Vladimir Putin Cut From Two Upcoming Hollywood Movies

July 19th, 2017 Movies, Politics


Though the Russian president may be off-limits thanks to hacking concerns, Russia-themed thrillers (including ‘Red Sparrow,’ starring Jennifer Lawrence as a spy) are white hot as a new red dawn rises in Hollywood.

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Bret Easton Ellis Says He Was Called a “Trump Apologist” While Leaving L.A.’s Sunset Tower Hotel

July 17th, 2017 Movies, Politics


After attending a Hollywood dinner, ‘American Psycho’ writer tweeted he “wasn’t having political discussions anymore” because they cause “too much insanity.”

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New ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Profanity Criticized by Faith-Based Group

July 14th, 2017 Business, Movies, Politics


A new study by Christian organization Movieguide says the box-office performance of superhero movies suffers when there are copious amounts of profanity in them.

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Is There Too Much Cursing In the Latest Spider-Man Movie?

July 14th, 2017 Business, Movies, Politics


A new study by Christian organization Movieguide says the box-office performance of super-hero movies suffers when there are copious amounts of profanity in them.

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Faith-Based Film ‘Generational Sins’ Gets Distribution Deal

July 12th, 2017 Movies, Politics


Freestyle Digital Media, owned by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, will release the movie in November.

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Critic’s Notebook: Un-Demonizing Muslims, One Comedy at a Time

July 4th, 2017 Movies, Politics


Using charm, humor and universal themes, a pair of Netflix shows and a big-screen rom-com are providing a timely corrective to Trump-era alarmism about Muslims.

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‘Life on Bitcoin’ Documentary Gets VidAngel Distribution (Exclusive)

June 29th, 2017 Business, Movies, Politics


The doc about a couple who live using the digital payment system instead of U.S. money will release on the movie-filtering service.

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‘John Wick’ Comic Book Launch Will Reveal Character’s Origin

June 20th, 2017 Business, Movies, Music, Politics, Television


Greg Pak, the man behind the fan favorite ‘Planet Hulk’ storyline, is writing the new series.

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China Clamps Down on Celebrity News Sites

June 8th, 2017 Business, Movies, Politics, Television


Part of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s ongoing tightening of control over internet media, 60 showbiz social media accounts were shut down, many with millions of followers.

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Al Gore Blasts Trump for Exiting Paris Climate Deal

June 1st, 2017 Movies, Politics


With his new documentary ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ about to be released, the former vice president calls the move “reckless and indefensible.”

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Makers of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ Fire Back At Trump for Exiting Paris Climate Deal

June 1st, 2017 Movies, Politics


Participant Media calls the president’s decision “a blow to our collective ability to fight the climate crisis.”

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Hillary Clinton Championed UFO Disclosure, Doc Filmmakers Say

May 31st, 2017 Movies, Politics


After debuting on iTunes and digital platforms on May 9, ‘Unacknowledged’ shot to the No. 1 documentary spot worldwide.

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What Hollywood Gets Wrong About Military Stories (Guest Column)

May 22nd, 2017 Business, Movies, Politics


Stereotypes of members of the armed forces as “dysfunctional misfits or larger-than-life heroes” are bad for entertainment and bad for America, writes a former MTV Films exec.

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That Time Steve Bannon Roamed the Cannes Film Fest With ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Phil Robertson

May 11th, 2017 Movies, Politics


Three months before the firebrand filmmaker became President Trump’s right-hand man, he brought the reality star to the fest, hoping to find a buyer for two political docs.

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Robert De Niro Slams “Mean-Spirited” Trump as He Accepts Career Honor

May 9th, 2017 Movies, Politics


The film legend said the administration is targeting the arts — and potentially depriving America of great artists — “for their own divisive political purposes.”

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Bill Clinton Teams With James Patterson to Write First Novel

May 8th, 2017 Movies, Politics


‘The President Is Missing’ publishes in June 2018.

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Paris Attack Won’t Scare Film Industry Away From Cannes

April 25th, 2017 Business, Movies, Politics


“We stand with the French,” said one Cannes-bound exec in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting, which has heightened security fears.

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Scientists Actually Did Some Science at the March for Science

April 24th, 2017 Politics, Science
Scientists Actually Did Some Science at the March for Science

A number of academics at the March for Science weren’t there to protest—they were there to research the composition and intention of the marchers. The post Scientists Actually Did Some Science at the March for Science appeared first on WIRED.

Marching Brought Scientists Together—But What Do They Do Now?

April 23rd, 2017 Politics, Science
Marching Brought Scientists Together—But What Do They Do Now?

Arguing for political activism may have been what science needed, but it could also make the fights ahead harder to win. The post Marching Brought Scientists Together—But What Do They Do Now? appeared first on WIRED.

Why Memphis Has Two Marches for Science

April 21st, 2017 Politics, Science
Why Memphis Has Two Marches for Science

The March for Science happening on Saturday has some big ideological problems. The post Why Memphis Has Two Marches for Science appeared first on WIRED.