History Creator / JamesLBrooks

7th Jan '17 12:35:19 PM MarkLungo
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Some people have said that the jingle was inspired by the chorus of the Go West! song "The King of Wishful Thinking," [[OlderThanTheyThink but the logo and jingle actually predate the song by a couple of years]].

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Some people have said that the jingle was inspired by the chorus of the Go West! Music/GoWest! song "The King of Wishful Thinking," [[OlderThanTheyThink but the logo and jingle actually predate the song by a couple of years]].
7th Jan '17 12:33:43 PM MarkLungo
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* ''Series/MyMotherTheCar'' (1965-66)
26th Nov '16 3:32:57 AM Morgenthaler
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26th Nov '16 3:22:08 AM Morgenthaler
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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]] Outside of his films, Brooks is also known as one of the executive producers and original creators of the long-running FOX animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons'' (joining MattGroening[[note]]who created the characters and did write a few episodes in its early days, mostly the season one episodes and season three's "Colonel Homer"[[/note]] and the late Sam Simon).

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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), (''Film/TheGodfatherPartII''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').(''Film/NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]] Outside of his films, Brooks is also known as one of the executive producers and original creators of the long-running FOX animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' (joining MattGroening[[note]]who Creator/MattGroening[[note]]who created the characters and did write a few episodes in its early days, mostly the season one episodes and season three's "Colonel Homer"[[/note]] and the late Sam Simon).
1st May '16 11:52:28 AM lipranzer
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* ''Film/SayAnything'' (1989)
7th Jan '16 4:14:27 PM aye_amber
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Friends and frequent collaborators with music composer HansZimmer.

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Friends and frequent collaborators collaborator with music composer HansZimmer.
Music/HansZimmer.
6th Jul '15 11:43:22 AM Wartzanall
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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]

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Won UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]][[/note]] Outside of his films, Brooks is also known as one of the executive producers and original creators of the long-running FOX animated sitcom ''TheSimpsons'' (joining MattGroening[[note]]who created the characters and did write a few episodes in its early days, mostly the season one episodes and season three's "Colonel Homer"[[/note]] and the late Sam Simon).
18th May '15 5:25:55 PM nombretomado
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Won AcademyAwards for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]

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Won AcademyAwards UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s for picture, director and screenplay for ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]
18th Apr '15 2:50:57 AM Morgenthaler
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Won AcademyAwards for picture, director and screenplay for ''TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''BroadcastNews'', ''JerryMaguire'', and ''AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]

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Won AcademyAwards for picture, director and screenplay for ''TermsOfEndearment'', ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'', and was also nominated for producing ''BroadcastNews'', ''JerryMaguire'', ''Film/BroadcastNews'', ''Film/JerryMaguire'', and ''AsGoodAsItGets'' ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' and for writing ''Broadcast News'' and ''As Good as It Gets''. He is one of only seven directors to win for writing, directing and producing a film.[[note]]The others are Leo [=McCarey=] (''Going My Way''), Creator/BillyWilder (''Film/TheApartment''), Creator/FrancisFordCoppola (''[[Film/TheGodfather The Godfather Part II]]''), Creator/PeterJackson (''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Return of the King]]'') and Creator/TheCoenBrothers (''NoCountryForOldMen'').[[/note]]



* ''TermsOfEndearment'' (1983) Best Picture winner
* ''BroadcastNews'' (1987) Best Picture nominee

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* ''TermsOfEndearment'' ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'' (1983) Best Picture winner
* ''BroadcastNews'' ''Film/BroadcastNews'' (1987) Best Picture nominee



* ''JerryMaguire'' (1996) Best Picture nominee
* ''AsGoodAsItGets'' (1997) Best Picture nominee

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* ''JerryMaguire'' ''Film/JerryMaguire'' (1996) Best Picture nominee
* ''AsGoodAsItGets'' ''Film/AsGoodAsItGets'' (1997) Best Picture nominee



* ''TheSimpsons [[TheMovie Movie]]'' (2007)

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* ''TheSimpsons [[TheMovie Movie]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie'' (2007)



* ''TheMaryTylerMooreShow'' (197077)

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* ''TheMaryTylerMooreShow'' ''Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow'' (197077)



* ''TheSimpsons'' (1989 )

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* ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' (1989 )
31st Mar '15 12:36:23 AM Mdumas43073
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* ''TermsOfEndearment'' (1983) - Best Picture winner
* ''BroadcastNews'' (1987) - Best Picture nominee

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* ''TermsOfEndearment'' (1983) - Best Picture winner
* ''BroadcastNews'' (1987) - Best Picture nominee



* ''JerryMaguire'' (1996) - Best Picture nominee
* ''AsGoodAsItGets'' (1997) - Best Picture nominee

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* ''JerryMaguire'' (1996) - Best Picture nominee
* ''AsGoodAsItGets'' (1997) - Best Picture nominee



* ''TheSimpsons'' (1989)

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* ''TheSimpsons'' (1989)(1989 )
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