A pair of Oscar-nominated actresses were the toast of the town as the Santa Barbara Film Festival kicked off with tributes to Julie Christie and Cate Blanchett this past weekend.
Five of last year's most successful producers gathered to swap stories at a panel Saturday that was one of the bright spots of the Santa Barbara Film Festival's rainy opening weekend.
It was a most unusual "Shootout" as Variety topper Peter Bart and Peter Guber hosted a special live version of their AMC program yesterday at the Palm Springs Film Fest.
"This Christmas" is a rare holiday treat, a package that's both thoughtfully selected and sure to please its intended recipients.
Result should satisfy Bynes fans looking for a pleasant, innocuous follow-up to her last vehicle, with B.O. in the decent if unspectacular range of "Man." Ancillary prospects look brighter.