It is, perhaps, the worst nightmare for those of us constantly trying to get a white dominated Hollywood to widen its doors of opportunity for people of color: all those executives who say the right things in public and give to the right causes, just might think something much less admirable about diversity behind closed doors.
One-click shopping is changing the ways people shop and retailers sell their wares. But some online retailers are opening physical stores — some of which last as short as a day. (This story originally aired on All Things Considered on July 28, 2014.)
Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 7:59 am
A buddy flick about killing North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un will be shown on Christmas Day after all, at least in about 200 independent theaters. This kind of small-scale distribution model and the politics surrounding The Interview give what was once a big-budget Hollywood release the spirit of an art house film.
In the satirical film, which is at the center of a geopolitical tussle, Seth Rogen and James Franco play television producers who get an interview with Kim but are then hired by the CIA to "take him out."