'Birdman' puts Fox Searchlight and New Regency at the top of the Oscar mountain

Posted by · 10:49 am · February 23rd, 2015

Ready for your Oscar season hangover? Some major takeaways from all the players in the awards season game.

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IPA does not see 'Wolf of Wall Street,' nominates it for five Satellite Awards anyway

Posted by · 11:39 am · December 2nd, 2013

The annual (questionable if harmless) Satellite Award nominations stuck out today when “The Wolf of Wall Street” was mentioned throughout. The film landed five nominations. But has the IPA seen it? After all, it’s only screened for guilds and HFPA so far. Turns out, at least according to the studio, no, they haven’t.

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Robert Zemeckis is back in live action territory with Denzel Washington in the trailer for 'Flight'

Posted by · 3:53 pm · June 6th, 2012

Could the film be an under-the-radar Oscar prospect?

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Round-up: Paramount steps up the campaign for 'Transformers'

Posted by · 7:49 am · February 3rd, 2012

Also: The perils of online voting, and Jennifer Lawrence for Best Actress 2012?

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Paramount unveils newly restored 'Wings' at the Academy

Posted by · 10:32 pm · January 17th, 2012

AMPAS president Tom Sherak, Paramount CEO Brad Grey and the family of William A. Wellman toast the studio’s 100th anniversary.

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Pre-Globes party weekend: Weinstein, AFI, Paramount, Film Independent and BAFTA do it up

Posted by · 6:45 pm · January 14th, 2012

Leading into tomorrow’s Golden Globes ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Hollywood has been all abuzz with events aimed at making the most of having talent in town for the big awards show weekend.

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Celebrate 100 years of Paramount on your iPad

Posted by · 4:17 pm · January 2nd, 2012

Paramount Pictures has launched a new app for the iPad that celebrates the studio’s landmark 100th anniversary this year. The 100 Years of Movie Magic app “is an exploration of the studio‚Äôs incredibly rich and storied history,” the iTunes blurb reads. Every studio should do something like this.

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The Academy to screen Technicolor restoration of first-ever Best Picture winner 'Wings'

Posted by · 7:26 am · December 5th, 2011

William A. Wellman’s “Wings,” which won the first Oscar for Best Picture in 1929, has been fully restored and is ready for its close-up again. The Academy will screen the film with live music accompaniment next month as part of Paramount Pictures’ 100th anniversary.

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Paramount announces first ever digital streaming program for awards season contenders

Posted by · 7:35 am · October 11th, 2011

Paramount PIctures has announced a new program to screen its awards contenders via digital screeners. The Visual Effects Society will be the guinea pigs and a wide-ranging trio of films will be the first out of the gate.

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