18 May 2023
Richard Rushfield on Hollywood’s doom loop
The writers’ strike seems like it has no end in sight. The directors are next. The “streaming wars” have produced financial losses for all of the studios; the pandemic drove a dagger into theaters; nationalism is impacting American movies overseas; and Hollywood leadership is lacking. Richard Rushfield, a long-time Hollywood journalist and founder of The Ankler, shares his analysis of how bad it really is.