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  • Syd Field dies at 77; wrote bestselling screenwriting bible

    Syd Field dies at 77; wrote bestselling screenwriting bible
    In the 1970s, Syd Field's job in Hollywood was reading scripts all day and picking out the gems that might make it to the screen. In one two-year period he figured he read 2,000 screenplays — and turned down 1,960 of them. The rejects were an...
  • Olympic Opening Ceremony Review: Who Says Propaganda Can't be Entertaining?

    Say what you want about Communists, but they know how to throw an Olympic opening ceremony. There are really two ways to watch the Olympic festivities: Laugh at them for the bloated exercises in propaganda that they are, or embrace the pageantry and...
  • 'The Square,' 'Inside Man' win top IDA documentary award honors

    Jehane Noujaim's "The Square," Netflix's first major film acquisition that chronicles a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, won the best feature award at the International Documentary Assn.'s 2013 IDA Awards on Friday evening...
  • 'American Hustle,' '12 Years a Slave' earn Producers Guild nominations

    The Producers Guild of America, a leading bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Thursday the 10 films whose producers are nominated for the group's annual award: "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips,"...
  • Producers Guild Taps Top 10 Movies for Zanuck Award

    Opting for a mix of specialty and studio titles, the Producers Guild of America has selected "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Wolf of...
  • 2014 PGA Awards: Nominees

    The 25th annual Producers Guild Awards will be held January 19 at the Beverly Hilton. Here is the list of nominees, which will be updated with winners as the results are announced during the show. The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of...
  • Two Winners at PGA - 'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave'

    "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" have wound up in a dead heat as both won the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for top feature film -- the first tie in the PGA's 25-year history for the trophy. Ben Affleck announced the awards Sunday...
  • History Channel to remake 1977 miniseries 'Roots'

    History Channel to remake 1977 miniseries 'Roots'
    "Roots" is getting a reboot. Variety has confirmed that History Channel will be remaking the 1977 miniseries after nabbing the rights to the original from Mark Wolper, son of late "Roots" exec producer David L. Wolper, along with the rights to the 1976...
  • Producers Guild To Honor Chuck Lorre with Norman Lear Award

    Chuck Lorre will receive the 2014 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television from the Producers Guild of America at the PGA Awards on Jan. 19. Lear is being honored for his work on such shows as "The Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men" and "Dharma...
  • Discovery plans new 'North and South' miniseries

    Discovery plans new 'North and South' miniseries
    Discovery has announced the development of a new miniseries adaptation of John Jakes' trilogy of "North and South" novels set during run-up to the Civil War. According to Discovery, the miniseries will tell the tale of two families, the Hazards, from...
  • Producer’s Guild goes for ‘The King’s Speech’

     
    The PGA, who don't like it when you use the golf term “hacks” when referring to them, named “The King's Speech” their best picture of 2010. So maybe all the hoo hah over “The Social Network” last weekend and the weeks...
  • 'Nostalgia for the Light' wins top honors at IDA Documentary Awards

     
    Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzman's "Nostalgia for the Light" took home best feature honors Friday at the International Documentary Association's 2011 Documentary Awards at the DGA Theatre in West Hollywood. Set in Northern Chile's Atacama Desert, the...