John Smithson, one of the producers on the multi-Oscar nominated survival story "127 Hours," sums up his shtick in two words -- "persuasion" and "sensitivity."
With studios positioning newer entries in an overseas holding pattern, a pair of 2010 Oscar-nommed specialty pics, Fox Searchlight's "Black Swan" and the Weinstein Co.'s "The King's Speech," ruled…
Awards season is just about over, the party circuit is shutting down and, over at the majors, everyone is staring at the bottom line once again.
Accepting the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker Award last week, helmer Taylor Hackford mused, "When I watch the Academy Awards, the Oscar for Best Sound always goes to the 'boom!' movies. Boom! Boom…
Milwaukee knows how to party on Oscar night. So do folks in Atlanta, Kansas City, Omaha, Greensboro, N.C., Charlottesville, Va., and 45 other cities far removed from the starry grandeur that will be…
For some Oscar observers, you can forget best actress, forget best actor. That's the sideshow.
The guys don't have it any easier.
A who, what and where of the weekend
If it's only Friday, there are still beaucoup opportunities to lounge, scrounge and party down
A look at the weekend's gifting suites