Thursday Feb 27
Oscar Effects: Going Locomotive in 'The Lone Ranger'
Five films are nominated for an Academy Award in the "Visual Effects" category this year, and they each offer a nice look at the amazing tricks filmmakers and their effects teams can pull off on the big screen.
Albany Times Union
Anti-tobacco youth group targets
What do Leonardo DiCaprio, Woody Allen, and Johnny Depp all have in common? The Hollywood icons have been named "Shame" award recipients by Reality Check, a statewide anti-tobacco youth group.
Triumph in Toyland for The LEGO Movie
The little plastic people in Bricksburg are cheering, and so are the big greedy moguls in Hollywood.
Gore Verbinski Inks Three-Year Deal With New Regency
New Regency has made its latest three-year feature deal with a high-profile name, saying today it has signed a pact with helmer Gore Verbinski 's Blind Wink shingle.