With Aaron Sorkin entering talks with both Marvel and DC despite having admittedly never read a comic book, Neil Turitz gives his take on how he envisions a Sorkin-written superhero movie to look and whether he thinks the Oscar-winning writer could enhance the quality of these films.
With each passing year, the inclusion of the LGBTQ community in television, film, and media begins to grow more and more and it was very evident at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. Hosted by comedian Cameron Esposito, this year’s ceremony honored films including Moonlight and Other People as well as TV fave Transparent.
It wasn’t that Beauty and the Beast underperformed this weekend — far from it, actually — but simply that DreamWorks’ The Boss Baby far outperformed every expectation that had been put forth for it. Just how much of an overperformance was it? Some $15-20 million.
Season 1, Episode 7 – Big Little Lies’ finale answers the question we’ve been waiting all season for: who died, and who killed them? But the murder is still the least interesting part of this tense, thrilling and ultimately extremely satisfying finale which highlights, as usual, the strength of the women at its core.
Season 1, Episode 5 – Feud wastes the story of the 1963 Oscars—which began the real-life hatred between Bette and Joan—by ignoring motivation in favor of sequential melodrama. Yet even that can’t manage to generate tension or emotion in this patronizing and reductive rendition of a story that has so much factual dramatic potential.
Armie Hammer joins Alicia Vikander in the Ben Wheatley-directed Freakshift while indie comedy Shriver adds Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
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The Weinstein Company is searching for a production and acquisition assistant assistant in New York and Providence Productions is on the hunt for an editor/director’s assistant. This plus more in today’s jobs!
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