Hollywood's Diversity Problem Predictably Blamed On The Recession

Overall employment and earnings in Hollywood took a hit along with the general economy, but not everyone felt the sting equally. The latest Writers' Guild report indicates that in many instances, women and minority TV and film writers lost ground in comparison to white males. »5/19/11 4:38pm5/19/11 4:38pm

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Golden Globes 2008: They Pick The Winners, We Pick The Fashions

Last night's Golden Globe Awards garnered some minor surprises (Julie Christie for best actress, drama; Julian Schnabel for director); some major snoozes (the exceedingly-painful televised press conference made us want to do all sort of tortuous things to Billy Bush, especially when he called Cate Blanchett not such a… »1/14/08 10:30am1/14/08 10:30am

How Does the Screen Writers Guild Strike Affect You? Depends How Trashy You Like Your TV!

Many of you may be aware that a Writers Guild of America strike is basically a forgone conclusion at this point, but you might not realize how the lack of working screenwriters might affect the average couch potato like yourself. To recap: the Writers Guild of America (WGA), which includes writers in the motion… »11/01/07 6:00pm11/01/07 6:00pm