Sometimes the success of a great film relies on the best pairing of idea and director. The same goes for business. It's part of the role of the studio executive and the VC to ensure that the right leader is in place to execute the right idea smoothly, on budget, and on time.
With or without the Oscar statuette, in forcing an unflinching, uncomfortable look at ourselves, in making the invisible visible, and in sparking lasting change, The Invisible War takes the gold.
By John Lopez, Vanity Fair © 2013 MARC FRIEDLAND/CREATIVE INTELLIGENCE, INC./LA-NY. Marc Friedland takes envelopes very seriously. "In today's wor...
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Barbra Queens like myself obsess over Barbra's every mundane coming and going, so you can imagine the hysterical level of excitement and anxiety among our ranks as we anticipate her performance at the Oscars this Sunday night.
How about the acting awards? Most critics, as well as my numbers, agree that Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence are the favorites, but let's dig deeper to learn some more interesting facts.
The Sequester is like the latest sequel to a movie no one wanted to see in the first place, but did anyway because it had a big budget behind it, and now has to watch because we've all already seen all the previous ones. The Fast and Furious Six of financial crises.
For your pre-Oscars 2013 enjoyment, What's Trending gathered YouTube's most popular parodies of the films nominated for Best Picture at this Year's Academy Awards.
I greatly enjoyed the movie when I saw it last fall. However, the question that arises whenever a film like this, ostensibly based on true events, hits the public sphere is exactly how true "true" is, and how much license should we allow creative-types to, well, create.
In the interest of privacy, the celebrity nominated for "Best Actor" now lives on an asteroid. He is said to be thrilled with the location -- he used to be in Park Slope -- though he has yet to learn the language.
She's poised. Mature. Focused. Transparent. You root for her to survive ungodly conditions that would destroy most adults. The perfect balance to this hardened, emotionally threadbare female lead is the very romantic Serge Kanyinda; he plays her savior.
It's the most wonderful time of the year... and I'm not talking the Andy Williams kind. I LOVE the Oscars.
Based on Kabbalah's mystical Tree of Life, the Kabbalah Awards consist of 10 categories that correspond to the 10 emanations of Divine energy that make up the Tree of Life. Each winner illuminates the Divine in this world in his or her category.
The favorite in this category is Searching for Sugar Man, simply because it is such a good story. However, I hope that more people will get see some of the other nominees, in particular 5 Broken Cameras.
The film is a life lesson about the transformative power of art (arts education has never been more endangered than it is today) and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America, its "children."
Every day in every way, the movie business is really the spoiler business. Especially on its biggest night of the year, a night when one billion people can see all the plot secrets and great acting moments that will spare them the necessity of ever paying to see the films.