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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.

FLASHBACK: When Late Night TV Told an Inconvenient Truth
3 months ago

FLASHBACK: When Late Night TV Told an Inconvenient Truth

James O’Keefe is back, and that’s bad news for the mainstream media.

The conservative muckraker routinely shames reporters with undercover video stings. This time, he’s taking aim at CNN’s shoddy …
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From Hanoi Jane to Climate Hypocrite, Fonda Does It All
3 months ago

From Hanoi Jane to Climate Hypocrite, Fonda Does It All

Jane Fonda keeps pulling off the impossible in Hollywood.

The Oscar winner stepped away from cameras in 1990 only to stage an improbable comeback with the 2005 hit “Monster in …
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Rubin, Murray Shred Chelsea Handler’s White ‘Privilege’
3 months ago

Rubin, Murray Shred Chelsea Handler’s White ‘Privilege’

Chelsea Handler is sick and tired of her white privilege.

The Netflix mainstay made her name on bawdy confessions, gossip and nuclear-powered self deprecation.

These days, she’s crediting the color …
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The Media’s Newest Weapon Against ‘Joker?’ The Race Card
3 months ago

The Media’s Newest Weapon Against ‘Joker?’ The Race Card

Media cycles come and go, and thank heavens for that.

Remember how reporters kept screaming about President Donald Trump putting kids in cages? Once enough conservative outlets showed his predecessor, …
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Comedy Central Steps Up for Mental Health Day
3 months ago

Comedy Central Steps Up for Mental Health Day

Movie goers lining up to see “Joker” get more than a fresh spin on the superhero genre.

They watch mental illness depicted in ways that move far beyond comic book …
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Comics Maron, Oswalt and Waititi Defend Cancel Culture
4 months ago

Comics Maron, Oswalt and Waititi Defend Cancel Culture

It’s been a bad few weeks for Cancel Culture.

Yes, a man who donated a cool million to a children’s hospital got “cancelled” for Tweets he sent as a teen. …
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Did NPR Reveal an Ugly Truth About ‘Joker’ Criticism?
4 months ago

Did NPR Reveal an Ugly Truth About ‘Joker’ Criticism?

Movie critics are only human.

Try as they might, it’s impossible to filter out all biases while sharing their reviews. The best strive to do just that. They set aside …
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Did the Media’s War on ‘Joker,’ Todd Phillips Backfire?
4 months ago

Did the Media’s War on ‘Joker,’ Todd Phillips Backfire?

Just a few weeks ago the media world couldn’t wait for “Joker” to hit theaters.

The film promised a gritty twist on the superhero genre, stripping the CGI and PG:13 …
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Geena Davis’ Diversity Tech Doomed to Fail, or Worse
4 months ago

Geena Davis’ Diversity Tech Doomed to Fail, or Worse

Oscar-winner Geena Davis thinks artificial intelligence can make Hollywood a better, more inclusive place.

Davis just teamed with Disney, the world’s dominant movie studio, to unleash a high-tech program meant …
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Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ Punches Fake News in the Nose
4 months ago

Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ Punches Fake News in the Nose

We’ve been wallowing in Fake News long before Donald Trump descended from an escalator to start his presidential campaign.

Media bias is part of the modern news culture. It ‘roided …
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