| Oct 31, 2008
In the late 1990s, a lot of American artists fancied themselves filmmakers. Most got stuck in a no man's land that was not very fun to visit.
On the upside, artists enjoyed the freedom of including feature-length videos in their installations. And they...
| Nov 12, 2008
It pays to be early, or so that was the thinking behind Sony Picture Classics' decision to send out the academy screener of the Sundance hit " Frozen River" back on Sept. 24.
Yes, that was five months before the February 2009 Oscar ceremony, and way...
| Apr 4, 2008
OHKAY OWINGEH, N.M. -- Aspiring screenwriters David and Kevin Linke don't have to go to Hollywood to try to break into the business. It came to them.
"Here, if you want to get on a movie set, you can," said David, 20, fresh off four days' work as an...
| Feb 10, 2008
Nothing preempts Hollywood's awards season -- not even a crippling writers strike.
On the same day the West Coast and East Coast branches of the Writers Guild of America gathered to discuss an end to the three-month work stoppage, the union took a...
| May 25, 2008
FOR THE last three Indiana Jones films, Indy has served as the franchise's sole fashion plate: the bullwhip curled at his hip, the dusty leather jacket, the messenger bag slung across his chest. And of course, the trademark battered brown fedora.
| May 28, 2008
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May 29, 2008
Paramount Vantage ("No Country for Old Men") options the rights to Samuel Logan's "This Is for the Mara Salvatrucha," about the life of Brenda Paz, a teenage member of the notorious MS-13 gang who was killed by other gang members...
| Jul 1, 2008
IVIVIDLY remember two things about having breakfast with Pixar guru John Lasseter earlier this year. One was that my back was out, so unable to sit comfortably, I had to take notes either standing up or lying down on the carpet of his hotel suite. The...
| Jul 12, 2008
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Actors Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright, along with members of a crew filming an Oliver Stone movie, were arrested during a bar fight Saturday morning, police said.
Shreveport police Sgt. Willie Lewis said Brolin, Wright and five others were arrested...
| Dec 6, 2007
"No Country for Old Men," Joel and Ethan Coen's visceral crime thriller based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, was named best film of 2007 Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
George Clooney was named best actor for his role as a...
| Jan 8, 2008
Hollywood's awards season locomotive was derailed Monday when NBC pulled the plug on its highly rated Golden Globes, choosing not to broadcast on Sunday what promised to be a virtually celebrity-free ceremony.
The scrapped program would be the first...
| Jan 13, 2008
2008-01-13 17:07:06.0 Choire Sicha: Looks like we're slowly easing into this thing--we should have our act together in mere moments. Anyway! For those not near a T.V., there wasn't much to miss--although I had no idea that William Shatner was 76? And that...