The cutbacks and other contortions disclosed by Sony a week ago underscored a bigger question no one wants to pose: Are movie studios an anachronism?
Wherever you go in town this time of year you're likely to run into a filmmaker. Or an actor. Or at least a producer. It's not that normally inaccessible movie stars are suddenly becoming pedestrian…
These should be banner times for the TV news organizations — Obamacare crises are good for ratings — but the newsies seem too caught up in internal melodramas and scheduling shuffles to…
The body count lately has been especially high among production and marketing chiefs. The TV seas, too, have been stormy.
So is Robert Redford really a "fun guy"? And does Joseph Gordon-Levitt truly project "a mellow, laid-back vibe?"
Participant is Jeff Skoll's baby — an exercise in what he terms "unconventional philanthropy."
Pay-cable drama in particular appears to have gone the way of Cinemax ("Skinemax" to the cognoscenti), and movies are certainly talking a raunchier game with the major box office success &mdash…
The demographic target of the campaign is that magic 18- to 35-year-old age cluster so prized by marketers, but here's the conflict: The pro-Obamacare forces want to sign them up (as do insurance…
A friend last week was appalled that I was not yet subscribing to DogTV, the 24-hour pay service that was daily pacifying his pooches. Didn't I understand the value of canine kitsch?
Memo to Steve Burke from Peter Part: Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy…