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Michael Phillips

Biography

Film critic known for his use the Chicago Tribune. He produced frequent looks on At the films with Ebert & Roeper between 2006 and 2008. He became a member of the Chicago Tribune after operating like a critic for the LA Times, NORTH PARK Union-Tribune, and many other papers. After Ebert and Roeper remaining At the films, he along with a.O. Scott had been hired to dominate the show, nonetheless it just lasted in regards to a year. He previously three children along with his wife Heidi. He ranked Capote, which starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, as his number 1 film of 2005.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth March 11, 1961
Place Of Birth Kenosha, WI
Profession Journalist
Nationality American
Spouse Heidi Stevens
Children Kate Phillips
Siblings Whitney Phelps, Hilary Phelps
Awards Academy Award for Best Picture, PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures, AACTA Award for Best Production Design
Movies Steelyard Blues, The Sting, Taxi Driver, Heartbeeps, Cannery Row, The Flamingo Kid, Eyes of an Angel, Mom and Dad Save the World, Ae Fond Kiss..., The Last Mimzy
TV Shows At the Movies
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 His dream project in the 1980s was to film Isaac Asimov's "The Foundation" trilogy of novels, which he planned to do back-to-back, a forerunner of the approach later applied to "Lord of the Rings"; "The Foundation" project may yet be realized (by others) 25 years after his attempt.
2 He and his wife Julia Phillips were the only married couple to win Oscars the same year. They were also the first one to win in the same category.
3 Has production company with Juliana Maio, 'Lighthouse Productions'.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steelyard Blues 1973 producer
The Last Mimzy 2007 producer
Impostor 2001 executive producer
Mimic 1997 executive producer
Trailer Park 1995 TV Series co-executive producer / producer
The Companion 1994 TV Movie producer
Jane's House 1994 TV Movie executive producer
Mom and Dad Save the World 1992 producer
Eyes of an Angel 1991 executive producer / producer
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead 1991 executive producer
The Flamingo Kid 1989 TV Short producer
The Flamingo Kid 1984 producer
Cannery Row 1982 producer
Heartbeeps 1981 producer
Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 producer
The Big Bus 1976 executive producer
Taxi Driver 1976 producer
The Sting 1973 producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
David's Dinosaur 2017 very special thanks post-production
Inside the Legend 2012 TV Series thanks - 4 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pollywood 2018 Documentary filming Himself - Interviewee
Influence and Appreciation: A Martin Scorsese Tribute 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Producing 'Taxi Driver' 2007 Video documentary short Himself - Guest
Greatest Ever Blockbuster Movies 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The World's Greatest Actor 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Golden Globes: Hollywood's Dirty Little Secret 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood 2003 Documentary Himself
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images 1986 TV Movie Himself - Producer (as Michael Steven Phillips)
The Making of 'Cannery Row' 1982 Video documentary short Himself
The 46th Annual Academy Awards 1974 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Picture

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998 PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures PGA Awards The Sting (1973) · Tony Bill
· Julia Phillips
1974 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Picture The Sting (1973) · Tony Bill
· Julia Phillips

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1981 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Picture Heartbeeps (1981)
1977 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Picture Taxi Driver (1976) · Julia Phillips

TitleSalary
Steelyard Blues (1973) $100,000


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