Joss Whedon has Hollywood street smarts, so doesn't he know that grown-up movies (especially Shakespeare) aren't released in summer?
The album is an antiquated construct that fits the modern era not at all but it sustains because it's the only way artists and labels have figured out how to make money.
“We're into this thing a little over an hour. How do you like it so far?” Chris Berman bellowed during the opening portion of ESPN's NFL draft coverage, traditionally one of the more mystifying…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
There are a number of reasons for the slowdown and we've all heard them: With more choices for entertainment, the target audience (young males) is simply not as movie-oriented.
The superstars of the 65-and-over set are wandering down unexpected paths these days in a determination to keep their creative lives (and income streams) aloft.
There has been a lot of bad, premature, jump-the-gun, alarmist, report-first-sort-out-the-damage-later reporting in the few days since the bomb blasts that rocked the Boston Marathon.
This has been the issue from time immemorial -- TV's great strength (immediacy) and glaring weakness (images without context). TV news operates in these situations without a net, without an editor.
Today's MGM is a corporate anomaly -- it's either primed for a moment of rebirth or sitting in a holding pattern.
Roger Ebert is the reason I'm a film critic. In college, just as I was beginning to review films for the school paper, I wrote my idol. His response was encouraging, the start of a conversation that…
Variety's Justin Chang reflects on his first exchange -- a contentious one -- with the late critic, and how Roger Ebert's grace opened the door to deeper discussion and appreciation of film.