How good a year was 2009 for Pixar? "Up" was the fourth-biggest release (with $293 million), one of the best reviewed of the year and it scored five Oscar noms.
When "Avatar" d.p. Mauro Fiore was nominated by both the Academy and the American Society of Cinematographers, it not only raised a few eyebrows but brought into sharp focus the big question now…
After two years of construction, the ASC's renovation of the organization's historic clubhouse on Orange Drive in Hollywood is "just weeks away from being finished," reports Owen Roizman, chairman of…
Rather than trying to conquer Hollywood, Tyler Perry set up his own operation 2,000 miles away in Atlanta. A true independent, the veritable one-man show (Perry writes, directs, produces, acts and…
"This award means so much to me because it's not just for me -- it's also for the people of Haiti," says Grammy Award-winning musician and activist Wyclef Jean.
Marketing, publicity, distribution, production - Sid Ganis has seemingly done it all.
Eye on the Oscars: Down to the Wire
What's wrong with this picture? Three of the 10 top-grossing films of 2009 -- "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," "Monsters vs. Aliens" and "Up" -- were shiny, state-of-the-art computer-animated…
Warren Beatty has done what only one other person -- Orson Welles -- has achieved in the history of Hollywood; He's been nominated for Academy Awards as actor, director, writer and producer on the…
"Up in the Air" is only Jason Reitman's third feature, but the film's deft handling of complex themes and conflicting emotions belies his age.