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Chris Wallace Talks Candidly About Fox News Channel's Ferguson Coverage

hollywoodreporter.com — Chris Wallace celebrated his 50th anniversary in the news business this summer. The biological son of legendary 60 Minutes reporter Mike Wallace got his start as a 16-year-old assistant to Walter Cronkite, a job he landed courtesy of his stepfather, future president of CBS News Bill Leonard.

Future of Film: VFX Legend Douglas Trumbull's Plan to Save the Movies

hollywoodreporter.com — A version of this story appeared in the Sept. 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter. On a sunny August day in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, Douglas Trumbull, the 72-year-old visual effects legend, welcomes me to Little Brook Farm, the sprawling 50-acre property on which he lives and works with his wife of 13 years, Julia Trumbull, as well as an assortment of free-range donkeys, goats, chickens, roosters, cats and dogs.
Sep 02, 2014

THE FUTURE OF FILM: VFX legend @dhtrumbull is about to unveil something that could save the movies. We saw it first. bit.ly/1rf7VHX

Cory Gnazzo Named 'The Rachel Maddow Show' Executive Producer

hollywoodreporter.com — Cory Gnazzo has been named executive producer of The Rachel Maddow Show. Gnazzo, who has been a senior producer on the MSNBC program for several years, takes over for Bill Wolff. Followers of the show will recognize Gnazzo from the show's blog, where Gnazzo often previews what is coming up on the 9 p.m.
Sep 02, 2014

Cory Gnazzo Named 'The Rachel Maddow Show' Executive Producer j.mp/1B9XAAA via @THR

Oscars: Balkans and Baltics Choose Submissions for Best Foreign Language Race

hollywoodreporter.com — Four more European territories have announced their nominations for the Oscars' best foreign language category. Croatia chose local hit comedy Cowboys, directed by Tomislav Mrsic. The film is based on a hit Croatian stage play about a group of friends breaking all rules of theater as they try to put on a play.
Sep 02, 2014

Some countries have already begun making their official submissions for the best foreign language film Oscar race bit.ly/1nSo1Cs

Future of Film: Studios Will Have to Take Their Cues From TV Networks

hollywoodreporter.com — The consumer's media consumption has undergone tremendous change over the past decade. With the dramatic fall in large-screen HDTV prices, a high-quality home-theater experience is now being enjoyed by mainstream consumers. But that is only the beginning of the transformation, as we now have access to all forms of content (video, music, gaming) on devices with stereo sound and HD screens that fit into our pockets.

MTV's 'Faking It' Adds Duo for Season 2 (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com — MTV's is bulking up its season two cast. The faux-lesbian comedy has enlisted Yvette Monreal and Keith Powers for recurring roles on the series from showrunner Carter Covington, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. In season two, everyone is faced with a dilemma that forces them to tell the truth or keep a secret.

London Secret Screening Organizer Bringing 'Back to the Future' to L.A.

hollywoodreporter.com — UNIVERSAL PICTURES/COURTESY NEAL PETERS COLLECTION Event cinema organizer Secret Cinema, which offers immersive experiences built around screenings of classic and new films, will bring a just-ended London production of Back to the Future to Los Angeles next year for the 30th anniversary of the film's release.
Sep 02, 2014

Secret Cinema plans to bring its immersive 'Back to the Future' experience from London to L.A. next summer hollywoodreporter.com/news/london-se… via @THR

Venice: Viggo Mortensen Talks Mastering New Languages

hollywoodreporter.com — Set during the Algerian war for independence, David Oelhoffen's Far From Men stars Viggo Mortensen as Daru, a school teacher who must transport a prisoner, Mohamed, played Reda Keteb, to his trial. Daru, a former World War II captain, has done all he can to get away the violence of war, but is pulled right back into it with an assignment he can't escape.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @THR: Venice: Viggo Mortensen Talks Mastering New Languages thr.cm/80q6gF

Telluride: 'The 50 Year Argument' Can Continue Outside of Oscar Contention

hollywoodreporter.com — One of the great things about the Telluride Film Festival is the emphasis it places on documentary films, which annually account for a large chunk of its small slate. Perhaps this is because the great documentarians Ken Burns, Errol Morris and Werner Herzog are among the fest's greatest champions; perhaps not.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @THR: Telluride: 'The 50 Year Argument' Can Continue Outside of Oscar Contention thr.cm/PM5eLv

Sep 02, 2014

Telluride: THE 50 YEAR ARGUMENT can continue outside of Oscar contention bit.ly/1q61gjg

Box-Office Crash: What Caused Hollywood's Miserable Summer?

hollywoodreporter.com — To understand the upside-down summer at the box office, consider that Sony's 22 Jump Street, made for about $50 million, ended up grossing nearly as much in North America as The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the studio's $200 million-plus tentpole that represents the type of movie on which Hollywood long has relied to drive summer slates.
Sep 02, 2014

Duh! Bad Movies > Box-Office Crash: What Caused Hollywood's Miserable Summer? hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-offic… via @THR

Sep 02, 2014

Here's my analysis of what's behind Hollywood's miserable summer at the box office (or, too much of the same!) edit.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-offic…

Sep 02, 2014

RT @JuddApatow: “@THR: Box-Office Crash: What Caused Hollywood's Miserable Summer? thr.cm/Izy3v4” studios are trying to please China.

Sep 02, 2014

RT @JuddApatow: “@THR: Box-Office Crash: What Caused Hollywood's Miserable Summer? thr.cm/Izy3v4” studios are trying to please China.

Sep 01, 2014

RT @JuddApatow: “@THR: Box-Office Crash: What Caused Hollywood's Miserable Summer? thr.cm/Izy3v4” studios are trying to please China.