Sometimes you look at the state of Hollywood and wonder why you bother; this week has seen a higher than average number of such moments, a week of long sighs and exasperated eye rolling.
At the Cannes Film Festival Bong Joo-ho’s Okja (2017) received boos as Netflix’s logo appeared at the start of the film ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39972987), the largely French audience not happy that the distributor has chosen not to release the film in cinemas across the country.
Earlier in the week Jessica Chastain, running the press junket gamut to promote her new film Miss Sloane (2017), bemoaned the lack of female ensemble casts and close-minded critics (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39843540). A few days later Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) t
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