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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 to Make the Most of Your Kids’ Screen Time
4 years ago

How to Make the Most of Your Kids’ Screen Time

A catch phrase. A hummable tune. An expletive.

Young viewers also come away with a sense of the choices characters make that set them apart. It’s why Common Sense Media …
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Leo Hails China’s Eco-Measures as Citizens Choke
4 years ago

Leo Hails China’s Eco-Measures as Citizens Choke

Don’t tell the newly minted Oscar winner, but China has been the world’s eco-villain for centuries.

DiCaprio made the comments during the Chinese publicity tour for “The Revenant.” That’s the …
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Will Harrison Ford’s Indy Go the Full Pee-wee?
4 years ago

Will Harrison Ford’s Indy Go the Full Pee-wee?

At first glance, the action hero has nothing in common with Paul Reubens’ signature role, the child-like star of “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure.”

Harrison Ford’s Jones saves the day with his …
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Hollywood Must Defend Free Speech … Or Else
4 years ago

Hollywood Must Defend Free Speech … Or Else

Free speech is under attack, and they can’t be bothered to defend it.

The recent Oscars telecast featured the rich and famous spouting off on a crush of causes.

Leonardo …
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Where’s the Outrage Over Vulgar Late Night Comics?
4 years ago

Where’s the Outrage Over Vulgar Late Night Comics?

That was before Samantha Bee, Larry Wilmore, Trevor Noah and other late night comics turned their shows into one-stop shops for vulgar humor.

So where’s the outrage? Could the lack …
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Why ’90s Nostalgia Isn’t Ready for Its Closeup
4 years ago

Why ’90s Nostalgia Isn’t Ready for Its Closeup

The hair. The music. Heck, even Alf popped up in that faux ‘80s telefilm starring Johnny Depp as Donald Trump.

What about the ‘90s?

‘80s nostalgia has been a cottage industry …
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Carolla: ‘Shut the F*** Up and Hand Out the Awards’
4 years ago

Carolla: ‘Shut the F*** Up and Hand Out the Awards’

The podcast king weighed in on Sunday’s Academy Awards telecast this week on “The Adam Carolla Show.” It wasn’t the same milquetoast approach taken by the mainstream media or other satirists.

He …
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Duranty Awards Slam ‘Trumbo’ for Stalin Whitewash
4 years ago

Duranty Awards Slam ‘Trumbo’ for Stalin Whitewash

Not only did the film fail to win an Oscar, but it picked up a dubious honor for its interpretation of the facts.

The first annual Duranty Awards singled out the Bryan …
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HiT’s 2016 Live Oscar Blog
4 years ago

HiT’s 2016 Live Oscar Blog

The 2016 Oscars ceremony is about to start, and HiT will be there every agonizing step of the way. The jokes. The surprises. And, most likely, the guilt-ridden nods to …
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Trump Effect? ‘Civil War’ Star Slams ‘Batman v. Stupidman’
4 years ago

Trump Effect? ‘Civil War’ Star Slams ‘Batman v. Stupidman’

Call it the Donald Trump effect?

With tentpole projects coming out this year – in DC’s case launching a new “Justice League” franchise, in Marvel’s continuing the Captain America and …
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