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…
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…
Studio executives are very talented at running for cover. Hence when a movie tanks it's often impossible to determine who gave it the greenlight.
While Matthew Weiner commands an imperial presence in TV land, he arrives at Toronto as a humble near-first time director, aspiring for some good reviews and, more importantly, for a distributor.
When I first learned that you had quietly (and quickly) annexed the Washington Post, I was, like many newsmen, baffled and even angered.
Starting at next month's Toronto Film Festival, Harvey and his battle-toughened soldiers can be counted on to marshal maximum promotion (and occasional controversy) for their slate.