February 6, 2009 | 3:31 am
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February 3, 2009 | 4:00 pm
February 3, 2009 | 3:48 pm
All I want to know is: who’s buying the movie rights to the SAG drama?
The latest development in the SAG ordeal has president Alan Rosenberg filing a restraining order against fellow guild members. He’s trying to prevent the higher-ups who voted to oust national executive director... read on
February 2, 2009 | 7:33 pm
Every week there is more news that studios, agencies and production companies are tallying mounting layoffs. The assumption is that Hollywood has hit some choppy waters and the once flush Tinseltown is in danger of economic desiccation. Yet, even while economists predict that things... read on
February 2, 2009 | 6:33 pm
On the internet, the name Bar Refaeli is synonymous with “hottest Jewish girl alive.” Whether it’s true—or not—the notion that the Israeli supermodel is simply “hot” fails to acknowledge her other salient personality traits.
To be fair, Refaeli is an uber-ambitious supermodel who... read on
February 2, 2009 | 12:49 pm
Oscar night has always been a ritual for me. And frankly, I don’t care that last year’s ratings were so pitiful, ABC is probably regretting that they signed a broadcast contract through 2014. Or that Walt Disney is hesitating to renew its deal for foreign rights. And furthermore, it... read on
January 30, 2009 | 7:00 pm
When Sid Ganis hired Hollywood filmmakers Bill Condon and Laurence Mark to produce this year’s Academy Awards, Mark says Ganis was “open to new ideas.” But uninterrupted speeches? No cheesy opening monologue? A nightclub atmosphere? And a celebration of all 2008 movies, even the bad... read on
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