Marketing-Distribution Executive Arthur Manson Dies at 90

Marketing-Distribution Executive Arthur Manson Dies at 90 Arthur Manson, a veteran film executive whose career in marketing and distribution encompassed numerous Oscar-winning films, died May 14 at his home in Riverdale, N.Y. He was 90. Manson worked on the ...

Mike Medavoy’s Moon Landing Drama Is Giant Leap for New Player Atrium (Exclusive)

Mike Medavoy’s Moon Landing Drama Is Giant Leap for New Player Atrium (Exclusive) “One Giant Leap” is set for blast-off with veteran producer and industry luminary Mike Medavoy coming on to produce the moon landing series for Atrium, the drama-commissioning club of telcos and ...

‘To the Ends of the World’ Film Review: At Last, Here’s France’s Vietnam War Movie

‘To the Ends of the World’ Film Review: At Last, Here’s France’s Vietnam War Movie Rehashes of the Vietnam War have become a genre onto themselves in American film — the province of prestige pictures, shoot-em-ups and even the odd romance. But France has been comparatively quieter ...

The Predator Star Boyd Holbrook Hints At Throwbacks To The First Film

More than 30 years ago, The Predator arrived at a time when the Vietnam war movie was arguably at its peak. In dealing with heavy themes like the anti-war movement and those soldiers crippled by ...

To the Ends of the World review – brutal French take on the war in Vietnam

Guillaume Nicloux’s Platoon-style drama about the French presence in south-east Asia is suitably violent, but also flirts with macho cliche Guillaume Nicloux is the director of that rather ...

Cannes: Robert Siegel’s ‘Cruise’ Boarded by Solution, Vmi (Exclusive)

The Solution Entertainment Group and Vmi Worldwide have picked up international sales rights for adrenaline-fueled romance “Cruise,” written and directed by Robert Siegel, who wrote “The Wrestler” and ...

‘Amadeus’ voted top Best Picture Oscar winner of the 1980s, rising above all ‘mediocrities’ [Poll Results]

While Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) says in “Amadeus” that he speaks for “all mediocrities in the world,” the film clearly rises above such mediocrities, according to you. The 1984 movie is your ...

Milos Forman (‘Amadeus’) voted top Best Director Oscar winner of 1980s, as orchestrated by you [Poll Results]

Milos Forman (‘Amadeus’) voted top Best Director Oscar winner of 1980s, as orchestrated by you [Poll Results] Milos Forman, who passed away on April 13, has been voted your favorite Best Director Oscar winner of the 1980s for his masterwork “Amadeus.” The biopic chronicled the infamous rivalry between Antonio ...

Another Genre Mainstay Has Joined The Cast Of Rob Zombie’s 3 From Hell

If there’s been one common denominator of Rob Zombie’s 3 From Hell casting spree, it’s that the filmmaker has cherry-picked his cast from a pool of frequent collaborators, given the horror threequel ...

Who’s your favorite Best Director Oscar winner of 1980s: Oliver Stone x 2, Warren Beatty, Robert Redford … ? [Poll]

Who’s your favorite Best Director Oscar winner of 1980s: Oliver Stone x 2, Warren Beatty, Robert Redford … ? [Poll] The 1980s at the Oscars were full of matches between Best Picture and Best Director. Of the 10 Best Director winners, eight of their films won Best Picture, including Robert Redford, Richard ...

What’s your favorite Best Picture Oscar winner of 1980s: ‘Rain Man,’ ‘Terms of Endearment,’ ‘Platoon’ … ? [Poll]

What’s your favorite Best Picture Oscar winner of 1980s: ‘Rain Man,’ ‘Terms of Endearment,’ ‘Platoon’ … ? [Poll] The 1980s were a big era for the “epic” movie winning Best Picture at the Oscars. “Chariots of Fire,” “Gandhi,” “Out of Africa,” “Platoon” and “The Last Emperor” all share that grand-scale style of ...

Where do the most recent group of Academy Award winners rank all time?

As we begin to fully focus on 2018 releases and eventually what the 2019 awards season will be like, a little more about the most recent Oscars is still required. Mainly, a look at how the winners ...

It (2017) Actor Jackson Robert Scott to Play Key Role in New Horror Film from Orion Pictures

You may know him as Georgie, the boy who talked to Pennywise through the sewer drain one fateful rainy day in Derry in the new It movie, but Jackson Robert Scott is wasting no time taking on other ...

Funny Or Die’s New Web Series Quizzes Actors About Their IMDb Pages

With the Oscars less than a week away, companies in the movie industry have a chance to get attention for their projects, and with that idea in mind, IMDb has launched a new web series. The internet ...

When co-stars collide at Oscars: Does one win or do they split the vote? Sam Rockwell, pay attention!

When co-stars collide at Oscars: Does one win or do they split the vote? Sam Rockwell, pay attention! It’s the dream of most actors and actresses to receive an Oscar nomination and, if they’re lucky, to win. But what happens when you’re up against a co-star from the same movie? Does one triumph or do ...

‘In the Envelope’ Podcast: Willem Dafoe Unpacks His Oscar-Nominated ‘The Florida Project’ Role

“In the Envelope: An Awards Podcast” features interviews with award-winning actors and other creatives. Join host and Awards Editor Jack Smart for a front row seat to the industry’s biggest awards ...

Oscars: Breaking Down the Top Five Categories

Oscars: Breaking Down the Top Five Categories When it comes to which categories engender the most excitement and buzz, acting, directing, writing, cinematography and song and are the stuff of which Oscar dreams — and anxieties — are made of. ...

Willem Dafoe Recaps His Onscreen Deaths and Most Awkward Nude Scenes for Funny or Die — Watch

Willem Dafoe Recaps His Onscreen Deaths and Most Awkward Nude Scenes for Funny or Die — Watch When Willem Dafoe recently received his third Oscar nomination (“The Florida Project”), it came once again in the Best Supporting Actor category, where he had been nominated twice before (“Platoon,” ...

Willem Dafoe on How Awards Season Has Changed Since His First Oscar Nom 30 Years Ago

As Bobby Hicks, the caring but beleaguered manager of the Magic Castle Motel in Sean Baker’s The Florida Project, Dafoe, 62, earned his third best supporting Oscar nomination — his first since 2000’s ...

Best Supporting Actor predictions: Which nominee could beat Sam Rockwell (‘Three Billboards’) at Oscars? [Poll]

Best Supporting Actor predictions: Which nominee could beat Sam Rockwell (‘Three Billboards’) at Oscars? [Poll] Sam Rockwell is hitting all the major precursors on the way to winning his first Oscar, for playing troubled cop Jason Dixon in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” But the other nominees in ...

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