'Hamilton' Responds to Donald Trump's Demands After Mike Pence Statement: "There's Nothing to Apologize For"

'Hamilton' Responds to Donald Trump's Demands After Mike Pence Statement: "There's Nothing to Apologize For"

“Conversation is not harassment,” repeated Brandon Victor Dixon on ‘CBS This Morning.’read more
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Inside the "War Room" as Breitbart CEO Claims "Smear Campaign From Mainstream"

Inside the "War Room" as Breitbart CEO Claims "Smear Campaign From Mainstream"

The pro-Trump conservative site, in a nondescript anonymous building in West L.A., is planning a massive ramp-up and global expansion in the wake of the president-elect’s surprise win.read more
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Holiday Box Office: Disney to Dominate, Can Awards Contenders Escape the Arthouse?

Holiday Box Office: Disney to Dominate, Can Awards Contenders Escape the Arthouse?

From ‘Moana’ to ‘Rogue One,’ “event culture” is taking over and threatening to steal audiences of small pics and Oscar hopefuls. Says one veteran, “We keep pushing the extreme between winners and losers.”read more
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Hollywood's Latest Exec Fad: Getting Big Bucks to Do Nothing

Hollywood's Latest Exec Fad: Getting Big Bucks to Do Nothing

The tsunami of recent firings has led to lucrative deals for top studio chiefs to peacefully give up power. Says one veteran, “This is a town where you’re paid to go away.”read more
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'Star Wars' Writers Get Political: Will Anti-Trump Tweets Hurt 'Rogue One'?

'Star Wars' Writers Get Political: Will Anti-Trump Tweets Hurt 'Rogue One'?

‘Rogue One’ writers Chris Weitz and Gary Whitta compare the Donald to the Empire as a new culture of online backlash puts studio tentpoles in the crosshairs: “You want to be as agnostic as possible.”read more
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Overwatch Graphic Novel Canceled

Overwatch Graphic Novel Canceled

Blizzard has announced that the graphic novel, Overwatch: First Strike, has been canceled. Lead writer Michael Chu announced its cancelation in a post on the official Overwatch forums, saying, “While we are grateful to the team for the fantastic work they put into it, we’ve ultimately decided to take the story in a different direction.” Chu explained that the idea for the comic originated when the game was early on in development, and was conceived out of a desire to share the story of Overwatch’s founding during the Omnic Crisis. Since then, however, the universe of Overwatch has grown and evolved. “While the core of this story remains, we have changed and expanded upon how we see the events that took place during the first days of Overwatch,” he explained. That said, Chu assured fans that Blizzard is well aware of fans’ desire to learn more about this story, and still plans to tell it at some point in the future. Continue reading…
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