Related Story 'The Outpost' Director Rod Lurie On Looking Beyond Box Office Numbers To Find Validation In Films Released During Pandemic - Guest Column Even though the major circuits AMC, Regal and Cinemark (except for a handful of Dallas-area venues) haven’t reopened in full as state and local authorities keep cinemas shut down due to COVID-19, Ghostbusters played at 622 locations in a weekend where drive-in cinemas continue to account for 90% of box office business, per sources. … [Read more...] about Sony Wins Again At The Independence Day Box Office, This Year With The Reissue Of 1984’s ‘Ghostbusters’
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I quickly realized that the trades and newspapers were reporting the moguls’ lies as truths. My own coverage told a different story. Hundreds of WGA and other guild members became my regular sources from the picket lines. My involvement reached critical mass when a striker was photographed in a T-shirt that read, “Free Nikki Finke.” Indeed, I felt like a hostage, holed up in my one-bedroom apartment afraid of missing a key phone call or important email. I was working 22/7 and my cat started to lose his fur from the stress we were both under. To my dismay, the New York Observer anointed me Media Mensch Of The Year, “for reminding us that all good journalism comes, first and foremost, from obsession. The biggest entertainment story of the year also turned into the biggest story of Ms. Finke’s career. She’s demonstrated that one determined reporter—with none of the support or backing of a media outfit, but also none of the entangling … [Read more...] about Deadline Turns 10 And Celebrates Disruptors: Nikki Finke Looks Back
Songs are an integral part of Indian cinema. Be it any genre of film, they play an important role in conveying the emotions of the characters on the celluloid. While the depiction and placement of songs may have changed over the years, they still continue to remain the soul of films. … [Read more...] about Patriotism On Silver Screen: 10 Bollywood Songs Which Will Make Your Patriotic Josh High!
The $10,000 gig comes with an exec title -- Vice President of Fecal Matter -- that'll definitely stand out on your resume. Now, it's not for everybody ... ya gotta have at least 21 years on-the-job John experience, and a very open-bathroom-door policy. … [Read more...] about Bidet Company Offering $10,000 Summer Job Just to Poop
“There’s no way I would ever do something more complicated in that way, but in this case it was just brilliantly conceived to allow that to be possible,” says Abrahamson, who watched the feed from the camera stream live on his laptop in Ireland while directing his team over headphones (although he admits there was a short delay, meaning the cast would have to wait about seven seconds to get his notes, like some sort of "drunk, half-comatose man in the corner"). … [Read more...] about How Lenny Abrahamson Shot the ‘Normal People’/’Fleabag’ Comedy Mash-Up