When you have more than 250 passionate, highly opinionated critics, it's some sort of miracle that the BFCA manages to arrive at any consensus about the year's best films without coming to blows.
References range from original 'Star Wars' to ''The Deer Hunter"
'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' – Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh & Zane Weiner
After "The Lord of the Rings," Jackson and Walsh started to explore J.R.R. Tolkien's earlier novel and the appendices for a prequel. According to Cunningham, "Guillermo del Toro was going to (direct)…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
"My friend Nick Allott, who runs Cameron Mackintosh's company, suggested I come talk to Cameron if I was interested in turning 'Les Miserables' into a movie," Fellner says. "We met, we talked, we did…
"It was the Booker Prize-winning novel," Netter says. "The rights were available, and I went to Elizabeth Gabler at Fox 2000 and pitched her."
"Paul came up with the idea while we were doing 'Blood.' His family was involved in World War II, and he was fascinated with stories of GIs returning and how some were very damaged," Lupi says.
"The biggest challenge was Joe's last-minute decision to change it from the typical, all-Russian location adaptation -- which was logistically incredibly difficult, economically challenging and…
Location and design mavens on 'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' simulated tense foreign interventions by the U.S.
One of the most successful and intriguing successes on "Zero Dark Thirty" was the re-creation of Osama Bin Laden's secret compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Production designer Jeremy Hindle's goal…
Doing justice to real-life poet and polio victim Mark O'Brien, who, confined to an iron lung, hires a sex surrogate, Lewin faced the challenge of finding "the right tone and balance between the…