Jon Landau (Titanic), Jonathan Gordon (American Hustle), Mike Medavoy (Black Swan), Jason Reitman (Up in the Air), Stacey Sher (Django Unchained), Mel Gibson (Braveheart), Quincy Jones (The Color Purple) and 32 more producers reminisce about their award-worthy movies and attending the Academy Awards.
THR travels to Chicago to visit R.S. Owens & Co., the makers of the Oscar statues. From casting the mold, polishing it up for future winners and plating it in copper then silver then an final coating in extra thick 24k gold.
Several top stars created a controversy by skipping town on election day to attend an awards show in the U.S., while politically-themed local movies have been popping up to cash in on the world's largest democratic process. READ MORE
The sidebar will feature Cannes regulars John Boorman and Bruno Dumont, "Tale of Princess Kaguya" from Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli and a restored cut of horror classic "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." READ MORE
Aspiring filmmaker Zheng Ye's project "Momo" took the top award at the two-day screenwriting and pitching seminar, which featured talks from Paramount Pictures COO Frederick Huntsberry and "Rio 2" director Carlos Saldanha. READ MORE
The 66-year-old attended the TCM Classic Film Festival and spoke with THR about his work in the 1970s, why he turned down sequels to "American Graffiti" and "Jaws" and why movies are no longer his main focus. READ MORE
David O. Russell reunites with Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in this '70s-set tale of con artists roped into a corruption crackdown, along with the director's new recruit Jeremy Renner.