LITTLE HOUSE On The Big Screen

The Ingalls Family is coming to a theater near you. After being put into turnaround by Sony, Paramount Studios picked up the feature adaptation to the beloved books by Laura Ingalls Wilder about her family life in the 1880s American Midwest. With a script by Abi Morgan (whose recent screenplays for Suffragette and The Iron Lady centered around strong female [...]

At Sundance, Amazon Buys Likely Contender For Next Year’s Oscars

The first Oscar Contender for 2016 (by virtually all accounts) was just purchased by Amazon for $10 million at the Sundance Film Festival. Manchester by the Sea looks to follow in the footsteps of Brooklyn, the romantic drama that saw its Oscar buzz during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival pay off (it's currently up for 3 Academy Awards including [...]

In Major Upset, THE BIG SHORT Wins Best Picture From Producers Guild

Welcome to your new Oscar front-runner. Saturday night at the annual Producers Guild Awards, The Big Short was the surprise winner of the 26th annual Darryl F. Zanuck Award for the year's Best Picture, stunning the tongue-tied producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner (fellow producer and co-winner Brad Pitt was not in attendance). Variety reported that Gardener and Kleiner "were [...]

DGA Q&A: Scorsese & Spielberg Talk BRIDGE OF SPIES (VIDEO)

When two legendary filmmakers sit down to talk for an hour, it's always worthwhile. This discussion, hosted in New York City by the Directors Guild of America, followed a recent DGA screening for Steven Spielberg's Bridge Of Spies. Friend, peer, and fellow icon Martin Scorsese interviews Spielberg about his latest effort, which was recently nominated for 6 Academy [...]