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  • Halle Berry's style through the years

    Halle Berry's movie roles have included Bond girl and desperate mother, and she'll soon be seen in CBS' "Extant," which debuts on July 9, as a pregnant astronaut. In terms of style, however, Berry has been consistently glamorous during years of red-carpet...
  • Neal Purvis, Robert Wade Returning to Write 24th James Bond Movie

    Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who have co-written the last five James Bond movies, are returning to work on the script for the 24th Bond film. The British writing team has been hired to re-write John Logan's script. The three scribes collaborated on...
  • Academy Invites 271 New Members

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks. Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
  • Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time

    Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time
    Random thoughts while waiting for FIFA to hand out Oscars for best actor, best flop: Soccer needs a World Cup every year.... For a few weeks, the American team brought fans together in the way only football usually does, with beer, chicken wings,...
  • 2014 Oscar Preview: This Year's Race Off to a 'Grand' Start

    June 30 marks the year's midpoint -- i.e., the halfway mark of Oscar eligibility. And so far, 2014 is in better shape than last year. The fests have offered some hot contenders that will open later in the year, as usual. But the difference this year is...
  • 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...
  • Fedor Bondarchuk to Direct 'Odysseus' for Warner Bros.

    MUNICH -- Russian filmmaker Fedor Bondarchuk is to helm "Odysseus," a big-budget movie based on Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey," for Warner Bros., his production company Art Pictures Studio confirmed Wednesday. The poem centers on the Greek hero...
  • Facebook to Acquire Video-Advertising Firm LiveRail

    Facebook will acquire LiveRail, a video-advertising technology company, as the social giant looks to dramatically expand its video advertising business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Customers of LiveRail, founded in 2007, include Major League...
  • Academy Updates Campaign Rules for 87th Oscars

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has updated its campaign rules, with the most significant changes in the music category. The revised rules, available at oscars.org/regulations, state that "Music branch members may not contact other music...
  • Around Town: Some summer viewing choices

    Just in time for summer, the Supreme Court put the kibosh on Internet retransmission of television signals in American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. vs. Aereo, Inc. Despite Aereo’s absence from the La Caņada market, it’s time to reconsider live...
  • Supreme Court says Aereo undercuts broadcasters

    WASHINGTON In a win for broadcasters and big media, the Supreme Court on Wednesday grounded the streaming service Aereo, ruling that the start-up violates the Copyright Act by recording and streaming over-the-air TV to subscribers' devices. The court's...