| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
BuzzFeed has appointed Andrew Gauthier to executive producer of BuzzFeed Video, overseeing all shortform and episodic video content for the fast-growing Internet media company.
In his new role, Gauthier, who is based in Los Angeles, will oversee a team...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Django Unchained" actress DaniÃ¨le Watts says she was accosted by police and handcuffed on Thursday in Los Angeles after being mistaken for a prostitute.
Watts, who played house slave "CoCo" in "Django" and is Martin Lawrence's daughter on the new FX...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Los Angeles police said Sunday that officers were responding to a 911 caller’s complaint of indecent exposure Thursday when they detained actress Daniele Watts.
Watts, who appeared in the movie "Django Unchained," said on her Facebook account that...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Quentin Tarantino fans, rejoice: The director announced at Comic-Con that post-Civil War film "The Hateful Eight" is still happening.
"The Hateful Eight" has had a colorful life so far. Back in January, pages from the screenplay had leaked, and Gawker...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Quentin Tarantino's "Hateful Eight" will saddle up and ride out after all.
Speaking at Comic-Con in San Diego on Sunday, the director confirmed that he's working to bring the ensemble western to the big screen — reversing previous statements...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Reginald Hudlin will produce the sixth annual Governors Awards, to be held Saturday Nov. 8 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had previously announced that Harry Belafonte will...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Many sequences in Steve McQueen's new movie, "12 Years a Slave" — the true story of a free black man kidnapped in 1841 and sold to Southern plantation owners — were emotionally exhausting to film. But the British...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The 1977 TV blockbuster "Roots" features a scene in which the slave Kunta Kinte, played by LeVar Burton, is whipped unmercifully until he acknowledges that his name in captivity will be Toby. The sequence is not only distinguished by its brutality, but...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The screenplays of "American Hustle," "Her," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Blue Jasmine" are among the nominees for Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in 2013.
Nominees announced Friday in the original...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:49 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- Let's say you've starred in not one but two long-running pulp TV hits. And let's say you have little to prove yet an abundant desire to work.
Let's say, in other words, you're Don Johnson, who lately has been eager to roll up his...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:42 PM
If, as has been said, the movie business is like a giant tanker ship that can't change course on a dime, this year's Oscar nominations show an organization in the midst of making that kind of adjustment in direction, moving slowly but steadily from the...