| May 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Now that Seth MacFarlane has tweeted that he simply can't find the time to host the Oscars again, is it too early to say: "Tina Fey, come on down!"
"I think that's too hard," Fey tells The Times over the phone, when asked if she'd take the job. "Too...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 12:00 PM
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As an offshoot of Dave Grohl's "Sound City" — a documentary about a famed Los Angeles recording studio — the Foo Fighters frontman decided to tour studios across America, recording a new song...
| Aug 5, 2005
In terms of sheer movie queen glam, the likes of Nicole Kidman haven't been seen in Charm City in decades. So it's all the more notable that the statuesque Australian beauty will star in Invasion, which is scheduled to shoot here this fall.
That's not to...
| Oct 3, 2004
Movie stars John Travolta and Joaquin Phoenix want to be like firefighters.
Better yet, they want to be like Baltimore firefighters!
How cool is that?
"They're the most humble, modest group of people I know," says Travolta, who plays a fire chief in...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Don't get him wrong: Even after more than 50 years in the business, Robert Redford was thrilled early Thursday to hear he was nominated for a Golden Globe award. But that didn't mean he was ready to let the news interrupt his sleep schedule.
| 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'...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
By mid-November, when most directors of holiday movies were unwinding with their work largely completed, filmmaker David O. Russell was pulling 18-hour days and seven-day weeks, rushing to finish "American Hustle."
The mad dash was worth it: "American...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:53 PM
TORONTO -- Spike Jonze finished principal photography on his upcoming tale of technological love, "Her," 14 months ago and he's been working on it ever since, tinkering, shooting new scenes, a "relentless process" that he says he's gone through on every...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Representing one of the most heated Oscar races in years, the Academy Award lead actor nominees announced Thursday are Christian Bale for "American Hustle," Bruce Dern for "Nebraska," Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Wolf of Wall Street," Chiwetel Ejiofor for...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:55 AM
In a season when many favorites have shone through, Oscar voters held up their end, choosing some juggernauts for nominations Thursday morning. Still, there was more than a fair share of snubs and surprises. Here are the nine biggest:
Philomania. After a...