The Guide To Surviving Fame and Fortune in Hollywood
The insider's guide to surviving in Hollywood! Sunday Morning Shootout - Best of Season 1. Peter Bart (Editor-in-Chief of Variety Publications) and Peter Guber (Chairman and CEO of the Mandalay Entertainment Group) present your favorite stars, directors and film industry heavyweights in Sunday Morning Shootout, the definitive guide to mastering the secrets of success in Hollywood. Over the course of the show, superstar guests including Clint Eastwood, Jude Law, Charlize Theron, Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson and many more share personal stories and experiences illustrating the skills and confidence that are absolutely necessary to understanding the business of entertainment and achieving superstardom. From indie filmmaking to big budget blockbusters, from opening weekend box office grosses to what it's like to win an Academy Award, the Shootout Experience is a must-have resource for aspiring filmmakers and everyone who loves movies.
The New Breed Of Leading Men
Guests: Edward Norton & Tom Rothman
- Is there an Oscar screener conspiracy?
- Is any director worth $2M?
Guest: Samuel L. Jackson
- Are DVD extras entertaining or annoying?
- Will Hollywood soon become vacant land because of runaway production?
Guest: Robert Downey, Jr.
- Has Madison Avenue overwhelmed Hollywood with product placement and cross promotion?
- Have gross out films dumbed down the movie Industry?
Guest: Jack Black
- The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado
- Are comedy writers missing in action?
Guests: Jim Caviezel & Rowdy Herrington
- Is Hollywood neglecting it's most loyal demo - the over 50 crowd?
- Are movies getting longer - or are attention spans getting shorter?
Guest: Andy Garcia
- Was splitting Kill Bill into two movies a good idea?
- Are stars making bad career choices?
Women In Film
Guest: Laura Linney
- Which films were the biggest surprise of 2003?
- Are actors overpaid?
Guest: Charlize Theron
- Is sex off-putting to American filmgoers?
- Is today's film going audience irreversibly declining?
Guest: Sherry Lansing
- Is the plethora of depressing movies depressing the box office?
- Is there any room for reinventing franchises?
Guests: Nancy Meyers, Barry Levinson, Chris Weitz
- Are the major studios running out of ideas?
- Is there a movie afterlife for long running TV shows such as Sex In The City
- Is comedy a function of what the audience wants or what the studio produces?
Guests: Stacey Sher, Paula Weinstein, Lucy Fisher
- Will both sides be damaged by the battle between Disney and Miramax?
- Are films being hurt by the practice of hiring too many writers?