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    Screen Talk: We Say Goodbye to David Carr, Debate What Will Win Best Picture and Foreign Film

    In this week's Screen Talk, Eric Kohn and I pay tribute to David Carr, The New York Times' must-read weekly media columnist who left us too soon Thursday night at age 58.

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    Who Coined the Phrase "Dying is Easy, Comedy is Hard"?

    We've heard the line many times. But where does it really come from and who said it?

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    Jen Yamato Leaves Deadline to Cover Hollywood for The Daily Beast

    Los Angeles film scribe Jen Yamato, who covered entertainment for Movieline followed by Deadline for the past two years, is joining The Daily Beast as their only L.A. staff writer covering Hollywood.

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    Nikki Finke Video and Photos Posted On Site

    Under the guise of supposed outrage at Nikki Finke's mean-spirited treatment of Hollywood players like Oprah Winfrey, NikkiStink.com has posted a paparazzi video and photos taken outside of her Jay Penske-owned West Hollywood condo. It reeks of invasion of privacy. Yes it's Finke, and yes I profound...

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    Where Is Nikki Finke?

    Nikki Finke has stopped writing her blog. Still at the top of NikkiFinke.com, the new blog launched in June, is her August 11 Robin Williams "exclusive." Two weeks later, she has not posted any explanation for why she has gone silent. This has lead to widespread speculation in Hollywood, and over at...

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    Robin Williams Time Special Issue Out Friday, Packed with Tributes (VIDEO)

    Time is putting out a special commemorative issue on late actor comedian Robin Williams, who succumbed to depression and took his own life on Monday. Due on Friday, August 15, the magazine is packed with tributes from Alan Alda, Patch Adams, Lewis Black, Dick Cavett, Richard Corliss, Margaret Cho, G...

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    2014 Original iPhone Film Festival Seeks Submissions

    Thanks to the smartphones in our pockets, we are all filmmakers these days--or potential ones at least.

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    New Oscar Blogger Cara Buckley Joins the Red Carpet Ranks

    Following David Carr and Melena Ryzik, the new New York Times Carpetbagger is now metro desk veteran-turned-culture reporter Cara Buckley.

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    New Crediting Platform NeonGrid Aims to Be IMDb for New Media Stars

    Former IMDb executive John Gibbons is backing a new venture called NeonGrid, a crediting platform that allows content creators to build an online resume.

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    Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo, TV Broadcasters Breathe Sigh of Relief

    In a decision that has major implications for the television industry at large, the Supreme Court ruled today against Aereo, the company that uses thousands of tiny antennas to record TV broadcasts and stream contact to subscribers almost-live (after a few seconds' delay) for a small monthly fee.

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