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  • Sandra Bullock Tops Forbes' Highest Earning Actresses List

    Though she didn't take home the best actress statuette at the Academy Awards, "Gravity" has rocketed star Sandra Bullock to the top of Forbes' list of highest earning actresses, with a lofty $51 million in earnings. Despite the odds against the film,...
  • Libby Villari talks 'Boyhood,' career

    FORT WORTH, Texas In "Boyhood," Richard Linklater's unique movie that was filmed over 12 years using the same cast, Libby Villari plays a role simply billed as "Grandma," the character's relationship to protagonist Mason. It's a small role, three...
  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • Film academy reelects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as president

    Film academy reelects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as president
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will remain in her position for another year. Boone Isaacs, a veteran Hollywood marketer and longtime academy insider, was reelected Tuesday evening by the group's 51-member board...
  • Sandra Bullock tops Forbes list as Hollywood's top-earning actress

    Sandra Bullock tops Forbes list as Hollywood's top-earning actress
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar winner Sandra Bullock is Hollywood's highest paid actress with estimated earnings of $51 million over 12 months, followed by Jennifer Lawrence and Jennifer Aniston, Forbes magazine said on Monday. Bullock, 50, had a big hit...
  • Sarah Hyland Teases Special Musical Performance at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards

    Before Sunday's Teen Choice Awards, Sarah Hyland is looking to other award show hosts for inspiration. Hyland is excited to reunite with her "Scary Movie 5" co-star Tyler Posey to co-host the show. "I absolutely loved Ricky Gervais when he hosted the...
  • For Ryan Guzman, stepping up to act beats a punch on the nose

     For Ryan Guzman, stepping up to act beats a punch on the nose
    Aspiring star Ryan Guzman took an unusual path to Hollywood, including a few years as a martial arts fighter. It wasn't exactly acting school, but it taught him some valuable lessons. "I learn through experience. That's how I've always been," Guzman...
  • Caleb Deschanel to Receive Camerimage 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

    Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel will be honored at the annual Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography in Bydgoszcz, Poland, with the fest's lifetime achievement award, which recognizes "exceptional filmmakers… who changed the...
  • They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams

    They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams
    Heaven has no gates, only a small wooden sign draped by a cluster of corn on the side of a narrow and winding farm road. Heaven is easily attained, just make a left turn at the sign and rumble over a stretch of gravel to a simple clearing below a...
  • Anniversary of 'Battle that saved Washington'

    MONOCACY, Md. — Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War. These rebels could reap...
  • Kanae Minato's 'Confessions' hits its mark with a vengeance

    Kanae Minato's 'Confessions' hits its mark with a vengeance
    Before she became a bestselling novelist, Kanae Minato was a Japanese home economics teacher and housewife. Somewhere between the laundry and cooking, she wrote her debut, "Confessions," the most delightfully evil book you will read this year....