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Spike Lee Pays Tribute to Tom Pollock: “The Unsung Hero” of ‘Do the Right Thing’

Spike Lee recalls how Tom Pollock, the former Universal chief who died Saturday at age 77, "put his neck on the line" to release 'Do the Right Thing' amid pressure not to do so.

Tom Pollock, Former Universal Motion Picture Group Chairman, Dies at 77

Tom Pollock, the former chairman of Universal Pictures and the American Film Institute, died Saturday night of a heart attack at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 77.

Tom Pollock Pays Tribute to “Misunderstood” Friend Sid Sheinberg

Former Universal Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Pollock remembers Sid Sheinberg, who died March 7 at 84, as the "good guy" to boss Lew Wasserman's "black hat."

Disruption, Consolidation, Uncertainty: Welcome to Hollywood’s Age of Anxiety

Future of Netflix? Consolidation? Layoffs? Amid unprecedented tumult in entertainment (and the world), The Hollywood Reporter talks to execs and underlings struggling to cope in an age of anxiety…