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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.

Comedy Central’s Development Slate: ‘Last White Guy’ in U.S.
3 years ago

Comedy Central’s Development Slate: ‘Last White Guy’ in U.S.

Braunger, described in some circles as a “living room comic” for his brand of storytelling, is the focus of a new series in development for Comedy Central.

Dubbed the “Untitled …
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‘American Sniper’ Smashing Liberal Movie Memes
3 years ago

‘American Sniper’ Smashing Liberal Movie Memes

Director Clint Eastwood’s emotional film is crashing conventional wisdom when it comes to pro-U.S. military movies.

For years Hollywood insisted that films featuring heroic U.S. soldiers might be a tough sell …
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‘Fantastic Four’ Tease Stops the Panic (For Now)
3 years ago

‘Fantastic Four’ Tease Stops the Panic (For Now)

We finally got our first glimpse of the “Fantastic Four” reboot after a serious delay. It may not spark “Ultron”-level enthusiasm, but it should allay fears of a Marvel-sized dud.

 


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Scorsese’s Bill Clinton Doc Not Fawning Enough for Bubba?
3 years ago

Scorsese’s Bill Clinton Doc Not Fawning Enough for Bubba?

The iconic director’s documentary on the 42nd president is on hold thanks to a creative struggle between the project’s key players, according to The New York Times.

The film, backed …
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Is ‘Boy Next Door’ Hollywood’s Quickest Remake?
3 years ago

Is ‘Boy Next Door’ Hollywood’s Quickest Remake?

If that sounds a little like last year’s thriller “Missionary” you’re right. But the similarities don’t end there.

Lopez’s “The Boy Next Door,” opening wide Friday, is strikingly similar to …
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Report: Spielberg’s ‘American Sniper’ Would Humanize Enemy
3 years ago

Report: Spielberg’s ‘American Sniper’ Would Humanize Enemy

The “Schindler’s List” auteur originally signed on to direct “American Sniper” but eventually left the project. That opened the door for director Clint Eastwood to rewrite the record books.

We’ll …
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Hollywood Shooting Itself in Foot with ‘American Sniper’ Slams
4 years ago

Hollywood Shooting Itself in Foot with ‘American Sniper’ Slams

Instead, the industry is reinforcing its image as an anti-military town that holds the American public in disdain.

We’re still counting how much cash “American Sniper” earned over the weekend, …
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Will Hollywood Learn Lesson from ‘American Sniper?’
4 years ago

Will Hollywood Learn Lesson from ‘American Sniper?’

The anti-war, anti-Iraq war movies that hit theaters over the last decade all proved deadly at the box office. They kept coming all the same with fellow flops like “Green Zone” …
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5 Instant Takeaways from Today’s Oscar Nominations
4 years ago

5 Instant Takeaways from Today’s Oscar Nominations

The 87th annual Academy Award nominations are here, and most of the usual suspects will be sending out press releases describing their shock and joy at being nominated.

Still, the …
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‘American Sniper’ Set to Shatter January Box Office Records
4 years ago

‘American Sniper’ Set to Shatter January Box Office Records

Last month, the true tale of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle became the highest-grossing limited release in film history (in 10 theaters or less).

Now, movie ticket site Fandango.com expects the film to …
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