| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:51 PM
“Life of Pi” screenwriter David Magee has been named this year’s recipient of the UCLA Screenwriters Showcase Excellence in Screenwriting Award.
Magee, who earned adapted screenplay Oscar nominations for last year's “Pi” as...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Fresh off the buzz from its new trailer, Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" has nabbed the centerpiece slot at the New York Film Festival, where it will make its world premiere Oct. 5.
Organizers announced the news Thursday, with...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The seventh Los Angeles Greek Film Festival pays homage to the late Oscar-winning Greek American director Elia Kazan (“On the Waterfront”) with a 50th anniversary screening Friday evening at the Writers Guild Theatre of his epic “...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Martin Scorsese earned his ninth Directors Guild of America Award nomination Tuesday morning for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film for "The Wolf of Wall Street," his controversial dark comedy about a hedonistic stockbroker.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:54 PM
David O. Russell's Abscam-inspired con story, "American Hustle," was named best film of 2013 on Tuesday by the New York Film Critics Circle. The film, which opens Dec. 13, also won awards for supporting actress Jennifer Lawrence and screenplay writers...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"All Is Lost" certainly has its views of lonely ocean expanses and underwater images of majesty and menace. But perhaps the most important directives for the cinematographers were "up close" and "personal" — in essence, keep it human.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash."
He then mouthed the word "Whoa!"
Most years, Hollywood...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The big-budget "World War Z" (directed by Marc Forster from Max Brooks's novel) is first and foremost an old-fashioned zombie movie. It makes no rotting bones about it. In the 45 years since George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" — whose...
| 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,...