Emmys playing it too safe?

Newsarama reporter (and former East Valley Tribune entertainment writer) Albert Ching was a guest on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” on Monday, discussing an op-ed piece of his that appeared last week in The Atlantic — “The Emmys Need to Get Over Modern Family — in the context of Sunday’s awards ceremony. Listen, and opine, below. (Here’s a […]

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Sci-fi genre’s star may be rising

Science-fiction movies are suddenly popular with the Producers Guild of America, which has included Avatar, District 9 and Star Trek in its nominations for best picture of 2009. Is this a sign that the genre may be gaining respect in the industry beyond its power to open moviegoers’ wallets? Or does it mean rather that […]

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