Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December                Review Round-Up: "Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer" and "The Mercy"                National Board of Review goes big for "Green Book" and "A Star Is Born"        

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Nikki Finke is back!

Photo By Jen Rosenstein Nikki Finke returns and unveils her next project: HollywoodDementia.com “Best known as Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founder of Deadline Hollywood, veteran journalist Nikki Finke is an authority on the business, politics and culture of the entertainment industry. Now, on May 18, 2015, she has announced the founding of[...]

Nikki Finke is back! Watch out Hollywood

Nikki Finke is back! And, from the look of her first blog on NikkiFinke.com she is loaded for bear. Finke takes a swipe at her old website she founded, Deadline Hollywood, by dismissively writing: “I barely recognize DH these days. Some of those bylines I never hired and wouldn’t. (Anita Busch or[...]

Academy Awards® Punish Nikki Finke

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Michael Fleming worked at Variety as a highly regarded reporter for 20 years. He’s always covered the Academy Awards. He doesn’t much like even going to parties, but he does it. Now his new boss, Nikki Finke, has made a big mistake. And the result is that[...]

Men in Black 3-D Confirmed: I Told You on April 21st

By Roger Friedman Hollywoodnews.com: Barry Sonnenfeld’s “Men in Black 3D”, with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? I told you about this on April 21st, and the story was picked up everywhere. Still, a blog decided to announce it today like it was their scoop. Boo hoo. Nikki Finke’s penchant for repurposing[...]

Inside the Hollywood Blogger Wars – Part 1

PART 2 IS NOW LIVE. READ “Inside the Blogger Wars: Crackpot Ratings” HERE THE PART 1 POST IS NOW LIVE. READ THE ARTICLE HERE Get ready for the inside look behind the Hollywood Blogger Wars…the good, the bad, and the ugly. Jeff Wells on David Poland: “Poland is an Islamic Jihadist.” Brace[...]

Sharon Waxman: No comment on The Hollywood Reporter job

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS Intrigue. Suspense. Denials. No comments. The latest episode in the Tiger Woods or the Jesse James sex scandals? Hardly. It’s the industry buzz surrounding who will be the next editor-in-chief of The Hollywood Reporter, the venerable and now wounded entertainment trade publication. I bring this up only[...]

Nikki Finke responds to Sharon Waxman’s rumor

By ROBERT W. WELKOS We now know why Nikki Finke wrote this odd “advisory” to readers of her popular blog saying there is no truth to rumors swirling in Hollywood that she will leave her post as the general manager and editor-in-chief of Deadline.com. One of Finke’s competitors, Sharon Waxman of The[...]

“New Variety Editor Knows Nothing…”

Ouch…Nikki Finke has sharp words for the new editor of the trade paper “Variety.” “Why in the world ex-‘Los Angeles Times”s errand boy Leo Wolisnky has been named editor of ‘Daily Variety’ is bewildering to say the least. The guy knows nothing about the entertainment biz. He was long considered[...]