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Variety reported that Sorkin had signed a deal with DreamWorks to write three scripts. The first script is titled The Trial of the Chicago 7, which Sorkin was already developing with Steven Spielberg and producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. In August 2008, Sorkin announced that he had agreed to write a script about how […]

Strangers No More is a short documentary film about a school in Tel Aviv where children from forty-eight different countries and diverse backgrounds come together to learn. The film follows three students as they struggle to acclimate to life in Israel and slowly unveil their stories of hardship. Strangers No More was shot on location […]

God of Love and its director, Luke Matheny, were honored at the 83rd annual Academy Awards Sunday night, claiming the Oscar for best live action short film. If you weren’t lucky enough to witness God of Love, you can check out the trailer for the film below. Matheny’s Oscar acceptance speech was one of the […]

David Seidler (born 1937) is an Academy Award-winning British-American playwright and film and television writer. He is most notable for writing the play and the screenplay for the film The King’s Speech. Seidler won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay at the 83rd Academy Awards. Q. Mr. Seidler, to your right. Congratulations over here. […]

Lee Unkrich is an American director and film editor. He is a longtime member of the creative team at Pixar, where he started in 1994 as a film editor. He later moved into directing, as co-director of Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo (2003 and 2011 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature). Unkrich […]

Wally Pfister, is an Academy Award-winning American cinematographer, who is best known for his work on Christopher Nolan’s films, including Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight and Inception. Pfister is also known for his work on director F. Gary Gray’s The Italian Job. Pfister has been nominated for an Academy Award for […]

Robert Stromberg (Production Design) and Karen O’Hara (Set Decoration) accepted the Oscar for best art direction for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Here’s the Backstage Interview with Robert Stromberg & Karen O’Hara Q. Congratulations. What did you put on top […]

Melissa Leo’s acceptance speech: “Oh my, oh my God. Oh wow really, really, really, really, really, truly wow. I know there’s a lot of people that said a lotta real real nice things to me for several months now, but I’m just shaking in my boots here. Ok, alright. Thank you David O. Russell. I […]

Melissa Leo drops the F Bomb during her Oscars speech. It was a fantastic speech, we must note. Melissa Leo’s Oscar Speech: “Oh my, oh my God. Oh wow really, really, really, really, really, truly wow. I know there’s a lot of people that said a lotta real real nice things to me for several […]

Robin Roberts, known for her stin on ESPN’s Sportscenter and for her current job as co-host of Good Morning America, dazzled on the Oscars 2011 red carpet, as you can see in the pictures below. Robin Roberts showed off her figure in a stunning one-shoulder gown with subdued but impressive jewelry.

“Good God, what have you done? Thank you so much, this is a phenomenal honor for me. Thank you to the Academy for this great honor and for the respect you have shown for all cinematographers. I got to take a breath here for a minute. Breathe it in for a second. Where’s that thing […]

“Why didn’t I lose that 20 lbs? First of all, the other nominees, Guy, all you guys deserve to be up here. Everyone at Disney from Iger and Ross and Bailey, Bruce Hendricks, Art Repola, the great Joe Roth. The Art Department led by Stefan Dechant, Crissy Wilson, and Todd Cherniawsky. This great set decorator. […]

As the world prepared for Hollywood’s biggest night, Yahoo! looked at which films and actors are getting the most buzz online. According to Yahoo! the web is excited about Hollywood’s big show: Searches for “when are the Oscars” are spiking on Yahoo! Searches on Yahoo! for “Oscars 2011” are up 1403% Oscar ballots are spiking […]

The 2011 Academy Awards are just hours away and there has been much talk and speculation since the Golden Globes about who will win big this year. From ‘The Social Network’ to ‘The King’s Speech’, Natalie Portman’s role in ‘Black Swan’, and Hailee Steinfeld’s breakout role in ‘True Grit’, there is much to be excited […]

Montblanc returns to the Oscars to co-host a star-studded event with The Weinstein Company. The cocktail event at Soho House in West Hollywood not only celebrates the Weinstein Company’s Academy Award® nominees but also features the announcement of an exciting Montblanc charity partnership benefitting the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. Each year Montblanc presents the announcement of […]

Continuing the momentum of the Social Action campaign begun during the theatrical release of director Davis Guggenheim’s landmark documentary Waiting for “Superman,” Participant Media is encouraging people to purchase the DVD or Blu-ray and join thousands of people across the United States gathering for home viewing parties. The House Party initiative hopes to continue the […]

Backstage at the Academy Awards® is a hotbed of activity, with the ceremony’s A-list talent and production crew working madly to keep Hollywood’s biggest night running smoothly. Anticipation is running high, and under the hot stage lights of Kodak Theatre, so is thirst. Hydrating Tinsleton’s elite backstage? None other than celebrity favorite Vita Coco coconut […]

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to Black Swan, Winter’s Bone, 127 Hours, and The Kids Are All Right at this afternoon’s 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The King’s Speech, Exit Through the Gift Shop, Get Low, Tiny Furniture, and […]

Inception might not be the frontrunner for Best Picture at tomorrow night’s Academy Awards ceremony, but film fans at Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination, have already chosen it as their favorite film of 2010. The award will be presented at CinemaCon’s Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 31 in Las Vegas. […]

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, today announced that Luz Pena and Philip Robibero from Hofstra University are the Grand Prize winners for the “Oscars Correspondent Contest.” As part of their prize, they have earned a spot on the red carpet for the 83rd Academy Awards® arrivals […]

Madonna’s third Hard Candy Fitness Center in St. Petersburg, Russia, a beautifully designed 52,000 square foot space in the center of the city is projected to open in mid-2011, it was confirmed today by Mark Mastrov, Chairman of New Evolution Ventures (NeV). The announcement of this latest facility follows the recent opening of the Mexico […]

The music video for Dr. Dre’s song “I Need A Doctor,” featuring Eminem & Skylar Grey, will make its broadcast premiere across MTV’s multiple screens and platforms including mtvU, MTV Jams, MTV Hits beginning tonight at 6 pm EST, with the online debut at VEVO.com. Tonight at 6pm ET fans can tune in to a […]

Mixing swoon-worthy harmonies, gorgeous acoustic instrumentation and the catchiest of melodies, Australia’s Boy & Bear is ready to take America by storm. They have already conquered Australia by being asked to tour with folk rock luminaries such as Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling, and Angus & Julia Stone. The band will be making an appearance […]

The All-American Rejects have spent the last year writing new material and are ready to hit the studio to record their fourth studio album! Over the last year, the Rejects’ lead singer, Tyson Ritter, has also spent a great deal of time on his charity, Don’t Hate on Haiti. With the band heading into the […]