Reel news: Allen pimps for Turturro - SFGate
[...] somewhat below the radar were a number of not-yet-shot projects, such as "Fading Gigolo," that are seeking attention within the industry as their principals talk them up to distributors. Hollywood comes to Paris "All good Americans when they die go to Paris" - so says a poster in a new exhibit tracing American cinema's enduring fascination with the City of Light. The exhibit, "Paris seen by Hollywood," opens Tuesday and displays rare movie storyboards, original sketches and original costumes such as Givenchy dresses worn by Audrey Hepburn. Rush's doorway deliveriesGeoffrey Rush - who played speech therapist Lionel Logue in the Oscar-winning film "The King's Speech" - has repeatedly said he first found the script left in brown paper wrapping on his Australia home's doorstep. Rush says other aspiring filmmakers have followed suit, leaving all manner of projects at his front door in Melbourne since the movie first came out in 2010. In a recent interview promoting his film "Eye of the Storm," the actor asked that prospective Oscar winners route submissions through his agent. Oscar's jump on Globes The dynamics have shifted for Hollywood's upcoming film honors now that the Academy Awards nominations are moving ahead of the Golden Globes. Oscar overseers say the switch will give the academy's nearly 6,000 members more time to see nominated films before the Feb. 24 awards ceremony.