The Academy creates branch for costume designers

Two New Governor Positions Added to Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the creation of the Costume Designers Branch. Costume designers had previously been a part of...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

2013 César Awards Nominations

(via Deadline) Best Picture Farewell, My Queen Amour Camille Redouble In The House Rust & Bone Holy Motors What’s In A Name Best Director Benoît Jacquot, Farewell, My Queen Michael Haneke, Amour Noémie Lvovsky, Camille Redouble François Ozon, In The House Jacque...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

Fincher’s House of Cards Hits Netflix in a Week

If you’re jonesing for some David Fincher, check out House of Cards, which plays on Netflix in a week. It stars Kevin Spacey in one of his creepiest incarnations yet.  I like nice Spacey but I love creepy Spacey best.  Fincher directs the first three episodes but then...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

Deep Background… Picture and Director – Split or Sweep?

The Gurus have shifted position after Ben Affleck won Best Director and Best Picture from both the BFCAs and the Globes.  The folks over at Gold Derby are similarly split up — with most choosing either Argo or Lincoln. Here is how they think it will go at Movie City News:...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

Oscars Plan Tribute to Movie Musicals of Last Decade

Just announced – this will be a good way to draw in the many Les Miserables fans in the US and elsewhere: The musical as a motion picture genre has had a remarkable renaissance in the last decade,” said producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.  “We are excited to...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013