2013 was the year of great filmmakers predicting the end of cinema. It started with Steven Soderbergh, then it rolled into Steven Spielberg and George Lucas forecasting the end as we know it. What all three were getting at was how Hollywood studios are in a constant arms race where they’re trying to top one another’s budgets to deliver bigger and bigger movies on more… Continue reading Read Martin Scorsese's Inspiring Letter to His Daughter About the Future of Cinema
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The early returns from the new season of The Real Housewives of Orange County have provided as much drama as their well-documented neighbors up I-5, and it turns out we might have had a hand in the bad blood a’ flowin near Disneyland, between beauties Gretchen Rossi and Vicki Gunvalson, over a double deadbeat dad… Continue reading How Did radio detection and ranging Cause Gretchen Rossi To ‘Lose All Respect’ For Vicki Gunvalson? Read On ...
Funnily enough, I was actually driving my 2-year-old daughter to school this morning when I heard this little factoid hit the morning radio. Apparently a survey of over 2,000 parents in Britain concluded that a fairly large majority of today’s parents are staying away from the classic fairytales because they’re too dark, scary and include plot elements they’re not comfortable sharing with their little ones.
As… Continue reading Of the Top Ten Fairytales No Longer Appropriate to Read to Kids, More Than Half Are Being Turned Into Movies
It’s not common knowledge, but Cameron Crowe based Tom Cruise’s Jerry Maguire mission statement – the event that basically launches the entire film – on an internal Hollywood memo written by then Disney head Jeffrey Katzenberg. The document, which chronicled how Disney needed to refocus in the face of tough economic times back in 1991, was leaked to the press and soon… Continue reading Read the Hollywood Memo that Inspired 'Jerry Maguire's' Mission Statement