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  • Hollywood on parade in two new exhibits

    Hollywood on parade in two new exhibits
    With the race to the Oscars in the final stretch, two new exhibits celebrate the Academy Awards, the glamour of the red carpet and the legacy of Hollywood. The Hollywood Museum in the historic Max Factor Building in Hollywood recently opened its...
  • 'Jupiter Ascending' and 'Seventh Son,' another sort of Oscar fest

    It happens nearly every year. If it’s Oscar season, you can pretty much bet  an awards favorite or two will do something not-very-Oscar-y on our movie or TV screens, materializing in some pulpy/weird/mediocre piece of entertainment (usually...
  • John Legend's Oscar remarks about slavery, incarceration are true

    John Legend's Oscar remarks about slavery, incarceration are true
    When musicians John Legend and Common won an Oscar on Sunday night for their song "Glory" — featured on the soundtrack for the movie "Selma" — Legend made a bold statement in his acceptance speech. "Selma is now, because the struggle for...
  • Oscars 2015: If we must #AskHerMore, actresses should turn down fashion bucks

    Oscars 2015: If we must #AskHerMore, actresses should turn down fashion bucks
    Is the red carpet sexist? This awards show season, several pundits have suggested that we should be asking women about what they are doing, not who they are wearing. A couple years ago, a social media hashtag cropped up urging people to #AskHerMore. And...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    Golden Globes 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations
    When Kate Beckinsale and Jeremy Piven take the stage in Beverly Hills on Thursday to announce nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.’s Golden Globes, you can expect some juicy surprises and a couple of eyebrow-raisers to go with it. After...
  • Oscar race: Oprah Winfrey's to win?

    Oscar race: Oprah Winfrey's to win?
    The race for the Academy Awards took a major turn Christmas Day. Up to that point, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" were the likely front-runners for best picture, based on critics' prizes and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes....
  • Oscars 2015: Complete list of nominees

    Oscars 2015: Complete list of nominees
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled the nominees for all 24 categories Thursday morning. Here is the list of nominees: Film "American Sniper" "Birdman" "Boyhood" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory...
  • 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...
  • Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS

    Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS
    If you want to see an Oscar-nominated documentary, you can look to television. The Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 on ABC. At 9 p.m. Feb. 23, HBO will present "CitizenFour," the favorite to win the prize. Laura Poitras directed the film, which...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • 'SNL' slams North Korea, Sony

    Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.” The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...