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  • George Lucas' Request to Today's Filmmakers: 'Don't Forget the Basics'

    "The reason this is happening is because I'm pursuing my own agenda about the school and what I think it should teach," said George Lucas, who endowed three new chairs in a dedication at the USC School of Cinematic Arts Thursday. The audience laughed, but...
  • For ASC Contenders, Film Vs. Digital Debate is Reflected In Their Work

    Judging by the feature nominees for the ASC Awards, the film-vs.-digital debate that has roiled the cinematography world in recent years has been fought to a draw, at least for now. Digital capture has thoroughly penetrated the market, and standards in...
  • Voices rising amid 'Alone Yet Not Alone's' removal from Oscar running

    Voices rising amid 'Alone Yet Not Alone's' removal from Oscar running
    First the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences disqualified a song. Now it could be facing the music. For the first time in its history, the academy this week revoked an Oscar nomination on ethical grounds, citing improper campaigning by the...
  • Review: This 'RoboCop' model could use a recall

    In the 27 years since "RoboCop" first rocked the movie world, much has happened and apparently the filmmakers behind this year's remake didn't get the memo. A straight-up old-school bot-man morph isn't quite so spectacular with "Transformers,"...
  • James Cameron Prevails In Another 'Avatar' Lawsuit

    James Cameron has prevailed in another "Avatar" plagiarism lawsuit for the fourth time in less than a year. In the latest case, the federal court in Canada in Vancouver issued an order dismissing the complaint of Emil Malak, which had alleged that...
  • CinemaCon: Int'l Exhibs Keep Movies Relevant With 3D, Champagne

    LAS VEGAS -- The future of movie theaters is simple: Expect champagne and oysters in France, airport-style e-ticketing and second screen viewership (tweeting teens start your engines!) in the United Kingdom, fresh food made in-house throughout Southeast...
  • CinemaCon 2014: '4-D' theater coming to Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

    CinemaCon 2014: '4-D' theater coming to Regal Cinemas L.A. Live
    A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles. Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop
    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role

    'Star Wars: Episode VII': Peter Mayhew to reprise Chewbacca role
    As Han Solo once said, it's not wise to upset a Wookiee. So it's probably good news for all involved that Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-3-inch British actor famous for playing the hairy hero Chewbacca, is now set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated...
  • 'Spanish Affair' Is No One-Night Stand at Box Office

    Spain, still reeling from the 2008 global economic crisis, sky-high unemployment rates for young people and Eurozone financial woes, finally has something to laugh about: Romantic comedy "Spanish Affair" (Ocho apellidos vascos) is taking the country by...
  • REVIEW: 'Rio 2' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Rio 2' ★&#9733
    In the commercial animation realm, there are movies that reach for something, or many things. Others are content merely to baby-sit. The 2011 hit "Rio" was a baby sitter. And so is "Rio 2," a routine sequel following the perilous adventures of the...
  • James Cameron Plans to Finish All Three 'Avatar' Sequel Scripts Within Six Weeks

    Reddit users got scoop from James Cameron himself on Saturday when the director offered up meaty details about the upcoming "Avatar" movies. Cameron told the site during an AMA session ("Ask Me Anything" Q&A) that he's currently working on the scripts...