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  1. London Film Fest: Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker Talks Day-and-Date Releases, Patience

    8:06 am PDT 10/16/2013
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    Kicking off the Film London Production Finance Market, the co-president also discusses a possible return of big studios to lower-budget fare and the importance of casting. READ MORE

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  2. Sony Pictures Wins 'Midnight in Paris' Lawsuit Over Faulkner Quote (Exclusive)

    1:13 pm PDT 07/18/2013
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    The use of a nine-word quote from a 220-page novel in a feature film doesn't equate to copyright infringement. READ MORE

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  3. German Independent Distributors Launch Lobby Group to Protest TV Cuts

    7:29 am PDT 03/22/2013
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    German public broadcasters have slashed their acquisition budgets for German and independent films. READ MORE

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  4. Sony Pictures Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Faulkner Quote in 'Midnight in Paris'

    10:30 am PST 12/20/2012
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    The use of a nine-word quote from a 220-page novel in a feature film presents a classic case of "fair use," argues the studio that distributed the movie that earned Woody Allen an Oscar for best original screenplay. READ MORE

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  5. Hollywood's IP Wars: Inside the Fight Over Trademarks

    10:00 am PST 11/21/2012
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    Budweiser's mad about "Flight," Faulkner's estate is suing Sony: Trademark overload is reshaping how brands appear onscreen -- and how showbiz protects its assets. READ MORE

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  6. Sony Sued Over William Faulkner Quote in 'Midnight in Paris'

    5:25 pm PDT 10/25/2012
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    The lawsuit claims a line spoken by actor Owen Wilson in the Woody Allen film infringes on the author's literary rights; a spokesman for Sony calls the complaint frivolous. READ MORE

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  7. Cate Blanchett Wears Chanel in Woody Allen's Newest Untitled Film

    10:12 am PDT 09/20/2012
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    The actress' costumes have been compared to Diane Keaton's "Annie Hall" menswear look. READ MORE

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  8. Paris and Hollywood's Century-Long Love Affair Focus of New City Hall Exhibition

    11:03 am PDT 08/28/2012
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    “Paris Seen by Hollywood” kicks off in Sept. at the City's Hotel de Ville featuring clips, on-set footage, photos, set décor and posters from films like "Funny Face," "An American in Paris" and "Midnight in Paris." READ MORE

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  9. Cannes 2012: Canal Plus to Storm The Festival With Gossip, LMFAO and Exclusive Content

    10:25 am PDT 04/20/2012
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    The French pay TV network will air 350 hours of festival-related content and employ 500 people for the event that will be streamed live through the Cannes+ website. READ MORE

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  10. Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love' Premiere Red Carpet Arrivals

    4:19 pm PDT 04/13/2012
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    Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz and Jesse Eisenberg step out for the Rome (where else?) premiere of the director's latest comedy. READ MORE

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  11. Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love' Draws Mixed Response in Italy at World Premiere

    12:46 pm PDT 04/13/2012
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    Critics cite "superficial" depiction of the Italian capital, but Roberto Benigni steals the show at jovial press event for the auteur's follow-up to "Midnight in Paris." READ MORE

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  12. Woody Allen Eyeing Copenhagen for Next Film?

    5:20 am PDT 03/12/2012
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    "Nero Fiddled," Allen's follow up to his Oscar-nominated "Midnight in Paris," is set in Rome. READ MORE

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  13. Billy Crystal's Oscar Blackface: Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Daughter '100 Percent Certain My Father Is Smiling' (Exclusive)

    5:00 am PST 03/01/2012
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    Tracey Davis, daughter of the late Rat Packer, also tells THR that her dad "would have dug hanging out with Justin Bieber." READ MORE

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  14. Billy Crystal’s Oscar-Night Sammy Davis Jr. Impersonation Draws “Blackface” Criticisms

    5:00 pm PST 02/27/2012
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    Oscar host Billy Crystal drew criticism after revisiting an even older bit in which he impersonates Sammy Davis Jr., prompting claims that his “blackface” performance was offensive and racist. READ MORE

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  15. Oscars 2012: 'The Artist,' 'Hugo' Top Academy Awards

    10:16 pm PST 02/26/2012
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    Both films won five awards at the 84th Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal. READ MORE

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  16. Oscars 2012: Complete Winners List

    5:30 pm PST 02/26/2012
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    "The Artist" and "Hugo" topped the 84th annual Academy Awards with five wins apiece. READ MORE

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  17. Seven of Oscar's Best Picture Nominees Lensed on Kodak Film

    1:36 pm PST 02/23/2012
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    The company cites its contributions to the year’s recognized movies, as the Academy Awards venue is renamed. READ MORE

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  18. Writers Guild Awards: Complete Winners List

    4:24 pm PST 02/19/2012
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    Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" won best original screenplay, and "The Descendants" won best adapted screenplay. READ MORE

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  19. Oscar-Nominated 'Midnight in Paris' Art Director Anne Seibel on Reviving the Past (Audio)

    7:39 pm PST 02/17/2012
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    Seibel, who is widely regarded as "the go-to girl" for Hollywood productions that shoot in France, tells THR about her memorable experiece working with Woody Allen. READ MORE

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  20. FEINBERG FORECAST: The Screenplay Races

    6:18 pm PST 02/16/2012
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    THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg takes an up-close look at the races for the best adapted screenplay and best original screenplay Oscars. READ MORE

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