Sony Is Planning A "Guy-Themed" Ghostbusters

The all female Ghostbusters movie hasn't even filmed a single shot and already Sony is prepping a male-cast version. Because life is a nightmare. » 3/09/15 3:38pm 3/09/15 3:38pm

Amy Pascal's Girl Power Platitudes About Women in Movies Fall Flat

In an interview with veteran magazine editor Tina Brown at a conference in San Francisco this week, fired ex-Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal talked for the first time about the impact of the Sony hacks on her career (bad). She also talked about the need for more women in movies, and, in virtually the same breath,… » 2/12/15 3:45pm 2/12/15 3:45pm

Deadline is reporting that (as everyone with awareness of crisis management tactics was predicting) Amy Pascal will be leaving her position as the head of Sony Pictures and will "launch a major new production venture at the studio." Coincidentally, a lengthy profile about Pascal, The Interview and the Sony Hack for… » 2/05/15 12:06pm 2/05/15 12:06pm

Here Are Some Things You Can Watch Instead of The Interview

After much wailing and gnashing of teeth, Sony has decided to allow the release of The Interview (in a few theaters, anyway). Good for them. But now that it's an option, do you really want to shell out ten or more real American dollars to see a movie about a couple of goofballs assassinating a living head of state? » 12/24/14 1:15pm 12/24/14 1:15pm

NYTers in Leaked Emails: 'Bullshit' To Call Abramson's Firing Sexist

It was "a week of tumult" and "invective" at the New York Times, the former Timeser felt, gazing over all the shattered dishware left in the wake of publisher Arthur "Pinch" Sulzberger's abrupt and controversial ouster of executive editor Jill Abramson. But there were also lessons to be learned, and hugs and pats on… » 12/23/14 11:30am 12/23/14 11:30am

It was only a matter of time: New York Post now has its very own Pascalizer, that is, an Amy Pascal voice generator. Just enter any text, click "NOW CLICK HERE TO PASCALIZE IT!" and voilà. Suddenly you have a doggedly up-front and douchey email in all-caps, with notes of tired racism. Now you too can sound like a… » 12/20/14 4:56pm 12/20/14 4:56pm

How Amy Pascal Hacked Our Hearts

Amy Pascal, the head of Sony's film division, is probably going to lose her job. The story is long, but the facts are simple: With Seth Rogen and James Franco's The Interview cancelled, Pascal's department has taken something north of $50 million of Sony's money and lit it on fire in the most spectacular and… » 12/19/14 6:02pm 12/19/14 6:02pm

Hollywood Loses Its Shit Over The Interview Cancellation

In today's Tweet Beat, Hollywood and Newt Gingrich are not happy about the cancellation of The Interview. Here are their completely sane and totally in-persecptive reactions. » 12/17/14 7:30pm 12/17/14 7:30pm

Angelina's Cleopatra Catastrophe: The Other Side of Sony's Jobs Disaster

​The Sony Hacks Are Goddamn Terrifying

As more and more details from the Sony Pictures hack seep out into the internet, it's been easy—and to be honest a little fun—to take the voyeur's view. Dumb corporate powerpoints! Passwords in a folder literally called Password! Paul Blart 2 anything! But then you actually look at the full scope of what's out there. » 12/09/14 3:39pm 12/09/14 3:39pm

Leaked: The Nightmare Email Drama Behind Sony's Steve Jobs Disaster

The permanently upcoming Steve Jobs biopic has been hotly anticipated since it was first reported nearly three years ago. We're still waiting. And according to newly leaked emails out of Sony Pictures, trying to get it off the ground was a total clusterfuck: name-calling, Angelina Jolie-trashing, lying, and begging. » 12/09/14 5:35pm 12/09/14 5:35pm

Sony Debuts, Immediately Pulls Stupidly Sexist PlayStation Ad

Corporations just keep releasing sexist ads and yanking them when the Internet (predictably) shits bricks. The latest offender is Sony, with a dumb-as-dirt PlayStation ad. Here's an idea: Hire somebody to vet these ideas before you spend money making them. » 11/24/14 11:10am 11/24/14 11:10am

Heads-Up, Hollywood: Not Every Gay Character Needs to Be Defined by…

Last Friday, Sony Pictures Co-Chairman Amy Pascal was honored at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center gala. In her speech, she took more than a moment to reflect on LGBTQ representation in movies — the problems and the solutions. » 3/27/13 10:25am 3/27/13 10:25am

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