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United Artists' David V. Picker: Mighty Movie Podcast

Dan Persons | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

To list the films and filmmakers David V. Picker has been involved with in his careers as president of United Artists, Paramount, and Columbia borders on giving a comprehensive history of the medium in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Talking Smurfs 2 With Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Hank Azaria and the Smurfs Themselves

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Smurfs 2 has it all: gorgeously-lensed Parisian locales, groovy music, high adventure, magic wands, freaky spells, an intrepid mallard, numerous dubious puns -- plus, of course, our eponymous little blue friends, three apples tall. It's fast, funny and full-on zany.

40 Fearless Film Heroes of the Last Decade

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

In Columbia Pictures’ upcoming sci-fi epic After Earth, a crash-landing leaves teenager Kitai (Jaden Smith) and his legendary father Cypher (Will Sm...

'Give the People What They Want, and They'll Turn Out for It!'

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

hanks to the Jodi Arias trial, Headline News (HLN), which is covering the trial live almost all day long, had one of the best week's in its history. It attracted more viewers last week than either CNN or MSNBC.

When Real Life Trumps the Movies

JVS Los Angeles | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
JVS Los Angeles

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif When I look back at my career, I am grateful to have had my moment in the world of art and entertainment. But I have gained something else by working for a nonprofit and laboring side by side with the unsung heroes of our workforce development industry.

How to Write Groundhog Day -- Danny Rubin's Wild Ride

Brian Ross | Posted 10.07.2012 | Books
Brian Ross

Danny Rubin's original premise for Groundhog Day could be summed up in its core existential dilemma: "A man repeats the same day over and over again." The eBook approaches Rubin's writer's draft of the script in an equally existential way.

'Social Network' Lawsuit Dismissed

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

A Massachusetts judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought forth by a Harvard classmate of Mark Zuckerberg against Columbia Pictures. Aaron Greenspan claim...

Steig Larsson's 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' To Be Made Into Move By Columbia

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — Sony Corp.'s subsidiary Columbia Pictures has bought the English-language movie rights to the popular Millennium trilogy by late cri...

The Facebook Movie Has Been Tagged in an Oscar Prediction

Jeff Sneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Sneider

David Fincher's The Social Network, known casually as "The Facebook Movie," is going to be nominated for the Oscars. The only question is, which ones?

ShoWest Day 3: A Bit of This, A Bit of That

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

As you may imagine, technology is a very big deal at ShoWest, the trade show of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) in Las Vegas this w...

The Week in Dodgy Cinema: Welcoming the Icky Orphan; Bumping the Ugly (Truth)

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Orphan is actually a pretty good little B-movie thriller and most of its uncomfortable fun lies in Esther doing and saying increasingly psychotic things.

Legacy My Ass

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Horowitz

I have not given up my desire for NBC, CBS, ABC, or Fox to present a documentary about the Bush transgressions during his eight triumphant year Presidency.

Smurfs Coming To The Bigscreen

Variety | Tatiana Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation are bringing a live-action/animated "Smurfs" project to the bigscreen. Sony obtained film rights to the...