Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Hollywood

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    21

    Agent Predicts End of Hollywood

    Nancy Nigrosh, a long-time lit agent-turned-talent agent at Innovative Artists Agency, has sent me a disturbing essay that reflects more than a strike-related industry downturn:

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    End of an Era: Shaye and Lynne Ankle New Line

    Well, we've been waiting for the details to emerge on New Line Cinema, and here they are: Warners is absorbing the studio, as a label, and company founder Bob Shaye, who can claim to be one of the longest surviving indie mavericks in Hollywood, and his co-chairman Michael Lynne, are gone. This was e...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Strike Watch: It's Not Over 'Til It's Over

    While much of the entertainment industry is holding its breath that on Saturday thousands of members of the Writers Guild in NY and LA will signal thumbs up on the tentative deal that could end the strike, there are rumblings that it could go either way. UPDATE: Here's Dave McNary's latest report on...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Watch: The Nominees Luncheon

    [Posted by Tim M. Gray] If there were any lingering doubts about the Oscarcast, AMPAS president Sid Ganis put them to rest on Feb. 4 by announcing, in a calm voice, "There's no doubt about it, we are going to do it."

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Actor-Directors: Affleck's Gone Baby Gone, Hopkins' Slipstream, Redford's Lions for Lambs

    Actors who reach a certain prominence are often able to get a movie made. This fall, Anthony Hopkins and Ben Affleck have both directed debut feature films. But the two movies couldn't be more different. Hopkins came to my UCLA class with his second film Slipstream (trailer), which premiered at Sun...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Writers Strike Watch: Triple Witching Hour

    As the writers' strike looms, there's a palpable sense of rising anger as the entertainment industry faces a long-term work stoppage and a crazy frantic shaking out of projects trying to go forward against all odds. It was one thing to be preparing for a strike next summer by the Writers and Screen ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Movie Musicals: Singing Along with The Sound of Music

    I've always wanted to go to the annual Sound of Music singalong at the Hollywood Bowl. So when a friend organized a group dinner and bought tickets, I happily went along. Besides, I wanted to see Nora in her usher uniform.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oceans Gang and Hollywood Salute Pacino at AFI

    At the Oceans Thirteen premiere in Cannes, the movie's arch-villain, Al Pacino, was noticeably absent. The actor was back in L.A., producer Jerry Weintraub told the Cannes press corps, because he was prepping for his AFI Life Achievement Award. On the beach in Cannes, the Oceans gang taped a video t...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1Watch: Katniss Is Here To Fight In First ...The Playlist
  • Ann Dowd and Amy Brenneman in "The Leftovers"Recap: 'The Leftovers,' Season 1, Episode ...The Playlist
  • Queering the Future of Animated Films: .../Bent