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 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.