Class-war fantasies are a hot new genre on the big and small screen. They might be amping up Donald Trump-mania.
Whether or not North Korea was really behind the devastating Sony hack, and whether or not the U.S. government orchestrated North Korea's Internet outage in retaliation, one thing is clear: The incident has exposed Hollywood's serious race problem yet again.
Seth Rogen's comedy about the fictional assassination of real-life North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will not get its day in court, or theaters, as it were.
Whoever is actually behind the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment knows how to play to the public's imagination on the same super-sized scale as their targets in the film industry do for a living.
It seems there is something to offend everyone in the upcoming Hollywood comedy "The Interview." At this point, I'm guessing, most wounded of all may be the Sony Pictures executives who greenlighted the film.
As top brass at Sony Pictures Entertainment scramble to contain the considerable fallout from last month's cyberattack by a hacking collective calling itself Guardians of Peace, investigators still haven't pinpointed the geographical source of the online onslaught.
What does Mark Twain’s classic outsider hero Huck Finn have to do with the small army of affable manchildren that actor Seth Rogen has played in Judd Apatow films?
As is always the case when catastrophic outbursts can be in any way linked to entertainment and mass culture, some critics have zoomed in on Hollywood as a fomenting agent for grandiose and antisocial delusions that wind their way into volatile minds like Elliot Rodger's -- and everyone else’s, for that matter.
Before a congressional committee earlier this week, the American comic actor delivered a personal, impassioned account of his family's struggle with his mother-in-law's Alzheimer's disease.