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  • Melissa McCarthy 'disappointed' by shopping, talks clothing line

    Melissa McCarthy 'disappointed' by shopping, talks clothing line
    Melissa McCarthy isn't accepting the fashion status quo, so she started her own clothing line with dressmaker and collaborator Daniella Pearl in 2011. The Oscar-nominated "Bridesmaids" star, who has been vocal about her inability to find gowns for her...
  • Jessie Mueller's 'Beautiful' dilemma

    Jessie Mueller's 'Beautiful' dilemma
    The Broadway actress Jessie Mueller brought the smartphone camera into focus and tapped on the photo icon. "From Drama Desk winner to photographer,"‎ quipped Jarrod Spector, Mueller's costar in the best musical Tony nominee "Beautiful: The Carole...
  • AMPAS And Dubai Fest Partner To Hold 'Arab Cinema Classics' Screening Series In L.A.

    After recently forging ties, the Dubai International Film Festival and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are co-presenting a two-day "Arab Cinema Classics" screening series at the Bing Theatre in Los Angeles this month. Lebanese director...
  • L.A. needs a museum honoring L.A.

    L.A. needs a museum honoring L.A.
    How often do I have to say this? At least once more, it seems. The city of Los Angeles needs a Museum of the City of Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti has just announced his "Great Streets Initiative" — in Paris, they’d promote them as...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Macbeth' Starring Kenneth Branagh

    There's something magnificently depraved about the vision of "Macbeth" evoked by Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford for the immense (55,000 sq. ft.) playing field of the Drill Hall of the Park Avenue Armory. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy may be a cautionary...
  • Tony Awards 2014: A few rays of sunshine in a mostly cloudy Broadway season

    The Tony Awards will be handed out Sunday, and the safe money is on "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" for best musical and "All the Way" for best play. But nothing is guaranteed in a Broadway season as patchy as this one. There's a fair chance that...
  • 'Chef' is a sexist movie -- and that's a good thing

    'Chef' is a sexist movie -- and that's a good thing
    I wasn't sure I was going to like the movie "Chef" until the protagonist-chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau, also the writer and director) walked early on into his boss' upscale L.A. restaurant with an enormous dressed hog, threw it on a kitchen counter and...
  • Clint Eastwood: Cowboy Led 'Jersey Boys' Down a New Trail

    In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
  • Emmys: A Glut of Great TV Will Lead to Big Snubs

    We live in a world where every kid gets a trophy just for showing up to soccer or gymnastic camp. But unfortunately, that's not so among grownups. The morning of July 10 is going to bring disappointment for many actors, writers and producers. Despite...
  • Hollywood Post Alliance, SMPTE Strike Partnership With Intent to Merge

    (Palo Alto, Calif.) -- Two of showbiz's premier tech organizations, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Post Alliance, have announced a partnership with the intent of merging entirely within a year. Wendy Aylsworth,...