Bob Strauss, Daily Breeze

Bob Strauss

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Bob:

Who’s going to pay for Hollywood’s coronavirus shutdown?

No matter what, lawyers and insurance companies are going to be brought in at some not too distant point as production delays inflate budgets, pushed-back release dates throttle cash flows and sped… → Read More

Coronavirus closure is just another bump in Kulak’s Woodshed’s financially rocky, musically marvelous road

The funky, beloved open mic venue in North Hollywood has rarely been financially stable in its 21 years of existence. That may have prepared its proprietor for the corona shutdown calamity better t… → Read More

Coronavirus concerns locked down the motion picture home, but can’t stop the show

Residents at the Woodland Hills retirement campus are being socially quarantined, so staff are staging live, closed circuit TV programming they can interact with. → Read More

Hollywood production goes dark; blame coronavirus

Nothing is being filmed in the world center of the entertainment industry. The cost is already steep, and the longer the pandemic keeps cameras from rolling, the darker the scene will be. → Read More

In coronavirus-jolted entertainment landscape, streaming video going strong

Netflix is doing so well among the quarantined masses, the European Union begged it to stop offering internet-crashing high definition. → Read More

Coronavirus has stopped moviegoing, but what about when it’s gone? – Press Telegram

All of the national and local theater chains will be closing all venues this week if they haven’t already. → Read More

Hollywood’s century-old Musso & Frank Grill: Closed but hopeful during coronavirus crisis – Press Telegram

COO and fourth generation family owner Mark Echeverria learned a lot about surviving hard times in the restaurant business from research done for last year’s 100th anniversary. → Read More

As coronavirus shuts theaters, Universal fast-tracks first-run movies for the homebound

Starting Friday, Universal’s films meant to only be in rapidly shuttering theaters will become available for home-viewing rental. → Read More

How the worlds of The Mandalorian (and Baby Yoda) got made in Manhattan Beach

The LED-screened “Volume” soundstage turned exotic planets into palpable environments for actors and cameras. → Read More

Coronavirus taking toll on moviegoing, streaming TV

This weekend’s will be the last major studio releases for awhile, while TV production is getting put on hold everywhere. → Read More

State Assembly committee hears about entertainment industry

At a hearing in Burbank, Hollywood interests told legislators things are great – but they need more state money. → Read More

Coronavirus hits entertainment industry — and some shows may not go on

Most U.S. industry entities are in wait-and-see mode, even as other parts of the world – especially China – shut down theaters, other venues and production. → Read More

Here’s how to turn your home or business into movie set

Note to potential hosts: You have to do it right. Pay attention to these experts. → Read More

Free Super Tuesday political films at DuVernay’s ARRAY – Press Telegram

From Tuesday afternoon into the evening, the Historic Filipinotown complex’s ultra-plush Amanda Cinema theater will present movies steeped in politics. → Read More

Analysis: What Bob Iger did to change the way we watch movies (hint: it was a lot)

It’s been mostly ups, but there’ve also been a few downsides to the CEO’s 15-year stewardship of Hollywood’s most successful studio. → Read More

Shelby’s Southern California legacy still in top gear – Daily News

An Oscar-winning movie. A new documentary. Myriad longtime admirers. A big party this Saturday. And a whole lot of horsepower. Yup, Carroll Shelby’s high-octane aura is alive and well. → Read More

Oscars 2020: Here’s what the Academy voters got right

Quality and inclusion were the hallmarks of “Parasite’s” history-making Best Picture win. → Read More

L.A.’s long-awaited Academy Museum of Motion Pictures shows its spaces, if not any exhibits yet

The former May Company streamlined moderne edifice, now called the Saban Building, and the brand new, Renzo Piano-designed Sphere built just to the north – are essentially completed → Read More

Is Oscar feeling super? Are comic book movies at Academy Awards to stay?

Despite “Joker’s” leading 11 nominations, experts aren’t convinced the set-in-its-ways academy has come around to accepting the most popular movie genre of the 21st Century. → Read More

Appreciation: Kirk Douglas was a Hollywood light who never seemed to fear the darkness

One of the last classic movie stars, Douglas, who died Wednesday at 103, led a life that could have been a film itself. → Read More