Kenneth Waissman

  • 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’?

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  • Even Terminator Genisys' director thinks its dumb trailer spoiled the movie

    Terminator Genisys' marketing team made one of the most bizarre decisions we've ever seen, when a seemingly run of the mill trailer straight up spoiled a major plot twist earlier this year. Terminator Genisys, which takes place in an alternate reality thanks to the series' built-in time travel…

    Polygon
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Sequel Gets Title

    'The Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel has gotten a fitting title. Check it out!

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  • 'Star Trek 3' Now Has a Title — and a Spiffy New Starfleet Uniform

    It's titled 'Star Trek Beyond,' which we're DEFINITELY going to sing to the tune of Madness' 'One Step Beyond.'

    Yahoo Movies
  • Halle Berry, Anna Faris, Patricia Arquette Discuss Hollywood's Woman Problem

    CBS' actresses and showrunners talk about sexism in Hollywood, pay inequality and being labeled. "The bar is set so high for women and minorities in this business," says 'CSI: Cyber's' Pam Veasey.

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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
  • Elizabeth Berkley Finally Embraces 'Showgirls' After All These Years

    1995 just wasn't ready for the campy brilliance of "Showgirls." But 20 years after the film flopped in theaters its star, Elizabeth Berkley, has finally embraced the cult classic -- and the film's adoring fans. On Saturday night, the former "Saved by the Bell" star gave a heartfelt speech before a…

    Huffington Post
  • History Lessons: Nic Uncaged at Cinema Detroit: Works by American Icon

    On Friday, June 26, Cinema Detroit hosts Nicolas Uncaged II: Another Celebration of Cinematic Excellence. While the mini film fest offers two films starring the Oscar winner—and the films fall into the acceptable-to-decent range of Mr. Cage's oeuvre—half the fun...

    Curbed Detroit
  • Who decided to ruin the big ‘Terminator Genisys’ twist? Not the director.

    "Terminator Genisys" raised some eyebrows when the final trailer was released. Why would they give that plot point away?

    Hitfix49 mins ago
  • Sony to Raise $3.58 Billion of Fresh Funds

    Japan’s Sony Corp is to raise a total of $3.58 billion (JPY440 billion) from a share and bond offering.

    Variety
  • 4 of the Best Music-Themed Movies (That Aren’t Musicals)

    Here are 4 fantastic films about music, musicians, and the mark they leave on the world.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • China box office surges nearly 50% in first half of 2015

    Mainland China’s box-office receipts jumped nearly 50% in the first half of 2015, powered by Hollywood tentpoles “Furious 7,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Jurassic World.”

    Los Angeles Times
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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
  • Variety Wins Three Awards at L.A. Press Club Event

    Variety was honored with three awards at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 57th SoCal Journalism Awards on Sunday night. Senior TV editor Brian Steinberg won for entertainment news or feature for his article “Today’ vs. ‘Good Morning America,’” about the battle to be the top morning news show. David S.…

    Variety
  • Gordon Gray’s Race For Miracle Batten Disease Cure Update: Jon Hamm Stepped Up. Who’s Next?

    On June 9, Deadline revealed how Miracle producer Gordon Gray was racing the clock to raise a minimum of $10 million to run trials for a treatment that could possibly stop the progression of a rare degenerative brain disease in his two daughters. Both 4-year-old Charlotte and her younger sister…

    Deadline
  • Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Show More Relevant Videos

    Facebook is starting to get smarter about the videos it is showing its users in its news feed: The social network is starting to take implicit actions into account when weighing whether to show users certain videos in their feed, Facebook’s Meihong Wang and Yue Zhuo wrote in a blog post Monday.…

    Variety
  • CBS Approaches End Of Upfront Ad Sales Saying It Leads The Pack

    CBS is sounding bullish — as you’d expect — as it heads into the home stretch of its upfront ad sales. The broadcaster says it’s “confident” that at the end it will have “secured more total dollars – and the highest pricing – of all the broadcast networks.” With its strong performance last season,…

    Deadline