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Academy Awards

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  • Seth MacFarlane's surprising tumble

    The box office slaying that was “A Million Ways to Die in the West” — just $17 million and third place on its opening weekend — would seem to be a dramatic blow to Seth MacFarlane. In fact, it’s just the latest pothole in the...
  • Compare Michael Haneke's 'Cosi' with the L.A. Phil's

    When the Austrian director Michael Haneke picked up his Oscar for “Amour” last year, he was all smiles. The acclaim for “Amour” offered classical music lovers something to smile about as well, since Haneke’s sensitive use...
  • Islamic laws in Brunei spark protests at L.A.-area luxury hotels

    Islamic laws in Brunei spark protests at L.A.-area luxury hotels
    The tiny, oil-rich country of Brunei has been a quiet steward of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air, undertaking multimillion-dollar renovations of the landmarks. But in recent days both hotels have come under siege from Hollywood feminists and...
  • Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.

    Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "24" did in the ratings. The Skinny: Our website has a brand new look, so be sure and take it all in and spread the good word. Today's roundup includes a look at Dawn Hudson's tenure as CEO of the Academy of Motion...
  • Celebs boycott Brunei-owned hotels over such laws as death by stoning

    Celebs boycott Brunei-owned hotels over such laws as death by stoning
    Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres and others are backing boycotts of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air because of new laws targeting gays and women in the Southeast Asian sultanate of Brunei. Brunei last week imposed new criminal codes based on...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Mark Boal, Megan Ellison Team on Production Banner

    "Zero Dark Thirty" writer-producer Mark Boal has launched Page 1, a movie-TV development and production company funded by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures. Boal will serve as CEO and producer on Page 1 projects and may also write some of the...
  • Jennifer Lawrence on the Time She Puked at an Oscar After-Party

    On a visit to "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Jennifer Lawrence recalled her third trip to the Oscars -- most notably the part where she threw up at Guy Oseary and Madonna's famous after-party. Lawrence wouldn't take all the blame though, insisting that...
  • Academy Renews Dawn Hudson's Contract as CEO

    Dawn Hudson has reupped as Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences CEO, with the board of governors approving the three-year contract renewal at its Tuesday meeting. She was named to the post in April 2011 and began work three months later. The renewal...
  • Beverly Hills council urges Brunei to divest itself of Beverly Hills Hotel

    Beverly Hills council urges Brunei to divest itself of Beverly Hills Hotel
    The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday night approved a resolution condemning new laws targeting gays and women in the Southeast Asian sultanate of Brunei and urged the government to divest itself of the Beverly Hills Hotel. The move heightens the...
  • CANNES: eOne Picks Ups Bryan Cranston Starrer 'Trumbo'

    LONDON -- Entertainment One has picked up international rights to "Trumbo," the story of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston will play Trumbo while Helen Mirren ("The Queen") will co-star as his nemesis Hedda Hopper....
  • Recognizing good work [Commentary]

    Recognizing good work [Commentary]
    My husband the sportswriter received an award last week from the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons for a meticulously reported story on the surgery that repaired Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's devastating knee injury. Talk...