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The Hollywood Read

Oct 29, 2019

This week we catch up with Harry and Meghan after the documentary about their recent royal tour aired, giving us more insight into their states of mind as they throw down with the British press. We also discuss Jared Leto's apparent hurt feelings over being pushed out as the Joker. And finally, because it is Halloween...


Oct 24, 2019

From banning South Park to clashing with the NBA and e-sports and Quentin Tarantino, China has been in the news a lot recently. This week we discuss the increasing culture clash between Hollywood and China, which started the decade as a potential life raft for a stagnating film industry. But now things are complicated...


Oct 16, 2019

This week we're revisiting British royal gossip as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle take on the British tabloid press. We discuss the lawsuits, what they're really about (hint: racism), and how Harry and Meghan's headlines tie into Prince Andrew's royal Epstein mess. We also peer into the future and make predictions about...


Oct 8, 2019

It's Joker week, so we're talking Joker's record-breaking box office*, Todd Phillips shoving his foot down his mouth, Joaquin Phoenix's only somewhat hostile press tour, and the Oscar odds for the year's most divisive movie. We also get into Martin Scorsese's comments in re: Marvel movies and theme parks. Join us as we...


Oct 2, 2019

The Emmys happened, and despite some genuinely surprising and welcome wins, the show itself was dead boring. We discuss the winners, our favorite losers, the life expectancy of broadcast award shows, and what is Ozark, anyway? We also get into that whole Sony-Marvel make-up deal. Join us as we ponder how much longer...