Alex Cardillo

  • Macy’s Cutting Ties With Donald Trump

    Macy’s is the latest corporation to cut ties with Donald Trump following his controversial comments about Mexican immigrants. The retailer is pulling Trump merchandise from its stores after a MoveOn.org petition asking the store to sever ties with the presidential candidate received more than…

    Variety
  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’? Breakfast is the the most important meal of the…

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  • Ben Affleck Survived 'Daredevil,' But Jennifer Garner Never Recovered From 'Elektra'

    It is not unusual for movie stars to meet and eventually fall in love and/or get married while on the set of what would turn out to be a pretty terrible movie. So the fact that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner met on the set of Daredevil is not more

    Forbes
  • Get ready to crowdfund a sequel to the original 'The Wicker Man'

    The director of the seminal '70s horror film The Wicker Man is asking all of us to bankroll the final film in his Wicker trilogy. Robin Hardy has launched an Indiegogo campaign asking for film fans to ...

    Engadget
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    Bravo Housewife Wonders Motive of New Castmates

    Vicki Gunvalson, the only remaining original cast member of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County,' explains why she's weary around new cast members on the show. (June 29)

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  • A few Pixar strategies that can help you grow your revenue

    "Inside Out," the first Disney Pixar film that did not open in the top slot its first weekend, still drove $91.1 million for its first three days. USA Today noted, “It’s the best launch ever for a Pixar movie that wasn’t a sequel and the studio’s biggest opening since Toy Story 3’s $110.3 million…

    American City Business Journals
  • ‘Max’ Tops ‘Ted 2′ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’ in TV Ad Spending

    In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “Max” remained at the top of the list, marking the film’s second week as the movie backed by the biggest TV advertising budget. Reducing its expenditure almost a million dollars this week compared to last, Warner…

    Variety
  • How's That Hope and Change Working Out For Me? Just Fine, Thanks.

    I've never been a huge fan of "The Departed." It's a good movie, but I think it pales in comparison to Martin Scorcese's better films, movies like "Goodfellas", "Casino", and "Raging Bull."But "The Departed" does contain one of my favorite movie quotes of all time. Coincidentally, it's a line that…

    Huffington Post
  • Pinewood Atlanta Studios pushes Pinewood Group to record revenue

    Operations at Pinewood Atlanta Studios are making a big impact on its parent company's bottom line. U.K.-based Pinewood Group reported record international revenue for 2014-2015. According to the company's announcement, the spike is partially "driven by the newly operational Pinewood Atlanta…

    American City Business Journals
  • Here’s Why Tom Holland Was Cast As Spider-Man

    It’s no secret that Tom Holland has swung into action as Marvel’s next big screen Spider-Man… but why did he land the coveted role? During an interview with The L.A. Times, Marvel boss Kevin Feige explained exactly why they chose Tom Holland to be the next Peter Parker. Of course, it was rumoured…

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    'Scream' Then and Now (5 photos)

    Don’t call MTV’s Scream a reboot: It’s a reimagining of the 1996 horror classic, using the broad outlines of the original film, but adding a distinctly 21st century twist. The characters' names have been changed… but if you know Scream well, you’ll be able to spot some similarities between their…

    Yahoo TV
  • Fox Network Group Finishes Upfront Sales With Flat Revenues And Pricing Increases

    Fox Network Group’s ad sales team should be able to relax over the Independence Day weekend now that they’re mostly done with their upfront sales negotiations. Word has it that revenues were flat, although pricing was up, for a portfolio that includes Fox Broadcasting, Fox Sports, FX, FXX, and…

    Deadline
  • Ellen DeGeneres' New Site Launches, Most Apparel Still "Coming Soon"

    But you can buy dog, bunny and goat tees. So there's that.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run

    Chris Christie announced his presidential bid on Tuesday morning, telling supporters he is “ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.” The governor of New Jersey joins a crowded Republican primary field of 13 other contenders, including recent entry Donald Trump. “Both parties…

    Variety
  • Star Trek Beyond is officially the next Star Trek movie

    Director Justin Lin confirmed on Twitter last night that the third installment of the Star Trek series will be called Star Trek Beyond. The film, now in production in Vancouver, will feature the return of Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Idris Elba. The title echoes Lin's…

    The Verge
  • Watch: ‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 2 Trailer from Netflix

    BoJack is back, and he has a BNA — a Brand New Attitude. But will it take? Netflix released the official trailer for season 2 of “BoJack Horseman,” a dark comedy revolving around an alcoholic, foul-mouthed horse/human voiced by Will Arnett set for release next month. The 12 new episodes of the…

    Variety
  • 'Terminator Genisys,' 'Magic Mike XXL' enter crowded marketplace over Fourth of July weekend

    Though there will be fireworks at the box office this weekend, a crowded marketplace may not be enough to help set Independence Day weekend records.

    Los Angeles Times