12/16 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: TIME mag as a cog in the PR wheel, Miramax strikes deal with Weinsetin, 2010

Posted by · 8:34 am · December 16th, 2010

• Steve Pond calls TIME Magazine’s (somewhat dubious) selection of Mark Zuckerberg as Person of the Year “the niftiest bit of Oscar promotion anybody has gotten this year.” [The Odds] • Sophia Savage spotlights the standout performances of 2010. [Thompson on Hollywood] • Newly acquired Miramax strikes a sequel deal with The Weinstein Company. [Deadline]

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COMIC-CON: Disney showcases ‘Carol,’ ‘Alice,’ ‘Tron’

Posted by · 1:10 pm · July 23rd, 2009

The first opening day studio panel has just concluded as Walt Disney Pictures brought Robert Zemeckis (“A Christmas Carol”), Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland”) and the “Tron: Legacy” principals to Hall H for a hefty three-dimensional dose. The “Christmas Carol” footage, which was an extended version of the Marley’s ghost sequence Disney has been showing […]

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