Thursday, November 14, 2019

CAMERON ADMITS HE’S A TOUGH GUY ON SET

April 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

James Cameron has responded to complaints by some of the film stars he has worked with over the years that he is a tough and often cruel taskmaster, who has driven some of them to tears. “I think anybody that signs on to work with me on a film knows that they’re going to be […]

HBO’S GAME CHANGE: HISTORY OR PROPAGANDA?

March 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Another controversy is brewing over HBO’s plans to air Game Change, a docudrama about the 2008 Republican campaign in general and the decision by John McCain to pick Sarah Palin as his running mate in particular. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, producer Jay Roach said he committed himself to telling a true story […]

CELEBRITY ACTORS AMONG THOSE TRYING TO HALT SAG-AFTRA MERGER

February 23, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

A dissident group of SAG members, who include such notables as Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Ed Harris and Martin Sheen, is going to court in an effort to halt the union’s plans to call a referendum on the proposed merger with AFTRA. The lawsuit claims that SAG’s board, under union rules, were required to conduct […]

CHURCH ACCUSES STUDIO OF INFRINGING ITS LOGO

July 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The million-member Church of God, based in Cleveland TN, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit again Sony Pictures, IFC Films, Mandalay Pictures, and Comcast for using a “mirror version” of its logo in the movie Salvation Boulevard, which opened in four theaters last weekend. Although the film depicts an amoral fundamentalist preacher, played by Pierce […]