| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:27 PM
"August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham's body, found at the bottom of a deep river embankment near Seattle, was officially identified on Friday by a Washington state coroner, more than a week after her family reported her missing.
The King County...
| Oct 17, 2014
After a body was found Thursday believed to be that of "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham, filmmaker friend and family spokesperson Tracy Rector confirmed that the body has been identified as Upham. She was 32.
Upham was found dead in Seattle...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Adele Dazeem, er, Idina Menzel, said that John Travolta's gaffe with her name "threw her" for a few seconds before she performed the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" at this year's Academy Awards. But only for a few.
"I heard it, I did," the 42-year-old...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:08 AM
A number of high-profile 2014 awards hopefuls -- and an eclectic group of Hollywood stars -- will make their way to the Cannes Film Festival this year, joining the annual parade of global auteurs.
Bennett Miller’s fact-based wrestling tale “...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:20 PM
It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday.
And it’s become...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts.
Here's a look at the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Meryl Streep won an Oscar for playing a steely yet faltering Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 British film “The Iron Lady.”
The role also warrants another distinction, according to a team of researchers at USC: Streep was the rare female to...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:27 AM
The beloved book The Giver by Lois Lowry finally makes an appearance on the big screen after an 18-year campaign by actor Jeff Bridges. And thank goodness that he spent all that time, because he managed to assemble an impressive cast and crew to...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Taylor Swift dropped in on “The Tonight Show" Wednesday, appearing with host Jimmy Fallon in a segment of “Ew!” and dropping word that she’ll be performing Aug. 24 at the MTV Video Music Awards.
She portrayed Natalie Benson,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"SOCIETY IS unity in diversity." -- George Herbert Mead
I WAS really looking for a woman-in-jeopardy quote, but I couldn't find one.
Over the weekend I went to see "No Good Deed," the new thriller starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. (She is the...