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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.

Hollywood’s ‘Funny’ Obama SuperPAC
4 years ago

Hollywood’s ‘Funny’ Obama SuperPAC

Good thing he has his unofficial Hollywood SuperPAC to lend him a hand.

Will Ferrell’s FunnyOrDie.com site isn’t just a repository of comedy clips. It doubles as a political weapon, …
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2015’s Other Attack on Journalism
4 years ago

2015’s Other Attack on Journalism

Yes, one of the year’s Oscar contenders offers a robust defense of shoe leather reporting. “Spotlight” reveals the true story behind The Boston Globe exposing corruption in the Catholic Church.

It’s a tribute …
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Why ‘Die Hard’ (Still) Matters
4 years ago

Why ‘Die Hard’ (Still) Matters

This was in the wake of news that Bruce Willis and director Len Wiseman (“Live Free or Die Hard”) were re-teaming to give the grizzled John McClane another go. The …
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Will Comedians Rally Around ‘Joke’ Documentary?
4 years ago

Will Comedians Rally Around ‘Joke’ Documentary?

Penn Jillette may have gotten to the heart of the outrage culture with one simple statement.

Jillette’s comments appear in “Can We Take a Joke?” a new documentary letting comedians …
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‘Atlas Shrugged’ Team Takes Page from Ayn Rand
4 years ago

‘Atlas Shrugged’ Team Takes Page from Ayn Rand

The movies didn’t do much business at the box office, and critics were far from kind. However, just getting the movies made after decades of development hell seems to have …
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How Merch Might Crush ‘The Force Awakens’
4 years ago

How Merch Might Crush ‘The Force Awakens’

Lucas, then a young filmmaker best known for the nostalgia-laced “American Graffiti,” decided to hold on to the merchandising rights behind his new film project, a western set in …
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Did Hillary Try to Silence Stand-Up Comics?
4 years ago

Did Hillary Try to Silence Stand-Up Comics?

The owner alleges a “prominent” Clinton campaign staffer demanded he take down a video featuring five stand-up comedians pounding Clinton on her sexuality and other uncomfortable subjects.

Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada …
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Adam Carolla: Hillary Win Will Spark Sexism Protests
4 years ago

Adam Carolla: Hillary Win Will Spark Sexism Protests

For the past seven years, criticism leveled against President Barack Obama, particularly from the GOP, has been met by a unified chorus of “racism.” Liberals trotted out “code words” and …
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CNN’s Other Biased Documentary
4 years ago

CNN’s Other Biased Documentary

It’s not the first time the network got caught with its thumb on the scales of journalism justice. CNN’s “Chicagoland” reality series, produced by Robert Redford, tainted the network long before its …
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Madonna’s Muddled Plea for Peace
4 years ago

Madonna’s Muddled Plea for Peace

The 57-year-old singer decided the show must go on this week even after the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.

So Madonna took the stage Saturday in …
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