The harassment scandals are now moving from the accusatory to the penalty stage, as we discuss as part of Episode #16 of The Bart & Fleming Podcast. The industry and the community must decide whether offenders should be banned for life; further, should their work, past and present, now be assessed by different standard?

Also up for discussion, the impact of consolidation across the industry, triggered by the rumors of Disney’s possible takeover of Fox assets, and indie films’ strong run in the early part of awards season.

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