Last night, Variety broke the news that Sony is launching a new, CGI 3D Popeye franchise. The 1920s-era comics will be adapted by Mike Jones, who was a journalist on the indie industry/film festival beat until he was sacked by Variety in a major editorial lay off a little over a year ago. In ... More >>
It's far more riveting to watch upheavals at SAG and Variety
As the editor of this paper's film pages as well as the chief critic, I try to afford as little coverage as possible to the phenomenon known as “awards season,” in large part because it is a season presumed to end with the handing out of the Oscars — a statuette whose golden luster has been so ... More >>
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