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  1. Sony Classics' Michael Barker and Tom Bernard Reveal Their Oscar Season Strategy

    10:59 am 9/11/2013

    The veteran distributors predict "Blue Jasmine" could be one of ten best picture noms and "Tim's Vermeer" could be the winning doc but fear that the new voting procedures could hurt foreign films from smaller countries.Read more

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  2. 'Austenland' Director, Distributor Embrace Fun, Female-Centric Film

    1:55 pm 8/13/2013

    Jerusha Hess and Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker talk about their attraction to the Jane Austen-themed romantic comedy, starring Keri Russell.Read more

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  3. John Cusack, Michael Barker, Todd McCarthy Attend Roger Ebert's Memorial Service

    11:08 pm 4/11/2013

    Updated: "Roger Ebert is probably the most influential film critic in the world," Barker said at the Chicago event. "He was a poet of the people." Read more

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  4. 'Rust and Bone' Star Marion Cotillard on Juggling Family, Career

    3:05 pm 11/6/2012

    The actress, who walked the red carpet at the AFI Fest premiere of her new movie and was feted at a prescreening event, says: "I never see a challenge. I just see a lot of work."Read more

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  5. The Executives: Full Uncensored Interview

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    Michael Barker of Sony Pictures Classics, Rob Friedman of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, Jim Gianopulos of Fox Filmed Entertainment, Jeffrey Katzenberg of DreamWorks Animation, Donna Langley of Universal Pictures and Paramount's Rob Moore join THR's executive editor Stephen Galloway and senior film reporter Pamela McClintock for our studio executive roundtable.Read more

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  6. Oscar Roundtable: 6 Top Studio Executives Reveal the Perks and Pitfalls of Hollywood Power

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    Sony's Michael Barker, Lionsgate's Rob Friedman, Fox's Jim Gianopulos, DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg, Universal's Donna Langley and Paramount's Rob Moore gather for a candid discussion of what life is really like when you're a movie mogul.Read more

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  7. The Executives: What Would Be Your Alternate Profession?

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    From a marine biologist to a sports announcer, to a high end hotel designer, we ask our roundtable guests what their profession would be if they were not running studios. Read more

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  8. The Executives: Best Picture Oscar

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    The studio heads weigh in on the Oscar race. Read more

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  9. The Executives: Favorite Film

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    The roundable guests reveal their favorite films and what makes them stand out. Said Donna Langley, Universal Pictures: "Probably the most influential film for me, it's probably not necessarily my favorite film but it was the most influential film was The Red Shoes." Read more

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