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Academy Awards

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  • Antonio Banderas Ups Production, Direction Priorities

    MADRID - Antonio Banderas is not done yet. Currently shooting "Altamira" - his first majority Spanish film in two decades, outside his own productions and collaborations with Pedro Almodóvar - Banderas, one of Spain's biggest Hollywood success stories,...
  • PBS Binge-Watching Experiment Boosts Ken Burns' 'Roosevelts'

    Binge-watching is a relatively new TV-viewing behavior that has the viewer making an active choice to watch a series hour after hour after hour. Now PBS appears to have cracked the nut on getting people to do it with a TV network more firmly in control of...
  • Weta Workshop: Wellington's Eclectic, Equal-Rights Designers

    Weta Workshop is the oldest of Peter Jackson's five companies, and the hardest to define. And that's the way they like it. Richard Taylor, who runs Weta Workshop with his wife, Tania Rodger, believes in creative diversity. He has won Oscars in three...
  • USC's marching band is named the best in college football

    USC's marching band is named the best in college football
    The tune is unmistakable. USC fans love it. Opponents loathe it. Regardless of allegiance -- or how one responds to the playing of “Fight On” -- USA Today says there is no doubt that the Spirit of Troy is the best marching band in...
  • Two movies strive to depict true ravages of ALS Disease

    Nanci Ryder has been Renee Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister - a little sister," Zellweger...
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ to Shoot in Queensland, Australia

    The fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise will set sail from Queensland, Australia, with production casting off in February. The Disney-backed film is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen...
  • How Netflix 'Crouching Tiger' deal sets theater chains against studios

    The Netflix deal to finance Weinstein Co.'s "Crouching Tiger" sequel is opening a new front in the long-simmering conflict between Hollywood studios and theater owners. Three of the nation's largest theater chains said Tuesday that they would refuse...
  • Hollywood Mourns Oscar de la Renta

    Renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82, following a lengthy battle with cancer, and stars from Hollywood and beyond have taken to social media to pay their respects to the style icon. Fellow designers, such as Brian Atwood,...
  • Australia to Simplify Co-Production Rules

    Making movies as co-productions with Australia is to become easier, following a simplification of the regulations by Screen Australia. Current rules were "too complex and inflexible," said Screen Australia CEO, Graeme Mason, speaking in London at the...
  • Barbara Walters back with 'Fascinating People'

    Barbara Walters back with 'Fascinating People'
    So you heard that Barbara Walters retired? Ha. She will be back with "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014" at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. And, yes, she said last year that she was done with the franchise. But now she says she'...
  • Palm Springs for holidays offers a merry glow

    Palm Springs for holidays offers a merry glow
    The bespectacled man, a cigar in his mouth, floats in an aqua blue swimming pool atop a yellow air mattress. The sun worshipper holds a newspaper with a prominent headline: "Blizzard hits East" The cover art from Palm Springs Life magazine reminds...