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hollywoodreporter.com - Ronny Chieng - What Can Hollywood Do About the Violence Against Asians in America? (Guest Column)
What Can Hollywood Do About the Violence Against Asians in America? (Guest Column)
The Hollywood Reporter

Here we go again. Another out-of-touch so-called celebrity who needs to shut up or do more (depending on whom you ask), preaching to the entertainment industry choir. Who cares what this guy thinks? Believe me, I couldn't agree with you more. But…

variety.com - Andrew Wallenstein - Virtual Production Takes Hold of Hollywood With Epic Games' Unreal Engine
Virtual Production Takes Hold of Hollywood With Epic Games' Unreal Engine
Variety

The cutting edge of production technology is getting cornered by the video game business instead of the usual Hollywood companies. North Carolina-based Epic Games, creator of the global phenomenon “Fortnite,” is making a name for…

thedailybeast.com - Abby Monteil - Hollywood's Empty Weaponized White Feminism
Hollywood's Empty Weaponized White Feminism
The Daily Beast

This year's Golden Globe Awards are fast approaching, heralding the beginning of a truly singular awards season. Two nominated films— I Care A Lot and Promising Young Woman —have a shared quality that's rather unusual of typical…

variety.com - Jazz Tangcay - Ruth E. Carter Makes History With a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Ruth E. Carter Makes History With a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Variety

You know her name. You know her work. That's because Ruth E. Carter has been working in the industry for over four decades. Her ability to create costumes and fully realize characters has made her one of the most sought-after costume designers. In…

theringer.com - Ben Lindbergh - How GameStop Became the Next Hollywood Bubble
How GameStop Became the Next Hollywood Bubble
The Ringer

Not long after bargain-hunting, hedge-fund-hating Redditors began buying shares of floundering retail chain GameStop, Hollywood began buying their story. It didn't matter that the much-ballyhooed bounce in GameStop's stock lasted for less than a…

deadline.com - David Robb - With Hate Crimes Rising, WGA's Asian American Writers Committee Urges Hollywood To Address Its Long History Of Stereotyping That 'Exacerbate Racist' Sentiments
With Hate Crimes Rising, WGA's Asian American Writers Committee Urges Hollywood To Address Its Long History Of Stereotyping That 'Exacerbate Racist' Sentiments
Deadline

The WGA West 's Asian American Writers Committee is calling on Hollywood to do its part to end the stereotyping of Asian Americans Pacific Islanders (AAPI) that have contributed to an alarming rise in hate crimes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

dailymail.co.uk - Andrew Court - Hollywood home owned by Wizard of Oz actress hits the market for $2.4M
Hollywood home owned by Wizard of Oz actress hits the market for $2.4M
Mail Online

Wizard of Oz actress Margaret Hamilton purchased the villa after she starred in the hit 1939 film Hamilton died in 1985, and her classic Hollywood home has been tastefully updated by current owner, Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa The…

telegraph.co.uk - Alex Godfrey - The spectacular rise and fall of Brett Ranter, Hollywood's playboy prince
The spectacular rise and fall of Brett Ranter, Hollywood's playboy prince
The Telegraph

Brett Ratner has been holidaying with Mike Tyson of late. The director has chronicled the St Barts getaway on Instagram, naturally, accompanied by office frame-ready inspirational quotes from Tyson. “Whatever you want, especially when you're…

movieweb.com - Jeremy Dick - Ryan Gosling Is a 1950s Hollywood Star Who Loses His Memory in 'The Actor'
Ryan Gosling Is a 1950s Hollywood Star Who Loses His Memory in 'The Actor'
Movieweb

The Actor will feature Ryan Gosling as a Hollywood star who loses his memory when he's beaten and left for dead in a small Ohio town. Ryan Gosling is set to star in The Actor as a Hollywood icon in the 1950s struggling to reclaim his memory after a…

theguardian.com - Matthew Weaver - Gwyneth Paltrow's Covid advice challenged by NHS England director
Gwyneth Paltrow's Covid advice challenged by NHS England director
The Guardian

Gwyneth Paltrow has been urged to stop spreading misinformation by the medical director of NHS England after she suggested long Covid could be treated with “intuitive fasting”, herbal cocktails and regular visits to an…

vox.com - Sean Illing - The future of QAnon, explained by 8 experts
The future of QAnon, explained by 8 experts
Vox

If you're a hardcore QAnon believer, you had high hopes for January. Among other things, you expected Donald Trump to remain president. You expected mass arrests and public executions. You expected an underground cabal of child-trafficking…

abcnews.go.com - Catherine Thorbecke - GameStop's chief financial officer steps down after stock market saga
GameStop's chief financial officer steps down after stock market saga
ABC News

GameStop, the video game retailer that found itself at the center of an unprecedented stock market extravaganza, announced its chief financial officer will be stepping down next month. The company said Jim Bell, the executive vice president and…

teenvogue.com - Shama Nasinde - Why Is Black Hair Still an Afterthought in Hollywood?
Why Is Black Hair Still an Afterthought in Hollywood?
Teen Vogue

In this op-ed, writer Shama Nasinde examines how Black hair remains overlooked in Hollywood in response to recent comments by 'High School Musical' star Monique Coleman. Despite Hollywood's efforts to pander to audiences with diverse casting, they…

thesun.co.uk - Becky Pemberton - Pregnant Meghan channels Kim K with 'clip-on extensions' in 'Hollywood makeover
Pregnant Meghan channels Kim K with 'clip-on extensions' in 'Hollywood makeover
The Sun

MEGHAN Markle has had a glam “Hollywood makeover” and channelled Kim Kardashian with “clip-on hair extensions”, stylist claims. The Duchess of Sussex, 39, along with husband Prince Harry, 36, made their first appearance…

nypost.com - Hannah Sparks - 'Matilda' star Mara Wilson blames Hollywood for 'destroying' Britney Spears
'Matilda' star Mara Wilson blames Hollywood for 'destroying' Britney Spears
New York Post

'Our culture builds these girls up just to destroy them,' said Mara Wilson, 33, in a recent essay published in The New York Times. Child actor Mara Wilson is publicly commiserating with Britney Spears, whose legal and emotional woes were brought to…

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