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Life of Pi (movie)

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  • Analysis: Directors Guild nominees likely to repeat with academy

    Analysis: Directors Guild nominees likely to repeat with academy
    When the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees last year, Oscar balloting had already closed and the DGA's slate — Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Tom Hooper — was widely expected to repeat when the...
  • N.Y. Film Critics name 'American Hustle' best film of the year

    N.Y. Film Critics name 'American Hustle' best film of the year
    David O. Russell's Abscam-inspired con story, "American Hustle," was named best film of 2013 on Tuesday by the New York Film Critics Circle. The film, which opens Dec. 13, also won awards for supporting actress Jennifer Lawrence and screenplay writers...
  • For 'Ender's Game,' effects house Digital Domain took a bigger role

    For 'Ender's Game,' effects house Digital Domain took a bigger role
    In the upcoming movie "Ender's Game," boy warrior Ender Wiggin faces a series of challenges as he embarks on a journey to battle insect-like creatures that threaten to destroy the planet. The movie also is a test for the film's co-producer, Digital...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Book Thief' angle for the 'passion vote'

    'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Book Thief' angle for the 'passion vote'
    When a film isn't a slam-dunk best picture nominee, backers and awards-season consultants like to talk about the "passion vote." If enough academy members adore a movie and put it at the No. 1 or 2 position on their ballot, then, thanks to the academy's...
  • Cameras find the story in 'All Is Lost'

    Cameras find the story in 'All Is Lost'
    "All Is Lost" certainly has its views of lonely ocean expanses and underwater images of majesty and menace. But perhaps the most important directives for the cinematographers were "up close" and "personal" — in essence, keep it human. J.C....
  • 'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts

    'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts
    At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
  • Visual effects artists will wear green during Obama's L.A. visit

    Visual effects artists will wear green during Obama's L.A. visit
    Visual effects artists are planning to show their colors next week when President Obama visits DreamWorks Animation SKG. Hundreds of visual effects artists who work at the Glendale studio are expected to wear green T-shirts to draw attention to the...
  • Fox International strikes $130-million Asian film co-financing deal

    Fox International strikes $130-million Asian film co-financing deal
    Fox International Productions, the 20th Century Fox Film subsidiary that makes local-language films in foreign countries, has inked a $130-million co-financing deal with Ivanhoe Pictures, a new film and television company. The four-year arrangement...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches; Katie Couric nears Yahoo deal

    'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches; Katie Couric nears Yahoo deal
    After the coffee. Before pitching my young-adult novel.  The Skinny: I saw "Catching Fire" on Saturday and enjoyed it, though I set a high bar for dystopian fiction. Oh, and for the sake of self-promotion, I'm writing the weekly box-office projections...
  • Viacom strategy for Paramount Pictures: Limit financial risks

    Viacom strategy for Paramount Pictures: Limit financial risks
    Paramount Pictures' movie strategy has long revolved around managing financial risk. At a time when other Hollywood studios field an occasional risky bet, such as 20th Century Fox's "Life of Pi"; Walt Disney's "Lone Ranger" or "Pirates of the Caribbean"...
  • Review: 'Kon-Tiki' a tale retold of determined seafarers

     Review: 'Kon-Tiki' a tale retold of determined seafarers
    "Kon-Tiki" is a ripping yarn torn from yesterday's headlines. Though somewhat forgotten now, the 1947 story of six men, an oceangoing raft and a wild and crazy theory was a media sensation that gripped the world's imagination — and launched a...