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  • Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate

    Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate
    Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013. “Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
  • For Gugu Mbatha-Raw and period dramas, it's a breakthrough 'Belle'

     For Gugu Mbatha-Raw and period dramas, it's a breakthrough 'Belle'
    Think of it as the corset drama unlaced. Directed by Amma Asante from a screenplay by Misan Sagay, the new film "Belle" features a breakthrough performance for actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the title role of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Born the illegitimate...
  • White House Correspondents Weekend: Stars Are More Scarce, But D.C. Shows Shine

    WASHINGTON -- As D.C. insiders fanned out at more than a dozen parties in advance to this year's White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, the talk has been of who isn't here -- the unending parade of celebrities who usually help produce any number of...
  • Michelle Obama wears Marchesa to White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Michelle Obama wore a draped-sleeve, dropped-shoulder gray tulle embroidered gown by Marchesa to the 100th White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. She accessorized with drop earrings and a large ring. The annual dinner and scholarship fundraiser...
  • 'Boyhood' trailer glimpses Richard Linklater's 12-year odyssey

    'Boyhood' trailer glimpses Richard Linklater's 12-year odyssey
    In a summer filled with CGI-driven tent pole movies, writer-director Richard Linklater's coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" makes use of a unique special effect: Time. To tell the story of a 6-year-old boy and his journey into young adulthood, Linklater...
  • Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig has biopic on deck from Brett Ratner

    The story of ballplayer Yasiel Puig's harrowing journey from Cuba to the United States seems tailor-made for the big screen, with its shady smugglers, speeding cigarette boats and one heck of a Hollywood ending. Brett Ratner would seem to agree. His...
  • 'The Other Woman' a dimwitted faux-feminist comedy, reviews say

    In the new revenge comedy "The Other Woman," Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton play a trio of scorned women seeking to give their cheating mutual beau (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) his comeuppance. According to film critics, though, they would have...
  • Emulate your favorite Oscar night fashion for less

    Emulate your favorite Oscar night fashion for less
    Oscar fashion and beauty have an immeasurable amount of influence on what people wear to high-profile events, including other red carpets and high school proms. So it comes as no surprise that retailers begin releasing knockoffs and real versions of Oscar...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' star-studded selfie breaks Twitter

    Academy Awards 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' star-studded selfie breaks Twitter
    Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres went to great lengths to fill the frame of a cellphone self-portrait with a veritable who's who of Hollywood stars -- including Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt -- and the resulting photograph was a hit: Within...
  • Ellen digs at Obama for breaking Twitter record with Oscar selfie

    Ellen digs at Obama for breaking Twitter record with Oscar selfie
    Hey, POTUS, Ellen DeGeneres is pretty smug about breaking your retweet record on Twitter while she was hosting the Oscars this month. President Obama, a.k.a. "Michelle's husband," surprised DeGeneres' studio audience when he video-chatted the gleeful...
  • Kenya Bizzers Hope Nyong'o's Oscar Win Can Boost Local Production

    Still abuzz over Lupita Nyong'o's supporting actress win at the Oscars, Kenya's emerging film biz is looking to build on the attention that the homegrown star's success has generated abroad. Best known for a locations industry that's created iconic...