Specialty Film Market Woes Make Oscars a Rough Game Variety – Music

The number of prestige pics produced by the majors has declined. Traditional adult audiences flock to cable. Ancillary revenue streams remain uncertain. All of which means that the always-challenging Oscar film market is more challenging than ever. When questioned by Variety’s co-editor-in-chief Claudia Eller about the future of low-cost, prestige ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

John McCain Calls Sony Hack Attack ‘A New Form of Warfare’ Variety – Music

On CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) countered President Obama’s characterization of the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment as “cyber vandalism.” “The president does not understand that this is … a manifestation of a new form of warfare,” McCain told Candy Crowley. “When you destroy economies, ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more