Is the movie business doing well, or is it in trouble? After a summer that was down double digits from 2013, rampant runaway production, and layoffs at multiple major studios, some would argue it’s been a bad year in the middle of a long, slow decline.

On the other hand, there are new investors, bringing lots of money and optimism to the game, including former Warner Bros. executive Jeff Robinov and and his overseas backers, and Robert Simonds‘ STX. Who’s right?

Deadline’s editor in chief Mike Fleming Jr. and film editor Anita Busch take on the question that’s complicating life for too many in Hollywood. Guess which one’s the bull and which one’s the bear…

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A Bull Meets A Bear In Hollywood

The movie business has new players (and cash) in the game thanks to Jeff Robinov and Robert Simonds' STX. But with layoffs at Sony Pictures and Warner Bros, it's hard to tell if it's a good time or not to be in Hollywood. Deadline's Mike Fleming Jr and Anita Busch take sides.