From Rickey.org The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed down the finalists for the Documentary Oscar to 15! The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the nonprofit group that provides healthcare and social services to active and retired entertainment industry workers.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 86th Oscars®. One hundred forty-seven films had originally qualified in theShow More Summary
As we start December and eventually wind down 2013, let’s take a longer term look at Breadth and what it’s suggesting about the strong rally in motion. We’ll start with a longer-term picture from the start of the 2009 Bull Market to the present peak(s): We see the Dow Jones Industrial Average (top) and a special ’smoothed’ [...]
(Woodland Hills, CA – December 3, 2013) – MPTF announced today that the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) Campaign. Sumner Redstone is Executive Chairman of the Board of both CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. Mr. Show More Summary
MPTF Foundation chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg, who has known Redstone since he was a kid, says his generosity is "inspiring." The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s Campaign, bringing the total raised to just over $300 million. Show More Summary
It is Cyber Monday and there a bunch of movie and tv deals worth considering on Amazon: The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Edition on Blu-ray is on sale for only $39.96, 67% off Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series Blu-ray box set for only $89.99, 70% off the $300 msrp. Firefly: […]
This is a year with such quality acting that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences should seriously consider following the example set with the best picture category a few years back and expand to 10 potential nominees. It’s...Show More Summary
Evan Rachel Wood slammed the Motion Picture Association of America in a Twitter rant about a deleted sex scene in Charlie Countryman.
It may not have been an award winning flick, but one of the most talked about films of the year was this fictional tale of finned fiends. Commemorate this motion picture phenomenon with an item or two that will always make them remember 2013 and where they were when the Sharknado hit. Shark Stapler$6.95 Shark [...]
In today's Tweet Beat, Jane Fonda wants to share some information about the Chanukah and Thanksgiving, Hugh Laurie may be in grave danger and Evan Rachel Wood has a message for the Motion Picture Association of America concerning the representation of female sexuality in her new movie Charlie Countryman. Read more...
Evan Rachel Wood co-stars with Shia LaBeouf in "Charlie Countryman," an indie drama that earned an R-rating from the Motion Picture Association of America because of "some brutal violence, language throughout, sexuality/nudity, and drug...Show More Summary
Todd Burpo, whose book Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back is set to become a full-length motion picture next year, calls the parts of the film he has seen "accurate" and well-made. Both book and movie narrate the near-death experience that reportedly brought his 3-year-old son, Colton Burpo, face-to-face with Jesus Christ.
President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood Tuesday, crediting the motion picture and television industry for being an engine of growth and a bright spot in a recovering economy.
LOS ANGELES (November 26, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today, the Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The nominated films,Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey said she didn’t know much about acting when she joined The Color Purple. Although the talk show host had spent quite a bit of time in front of the camera, she’d never worked on a major motion picture before. During her recent roundtable with The Hollywood Reporter, Winfrey opened up about her experience... Show More Summary
Between posting pictures from the set of Fast & Furious 7 and practicing stilts-walking for motion capture performing as Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, Vin Diesel has been busy giving his fans specials treats on Facebook. Now the actor has revealed a tidbit of potential news. Show More Summary
The Dubai International Film Festival is celebrating its 10th edition next month, and is upping its profile this year via a new partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A delegation from the Academy including...Show More Summary
Although the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is constantly reviewing their rules and regulations, the changes are usually minor. But this year one major change regarding the foreign-language category could cause a few tremors...Show More Summary
Related: DGA, Producers Reach Tentative Deal On New Contract As expected, the Directors Guild of America Board today rubber-stamped the new three-year deal its negotiating committee finalized with the Alliance of Motion Picture and TV Producers on Friday. Show More Summary