While the studios and streaming entities have lavished ever increasing amounts on award season—Netflix likely allocated over $60 million – there’s evidence that post-Oscar box office bumps no longer measure up to those of previous years, as in Shakespeare In Love or American Beauty. Green Book doubled its U.S. box office last year after winning the Oscar and took in $237 million overseas, but the studios are concerned that similar largesse may not await this year’s potential winners such as Parasite or 1917. … [Read more...] about Peter Bart: Is Winning Oscar Worth All the Stress For Stars And Distributors?
Survived in car accident
As we previously reported, Smith was arrested on August 6, 2015 for DUI -- after cops say he smashed into a parked car and then fled the scene. He later returned to the scene of the crash where officers gave him a field sobriety test and arrested him on suspicion of drunk driving. … [Read more...] about Aldon Smith Strikes Plea Deal In DUI Hit and Run Case
As we previously reported, Smith -- who's serving a suspension for a previous violation of the league's substance abuse policy -- was detained for public intoxication after a car he was a passenger in crashed into a cop car. … [Read more...] about Donald Penn Says Raiders Can Save Aldon Smith
He sent a second message to the same classmate that said, "You're a bad person. You irreparably damaged people's lives. And you will be exposed publicly. If there is anything else I accomplish in life, it will be making sure you are outed and shamed for who you are." … [Read more...] about Jonathan Martin Had Loaded Gun, Knife & Ax When Arrested
Brown says he and his old Raiders teammates used to hold intervention-style meetings with players like Smith in the hopes of getting them back on the straight and narrow ... and suggests more people in Smith's life follow suit. … [Read more...] about Tim Brown Says Aldon Smith Could Still Be Great … But He Needs Help (VIDEO)