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Robert Zemeckis

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  • Disney to close Bob Zemeckis' digital film studio, laying off hundreds

     
    In a cost-savings move, Walt Disney Studios is shutting down director and producer Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers Digital studio in Marin County, which employs 450 people. Those employees will be phased out over the course of the year until the facility.......
  • The Morning Fix: No green for 'Green Zone!' A Glenn Beck backlash? FCC to unveil grand broadband plan. RIP, Peter Graves

     
    After the coffee. Before giving up on trying to get back that hour of sleep. The future is now. This week the Federal Communications Commission is expected to submit its much anticipated and controversial plans for a broadband nation. Part......
  • Producer Scott Rudin negotiating to leave Disney

     
    With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label’s biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lucrative production deal with corporate parent Walt Disney Co. A prolific producer who supplied Miramax....
  • 'Planet of the Apes,' 'T2' and 'Back to the Future' turn back time this weekend

     
    The great thing about time-travel movies is you can always go back and do it all over again. This weekend, the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre does just that with a series of time-jumping double-features -- "Planet of the Apes" with......
  • Enzian sets out to create young cinephiles

     
    How DO you raise a child to have a discriminating eye, an appreciation for fine film, a lifelong love of the movies? Most of the critic-parents I know have taken their shot at this — showing them kids' classics, force-feeding a little silent...
  • How did Jay Roach get a Beatles song for 'Dinner for Schmucks'?

     
    When I was having breakfast with Jay Roach Thursday morning, I couldn't have opened the interview with a dumber question. Having seen his new film, "Dinner for Schmucks," which stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd as the ultimate kind of......
  • ‘Death Becomes Her' outdoor screening in Pasadena, Friday

     
    If the thought of Meryl Streep humbly cringing her way to the Oscar podium gives you an inferiority complex, lighten up with one of her lesser-lauded comedies. As part of Pasadena's month-long outdoor film festival, the 1992 Robert Zemeckis romp “Death....
  • 'Man on Wire'--4 stars (excellent): Long-ago prank now a homage

    On a misty day in August 1974, 1,350 feet above the Manhattan streets, French wire-walker Philippe Petit spent 45 minutes gliding back and forth between the south and the north towers of the World Trade Center, eight crossings in all. " Man on Wire"...
  • Crispin Glover Hearts 'Alice in Wonderland'

    Quirk-tastic thespian Crispin Glover is the latest addition to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland." According to The Hollywood Reporter, Glover will play the Knave of Hearts in the Disney production, which will combine live action and performance-...
  • Movie Review: 'Journey to the Center of the Earth'

    Next year at least 11 different 3-D pictures will compete for the pleasure of the company of your eyeballs. By the time James Cameron's "Avatar" opens in December 2009, a spotty, unreliable cinematic tradition may well have reached critical mass and found...
  • Ewan McGregor Romances Jim Carrey

    Jim Carrey has found a love interest for his new dark comedy, but the identity of that on-screen romance will surprise some viewers. According to Variety, Ewan McGregor will appear opposite Carrey in "I Love You Phillip Morris," an independently produced...