Kathryn Bigelow, Summit Fight Back In ‘Hurt Locker’ Suit With Army Vet

The Oscar winning director, the studio and screenwriter Mark Boal say the First Amendment protects them in use of elements of Jeffrey Sarver’s life in The Hurt Locker. “By any … Read More »

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Judge Dismisses ‘Hurt Locker’ Lawsuit

By | Thursday October 13, 2011 @ 12:41pm PDT

U.S. District Court Judge Jacqueline Nguyen has dismissed a lawsuit against the filmmakers behind Oscar Best Picture winner The Hurt Locker that alleged they improperly used the likeness of an actual soldier, Sgt. Jeffrey Sarver. Sarver filed the suit before … Read More »

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Hammond: PGA Doesn’t Follow Oscar Lead

Pete Hammond

Producers Guild’s 2012 Awards Schedule

As the announcement indicates, the PGA is following status quo, not Oscar, which is a bit of a surprise. Despite its close relationship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, … Read More »

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