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Robert Zemeckis

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  • The Morning Fix: Disney tries to figure out why 'Mars Needs Moms' bombed. Uva says adios to Univision. Networks wonder if they'll have to punt on football.

     
    After the coffee. Before auditioning to be the new voice of the Aflac duck. The Skinny: Disney is wondering why "Mars Needs Moms" bombed big time. Univision CEO Joe Uva hits the road. The networks start to contemplate life without......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a bat autographed by 'Ken Griffey III' in 'Back to the Future II'?

     
    OLYMPIC LEGEND: In Back to the Future II, a bat "autographed" by "Ken Griffey III" is used in a scene set in 2015. STATUS: False. Few films seem to spawn as many rumors, myths and legends as the Back to......
  • Directors yell 'Cut!' on studios' premium VOD plans

     
    Nearly two dozen Hollywood directors and producers criticized plans by the major studios to release movies in the home closer to when they debut in theaters. In a open letter released Wednesday by the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, some......
  • 'Mars Needs Moms' drags down Disney's earnings

     
    The box-office bomb that was "Mars Needs Moms" left collateral damage on Walt Disney Studios' bottom line, causing the film group's performance to lag in its second quarter. The studio recorded operating income of $77 million for the three months......
  • How did Jay Roach get a Beatles song for 'Dinner for Schmucks'?

     
    When I was having breakfast with Jay Roach Thursday morning, I couldn't have opened the interview with a dumber question. Having seen his new film, "Dinner for Schmucks," which stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd as the ultimate kind of......
  • ‘Death Becomes Her' outdoor screening in Pasadena, Friday

     
    If the thought of Meryl Streep humbly cringing her way to the Oscar podium gives you an inferiority complex, lighten up with one of her lesser-lauded comedies. As part of Pasadena's month-long outdoor film festival, the 1992 Robert Zemeckis romp “Death....
  • 'Planet of the Apes,' 'T2' and 'Back to the Future' turn back time this weekend

     
    The great thing about time-travel movies is you can always go back and do it all over again. This weekend, the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre does just that with a series of time-jumping double-features -- "Planet of the Apes" with......
  • L.A.'s screening gems

    Perhaps the only people who brag more about their illustrious alumni than Ivy Leaguers are the deans of film schools. At USC, the names dropped are Robert Zemeckis, Jay Roach, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. UCLA proudly lists Francis Ford Coppola, Gore...
  • Shocking DGA Award win for 'The Hurt Locker's' Kathryn Bigelow

     
    "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever to win the top award from the Directors Guild of America. It was a major victory over James Cameron, Bigelow's ex-husband, whose "Avatar" recently became the highest-grossing film in...
  • 'Thor' star Anthony Hopkins explains the ruthless charm of Odin

     
    Anthony Hopkins is ready to cross the Rainbow Bridge to Asgard. "For 'Thor,'" he pointed out, "I don't just play a father, I play the god-father." Work is underway on the fourth Marvel Studios film, and Hopkins said he is......
  • James Cameron, the focus and the fury

     
    Los Angeles Times film reporter Rachel Abramowitz is back again on the Hero Complex, today it's a piece on her encounters with Jim Cameron... I first met James Cameron on the set of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” and what I......