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Has The Financial Disappointment Of 'Hugo' Killed The Chances Of Martin Scorsese's 'Silence' Getting Made? – While the critical adulation, 11 Oscar nominations and 5 wins for Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" put a nice finish on the film's journey to the big screen, in the cold light of day, and on a financial level, the film was a bust. While it didn't get the same kind of ink that something like "Men In Black 3" did, production on "Hugo" was rocky, with Scorsese struggling to adjust to 3D during the filming, forcing the production schedule that was loosely slated from July to November 2010, to get extended to February 2011. 10 years 23 weeks ago via jetli

Martin Scorsese On Why Vampires are Better Than Zombies

Martin Scorsese – With The Twilight Saga dominating at the box office and The Walking Dead leading TV ratings, we can argue ’til the cows come home about the relative merits and failings of each type of paranormal creature. But for one iconic filmmaker, at least, there’s no question. “I happen to like vampires more than zombies,” Martin Scorsese revealed in a recent interview. 10 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee

Live Blogging the Oscars 2012: "The Artist" Wins Best Picture

6:02 PM 2/26/2012 by Binh Ngo
Hey, everyone! We'll be live blogging the Oscars as it happens. Right now, the stars are going through the Red Carpet. It looks like the carpet area is starting to thin out and the action is shifting into the theater lobby area. You can follow the action online over at ABC. All right, the show will begin in 25 minutes or so.

Oscar 2012 Predictions: 'The Artist' Will Beat Out 'Hugo' to Win Best Picture

11:27 AM 2/22/2012 by Binh Ngo
The Oscar telecast is this Sunday on ABC, so I'll throw out my projections on who will be heading to the Governor's Ball with a statue in hand. Since the majority of the winners have already been announced in other industry awards, it makes my job that much easier. Read on! BEST PICTURE

'War Horse,' 'Tintin,' 'Hugo' among sound editing winners – Steven Spielberg scored big at the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards on Sunday night, earning honors for both his animated "The Adventures of Tintin" and his live action World War I film, "War Horse." 10 years 32 weeks ago via brucelee

Oscar Head-Scratchers and Reactions: "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Gets Best Picture Nom

4:43 PM 1/25/2012 by Senh Duong
Yesterday, when I decided to take a day off because of the cold/flu, nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced. I knew it was coming and was planning on covering it the instant it appears online, but sickness will make you forget.

Nominees for the 84th Academy Awards – The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are out. Surprisingly, "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" got nominated for Best Picture. Check out the full list. 10 years 36 weeks ago via Binh Ngo

'The Artist,' 'Tinker Tailor' and 'Hugo' Lead the BAFTA Nominations – The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will be announcing their list of nominations for the 65th British Acadamy Film Awards this morning in London, England. Indiewire will have the full announcement as it comes in. "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "My Week With Marilyn" led the "long lists," which were announced earlier this month. 10 years 37 weeks ago via jetli

American Society of Cinematographers Announce 2011 ASC Awards – The American Society of Cinematographers has announced the nominees for the 26th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards. The nominees are: Guillaume Schiffman, AFC (The Artist) Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) Robert Richardson, ASC (Hugo) Hoyte van Hoytema, FSF, NSC (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC (The Tree of Life) Most notably sitting out of the race was Janusz Kaminski's work from "War Horse." That's another blow to Steven Spielberg's quickly fading Oscar chances.

10 years 38 weeks ago via jackiechan

Directors Guild of America Announces Film Nominees – The 64th annual DGA Awards, hosted by Kelsey Grammar, will be held Jan. 28 at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. 10 years 38 weeks ago via jetli
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Hugo is the astonishing adventure of a wily and resourceful boy whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform Hugo and all those around him, and reveal a safe and loving place he can call home.
Martin Scorsese
November 23, 2011