The former Cheers producer explains why the studios are failing, the writers and actors are missing the big picture, and creators fear their audience.
Between A.I. and TikTok, the actors and writers will be returning to a changed industry.
It's a portrait of a complex man, and a warning about the nuclear era he created.
It's no Orson Welles as Unicron, sadly. But I'll take it.
The show's final season boldly declared that success requires putting yourself first and accepting the trade-offs.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Is a Marvel Superhero Movie Made in Poor Taste. And It's Better for It.
In 2018, director James Gunn was fired from the film for gross tweets. But this comic book sequel shows the value of his gross-out sensibility.
Their last strike previewed the struggles of the streaming era. This one might be giving us an early taste of the age of artificial intelligence.
For perhaps the first time in television history, one character describes another as a "paleolibertarian" and "practically an anarcho-capitalist." But the terms don't fit.
In a chaotic universe full of infinite realities where all choices are relative, individualism still matters.
Today's Star Wars fulfills the promise of the late '90s internet.
A male stripper takes on London's historic preservation rules in Channing Tatum's latest ode to hot, sensitive dudes.
Also, there are battle whales.
A stacked cast and an Oscar-nominated director can't save this flop.
Is there a single movie more tied up with lousy government policy than Field of Dreams?
The torturous trial calls to mind Title IX investigations on college campuses.
The actor's overdose death was a tragedy, but overzealous prosecution of the dealers who sold him the drugs will only make the problem worse.
Despite a tragic on-set death, there is no need to involve police officers in still more aspects of people's lives.
Like the Hays Code and Waldorf Statement before it, new diversity requirements are Tinseltown's way of asserting cultural dominance through self-policing.
The Netflix release paints a picture of movie-industry arrogance, smugness, hypocrisy, and condescension—especially when it comes to politics.
It's a one-note, one-twist concept in search of a story.
They'll probably do more to lock out indie filmmakers than to advance real inclusion.
Don't try to solve this time-puzzle of a movie. Just feel it.
"You're in no position to lecture the public about anything. You know nothing about the real world."
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.
Nah, the senator's still wrong about Internet free speech, argue the editors on the Reason Roundtable podcast.
Hulu's Untouchable is a relentless accounting of the mogul's sexual misdeeds.
After outraged responses from Fox and Trump, Universal yanks The Hunt from its schedule.
It's a throwback to an earlier Hollywood era, and an argument for why movies still matter.
Economists debunk the state government's claims about the size of the film industry.
Plus: FOSTA challenge gets boost from state prosecutors, the trouble with "democracy dollars," and more...
Nonetheless, a judge will let a sex trafficking complaint against Weinstein proceed.
The perils-and profits-of being identity-focused in business, content, and audience