Stories by Nikki Finke

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Posted on: Dec 4, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Steven Spielberg isn't talking about his upcoming film, 'Munich.' But the movie may create a big fanfare all on its own, given its controversial subject matter.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

12 controversial steps to achieving better box office.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

The bizarre story of a Hollywood reporter who'd cried wolf too often to have a legitimate death threat taken seriously.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

A recent <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> story taking Hollywood prima donnas to task takes on a whole new dimension when you consider where it comes from.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Judging from the latest movie trailers, it's gonna be a long, not-so-hot summer movie season.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Incoming CEO Danny Goldberg recognizes that the surging Air America network is every bit as much business as movement.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Robert Iger is Disney's new big cheese, but do they know the real story or just the Disney version?

Posted on: Feb 23, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Chris Rock is hosting this year's Oscar telecast; his penchant for colorful anti-Bush humor has set the predictable Republican attack machine in motion.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Why do journalists lust after the trappings of Tinseltown?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2005, Source: LA Weekly

Oscar gets a razzie for kissing Marty's and Harvey's butts. Plus, who'll win and who'll lose.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

Hmm, we wonder why the major networks are refusing to air ads for the 'Fahrenheit 9/11' DVD during their news programming.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Drew Barrymore sets out to find out why young people aren't voting.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

The late night host defends himself against charges of a conservative bias in a no-holds barred interview.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

What would happen if Hollywood stopped worrying and embraced the GOP?

Posted on: Jul 15, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

The director of a new movie exposing Fox News talks about his journey from TV nice guy to rightwing nemesis.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

Mocked by many as a harebrained scheme, Hollywood seems to be going ahead with a sequel to "The Graduate." But is it really a sequel?

Posted on: May 6, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

The contract renewal negotiations for the voice-over actors on The Simpsons is just one of the litany of horrible negotiations in Hollywood history.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

David Letterman is the hands-down leader when it comes to unabashed Bush bashing.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2004, Source: LA Weekly

For too long now, Hollywood moviemakers have been stumped on how to appeal to Latinos. Mel Gibson may have stumbled upon the winning combination.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2003, Source: LA Weekly

It's time for the Terminator to step forward and tell voters about his past sexual conduct

Posted on: Mar 20, 2003, Source: LA Weekly

Star activists should boycott this year's Oscar ceremonies to kick the infotainment conglomerates where it will hurt the most -- the wallet.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2002, Source: LA Weekly

Immediately after 9/11, Hollywood promised to do its bit to boost the national spirit. But a year later, all we've seen is a telethon.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2002, Source: LA Weekly

When it comes to sleaze, fraud, and sheer incompetence, the media industry is king of the corporate world.