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  • Russell Johnson, Professor on 'Gilligan's Island' Dies at 89

    Russell Johnson, who was best known as the Professor on "Gilligan's Island," died Thursday in Washington state of kidney failure, according to his longtime agent Michael Eisenstadt. He was 89. From the 1950s through the 1980s, he guest-starred on...
  • Nickelodeon shakeup continues; Paula Kaplan and Sal Maniaci out

    Nickelodeon shakeup continues; Paula Kaplan and Sal Maniaci out
    The management shake-up at Nickelodeon continued late Thursday, with the departures of two senior executives, Paula Kaplan and Sal Maniaci. Kaplan, who has served as executive vice president of current TV series, told her team Thursday that she would be...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races

    Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races
    We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
  • Oscars 2014 nominations: 'Hustle's' Jennifer Lawrence still on fire

    "I'm afraid everybody's going to get sick of me," Jennifer Lawrence fretted at the Golden Globes last Sunday. Ostensibly, this is a legitimate worry and not false modesty, because for the past year the actress has been kind of inescapable. Let's start...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations — and snubs — attest to the strong field

    Tom Hanks' starring role in "Captain Phillips" was one of his most acclaimed performances in a distinguished career. But the two-time Oscar winner, who is also a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, took nothing for granted —...
  • Megan Ellison: Low-Profile Financier's Films Netted a Massive 17 Noms

    Megan Ellison, one of Hollywood's newest power brokers, has already made an outsized impression. Over the past three years, Ellison has financed a baker's dozen films that have garnered 35 Oscar nominations, including 17 on Thursday for films she helped...
  • Berlin Film Festival Unveils Berlinale Special Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has unveiled its Berlinale Special program, which contains 18 pics, including nine world premieres. As previously announced, the selection includes the world premiere of comedy "A Long Way Down," directed by Pascal...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' cast takes top honors

    The awards season now turns on a delicate dance between "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave." The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards gave David O. Russell's con-man comedy "American Hustle" the top prize Saturday night, making it the front-...
  • SBIFF to honor David O. Russell with Outstanding Director Award

    SBIFF to honor David O. Russell with Outstanding Director Award
    David O. Russell, whose new film, "American Hustle," has become an awards-season favorite — and box office smash — will receive the Outstanding Director Award at the 29th edition of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. It was at...
  • David O. Russell to Receive Director Honor at Santa Barbara

    Following his Academy Award nomination for helming "American Hustle," the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival announced Friday that David O. Russell will receive its director laurel. Executive director Roger Durling said, "It was at the first-ever...
  • Sundance 2014: 'Cold In July' jumps genre onto fest's main stage

    Sundance 2014: 'Cold In July' jumps genre onto fest's main stage
    Referring to a movie or filmmaker as “genre” is often a subtle way to undermine them, placing them in a specific, confined box and leaving them there. This, of course, overlooks the ways in which many of the greatest filmmakers, from Howard...