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  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; child actor's career spanned decades

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; child actor's career spanned decades
    Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday, friends and entertainment media said. He was 93....
  • Kevin Costner tackles football in 'Draft Day'

    Kevin Costner is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns in his new movie, "Draft Day." The Ivan Reitman-directed project a kind of gridiron "Moneyball" takes place on that fateful spring day when the 32 teams in the National Football League go...
  • Mickey Rooney dies: Five of his most memorable movie roles

    With his death at age 93 on Sunday, Mickey Rooney leaves a show-business legacy spanning eight decades and including more than 200 film credits -- not to mention his many appearances on television and the stage. Here are five movie roles demonstrating...
  • 'Calvary,' 'Byzantium,' 'Philomena' Lead the Field at Irish Film and TV Awards

    CANNES - "Calvary," "Byzantium" and "Philomena" were the biggest winners at the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin, with each film taking three awards. Guests at the event, which was hosted by the Irish Film and Television Academy, included...
  • Annette Bening will solo at Geffen Playhouse, but she won't be alone

     Annette Bening will solo at Geffen Playhouse, but she won't be alone
    Annette Bening will tell you about Sinatra's phrasings, the beauty and brutality of "The Iliad," homeless enchanters, acting classes, the knife edge between the hilarious and the tragic and those transcendent roles such as her adulterous real estate agent...
  • Idina Menzel lets it go on marriage, John Travolta

    Idina Menzel lets it go on marriage, John Travolta
    "Frozen" songbird Idina Menzel is following the advice of the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go." In an interview with "CBS Sunday Morning," Menzel said she realized she couldn't stew when John Travolta mangled her name at the Academy Awards in...
  • Lupita Nyong'o hoping to reach 'unseen' as new Lancome ambassador

    Lupita Nyong'o hoping to reach 'unseen' as new Lancome ambassador
    We'll definitely be seeing more of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, but perhaps less on the big screen and more at the local beauty counter and in TV ads: The "12 Years a Slave" star has been named the latest LancĂ´me cosmetics "ambassadress." "I am truly...
  • Breakthrough Theatre stages porn-laced comedy 'The Performers'

     Breakthrough Theatre stages porn-laced comedy 'The Performers'
    For one weekend only, the Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents "The Performers," a romantic comedy for adults only. David West Read's play, which runs April 11-13, at the Breakthrough, is about two high-school friends who reconnect at the...
  • ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown

    ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown
    Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music. Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
  • Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe

    Adele Dazeem, er, Idina Menzel, said that John Travolta's gaffe with her name "threw her" for a few seconds before she performed the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" at this year's Academy Awards. But only for a few. "I heard it, I did," the 42-year-old...
  • Amy Adams May Board Sci-Fi Drama 'Story of Your Life'

    Amy Adams is in negotiations to star in indie sci-fi thriller "Story of Your Life" with Denis Villeneuve ("Prisoners") directing. FilmNation Entertainment and Lava Bear Films are financing and producing. Producers are 21 Laps' Shawn Levy and Dan Levine,...