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  • Is it Time to Expand the Emmys Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?

    Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so tough and so strong -- from AMC's gritty...
  • Jon Stewart's Directing Debut 'Rosewater' Scores Awards Season Release Date

    Jon Stewart has already hosted the Oscars. Now he just might get to attend as a nominee. "Rosewater," "The Daily Show" host's directorial debut, just landed a prime awards-friendly release date, positioning it for an awards campaign should the...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • Kenneth Turan's noir-ish DVD picks: Darkness begins with a D

    Kenneth Turan's noir-ish DVD picks: Darkness begins with a D
    Film noir is, by definition, a dark genre, and there is a trio of new DVDs that, by bleak coincidence, all begin with the letter D. "Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers Volume Two" is the latest offering from TCM's Vault Collection. It features a pair of...
  • Oscars and Academy Museum On Track, Says President Cheryl Boone Isaacs

    Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Wednesday said her proudest accomplishment last year was the Oscarcast, while goals for next year include "extending our global footprint." And, yes, she confirmed, the Academy Museum is still on track for a 2017 opening. As she...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' To Get Bollywood Remake Treatment From Fox India

    HONG KONG - India's Fox Star Studios is to produce a local remake of hit cancer romance film "The Fault In Our Stars." The company, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox stable-mates, 20th Century Fox and pay-TV giant Star India, has yet to set...
  • Emperor Boss Albert Yeung Allowed to Sue Google, HK Court Rules

    HONG KONG - A Hong Kong court has given prominent film mogul Albert Yeung Sau-shing leave to sue Google for defamation. Yeung, whose empire spans jewelry, property and finance in Hong Kong and mainland China, is also chairman of the Hong Kong-based...
  • Oscars: Hungary Selects 'White God' as Academy Award Entry

    LONDON -- Hungary has selected Kornel Mundruczo's "White God," which won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes, as its entry for the Oscars' foreign-language film category. The decision was made at a meeting of the Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee...
  • 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...
  • Cannes-Winner 'Winter Sleep' To Represent Turkey at Oscars

    HONG KONG - Turkey has selected Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Winter Sleep" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. The film was the Palme d'Or winner at the Cannes film festival in May. News of the selection was announced on Twitter by...
  • 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...