Movies & Entertainment

The Oscar Race

The little idea of an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was born in January 1927, over dinner, at MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer’s Santa Monica beach house.  The Oscar statuette is now probably the most recognized trophy in the world.  The name Oscar is derived from the original Academy librarian who, upon

2012 Oscar Contest

Its that time of the year again, the 84th Annual Academy Awards are just around the corner and that can only mean one thing.  The 2012 Gillespie Group Oscar Contest is here!

Hollywood’s Obsession With Movies Based On Other Movies

Four years ago, movie industry reporters and insiders proclaimed that after a year of movie sequels, the future film slates from the major studios would be sequel-light.  If the intervening years were intended as a unique opportunity to showcase new ideas and the ingenuity of the creative energy at the studios, then Hollywood is in trouble.