Roger Friedman, senior columnist for The Hollywood Reporter, and Showbiz411.com joins us along with writer Michael Giltz to discuss the death of Michael Jackson. Friedman has been covering Jackson since his first child molestation trial and is one of the trusted reporters covering the pop star’s life and death.
The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences announced this week that the Academy Awards would now nominate ten films in the Best Picture instead of the usual five. Will this allow more deserving movies a shot at the big prize, or is this blatant pandering for higher Nielsen ratings?
“Transformers 2” stormed the world-wide box office over the weekend, but that still doesn’t make it a good movie. Continue reading Showbiz Sandbox 10: The Death Of Pop, Pinup Girls and (Possibly) 2D Movies