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  • Venerable Hollywood dive bar takes last plunge

    Venerable Hollywood dive bar takes last plunge
    One of Hollywood’s last dive bars is going down. The dark and dingy-looking Powerhouse bar near the corner of Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard will close for good at 2 a.m. Tuesday so its owners can renovate it and reopen with a hipper,...
  • Anthony Goldschmidt dies at 71; designed memorable movie posters

    When E.T., the extraterrestrial, and his human chum Elliott reached across the cosmos to share a luminous touch of the fingertips, Anthony Goldschmidt was the unseen hand that brought them together. Goldschmidt also was on the job when Thelma and Louise...
  • Michael Fassbender Has a Papier Mache Head for Music in 'Frank' Trailer

    The newly-released U.S. trailer for the Sundance hit "Frank" is as bizarre as one would expect for an oddball comedy about a musician who wears a papier mache head. Michael Fassbender hides behind a giant fake head for the entirety of the film. However,...
  • Fox Co-Financing Tom Hanks-Steven Spielberg Cold War Thriller

    Fox has joined DreamWorks to co-finance Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's Cold War spy thriller. Fox will also distribute the film internationally. The film will start shooting in September. Disney and DreamWorks announced earlier this week that the U.S....
  • Bob Hope estate in Toluca Lake is asking $21.8 million

    The Bob Hope and Dolores Hope estate in Toluca Lake is for sale at $21.8 million. Built in 1939 for the Hopes, the original English Traditional-style house was designed by Robert Finkelhor. They were ready for a more contemporary style by the mid-...
  • Amazon Gets Exclusive Rights to 'Wallace and Gromit,' 'Shaun the Sheep' Series

    Amazon.com is now streaming "Wallace and Gromit," "Shaun the Sheep" and other animated series and specials under an exclusive licensing pact with Aardman Animations on its Prime Instant Video service in the U.S. The deal, which does not cover the...
  • Twitter Acquires SnappyTV to Bring More TV Content to Social Network

    Twitter is snapping up SnappyTV, a startup whose platform lets TV broadcasters clip segments from telecasts to share them on the web. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. SnappyTV's platform is already widely used by Twitter's advertisers and media...
  • Bjork getting her own exhibition at Museum of Modern Art

    Bjork getting her own exhibition at Museum of Modern Art
    But will it feature the swan dress? The trend of celebrity-themed exhibitions at major art museums took an indie-hipster twist with the announcement this week that Icelandic pop star Björk will be the subject of a retrospective exhibition at New York'...
  • Academy invitees: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' beat 'Hustle' again

    Academy invitees: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' beat 'Hustle' again
    Nearly four months after the historical drama "12 Years a Slave" won the top prize at the Oscars and the outer space survival adventure "Gravity" collected an evening-best seven statuettes, the two films once again find themselves at the top of the heap...
  • Danny DeVito, Matthew Modine, Sharon Lawrence Tout Filming in California

    Danny DeVito, Matthew Modine and Sharon Lawrence lent their star power Saturday to the campaign to expand California's film-TV production tax credit program. "We can't sit back and let the industry go elsewhere," said DeVito in a keynote address at the...
  • Melissa McCarthy's star power helps her go out on a limb with 'Tammy'

     Melissa McCarthy's star power helps her go out on a limb with 'Tammy'
    WILMINGTON, N.C. — One humid night last June, on a dock along one of this port city's winding creeks, Melissa McCarthy and Kathy Bates took their places for a scene in the new movie "Tammy." Five years earlier, McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone,...