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Hollywood Can Only Survive with Chinese Money – at a Price!
China has been raging as the financial savior for Hollywood's financing woes.  Studio films have become more expensive with budgets[...]
“Ghost in the Shell” – Analysis on B.O. Crash
"Ghost in the Shell" strikes me as one of those films whereby an executive thinks he understands the market, grabs[...]
Remembering Don Rickles
I had borrowed a friend's car to get to an interview. Mine was in the shop. The meeting was near[...]
WGA Strike Possible in a cash of Old and New Models
  A WGA Strike is a genuine possibility for the Industry, bringing back the difficulties of the 2008 strike.  Many[...]
“The Godfather” – Classic Cinema 45 years Ago
"The Godfather" is one of the most iconic American movies of all time.  This great feature film was the catalyst[...]