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  • Oscar foreign language submissions set a record -- again

    Oscar foreign language submissions set a record -- again
    A record 83 countries submitted movies for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 87th Academy Awards, the film academy announced Thursday, marking the third consecutive year the field has set a new high. Last year, 76 countries...
  • Jodie Foster sells home in Hollywood Hills for $5 million

    Jodie Foster has sold a home in Hollywood Hills for its latest asking price of $4.995 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, is in the Bird Streets area, long popular with celebrities. A courtyard leads to the home's skylighted entry. The...
  • Lohan, Noriega video game lawsuits are a troubling sign for the arts

    Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and actress Lindsay Lohan have at least one thing in common: Both recently filed high-profile lawsuits against video game makers, charging that their likenesses were used in games without their permission. These...
  • Neil Patrick Harris Joins 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

    Neil Patrick Harris Joins 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'
    After Neil Patrick Harris voiced his desire to become part of "American Horror Story," he's officially joined the "Freak Show." The host of the upcoming Oscars and his husband David Burtka will have a guest starring role in the current installment of the...
  • Ellen DeGeneres Launches 'Ellentube' Video Site, Expanding Beyond YouTube

    Talk-show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres -- who runs one of biggest TV-oriented YouTube channels -- has formed a new digital venture and is launching Ellentube, a site and app that will host exclusive video from her daytime program. Ellentube...
  • Ben Bradlee dies at 93; Washington Post editor led Watergate coverage

    Ben Bradlee dies at 93; Washington Post editor led Watergate coverage
    More than 40 years ago, two young Washington Post reporters began digging into a local burglary that would have roused little interest except for one odd fact: One of the five men arrested at the Democratic Party's national headquarters worked for the...
  • Oscar de la Renta dies at 82; fashion designer behind red-carpet icons

    Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who spent more than 50 years dressing royalty, Hollywood celebrities and U.S. first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton, died Monday. He was 82. A spokesman for his wife, Annette de la...
  • Neil Patrick Harris offers an 'Autobiography' worth choosing

    "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography" by Neil Patrick Harris with David Javerbaum; Crown Archetype (304 pages, $26) With help from a comedy writing bro, Neil Patrick Harris has turned the ordinary cash grab of a celebrity autobiography...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yes Please" by Amy Poehler; Dey Street (329 pages, $28.99) Amy Poehler has written a book. Called "Yes Please," it is, as Poehler fans might expect, funny, wise, earnest, honest, spiritually...
  • 'Interstellar' Feels the Pull of Oscar's Gravity

    Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" has been compared to "2001: A Space Odyssey," but for awards voters, Christopher Nolan's eco-epic may bring to mind a space odyssey from just last year: "Gravity." To be fair, "Interstellar" is a total original and...
  • Neil Patrick Harris will host variety show on NBC

    Neil Patrick Harris will host variety show on NBC
    Neil Patrick Harris has been a sitcom star, Broadway regular and award-show host, among many other things. Now he's about to add variety emcee to his resume. The former star of "How I Met Your Mother" will host a new hour-long variety show for NBC based...