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Game of Thrones Is Coming to IMAX

Game of Thrones is headed to theaters—along with the first trailer for season five. According to Imax, this will mark the first time a TV series has been showcased in the format. more »

Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria Become DreamWorks Feature Animation Co-Presidents; Bill Damaschke Out

Major management shake-up this afternoon at the creatively struggling DreamWorks Animation. more »

LG’s New 4K OLEDs Can Do Flat, Curved — or Both

Quantum dot 4K LCD screens are nice, but its LG's OLED TVs that we're most interested in, and the second generation is ready to ship this year. more »

Goodbye To Language the Surprise Best Picture Winner in the National Society of Film Critics Awards

Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye To Language was the surprise Best Picture winner — by one vote — with the digital arthouse movie featuring the 3D sequencing that everyone is talking about but no one has seen beating the little indie that could. more »

Birdman, Foxcatcher Among Art Directors Guild Nominees

Birdman, American Sniper, Foxcatcher, Gone Girl and Nightcrawler are among the nominees for the Art Directors Guild’s 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards. more »

What Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Would’ve Looked Like

By the looks of the concept art director Neill Blomkamp Instagrammed this weekend, his Alien movie would've looked really, really cool. more »

Damn Fine Coffee and an Individual Slice of Visual Art: Two Sides of David Lynch

David Lynch will miss the opening of a rare exhibition in Britain showcasing his painting and photography. But the reason will cheer the hearts of millions. “I can’t come over,” he said. “I’m supposed to be working on Twin Peaks.” more »

Birdman Stars Describe Acting Onstage

One of the joys of Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman is its unseen star, the camera, which swoops and dips around the actors like a kite, taking in minutes-long scenes that make the movie seem like a single two-hour shot. This presented a challenge to the actors — woe to the performer who flubbed her lines at the end of an otherwise perfectly executed 10-minute scene. more »

Ten Really Good Things in Film Biz 2014

Some rituals help keep us focused throughout the year. This article marks the fourth time I have looked back at all the good things that occurred in the film biz and listed them for all of us. more »

Ten Really Bad Things in Film Biz 2014

I have been chronicling the negative in our film industry for sometime now—six years. Much of what I have stated in years past remains still in need of getting done. more »