James Lamb

  • 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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  • Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons Leave ‘Kong: Skull Island’

    Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons have exited Legendary-Universal’s “Kong: Skull Island” due to scheduling conflicts. The King Kong origins movie is set to open on March 10, 2017, and will be released in 3D. The studio and Legendary unveiled “Skull Island” during last year’s Comic-Con. They announced…

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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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  • 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
  • 5 Typecast Actors Who Broke the Mold

    These actors escaped being shoved in one category, despite how their careers began.

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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
  • First trailer for Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden movie is all drama

    Technically Incorrect: Teasing the new movie "Snowden" with a trailer is no easy task. So the producers merely whet your appetite.

    CNET
  • 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…

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  • 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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  • 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
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    Beyonce and Nicki Minaj Triumph at BETs

    The BET Awards have just been handed out in Los Angeles, with a host of the musical A-list attending. Here we look at who picked up trophies, with Beyonce Knowles and Nicki Minaj doing well.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Don Harris Leaving Paramount as President of U.S. Distribution

    Don Harris is leaving Paramount to pursue other opportunities after four years as president of domestic distribution. Harris, who previously worked at DreamWorks and as head film buyer for the AMC Theaters chain, will be staying through the July 31 release of “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation.”…

    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…

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