Nikki Finke

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    [UPDATED with Cinema Spat Ends:] Iron Man 3 Dispute Between Theater Chains and Disney Doesn't Rust Disneyland Exhibit

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Five Reasons to be Thankful for a 'Buffy' Reboot

    ‚ÄčI'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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    In Her Satin Tights, Wonder Woman Fights the Five Dumbest Reactions to Her New Clothes

    DC Comics/Don Kramer and Michael Babinski‚ÄčSometimes 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    OC Weekly Receives 8 SoCal Journalism Awards Nominations

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2007

    Public Enemy American Idol No. 1

    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 >>

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    Same Old Story

    Sequels, prequels, and threequels headline Hollywood 2007

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    The O.C. is Dead

    Final episode is Feb. 22. Nikki Finke has the scoop here.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2006

    Times chief part of concentration camps for immigrants policy

    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."

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006

    Chaos at the LA Times

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2006

    You've Been Finke'd

    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 >>

  • Web

    December 15, 2005

    A Very Special Introduction

    Welcome to the new

  • Columns

    September 8, 2005
  • Columns

    September 9, 2004

    Itll All End in Tears

    Commie Girl goes to NASCAR!