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Three street artists are going for the jugular by pushing for an immediate halt to the distribution of Terry Gilliam's Zero Theorem, which allegedly includes scenes of a burnt-out chapel covered by a "blatant misappropriation" of a giant street mural in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
For all the excitement in many portions of the gaming community over virtual reality technologies, publishers have been slow to throw their weight behind the idea. In fact, at least two of those publishers are now publicly expressing worries about motion sickness and nausea.
Sometime within the next couple weeks, the Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee will release its 10-film shortlist for this category. After that list is announced, all members of the Academy’s Visual Effects Branch will have the opportunity to view 10-minute excerpts from the ten films, and then vote on the final five nominees.
Mike Nichols, one of America’s most celebrated directors, whose long, protean résumé of critic- and crowd-pleasing work earned him adulation both on Broadway and in Hollywood, died on Wednesday. He was 83.
In the space of a few weeks, the mogul and co-founder of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. has been rebuffed by three high-profile potential buyers: Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp., Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Hasbro Inc. Katzenberg, known for driving a hard bargain, may have overplayed his hand.