ivanka Trump

Remember the time Harvey Weinstein penned the worst public apology of the 21st century?

The mega producer and Democratic bundler issued a mea culpa in October following reports he sexually …
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Chappelle Compares Trump Election to Emmitt Till’s Death
2 months ago

Chappelle Compares Trump Election to Emmitt Till’s Death

Dave Chappelle isn’t an official member of the comedy “Resistance.”

Each weeknight comedians like Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Samantha Bee and Trevor Noah tee off on President Donald …
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These 10 Liberal Films Flopped Big Time in 2017
2 months ago

These 10 Liberal Films Flopped Big Time in 2017

The last 12 months haven’t been kind to movies with a left-of-center agenda.

Hollywood had a lousy 2017 in toto, of course. Summer box office receipts hit their lowest mark …
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‘Post’ Nightmare: Spielberg, Streep Dodge Killer Obama Question
2 months ago

‘Post’ Nightmare: Spielberg, Streep Dodge Killer Obama Question

Some media observers say overseas reporters cover U.S. politics better than stateside scribes.

It’s a case-by-case situation, of course. It’s not far from the truth, though. We saw a great …
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