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  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • New releases: Disney's Oscar-winning heartwarmer 'Frozen'

    Frozen Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $44.99 Available on VOD beginning March 18 Disney's clever, heartwarming Rapunzel riff "Tangled" was a surprise smash back in 2010, setting the stage for last year's billon-dollar-grossing, multi-Oscar-...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks

    Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks
    In 1979, when Tom Hanks was just another struggling New York actor, he withdrew a biography of Walt Disney from the public library and found himself fascinated by the animator's story, in particular his tenaciousness in the face of early professional...
  • Are Oscar contenders over-exposed?

    Are Oscar contenders over-exposed?
    If "Slumdog Millionaire" doesn't snag the Oscar for best picture, then the academy might consider creating a new award for it this year: the only Oscar-buzzed film you didn't feel like you had already seen before you actually saw it. Seriously, after...
  • During award season it pays to be Kate -- or Cate

    During award season it pays to be Kate -- or Cate
    If you're an actress, keep in mind that when it comes to getting nominated for an Oscar it doesn't hurt if your name is Kate. Kate Hepburn managed to do it 12 times, winning a record four as leading actress, more than any other actor. By age 32, Kate...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs

    SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs
    A little bit of vintage Hollywood was left off the list of Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday morning. Robert Redford was snubbed from the best actor list for his turn as a laconic sailor in “All Is Lost,” while “Saving Mr....
  • The perfect time for the 'Perfect American'

    The perfect time for the 'Perfect American'
    Philip Glass, who turned 76 the last day of January, held a large sway over opera and music during 2013. Walt Disney, who died 47 years ago this month, held his own sway over classical music and opera. One sway, moreover, led to and importantly...
  • Meryl Streep calls Walt Disney anti-Semitic 'gender bigot'

    Meryl Streep calls Walt Disney anti-Semitic 'gender bigot'
    One of the modern icons of moviedom called out one of Hollywood's historic heroes Tuesday, as Meryl Streep delivered a sharp rebuke to Walt Disney for alleged sexist and anti-Semitic views at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York....
  • Predictions in top Golden Globe categories

    When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...
  • For 'Mr. Banks,' Simi Valley works as Australian outback

    Michael Corenblith is grateful for the rolling hills of Simi Valley. The production designer on Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" relied heavily on the 10,000-acre Big Sky Ranch in the Ventura County city to help re-create the childhood home of P.L. Travers,...