CAREER: Writer and Journalist. Variety, Los Angeles, CA, deputy managing editor.
(With Dade Hayes) Open Wide: How Hollywood Box Office Became a National Obsession, Hyperion Books (New York, NY), 2004.
Contributor to periodicals, including Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Nation, and Wired.
SIDELIGHTS: For Sidelights, see entry on Hayes, Dade.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Atlantic Monthly, May, 2005, Tom Carson, "The Big Shill: Hollywood's Need for Hits Creates a Culture of Misses," pp. 127-132.
Bookwatch, November, 2004, review of Open Wide: How Hollywood Box Office Became a National Obsession.
Cineaste, spring, 2005, Saul Austerlitz, review of Open Wide, p. 71.
Daily Variety, October 28, 2004, "Variety Toasted the Launch of Open Wide, an Examination of the Industry's Focus on Opening Weekend Box Office," p. 15.
Library Journal, September 1, 2004, Roy Liebman, review of Open Wide, p. 152.
Los Angeles Times, November 28, 2004, Lynda Obst, "Three Movies and One Nail-biting Weekend," p. R2.
New York Times Book Review, December 5, 2004, Stephanie Zacharek, review of Open Wide, p. 79.
Publishers Weekly, August 23, 2004, Jeff Zaleski, "Chasing the Money," p. 50; August 23, 2004, review of Open Wide, p. 50.
Variety, November 1, 2004, Geoffrey Berkshire, review of Open Wide, p. 42.
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