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  • 'Unbroken' could stir Oscar acting pot

    Conventional wisdom would tell you the Oscar acting races are, for the most part, all but settled. And we haven't even carved the Thanksgiving turkey! But then, last November's conventional wisdom had Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Emma Thompson as lock-...
  • Bob Hope gets little thanks for all the memories

    To the boomer generation, seeing Bob Hope on TV or in the movies was like spending time with cranky relatives. Sure, there were a lot of great memories — the World War II shows, the "Road" movies with Bing Crosby — but it also was a little...
  • The long goodbye after the loss of an actor

    The long goodbye after the loss of an actor
    When a film actor leaves us before his final work becomes available, it makes for a long, strange goodbye indeed. The most recent example of this comes from the latest "Hunger Games" movie, "Mockingjay — Part 1." The late Philip Seymour Hoffman,...
  • 15 new films you'll want to see this December

    Nazis! Ghouls! Orcs! Kim Jong-un! Creepy hunters with sexist leers! What would the holiday movie season be without them? It's the rush to the finish line, and the start of serious campaigning for awards season kudos, as 15-odd titles make their way to...
  • Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era

    Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era
    Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media. The 34-year-old from Costa Rica who lives in New York opted for plastic surgery on...
  • Film Review: 'Three Windows and a Hanging'

    Set in a traditional Kosovar village in 2000, a year after the war with Serbia, Isa Qosja's "Three Windows and a Hanging" is a critical look at a patriarchal culture threatened by the knowledge that the enemy violated their women. When a local femme...
  • Academy Reaches Out to Fans With Revamped Website

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has redesigned its Oscars.org website, giving the public more access to material from its archives and to its members, and encouraging fans to join in conversations about Oscar. The site includes access to...
  • Chinn Cousins Launch Shingle for Fact-Based Projects

    Few producers have a better record producing feature documentaries than Simon Chinn, who won Oscars, Baftas and just about every other award going for "Man on Wire" and "Searching for Sugar Man." But theatrical docs are a niche market, as Chinn admits....
  • Museum of Modern Art in New York to honor Alfonso Cuaron

    Museum of Modern Art in New York to honor Alfonso Cuaron
    Alfonso Cuaron, the filmmaker who won an Academy Award earlier this year for directing "Gravity," will be honored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York at its annual film benefit scheduled for Nov. 10.  The museum said that Cuaron's films, which...
  • Showtime Nabs Tate Taylor's 'In the Heat of the Night' TV Series

    After bidding by multiple outlets, the new TV series rendition of "In the Heat of the Night" from Tate Taylor, Warren Littlefield and MGM TV has landed at Showtime. The pay cabler has commissioned multiple scripts with an eye toward a straight-to-...
  • Cable's Pop Unveils Programming Lineup For 2015 Launch

    Pop, the new fan-oriented entertainment cable outlet set to launch in 2015 out of what is currently known as TVGN, said it would launch six new original series when it debuts in 2015, along with live red carpet specials during the awards season, and a...