UPDATED: The study didn’t look at the noncorporate Internet, where women might have a better chance of making their voices heard as critics…
Is this fair to fans? Does this benefit fans? Or is it just a way to force any fencesitters to spend who might not otherwise bother to buy the DVDs right now?
Is it time to be scared yet?
We have turned what should be serious discourse about the state of the nation and our culture into a sort of circus sideshow more concerned with entertaining audiences than with addressing the many problems we face. Can this ever change?
We’ll always watch movies, I suspect — at least until whatever apocalypse we’re in for hits and the electricity goes out — but I don’t think we’ll actually be watching them on plastic DVDs for very much longer. I’m beginning to see a time for myself in the very near future when I may never have to buy another DVD…
Would be it about truly interactive movies, entertainment experiences that combine both intense narratives and gameplay? Would it be about movies created via a new technology, like a crowdsourced screenplay or something similar?
Last winter, NBC booted Conan O’Brien out of its late-night NBC spot. O’Brien landed at the basic-cable channel TBS, and his new talk show debuts there tonight at 11pm Eastern. Guess who else is on at 11pm Eastern on basic cable?