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  • The Directors: Brett Ratner, 'Tower Heist'

    The Directors: Brett Ratner, 'Tower Heist'
    It didn't take long for Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) to fleece investors out of countless millions. Transforming Shaw's Ponzi scheme into "Tower Heist" proved a bit more time-consuming. Envisioned six years ago by Eddie Murphy as an all-black take on "Ocean's...
  • Oscars 2012: All eyes on Billy Crystal, Sacha Baron Cohen and, yes, nominees

    Oscars 2012: All eyes on Billy Crystal, Sacha Baron Cohen and, yes, nominees
    Is silence truly golden? Can George Clooney's tears bring Oscar happiness? Will Billy Crystal's yuks play as well as they did eight years ago? And could the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the first time bestow acting statuettes on two...
  • Some films in movie purgatory

    Some films in movie purgatory
    A partial list of films recently in movie purgatory: "Margaret": director Kenneth Lonergan. Shot: 2005. (Fox Searchlight) Lonergan's follow-up to his acclaimed "You Can Count on Me" has been the subject of numerous reshoots and two lawsuits. Status:...
  • Oscars 2012: Ratings up slightly with Billy Crystal

    Oscars 2012: Ratings up slightly with Billy Crystal
    Billy Crystal may be nearly old enough for Medicare, but when it comes to Oscar ratings he can outrun hosts half his age. Sunday's Academy Awards telecast — an old-fashioned (and sometimes critically savaged) paean to moviemaking hosted by the 63-...
  • Memorable male makeovers in movies

    Memorable male makeovers in movies
    Although the makeover movie genre often thrusts men into padded superhero suits, the silver screen has offered up a handful of memorable male metamorphoses that required little more than a change of clothes, a shift of the shoulder and an attitude...
  • Katy Perry, Russell Brand put Los Feliz home on the market

    Katy Perry, Russell Brand put Los Feliz home on the market
    Pop singer Katy Perry and her husband, comedian and actor Russell Brand, are listing their Los Feliz home at $3,395,000. The gated property includes a stately 1922 Mediterranean-style main house and a swimming pool. The 4,600-square-foot home, with a...
  • Hollywood gets a kick out of 'rebooting'

    Hollywood gets a kick out of 'rebooting'
    When Sony Pictures' plan for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie starring Tobey Maguire fell apart in January, the studio had to come up with a new way to keep the superhero series alive after three movies released from 2002 to 2007 grossed $2.5 billion...
  • Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars

    Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars
    Seven years ago, I was asked to cover the Academy Awards from backstage. To get the necessary credentials, I had to be personally vetted by producer Gil Cates. As I made my way along the shiny floor of the Oscar production offices, I was prepared for Oz,...
  • Golden Globes: When Ricky Gervais slaps, it’s best to slap back

     
    But it was Gervais' night. He acts as the audience's surrogate, good-naturedly slapping the Hollywood bigwigs. They actually seem to like it, which adds to the enjoyment. Ultimately, the Globes make for a far more entertaining evening than the Oscars....
  • 'The Help,' 'Tower Heist,' 'Pariah' among Image Award nominees

     
    The NAACP announced its nominees for the 43rd Image Awards Thursday morning at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly HIlls. The awards celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in TV, music, literature and films. The winners will be annnounced...
  • Remembering Don Cornelius: 'Soul Train' creator defined an era

     
    'Soul Train': Don Cornelius, who died of an apparent suicide, helped define soul music in the 1970s, and helped prepare America for the rise of hip hop....