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.
Other guests who made the scene at Monday night's Spago party included Sumner Redstone, Jeffrey Katzenberg, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron, breakout stars Lupita Nyong'o and Barkhad Abdi, "Nebraska's" Bruce Dern, and "Before Midnight" adapted screenplay contenders Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater and Julie Delpy.
The 3D re-release of "Beauty and the Beast" follows with a four-day holiday estimate of $24.7 million; Queen Latifah-Dolly Parton musical comedy "Joyful Noise" expected to hit $14 million; awards contender "The Iron Lady" cracks top 10 chart. READ MORE
Star of 'The Iron Lady' Meryl Streep and director Phyllida Lloyd share what it was like filming in London and making a movie about former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thather. READ MORE
In her only television commercial coinciding with the Iowa caucuses -- and the opening of a certain movie from the Weinstein Co. -- the Republican candidate for president leans on Margaret Thatcher. READ MORE
Preliminary estimates show that 1.28 billion people went to the movies in North America in 2011, down 4.4 percent from 2010 and the lowest number since 1995; the good news: foreign box office revenues are at an all-time high. READ MORE
Whether a film is critically hailed or roundly panned, becomes a box office hit or a sinks like a stone, a 2012 Oscar makeup/hair nomination is within reach for these buzzed about contenders. READ MORE
Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Olivia Wilde and Vera Farmiga were among those who attended the New York premiere of the movie Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Ziegfeld Theater. Streep has been earning Oscar buzz for her portrayal of former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the film, which opens Jan. 13. READ MORE
The actress tells the magazine that she thought her career was over 20 years ago, when she was offered three different roles to play a witch and took that to mean women over a certain age were "grotesque." READ MORE
The movie's director, Michael Hazanavicius, also receives top honors, while "Take Shelter's" Michael Shannon and "The Iron Lady's" Meryl Streep are chosen as best actor and actress, respectively. READ MORE