Tag Archives: the New Yorker

Scott Rudin fires back after stupid “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” embargo bust – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: In the realm of contemporary film criticism, publishing first — or “First!” for those who subscribe to gonzo, “Toldja!” journalism — has its advantages. Getting ahead of the eventual surge of reviews from rival outlets often generates serious traffic, and can help grab headlines for a[...]

Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The New Yorker– venerable and respected–has taken on the Church of Scientology. Lawrence Wright’s piece, called “The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology,” chronicles the Oscar winning screenwriter and film director’s departure from Scientology after 34 years. It’s something this reporter has written about[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Gurus name “King’s Speech” new frontrunner

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. “The King’s Speech” is the new Oscar frontrunner (according to Movie City News’ Gurus o’ Gold). Is this some kind of a joke? The L.A. Times lists[...]

Justin Timberlake is bringing Broadway back to the big screen

By HollywoodNews.com Hollywoodnews.com: Justin Timberlake is interested in taking the Broadway musical “Memphis” to the big screen. What exactly is “Memphis”? For the non-New Yorkers “Memphis” is a musical by Joe DiPietro and Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan set against the early roots of rock and roll. “Memphis” follows the[...]

Kardashian memo to the world: “I’m proud to rock my ‘Mom Jeans'”

By Hollywood News Staff Hollywoodnews.com: In recent times, there have been some brilliant, insightful pieces of journalism like the New Yorker essays written in the aftermath of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, debating what factors triggered both tragedies to occur. All of these articles pale next to Kim Kardashian’s blog “I’m[...]