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 first official trailer for Jonathan Glazer's sci-fi thriller about an alien (Scarlett Johansson) hitchhiking in Scotland. The film, from FilmNation Entertainment and A24, is set to hit theaters on April 4.
It might not have the panache of Cannes or the perfect timing of Toronto, but it helped sell titles like "True Grit" and "Milk" abroad -- and is more important than ever to the U.S. movie business. READ MORE
The 100-year-old costume house won't allow rentals of its police or military uniforms, but revelers can rent wardrobes for productions including "True Grit," "Mad Men," "The Artist" and Broadway's "Spamalot." READ MORE
The costume house also has dressed every major star and costumed such TV series as the Emmy-winning "Boardwalk Empire" and "Mad Men." A June 20 celebration at LACMA highlighted their achievements. READ MORE
Award-winning costume designers Julie Weiss, Mary Zophres, Janie Bryant, Carol Ramsey, Ellen Mirojnick and Deborah Hopper helped fete the iconic costume house, whose credits include "Gone With the Wind," "Wizard of Oz" and "Titanic." READ MORE
The 25-year-old acquired the "Terminator" franchise and has been pouring what may soon be hundreds of millions of dollars into such drama and action films as “The Master” with Philipp Seymour Hoffman and Kathryn Bigelow’s untitled Osama Bin Laden project. READ MORE
Despite his Oracle co-founder father's help on everything from the $20 million-plus Malibu house and Skydance Productions -- the young mogul is being taken seriously in Hollywood, according to the current The Hollywood Reporter magazine. READ MORE
A 14-year-old girl (Hailee Steinfeld) joins an aging U.S. marshal (Jeff Bridges) and another lawman (Matt Damon) in tracking her father's killer into hostile Indian territory in Joel and Ethan Coen's adaptation of Charles Portis' original novel.