See the update at the end of this post on the warring theaters reaching an agreement with Disney that has them selling advance Iron Man 3 tickets.ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 16, 3:27 P.M.: For an idea on how psyched Disney is about the Iron Man movie franchise, you needed only to go to the Anaheim theme pa ... More >>
I'm a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan from back in the day. I admit that I didn't jump on the bandwagon from the beginning, but I was watching when the show was originally airing and fell in love with creator Joss Whedon's seminal series. In fact, I fell in love with Joss, too. Well, his work. (No o ... More >>
DC Comics/Don Kramer and Michael BabinskiSometimes it's hard to be a Wonder Woman.You're a positive female role model, you starred in your own TV show, and you've saved the world at least a dozen times. But the minute you change your "signature look," every hypocritical jerk who said you looked l ... More >>
The OC Weekly--as in ORANGE COUNTY Weekly--plot for Los Angeles media market domination has been slow to achieve but persistent, as evidenced by the impressive showing Weeklings make on the Los Angeles Press Club's list of finalists for the 51st annual SoCal Journalism Awards.Winners will be announc ... More >>
Over at her Deadline Hollywood Daily column, Nikki Finke charts all the controversies swirling around American Idol contestant Tom Lowe.
Her piece begins:
American Idol 6 would be nothing without its controversy. The latest: 28-year-old ex-British boy-band'er Tom Lowe is the target of not just one ... More >>
Nikki Finke, who's all over the changing of the top guard at the LA Times, has a follow-up on a profile on their new publisher David Hiller soft-peddling his past, which included him being part of a controversial Reagan Administration U.S. immigration policy calling for "concentration camps."
Nikki Finke at our sistah paper LA Weekly gets the scoop you won't read in the LA Times about their high-level shake-up, where the current publisher has been fired, a Tribune toadie has been hired and editor Dean Baquet has shown himself to be a gutless wonder.
We pity the fool who gets in the crosshairs of our favorite Hollywood muckraker, Nikki Finke, who operates out of our mother ship, LA Weekly, and whose popular, daily Deadline Hollywood column we link to with gusto from our website. Case in point: MarketWatch Media Web columnist Jon Friedman.
"Fink ... More >>