When Some Critics Reject the Film That’s About Your Life

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HBO Max Plan Makes WarnerMedia Chief A Hollywood Villain

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main storyWarnerMedia Chief Has Become a Movie Villain to Some in Hollywood Jason Kilar’s decision to release 2021 movies simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max has angered many in the industry, including some of the star filmmakers his company relies on. Jason Kilar, […]

Latinos, Long Dismissed in Hollywood, Push to Make Voices Heard

Tanya Saracho landed her first television writing job on the Lifetime soap “Devious Maids” in 2012. She was a diversity hire. It’s an official term for a practice meant to encourage inclusion. In an effort to make writers’ rooms — long the bastion of white males — more diverse, studios pay the salary of a […]

Hollywood’s ‘We’re Not in Kansas Anymore’ Moment

LOS ANGELES — In explaining why WarnerMedia had decided to release the much-anticipated big-budget “Wonder Woman 1984” simultaneously in theaters and on the streaming service HBO Max on Christmas Day, the company’s chief executive, Jason Kilar, invoked the classic Hollywood film “The Wizard of Oz.” “We’re not in Kansas anymore,” Mr. Kilar said in a […]

‘It’s Going Away’: A Small Movie Theater Struggles to Survive

On a rainy day last week, 72 moviegoers visited the Park Plaza Cinema in Hilton Head Island, S.C., to see Liam Neeson in “Honest Thief.” It was the largest single-day attendance the independently owned five-screen theater had seen since reopening in August after a five-month shutdown. The feeling of celebration was short-lived. The next day, […]