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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.

Comic-Con 2015: Studios Say ‘Why Bother’ with Blu-ray
4 years ago

Comic-Con 2015: Studios Say ‘Why Bother’ with Blu-ray

Filmmaker Robert Meyer Burnett is more blunt about the studios attitude toward the high-definition medium.

“They want to get rid of physical media,” said Burnett, who has produced the Star …
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Comic-Con 2015: Skottie Young’s Child-Like Domination
4 years ago

Comic-Con 2015: Skottie Young’s Child-Like Domination

You may not know his name, but even if you’re only a causal reader of comic books you’ve probably seen Skottie Young’s work.

Young is the workhorse behind Marvel’s famed …
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Get to Know Ultron, from the Comics to the Big Screen
4 years ago

Get to Know Ultron, from the Comics to the Big Screen

But where did this malevolent C-3PO on steroids come from, and why is he out to take over the world?

Ulton has a long, rich history in Marvel comics, starting …
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Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe
4 years ago

Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe

But when that character has been written about for more than half a century and has been the subject of movies, cartoon and countless fantastic adventures, you can be sure …
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Sean Penn Shoots Mouth Off, Latest Film Tanks
4 years ago

Sean Penn Shoots Mouth Off, Latest Film Tanks

Penn’s new film, “The Gunman,” is expected to pull in less than $6 million in its opening frame, a far cry from what a typical Neeson movie hauls in. It’s also …
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Should Stars Apologize for ‘Hands Up’ Ferguson Lie?
4 years ago

Should Stars Apologize for ‘Hands Up’ Ferguson Lie?

Nelly. The cast of “Selma.” Pharrell. Beyonce. Jay Z. They all protested Brown’s death after an altercation with police officer Darren Wilson by striking the now famous “hands up” pose. …
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‘Do the Dew’ … then Watch the Movie
4 years ago

‘Do the Dew’ … then Watch the Movie

Mountain Dew Green Label Films is behind the feature, which stars professional street skateboarder (and Dew athlete) Paul Rodriguez. The film will be released in August on VOD platforms like iTunes, …
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The HiT List: The Can’t Let It Go Edition
4 years ago

The HiT List: The Can’t Let It Go Edition

Perhaps the fine folks at Disney were still counting the stacks of cash generated by the 2013 film. Or, the internal dissent over letting a neo-classic like “Frozen” alone took longer …
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Streaming Gets Diversity Boost with Pikdip
4 years ago

Streaming Gets Diversity Boost with Pikdip

Study after study shows women and minorities lag behind when it comes to meaty roles in front of and behind the camera.

Yet a glance at the box office results …
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The HiT List: The Live from New York Edition
4 years ago

The HiT List: The Live from New York Edition

“Saturday Night Live,” a comedy institution that began with some “Not Ready for Prime-Time Players” dressed as bees, celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend.

So NBC has slated a super-spectacular reunion …
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