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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.

Why Bruce Springsteen Sang Anti-War Songs to Veterans
5 years ago

Why Bruce Springsteen Sang Anti-War Songs to Veterans

The Boss broke out a cover version of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Fortunate Son,” a ’60s-era anti-war rant during the concert broadcast on HBO. Springsteen also sang, “Born in the USA,” a …
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President Reagan Biopic Lands Latin America Distributor
5 years ago

President Reagan Biopic Lands Latin America Distributor

The folks behind “Reagan,” based on a pair of books by Paul Kengor (“God and Ronald Reagan: A Spiritual Life” and “The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism”) …
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Hollywood Running Out of Hope for Change in Obama’s 2nd Term
5 years ago

Hollywood Running Out of Hope for Change in Obama’s 2nd Term

The Hollywood Reporter’s Election Day headline says part of the story: “Hollywood Super PAC Fundraising Tanks in Midterm Election.” The article details how the industry failed to funnel money to the …
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How News Media, Hollywood Collude to Rock Your Vote
5 years ago

How News Media, Hollywood Collude to Rock Your Vote

Those two groups see no problem using their money – and clout – to do the same. And they often work in tandem to make that happen on behalf of liberal …
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Will More Movies Get New Titles like ‘Live. Die. Repeat?’
5 years ago

Will More Movies Get New Titles like ‘Live. Die. Repeat?’

The Tom Cruise/Emily Blunt film couldn’t compete with the likes of “Maleficent,” “22 Jump Street” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” over the summer. Yet for the week ending Oct. 26 “Tomorrow” …
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5 Reasons Michael Bay’s Benghazi Film Won’t Impact Hillary
5 years ago

5 Reasons Michael Bay’s Benghazi Film Won’t Impact Hillary

Conservatives may cheer the news, hoping the film will force news outlets to re-examine Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s role in the government’s attack response.

That’s not very likely.

A …
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Will ‘Nightcrawler’ Fan Flames of Media Mistrust?
5 years ago

Will ‘Nightcrawler’ Fan Flames of Media Mistrust?

That’s very good news for “Nightcrawler,” a new thriller taking the media to task for its outrageous behavior.

Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a camera man who goes to any lengths …
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How Not to Promote a Faith-Based Movie
5 years ago

How Not to Promote a Faith-Based Movie

Count Christian Bale as the latest star inadvertently driving people of faith from his movies. Bale, who plays Moses in the Dec. release “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” described his character in …
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Modern Horror Looks to Past for Inspiration
5 years ago

Modern Horror Looks to Past for Inspiration

The genre which once embraced slasher killers, zombies and torture porn now obsesses over recreating the past. Consider “Annabelle,” “The Woman in Black,” “The Conjuring” and this week’s “Stonehearst Asylum” …
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‘We the Economy’ Praises Government Run Health Care
5 years ago

‘We the Economy’ Praises Government Run Health Care

A crush of major sites, including USA Today and The Hollywood Reporter, dutifully covered “We the Economy” without asking about the curious timing, the reason why all that hard work would …
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