Sharon Waxman is author of the book “Loot: The Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World” (2008).
Sharon Waxman appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
This week, hackers promised "a bitter fate" to those who attend screenings of "The Interview," which North Korea has called "an act of war." Will Sony pull the film from distribution?
Friday, April 25, 2014
Director Bryan Singer has a new X-Men movie out soon, but the probable blockbuster will now be marred by controversy. Last week, a man sued Singer, alleging that the director and oth...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The city of lights is losing its glow as the film industry in Los Angeles continues to shrink. In an attempt to bring back Hollywood, newly elected Mayor Eric Garcetti has promised to...
Friday, September 07, 2012
Political reporters on the campaign trail aren’t the only journalists racking up the frequent flyer miles right now. It’s the season of major film festivals, and people who cover m...
Monday, May 28, 2012
This year's Cannes Film Festival just wrapped up last night, and Sharon Waxman, founder and CEO of TheWrap.com, was there. She reviews this year's biggest films and oddest happenings.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Sharon Waxman, founder of the Hollywood and media analysis website TheWrap.com, joins us to discuss the latest in the media world, including the $200 million estimated loss for the Disney sci-fi epic John Carter, Apple's $100 billion cash reserve, the ongoing conversation around Kony2012, and the fact or fiction of playwright Mike Daisey's show on the working conditions at Apple supplier factories.
Friday, December 02, 2011
This year saw a record number of sequels, reboots, and spin-offs: of the ten highest grossing movies, only one, Bridesmaids, was entirely original. Kurt Andersen talks with Sharon Wax...
Friday, May 20, 2011
The news that Maria Shriver was leaving her husband, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, earlier this month sent shock waves across the nation. The reason for her seeking a divorce remained just speculation in the media and blogosphere until the Los Angeles Times broke the revelation that Schwarzenegger had a secret love child. Sharon Waxman, founder and CEO of TheWrap.com, and Tracy Weber, senior reporter for ProPublica, talk about what this scandal says about our culture.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" opened at 12:01 a.m. today. And the critics are already weighing in—on Twitter. The 140-character reviews are quickly changing the way "word o...
Thursday, January 22, 2009
The 81st Academy Awards nominations were just announced and our contributor Sharon Waxman, editor-in-chief of TheWrap.com, joins us for the rundown.
We've compiled the trailers fo...
Monday, December 29, 2008
Will independent film studios breathe their final breath, only to be saved by culture vultures downloading lesser known films online? Will this be the year SAG members strike, only to...
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Is Benjamin Button the front runner or will Batman beat him to the punch?
"Usually people look to the Golden Globes to get a sense of what's being nominated for the Oscars. This ...
Thursday, November 20, 2008
The museums of New York, Paris and London are filled with treasures from Egypt, Italy, Turkey and Greece. And museum directors in those countries are no longer content to sit back and...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Hear the latest in the ongoing debate over who owns the past, and what should happen to stolen antiquities - from the Elgin Marbles in London, to Egyptian mummies. Former New York Times
culture correspondent Sharon Waxman
is author of Loot
Sharon Waxman will be ...