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Academy Awards

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  • The Game Awards: Nintendo steals spotlight at lighthearted gala

     
    THE PLAYER Compared to galas honoring film, television and music, awards saluting the video game industry are a more casual, […]...
  • Kirk Douglas proves a sublime master of rhyme on page and in person

    Kirk Douglas proves a sublime master of rhyme on page and in person
    Kirk Douglas may be one of the biggest actors of his era, with starring roles in 1960's "Spartacus," 1949's "Champion" and 1951's "Ace in the Hole." But on a recent crisp morning, he was having a grand time simply reciting his poetry by heart for an...
  • The 'Boyhood' awards season campaign comes of age, delicately

    The 'Boyhood' awards season campaign comes of age, delicately
    — Hanging on the wall of IFC Films' President Jonathan Sehring's office is a huge banner showing a tableau at a county fair. The cloth creation is a tribute to the executive's childhood in small-town Ohio, where such gatherings were common....
  • Man shot and killed by police in Hollywood had knife, officers say

    Man shot and killed by police in Hollywood had knife, officers say
    The man shot and killed by police Friday night at a crowded intersection in Hollywood was carrying a 3- to 4-inch folding knife, authorities said. Officers opened fire at the man at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue about 7 p.m. while responding...
  • How to be fascinating? Work for Disney

    How to be fascinating? Work for Disney
    To make Barbara Walters' list of "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," it helps if you have a connection to Disney, which owns ABC, the network that will air the special. The 10 Most Fascinating list now includes Michael Strahan, whose "Live With...
  • Ed Sheeran 'felt like a hobbit in the elven kingdom' at VS Fashion Show

    Ed Sheeran 'felt like a hobbit in the elven kingdom' at VS Fashion Show
    Ed Sheeran felt a bit out of place at the "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" last week. Like, Middle-earth out of place. The "Don't" crooner joined musical guests Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Hozier at the lingerie giant's annual panty procession in...
  • L.A. arts scene celebrated at Music Center's 50th anniversary

    L.A. arts scene celebrated at Music Center's 50th anniversary
    The event: The Los Angeles Music Center’s 50th anniversary celebration dinner, which immediately followed Saturday’s performance spectacular, handily kept up the momentum in a tent rising four stories above the Music Center Plaza in downtown...
  • Music Center's 50th-anniversary gala amps up energy to a fault

     Music Center's 50th-anniversary gala amps up energy to a fault
    Times, tastes, fashions and spectacles have changed in the past half-century. The Music Center has noticed. In 1964, the Memorial Pavilion, the first of the Music Center's four theaters and the one that would later be named for Dorothy Chandler,...
  • 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...
  • Hilary Swank: 'I choose characters who don't care about their wrinkle'

    Hollywood's a place where style trumps substance, where good looks are appreciated more than anything else. Hilary Swank defies that thinking with a vengeance. She's never worried about how she looks in a film; she's consumed by how much depth she can...
  • 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...