Sure, Harvey Weinstein is getting most of the attention for the smackdown delivered in the form of a preliminary injunction last month preventing the Weinstein Co. from sashaying "Project Runway" from Bravo to Lifetime. It's certainly rare to see a judge pointedly question the … [Read more...] about Commentary: Legal battles common in reality-show world
It happened at the NBC party the night before as I chatted with a 16-year-old from somewhere in California that's not Los Angeles, the niece of one of the executives present. She was fuzzy about what NBC actually was (a cable channel?), who Dick Wolf was (that black actor on … [Read more...] about What do awards shows and the economy have in common?
For the first time ever, the island's movie industry is being given a real means to access the huge and fast-growing mainland China market. For decades this has been blocked by political factors that limited Taiwanese and Chinese in working together and prevented Taiwanese from … [Read more...] about Taiwan saying ‘Yes we can’
Nicholas Paleologos, executive director of the Massachusetts Film Office, noted that 2006's "The Departed" was set in the Bay State and more than half of the film was shot on location, but only about $6 million of its total budget was spent in Massachusetts, with a larger amount … [Read more...] about With nine movies in ’07, no need to say please come to Boston
DUBAI -- In his self-funded documentary "Gobama 2008," Rahman Satti follows a path of self-discovery as he trails Barack Obama on the campaign trail from New Hampshire to Los Angeles to Berlin -- the director's home -- and back to Chicago for Election Night."We're men of the same … [Read more...] about Common ground found in Obama doc