This concession is an invitation to autocrats and idiots around the world to take similar action against disagreeable films. But Hollywood doesn't care about that.
The U.S. should also exploit China’s growing frustration with its ugly neighbouring regime, which it helps keep afloat.
This scenario has perhaps captured so much attention because it pits the epitome of Americanism — Hollywood, celebrity, big business, money — against the epitome of authoritarianism.
<i>The film "Lucy" contains a rather interesting creative hook, namely the question of what happens when a person's mental abilities are developed to their fullest extent; yet, the idea remains wrapped in the slick action movie packaging of a heroine's journey.</i>
A short time ago, American comic giants Marvel and [Read more]
Europe has spent decades looking at itself in America’s mirror, and vice versa. Does globalization consolidate or deteriorate hegemonies?
British media such as The Guardian and Daily Mail published on Friday the surprise from emerging news of a survey among English teens: “Youtube stars,” vloggers, columnists and celebrities who gain fame from online videos and have access to an envied style of life, are replacing actresses, soccer players and even [Read more]
<i>Philippe de Chauveron’s film, judged too politically incorrect, will not be released in the United States.</i>
In the United States, there’s no joking about Jews, blacks or Arabs. Philippe de Chauveron’s movie “Serial (Bad) Weddings” just found that out at its own expense. According to “Le Point,” [Read more]
Hollywood is saying goodbye to one of its most symbolic, and at the same time, feared characters on the red carpet. She was Joan Rivers, host, comedian, and above all famous for her unexpected interviews at premiere events, especially at the Oscars, where she never hesitated to give her opinion on the wardrobe of the [Read more]