COMIC-CON 2008: ‘Hamlet 2′

By | Sunday July 27, 2008 @ 12:14pm PDT

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.) 

HAMLET 2Read More »

Comments (4)

COMIC-CON 2008: ‘Mutant Chronicles’

By | Sunday July 27, 2008 @ 12:11pm PDT

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.)  

MUTANT CHRONICLES
Read More »

Comments (2)

COMIC-CON 2008: Day 4

By | Sunday July 27, 2008 @ 11:24am PDT

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.) 

Miscellaneous MusingsRead More »

Comments (0)

July 25-27: No. 1 ‘Dark Knight’ $75.6M, ‘Step Brother’ $30M, ‘X-Files 2′ $10.2M

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 10:58pm PDT

Fri   $23.2M (-65% from a week ago)
Sat   $28.2M (-41%)
Sun  $24.1M (-45%)

Weekend Total = $75.6M (-52% from a week ago)
Cume: $314.2M in 10 days (new record)

For full numbers and analysis, see:… Read More »

Comments (19)

SAG National Board Reaffirms Jurisdiction Over All New Media Productions And Residuals For All Made-For-New Media

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 8:32pm PDT

SAG’s National Board met today and issued as statement.
(The AMPTP’s reaction is below it):

Los Angeles, July 26, 2008 — The National Board of Directors of Screen Actors Guild passed the following resolution at its meeting today:

It is a core principle of Screen Actors Guild –That no non-union work shall

Read More »

Comments 29

COMICON 2008: ‘Terminator 4′ Panel

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 5:30pm PDT

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.) 

TERMINATOR 4 Panel … Read More »

Comments (9)

Here’s The NY Times Profile Of Endeavor

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 5:00pm PDT

As promised, I’ll dissect it on Sunday Monday…

Comments (12)

“Take Back The LA Times”: Back To What?

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 4:41pm PDT

This shows just how much the Los Angeles Times is at war with itself. This 3-story-high banner (below) showed up on the side of the LA Times building before it was quickly removed security guards. Here is the explanation for why people risked their careers, and arrest, … Read More »

Comments (10)

COMIC-CON 2008: ‘Lost’ Panel

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 3:40pm PDT

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.)  

LOST Panel
Read More »

Comments (2)

COMIC-CON 2008: Best Fan Costume

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 2:56pm PDT

Luke’s pick for Best Fan Costume: “Davy Jones” of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

comicon-pics-best-fans1.JPG

Comments (3)

COMIC-CON 2008: Watchmen’s Dr. M

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 2:19pm PDT

Here’s the newly unveiled 13″ action figure of Dr. Manhattan from WATCHMEN, followed by the smaller 7″ figure. Photos by Luke Y Thompson.

comicon-pics-watchmen1.JPG

comicon-pics-watchmen2.JPG

Comments (0)

COMIC-CON 2008: Sick Twisted Toons

By | Saturday July 26, 2008 @ 1:41pm PDT

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.) 

Spike KidsRead More »

Comments (0)

‘DARK KNIGHT’ $314.2M IN 10 DAYS: Keeps Smashing Record After Record; ‘Step Brothers’ Big; ‘X-Files 2′ Bombs

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 11:37pm PDT

batman-3.JPG

SUNDAY AM: Warner Bros’ The Dark Knight continues to power drive the North American box office and grossed a whopping $23.2 million Friday and $28.2 million Saturday from 4,366 theaters. That’s down only 65% … Read More »

Comments 127

COMIC-CON 2008: Day 3 — ‘Spirit’ Panel

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 8:10pm PDT

the_spirit_002.jpg (Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.)

SPIRIT PanelRead More »

Comments (4)

MembershipFirst Submits SAG Board Slate

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 4:52pm PDT

I was just given this to post in connection with the Screen Actors Guild’s upcoming September 18th election. This is the “MembershipFirst” slate opposing the already announced “United For Strength” slate, and it looks now as if both sides … Read More »

Comments 21

NY Times Profiling Endeavor on Sunday

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 4:43pm PDT

Why Sunday instead of Monday Biz? (And why does New York Times writer Michael Cieply keep warning the Hollywood folks he writes about “not to tell Nikki”?) Anyway, Endeavor talent agency toppers hope it’s going to be a blow job on them … Read More »

Comments (4)

Ovitz And Burkle Settle Their Lawsuits

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 4:02pm PDT

When I last left this litigious twosome, a judge had just dismissed billionaire Ron Burkle’s lawsuit against Michael Ovitz after ruling that the duo had been more friends than business partners … Read More »

Comments (2)

The Reality Of This Year’s Emmy Hosts

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 3:32pm PDT

reality-emmy-hosts.JPG

EXCLUSIVE: A reliable source just told me that this year’s Emmy hosts are going to be all 5 nominees in the Reality Host category. So that means: Tom Bergeron of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, Heidi Klum of Bravo’s Project Runway, Howie Mandel of NBC’s Deal or No Read More »

Comments (18)

COMIC-CON 2008: ‘Wolfman’ Panel

By | Friday July 25, 2008 @ 3:12pm PDT

wolfman200.JPG 

(Regular DHD readers know I don’t do geek. But frequent LA Weekly film reviewer and comic book expert Luke Y Thompson does. He spends all year waiting for Comic-Con and this time he’s covering it for me. Here’s his latest report.) 

WOLFMAN PanelRead More »

Comments (0)
More Deadline | Hollywood »
« Previous Deadline | Hollywood