The Hollywood consequences of this deal cannot be understated. In its acquisition of the 21st Century Fox studio properties, Disney would become a mega-studio.
The scope and the power that digital content providers wield in the culture is growing, while many old-guard institutions are getting bent out of shape at the encroachment.
Two longtime Hollywood producers say the lack of family fare is a major factor behind Hollywood’s slump—and they’re doing something about it.
Summer 2017 overall was a dismal session for Hollywood, with the total box office nearly 16 percent lower than the previous year.
By the simple fact of making and continuing to make so much money, ‘Star Wars’ became the film everyone wanted to make again.
President Trump’s chief strategist and senior counselor Steve Bannon is, among other things, a successful conservative documentary filmmaker, a rare achievement.
Matt Damon’s new film about The Great Wall and zombie-dragons is the perfect movie. And by “perfect,” I mean one that will make lots of money.
Because celebrities often usurp the stage to march for ‘social justice,’ the whole of Hollywood is often branded as frivolous and out-of-touch. Not true.
To behold a Hollywood major conceding defeat in this manner is indeed a rarity. But ‘Monster Trucks’ opens this weekend, and Paramount is already expecting to lose $115 million.
Every independent study of film tax credits has found they do not create lasting economic development nor come anywhere close to paying for themselves.
On ‘Meet the Press,’ George Clooney said he’s not like the Koch brothers because they are in politics to benefit themselves. Wrong.
Brad Bird is one of the few screenwriters for big-budget action movies who’s both willing and able to inject ideas into his scripts, most recently in ‘Tomorrowland.’
U.S. soldiers aren’t nearly so psychologically messed up as they often seem on the silver screen. A growing film festival explores the unseen side of military life.
Maryland’s film tax credits benefit rich Hollywood out-of-staters such as those producing ‘House of Cards.’ Research shows these credits don’t benefit local taxpayers one bit.
You really don’t want to watch most Oscar-nominated movies. But that doesn’t mean you can’t talk about them.
A veteran reviews ‘American Sniper.’
California tells businesses how warm their toilet stalls must be, what they must post on walls, and other highly intrusive and ridiculous things that strangle people’s ability to make a living.
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