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  • Oscar Race: India Sends 'Liar's Dice' as Academy Awards Entry

    As the Oct. 1 deadline for the foreign-language Oscar race draws near, India has chosen Geetu Mohandas' "Liar's Dice," surprising awards watchers who expected other titles such as Priyanka Chopra starrer "Mary Kom." South Korea, meanwhile, has submitted...
  • Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering 'Equalizer' Over 'Boxtrolls'

    Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His...
  • When it comes to Vivien Leigh, she gives a damn

    When it comes to Vivien Leigh, she gives a damn
    You think you know Vivien Leigh. After all, the British actor won Academy Awards as Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind" and Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire," two iconic roles that would have kept her name in headlines even without her...
  • Sloan Summit Skeds Screenings of 'Theory of Everything,' 'Imitation Game'

    Screenings of "The Theory of Everything" and "The Imitation Game" (in photo above) will be key parts of the three-day Sloan Film Summit in L.A., which is devoted to the mixture of art and science. The event, at LA Live Nov. 14-16, features panel...
  • Bob Rogers makes an impression on museum and theme park visitors

    Bob Rogers makes an impression on museum and theme park visitors
    The gig: Bob Rogers, 64, is founder and chief creative officer of BRC Imagination Arts, a design and production company that creates what it dubs "visitor experiences," including theme park attractions, museum displays, corporate tours and world expo...
  • Hydrogen-detecting innovation earns national honors

    Hydrogen-detecting innovation earns national honors
    A hydrogen-detecting pigment attached to tape, developed by a team of scientists at the University of Central Florida and NASA'S John F. Kennedy Space Center, has been selected as one of the year's top new technologies. The invention, called...
  • 'Birdman' Plots Major Expansion After Strong Box Office Results

    Oscar buzz and the return of Michael Keaton from cinematic purgatory is pushing "Birdman" to box office heights. The quirky comedy more than quadrupled its theater count last weekend, picking up $2.5 million in the process and pushing its total to $5...
  • Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Becomes David Fincher's Highest-Grossing Film in U.S.

    "Gone Girl" has overtaken "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" as director David Fincher's highest-grossing film in the U.S. Fox's martial thriller earned $1.8 million on Friday at the box office, increasing its cume to $129.6 million and thereby edging...
  • 134 Documentary Features To Vie for Oscar

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Friday that 134 films have been submitted for the documentary feature category for the 87th Academy Awards. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced in December. Several of the 134 films have...
  • How Overdue Actors Can Win for the 'Wrong' Performance

    The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
  • Oscars: 9 Under-the-Radar Performances that Deserve Buzz

    If you believe the awards season chatter, the Oscar race is practically over--even if it's only just beginning. There's already been a lot of talk about the frontrunners this year (from "The Imitation Game's" Benedict Cumberbatch to "Wild's" Reese...