| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Bradley Manning may be one of the most fascinating and controversial characters in contemporary American history, and Hollywood is taking notice.
Manning, who is in the sentencing phase of a trial at Ft. Meade, Md., for leaking hundreds of thousands...
| Dec 4, 2013
When set decorator Claudette Didul needed to decorate Sally Draper's bedroom with 1960s-era clothing for an episode of "Mad Men" last season, she knew just the place.
Didul went to Playclothes, a vintage clothing and furnishing store in Burbank, to...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Walt Disney Studios has bought the marketing and distribution rights for future movies in the "Indiana Jones" franchise from Paramount Pictures, the companies said Friday.
This gives Disney control over the future of the series, adding to the ownership...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
“We’re always sitting in personal private judgment of the films we see,” Steven Spielberg said Wednesday, in Wednesday’s Cannes Film Festival press conference introducing this year’s nine-person jury headed by Spielberg....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
On Wednesday, Forbes released its annual list of highest-paid actors and, for the first time, Robert Downey Jr. topped the list. The man best known these days for playing Tony Stark had raked in $75 million between June 2012 and June of this year, best...
| Feb 21, 2013
Shia LaBeouf appears to be taking his case to the people's court — via Twitter. The “Transformers” star is using ......
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:39 AM
You've heard Chet Haze rap on the Northwestern anthem-turned-viral-video, “White and Purple,” and now you can see Haze — aka Chet Hanks, son of actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson — perform live in Chicago for the first time.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Fans of the series made by producer George Lucas and director Steven Spielberg have been anticipating the movies' Blu-ray debuts, and the time has come. Harrison Ford plays the bullwhip-cracking archaeologist with a taste for finding the supposedly...
| May 31, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Silent films have never seemed like a dead art to me, even though pictures began talking in 1929 and I was born in 1960.
When I was a kid, silent films was what were shown at the public library to kids on Saturday afternoons, because Super8 projectors...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:06 AM
I knew Shia LaBeouf had been spotted around Chicago multiple times over the last few days, but I couldn’t figure out why exactly the “Transformers” and “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” star was here...