Parker Posey is the Winner of the Week
The indie-movie darling has taken her first major role in a studio film, Warner Bros.’ You Have Mail, opposite Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
Loser of the Week
It turns out that the copyright on 1928’s Steamboat Willie (his first appearance) is set to expire in five years, which could bring the short film into the public domain, potentially allowing anyone to distribute it without getting Disney’s permission or paying royalties. Somewhere Uncle Walt is cursing, “Rats!”