‘Dunkirk’ and the West’s myopia about World War II – The Washington Post

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Amy Pascal’s Hollywood Ending, Complete With Comeback Twist – The New York Times

Cover Photo Amy Pascal in TriBeCa. “The bigger the job you have in Hollywood,” she said, “the less you are actually connected to the creative process.” Credit Andrew White for The New York Times After a humiliating 2014 cyberattack that helped lead to her ouster at Sony Pictures, the producer decided her life in the […]

Joss Whedon’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Screenplay Is a Sexist Nightmare

  Joss Whedon‘s unproduced Wonder Woman screenplay leaked online last month, appearing on sites like Comicbook.com and Screenrant. Due to Whedon’s vocal love of Wonder Woman, many fans viewed it as a tantalizing Hollywood “what if” story. But for some reason, few people mentioned how catastrophically, awe-inspiringly terrible the screenplay actually is. The script resurfaced on Twitter last night, this time being […]

The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained – VICE

In Trump’s America, the press is under attack. You know what I’m talking about—in your head, do a montage of Donald Trump saying “fake news,” congressional candidates body-slamming reporters, and so on. But on Tuesday, that war intensified, when a swarm of bees lingered outside Vox Media’s New York City offices. What Are Bees? “Bees […]

That 21 Jump Street/Men In Black crossover is likely dead · Newswire · The A.V. Club

Despite promising evidence—a title even!—that mashup of the Men In Black and Jump Street franchises was improbably going to come to fruition, Jonah Hill himself is saying otherwise. Speaking with The Toronto Sun recently, Hill said, “I doubt that movie will get made.” Apparently it’s just going to be too “complicated,” which roughly translates to […]