Emotional video montage from the Camera Operators' Lifetime Achievement Awards remembering camera operator Sarah Jones. Sarah's parents Richard and Elizabeth Jones were among the 500 guests at the event.
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.
The latest pic in Summit Entertainment franchise eyes $55 million-$58 million five-day gross, followed by "Muppets" with a debut in the $40 million range; "Arthur Christmas" hopes to hit $20 million, while "Hugo" makes a more limited play. READ MORE
The question now is whether the third installment in Summit Entertainment's vampire franchise can hit $140 million for the weekend; "Happy Feet Two" looking at soft $22 million to $24 million debut, but is hoping for strong Thanksgiving legs. READ MORE
Summit is giving a more conservative range as Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner return in the next-to-last installment in the blockbuster franchise; "Happy Feet Two" also debuts at the domestic box office. READ MORE
Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Billy Bob Thornton and Holly Robinson Peete were among those supporting the George Miller-directed sequel at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday. The Warner Bros. movie opens Nov. 18. READ MORE
With Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin" doing well overseas and several holiday tentpoles waiting to be released, the six majors are on track to score record revenue despite a slow domestic marketplace. READ MORE