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you’re not helping: Amy Pascal on bad movies

Sony Pictures Entertainment cochair Amy Pascal talked TheWrap’s Sharon Waxman, and something she said made me choke: AP: To be fair to all of us, nobody sets out to make a crappy movie. Nobody says, “Let’s make this one bad.” You’re always trying to make it good. Now, sometimes you succeed in making it good, … more…

you’re not helping: ‘Prince of Persia’ and ‘The Last Airbender’ not really whitewashes, Hollywood insists

The Los Angeles Times suddenly notices that two of Hollywood’s would-be blockbusters for Summer 2010 are full of white actors playing nonwhite characters: So when Disney studios announced plans for a live-action adaptation of Prince, Dar held out hope it would be a “serious story that would dispel a lot of stereotypes and misconceptions.” Then … more…