Among the Oscar nominees for Best Animated Short Film is a movie about Maggie Simpson. The silent, pacifier-sucking baby of the Fox TV show, The Simpons. We talk with the director, and long-time Simpsons hand, David Silverman, and writer-producer James L. Brooks. Plus, we meet Steven Callahan, the marine consultant that filmmaker Ang Lee relied upon to bring authenticity to his stranded-at-sea story, Life of Pi.
The Simpsons Go to the Oscars; Life of Pi's Marine Consultant
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Life of Pi Consultant
To create an authentic depiction of life stranded at sea, filmmaker Ang Lee consulted with sailor-inventor-author-survivor Steven Callahan. Callahan wrote the best-selling...
The Hollywood News Banter
Kim Masters and John Horn, film writer for the Los Angeles Times, banter about some of this week's top Hollywood news stories. - Warner Bros. Studio gets a new CEO -...