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  • Darren Aronofsky to Be Jury President at Berlin

    LONDON -- American director, screenwriter and producer Darren Aronofsky will be jury president of the 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. "Darren Aronofsky has distinguished himself as an outstanding protagonist in contemporary auteur cinema. In his...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: NASCAR's Michael Waltrip sputters out

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: NASCAR's Michael Waltrip sputters out
    It was as if Halloween was extended for another week in the glitterverse, as Dynamic Duos week on “Dancing With the Stars” had the seven remaining couples enacting famous pop culture duos. Week 8 saw crime-fighting duos, star-crossed lovers,...
  • 20 Animated Movies to Vie for Oscar

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that 20 animated features have been submitted for consideration in the category for the 87th Academy Awards. The submitted features are "Big Hero 6" (pictured above), "The Book of Life,"...
  • 'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz

    'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz
    Brad Bird, director and producer of the upcoming Disney adventure film “Tomorrowland,” and his wife, Elizabeth, have purchased a home in Los Feliz for $4.05 million. The seller of the pedigreed residence designed by architect John William...
  • Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event

    Gloria Steinem, Salma Hayek Pinault honored at Equality Now event
    The event: Kathy Griffin hosted “Make Equality Reality,” a fundraiser for Equality Now, which advocates for the rights of women and girls around the world. The comedian deemed the subject to be so serious that she asked feminist Gloria...
  • Pa. Playhouse relives heyday of radio

    Pa. Playhouse relives heyday of radio
    Travel back to Christmas Eve 1946 when radio was king. Pennsylvania Playhouse has been transformed into a 1940s-style radio station for "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," based on the beloved 1946 film produced and directed by Frank Capra....
  • Oscar race shapes up for best director, cinematography nominees

    Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
  • Idina Menzel concert tickets for Orlando show on sale Friday

    Good news for the throngs of "Frozen" fans in Central Florida: Idina Menzel, singer of the hit Disney film's ubiquitous "Let it Go," will give a concert in Orlando. Tickets for the July 25 concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts go on...
  • NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!' raises stakes with flashier set, bolder cast

    In a soundstage on a particularly desolate patch of Long Island, Allison Williams is dangling in the dark from a 25-foot harness. The "Girls" star floats stealthily above a brightly lighted bedroom where a make-believe family belts out the "Peter Pan"...
  • New books offer snapshots of fame, fashion, felines and fantasy

    New books offer snapshots of fame, fashion, felines and fantasy
    "Hollywood Cats" (ACC Distribution, $45) When the Hollywood studios took over the wilds of Los Angeles in the 1930s, the backlots, soundstages and production offices became a playground for stray kittens and cats. More than tolerated, they were...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Godzilla,' 'Interstellar' among 10 VFX contenders

    Summer blockbusters made a strong showing on the shortlist of visual effects Oscar contenders announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday, claiming six of the 10 spots. They are "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Transformers: Age of...