Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Steven Spielberg

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Produced By Conference: Are Boomers Abandoning Movies?

    At the Produced By conference on the Sony lot last weekend, which was organized by Gale Ann Hurd and the Producers Guild, some of the best and brightest in the profession complained that nobody wants to fund movies for grown-ups these days. At Peter Bart's panel, Who Does What?, while producers Kath...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    ShoWest: Roger Ebert Honored

    After a video montage in which directors Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, and Oliver Stone paid tribute to Roger Ebert, Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker presented ShoWest's Career Achievement in Film Journalism Award to the Pulitzer-Prize winning critic of the Chicago Sun-Times. "Roger Ebert is the most popular, most respected, most honored, and most eclectic film critic in American history," Barker said, citing Ebert as "one of the few saviors of independent film--films of all shapes and sizes--American independent features, foreign films, documentaries, and animated films. Ask any independent filmmakers w...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Monsters vs. Aliens Brings 3-D Invasion

    One of the surprises of the year so far is how well Henry Selick’s 3-D animated gothic fairy tale Coraline lasted at the b.o.; this weekend brings DreamWorks Animation's Monsters vs. Aliens and a spate of 3-D offerings are on the way. Even the venerable Cannes Film Festival, which has made an annu...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Top 25 Active Directors: Did EW Get it Right?

    EW loves lists like this one, the top 25 active directors, designed to inspire healthy debate. Did they get it right? And what do they mean by active, exactly? "Most talented, in-demand directors behind the camera today?" They're trying to have it both ways--it's a power list measuring fame, heat, ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Paging Dr. Jones; Ford Wants to play Indy and Jack Ryan Again

    Lucasfilm has launched an unusual promo for today's DVD release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Here's the Lucasfilm marketing memo:

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Paramount's Future and DreamWorks' Split

    The details of the Paramount/DreamWorks separation are getting nailed down. Paramount sent out a release Sunday that outlines terms of the split and ongoing joint projects. Clearly, the two groups will be partnering on many upcoming pictures. Here's Tatiana Siegel.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Reliance Deal is Done at Last

    The Wall Street Journal, as usual, got the early call on the culmination, finally, of the long-in-the-works DreamWorks/Reliance deal:

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Cannes Watch: Indiana Jones

    I saw it coming. Ever since Paramount announced that Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Kingdom of the Crystal Skull would not screen for anyone before its May 18 unveiling at Cannes (in advance of its worldwide launch May 22), I felt that Spielberg and Co. might be setting themselves up. The anti...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Transformers: LAFF Premiere

    Transformers took over Westwood last night, playing on multiple screens with crowds jamming Broxton Avenue will-call tables and an after-party on the street.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • The Prestige David BowieWatch: Celebrate David Bowie On Film ...The Playlist
  • TIME 100 List Loves McConaughey, Adams, ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Aaron Sorkin Mansplains HollywoodWomen and Hollywood