Movie Report: Talks Break Down Again Between Producers, Writers Guild

Contract talks between the Writers Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers broke down again Monday. According to the Hollywood Reporter, a joint announcement Monday evening stated that the negotiations will resume next Tuesday, instead of continuing today as was scheduled. The issue, though, is that next Tuesday gives the two parties…
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Monday Movie Report: Writers Guild, Hollywood Studios Meeting On Contracts, Hoping To Avoid Strike

Officials from the Writers Guild of America and Hollywood studios met Monday in an attempt to hammer out a contract deal after initial talks fell through. According to Variety, 17 days ago, two weeks-worth of negotiations ended and the WGA subsequently initiated a strike authorization vote. During that time, Variety reports the WGA accusing companies…
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Monday Movie Report: Oscars Museum Enters Final Construction Phase

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is getting closer to its expected opening in early 2019. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the building, with a footprint in Los Angeles, is entering its final phase of construction. A company that specializes in complex projects, MATT Construction, will oversee the building of the structure, THR reported. The…
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Monday Movie Report: South By Southwest Film Fest Announces Award Recipients

The film festival at South by Southwest 2017 handed out awards selected by the audience this weekend. According to Deadline, the winners were selected out of 130 features and 128 short films. The awards come after the festival announced its jury awards, such as Grand Jury Winners for “Most Beautiful Island” for Narrative Feature and…
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Monday Movie Report: ‘Avatar 2’ Delayed… Again

Director James Cameron made another delay to “Avatar 2” on Monday, pushing the sequel back again. According to Variety, the follow-up to the highest grossing movie ever at the worldwide level won’t be opening in December 2018. Variety reports that the picture has already been delayed multiple times. For example, the sequel was originally supposed…
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