| Feb 2, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Sunday's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks had the hype and the crazy plot twists of a Hollywood blockbuster.
And that was just on the field. During the commercial downtime, studios waged their traditional battle...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Jazz singer Dianne Reeves has performed for President Barack Obama at the White House. George Clooney hired her to record the soundtrack to his film "Good Night, and Good Luck." She has won five Grammy Awards, the most recent one this month. And she is no...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:47 AM
Where does an actor go next after winning an Oscar and playing an intergalactic tyrant in a studio tent-pole, all in the span of a few weeks? For "Theory of Everything" and "Jupiter Ascending" star Eddie Redmayne, the answer is straight to DVD, as a...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Weeks before the Oscars were handed out Sunday, studios were already taking meetings with awards consultants for next year’s best picture contenders. What movies might we be hearing about again (and again ... and again) later this year? An early...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Amal Alamuddin -- strike that, Amal Clooney -- is Barbara Walters' most fascinating person for 2014.
Apparently because she landed George Clooney?
Also for some other stuff, sure, but really, it's the George Clooney thing.
In what we pray was a...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Some came out of a sense of patriotic duty. Some came to see what all the fuss was about. Some just came in the hope of some laughs on a holiday.
Capping weeks of headline-grabbing tumult that rocked Sony Pictures to its core, frayed nerves and...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:21 AM
The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey?
The Globes are lucky because...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Barbara Walters really should have passed on doing another "10 Most Fascinating People" special. She came out of retirement to babble nonsense about her top pick, Amal Clooney, wife of George Clooney.
"You could say hers was the wedding of the year. But...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Classic movies and repeated specials will be plentiful this week as we head toward Christmas on Thursday. But there are some new programs as well.
"One Direction: The TV Special" will feature footage from a concert for lucky fans at Universal Orlando...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Is there anything Amy Poehler can’t do?
With “Yes Please,” out Tuesday, the modern day Renaissance woman proves her comedic talents translate into the written word almost as well as when displayed live from New York.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Box office numbers don't always reflect the success of a film during awards season. In fact, many awards front-runners are often distributed in limited release at art house theaters across the U.S. before they ever hit the megaplex.
This year is no...