Warner Bros Digital Arm Slags SPC’s ‘Foxcatcher’; Studios Sharpening Elbows?


The new year has gotten off to an interesting start, with fact-based awards contenders battling controversy over perceived accuracy issues. Some at Sony were surprised tonight to see the Warner Bros Digital Entertainment Group’s WB Digital posting this on Twitter: #Foxcatcher Movie Slammed As ‘Complete Fiction’ By The Olympic Wrestler Who Inspired It. ‘Everything I’ve ever said positive about the movie I take back, I hate it.

Warner Bros DigitalNow, I checked the WB Digital site and it sure seems to be WB-product friendly, including one tweet that flouted the studio’s own awards-season candidate, American Sniper. That tweet read: #AmericanSniper widow says the film gets it right.

Other tweets included friendly updates about its sister studio product, from the Batman vs Superman movie trailer to news about the DC Comics pic Shazam, and “What You Need to Know About DC Comics Headed into 2015.” The Foxcatcher slam — based on…

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