Just because people are stupid doesn’t mean their art has to be

Deadline Hollywood Daily Nikke Finke says of the unsatisfying Sopranos conclusion: The Nielsen reality is that people don't watch TV closely anymore, much less remember what went on from week to week, to give such a subtle ending its proper due. Well by all means let's make sure all our art kowtows to the idiots… Continue reading Just because people are stupid doesn’t mean their art has to be


For some reason I keep thinking about this…

"The Simpsons" 1989 - Memorable quotes Comic Book Guy: Last nights "Itchy & Scratchy" was, without a doubt, the worst episode ever. Rest assured that I was on the Internet within minutes, registering my disgust throughout the world.


LOTD: 6/11/07

Finding a job as a blogger is hard, according to the New York Times. It's even more difficult to be a blogger within a corporation where you have to be on edge about what you're writing about and how it can impact the larger business. (CT) Technorati could see its traffic growth come a very… Continue reading LOTD: 6/11/07

Film Distribution, Movie Marketing

TW’s Parsons on day/date movie releasing

More like this: Electronic downloading is coming to the movie business too, Mr. Parsons said, endorsing the concept of simultaneous release of films in theaters and online. "Everyone's afraid it's somehow going to upset the 800-pound gorilla, Wal-Mart. We don't think so. We think and what we've shown in some of our trials is the… Continue reading TW’s Parsons on day/date movie releasing

Film Distribution, Movie Marketing

Apple prepping movie rental service

Apple is working on adding movies for rental to its iTunes store, reports PaidContent. Based on reports, the iTunes rental store would offer movies for $2.99 for a 30-day rental, essentially undercutting everyone in terms of pricing and length the movie can be kept. Current rental models have movies whose files expire just one to… Continue reading Apple prepping movie rental service