Showbiz has had many tough acts to follow. One of the latest is faced by James Murakami, who was production designer on helmer Clint Eastwood's two latest films: "Changeling" and "Gran Torino."
The look of "Milk" is grounded in authenticity and well chronicled reality. Its accurate-as-possible re-creation of San Francisco of the 1970s is enhanced by actual footage from the period. This…
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was long a Hollywood problem child, its central idea of a man who ages backward deemed for years too difficult for even the best makeup artists or visual effects…
The Producers Guild of America has formed a two-year strategic relationship with Massachusetts-based Plymouth Rock Studios.
For costume designer Jenny Beavan, her work always starts the same way. "Everything I do is based on the script and the story," Beavan says. "I absorb myself in research and talk to the director…
Fifteen pages into the script of "Synecdoche, New York," production designer Mark Friedberg was deeply moved, though even now he can't exactly say why.
Ann Roth delves into the script to find clues for a character's costume. "I approach it as the character is written," says Roth, who worked on "The Reader," "Doubt" and "Mamma Mia!" this year. "
Makeup artist Judy Chin came to "The Wrestler" fully prepped. "Much of my research was done when I was 12, as I was the biggest wrestling fan ever," Chin says. Plus, during the film's prep period…
TV's fall follies have spilled into the Golden Globe nominations. Just two new shows -- both from HBO -- managed to earn bids Thursday from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which completely ignored…
The specialty box office goes into overdrive this weekend as a number of titles look to benefit from Golden Globe nominations and key endorsements from critics orgs in the carefully calibrated kudos…
Keep tabs on which studio and network nabbed the most Golden Globe nominations