• Watching the Watchmen case: Warner Bros. vows to fight on. Fox is trying to stop the movie’s March 6, 2009 release. Fans are getting screwed.
• The Terminator is one of 25 films being added to the US National Film Registry. Thanks to the Library of Congress, and their movie preservation program, Schwarzenegger really will be back.
• What studio made the most this year in foreign box office, racking up $2 billion?
C) Warner Bros.
• Aaron Eckhart, Laurence Fishburne and Blake Lively are the latest to be tapped as presenters at this year’s Golden Globe Awards. Other stars are still waiting by the phone, fingers crossed…
Before there were “making of” movies for DVD’s there was
photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark. She spent forty years photographing
Hollywood at work and her latest book, Seen Behind the Scene, includes
photographs from the sets of more than 100 movies.
• Turns out
Germans don’t hate Valkyrie. The newspaper Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger said
that any fear that the “myth of the German resistance would be put
through a Hollywood filter has turned out to be wrong and prejudicial.”
The 31st annual Kennedy Center Honors hosted by Caroline Kennedy airs
tonight on CBS. Barbara Streisand and Morgan Freeman will be among those