Movies set in the recent past seldom receive Oscars for art direction or costume design -- categories dominated by fantasy and period films.
Shooting a major feature around the world is something like mounting a military campaign, with location managers coordinating the action on several fronts.
German thesp Til Schweiger ("Inglourious Basterds") has been cast in a pair of high-profile features -- Fox comedy "This Means War" and Arclight Films thriller "The Courier."
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%
The wealth of talent in this year's Sundance's U.S. Documentary Competition reflects an effort to stress storytelling over pure journalism.
After an on-again, off-again, on-again flirtation with Cameron Crowe's untitled DreamWorks pic, Brad Pitt is apparently off the film, most likely for good.