The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood

Sonny Bunch's weekly podcast on the future of Hollywood and entertainment.

About the show

Sonny Bunch hosts The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood, a new podcast featuring interviews with folks who have their finger on the pulse of the entertainment industry during this dynamic—and difficult—time.

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  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with Chris Fenton

    September 17th, 2020  |  48 mins 13 secs

    This week, Sonny talks to “Feeding the Dragon” author Chris Fenton. For seventeen years, Fenton served as president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group and GM of DMG North America, internationally orchestrating the creative and business activities of DMG—a multi-billion dollar global media company headquartered in Beijing. He is currently CEO of Media Capital Technologies and a Trustee of the US-Asia Institute.

  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with Gerry Daly

    September 10th, 2020  |  49 mins 43 secs

    This week, Sonny talks to Gerry Daly, who has 15 years experience in home entertainment sales, including 13 years with 20thCentury Fox, working in Category Management. Also, at one time was an elections & politics blogger with a fairly sizeable audience, quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and New York Post.

  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with David Guglielmo

    September 3rd, 2020  |  35 mins 15 secs

    Sonny Bunch talks to David Guglielmo, who in only a few years has cast over 20 feature films, including the critically acclaimed THE STANDOFF AT SPARROW CREEK as well as the upcoming RUN HIDE FIGHT, premiering at this year’s Venice International Film Festival. Additionally Guglielmo writes, directs, and produces his own independent films such as NO WAY TO LIVE and HOSPITALITY.

  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with James Shapiro

    August 27th, 2020  |  40 mins 23 secs
    alamo drafthouse, hollywood, movies, theaters

    Sonny is joined today by James Emanuel Shapiro, who has been an executive in the entertainment industry for 20 years working in home video entertainment, exhibition festival programming and in distribution. He most recently worked at the Alamo Drafthouse where he started their analytics department and contributed to Alamo forming their internal booking department.

  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with James Tager

    August 20th, 2020  |  33 mins 33 secs
    beijing, censorship, china, communist party, hollywood

    Sonny Bunch talks to PEN America’s James Tager, the lead author of PEN’s new report, “Made in Hollywood, Censored by Beijing,” to talk about the ways in which China uses the levers of business to ensure that Hollywood’s products reflect the Communist Party line.

  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with Tony Davis

    August 13th, 2020  |  46 mins 33 secs
    3d presentation, movies, tony davis, tv

    This week on The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood, Sonny talks to Tessive founder Tony Davis, who until last year headed the technology group at RealD, the company that enables 3D movie presentation in over 30,000 theaters around the world, about 3D’s successes, failures, and future in an uncertain exhibition landscape

  • The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood with Richard Rushfield

    August 5th, 2020  |  32 mins 34 secs
    covid-19, disney, disney+, mulan, richard rushfield, streaming, theatres

    In the inaugural episode of The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood, Sonny Bunch talks to Richard Rushfield about Disney’s decision to charge for early access to MULAN, the future of streaming, and the death of theaters.