| May 24, 2013
| 12:08 PM
CANNES, France -- Paradox! This is how it goes here: Just as the weather deigns to become a thing of sun-splashed French Riviera wonder, the 66th Cannes Film Festival responds with an 8:30 a.m. world premiere of "Nebraska," director Alexander Payne's...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CANNES, France — For the better part of two decades, director James Gray has been making textured dramas about people, often immigrants and their children, who experience all manner of frustration and struggle.
It prepared him well for the...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Cementing himself as the great classicist of his generation, James Gray turns back the clock to 1921 in "The Immigrant," a romantic tale that cuts to the very soul of the American experience. This rich, beautifully rendered film boasts an arrestingly...
| May 26, 2013
| 11:05 AM
CANNES, France — When is a lesbian coming-of-age drama not a lesbian coming-of-age drama?
We’ll let this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury president take that one: When “it’s a great love story” first and foremost, as...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Brazil-based RT Features has come on board to produce an untitled James Gray sci-fi thriller based on Gray's original script from which he will direct.
Deal was announced Friday at Cannes. RT CEO Rodrigo Teixeira will produce, with the company's Sophie...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Last night's Oscars were like an emotional roller-coaster at a terrible amusement park--beginning wth Seth MacFarlane's as-bad-as-feared monologue, the show rarely rose above painful and hit few peaks. Allow us to relive some of the night's best and worst...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:32 AM
I’ve flown in the Goodyear blimp. I’ve paddled down the L.A. River. I’ve spoken at two Hollywood Walk of Fame events. I’ve driven the wrong way at 90 mph on a new, still-unopened stretch of freeway (with a Caltrans guy beside me)....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:31 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few weeks ago, the Oscar race looked wide open. The stately, historical "Lincoln" seemed like the safe and likely choice, with the provocative "Zero Dark Thirty" and the quirky and inspiring "Silver Linings Playbook" very much...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"IN REAL life things are rarely as exciting or dramatic as we make them out to be in the press," said Joaquin Phoenix.
Hmmm. That is only sometimes true. And if the news that Jennifer Lawrence braved a bad case of pneumonia to attend the SAG Awards wasn'...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On the eve of Oscar voting, we asked three academy members to let us peek at their ballots and tell us, anonymously, who they're voting for and why. Here's what they had to say:
OSCARS 2013: Full Coverage
PRODUCERS BRANCH: This 40ish Oscar nominee...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Bad news for those of you eagerly anticipating "We Saw Your Boobs: Part Two." Seth MacFarlane will not reprise his role as the host of the Academy Awards next March, the comedian announced on his Twitter account Monday.
"Traumatized critics exhale: I'...