Macaulay Culkin Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Home Alone’s Kevin McAllister will never be lost again — at least not in Hollywood. The film’s iconic star, Macaulay Culkin, was honored with his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. The ceremony included appearances from Culkin’s Party Monster co-star Natasha Lyonne and Catherine O’Hara, who played Kevin’s somewhat forgetful mom in the … Read more

‘James Gunn Is the Bravest Man in Hollywood’

Suicide Squad director David Ayer defended DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn from DC fans on X, who are speculating Gunn’s stance on the director’s cut of the 2016 superhero movie. He expressed his excitement for Gunn’s Superman: Legacy, while also praising him for leading one of the hardest superhero franchises. “I absolutely can’t wait to … Read more

Terence Winter developing A Murder in Hollywood movie

Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter is developing an adaptation of A Murder in Hollywood about Lana Turner’s deadly mob love affair. According to Deadline, Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter is developing a feature-film adaptation of A Murder in Hollywood: The Untold Story of Tinseltown’s Most Shocking Crime, which deals with the “deadly love affair between … Read more

Hollywood Necropolis: The Dangers of Digital Performers | Features

“Sky Captain” was not a financial success. “Rogue One” was enormously so. “Rogue One”’s use of reanimation and de-aging was made with nostalgia, not memory, as its primary goal. The poisonous twin of memory is nostalgia. Memory can be beautiful, but it can remember flaws, the hard things, the mistakes that shouldn’t be forgotten. It … Read more

Hollywood Has a Two-Part Problem

Forget the writer’s strike or the latest actor’s strike, Hollywood faces a bigger problem: two-parters. Every other movie this year abruptly ends in the middle of a scene, forcing audiences to wait another year or two for the conclusion. It’s a frustrating tactic designed to extract more money from our pockets. Fast X started the … Read more

Rise of the Beats: On Hip-Hop and Hollywood | Black Writers Week

Recent releases “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” and “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” perfectly demonstrate Hip-Hop’s enormous artistic impact as a cultural influencer and cinematic game-changer. Both movies are heavily punctuated by the culture, but neither is a straightforward Hip-Hop movie. “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” seems solely to exist in its 1994 setting to allow … Read more