| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Tommy Lee Jones' Western "The Homesman," which premiered at Cannes on Sunday night, has sold its North American distribution rights to the new film venture Saban Films.
Media mogul and billionaire Haim Saban launched the distribution company on May 6,...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Broadway's finest ventured to the Marriott Marquis in Times Square on May 22 to celebrate five-time Tony award winning director-choreographer, Susan Stroman.
The recipient of the New Dramatists' lifetime achievement award, Stroman was the toast of org'...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
For nearly 40 years, Meryl Streep has been making her mark on stage, screen and television, becoming a familiar presence in our entertainment lives. But how much do you really know about the actress?
No fair Googling.
If you get 7 or fewer of these...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Burbank-based pizza chain Big Mama’s & Papa’s already held a modicum of fame before Sunday night’s Oscar telecast as the home of the largest pizza commercially available worldwide.
But even a $200, Guinness World Record-holding, 54-...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Garden Theatre's 2014-15 theatrical season will offer a Stephen Sondheim musical, a provocative drama, a sexy farce, an original Christmas musical and the classic children's story "Peter Pan." The theater, located in downtown Winter Garden, will...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A funeral Mass for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was held Friday at St. Ignatius of Loyola church on Park Avenue in New York City, with dozens of acting luminaries turning out to bid farewell to the Oscar winner who died Sunday of an apparent heroin...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The Oscars on Sunday night were a popular affair with some moving moments -- including speeches from Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o -- and some warm humor courtesy of host Ellen DeGeneres. It also had its share of mysteries. Was John Travolta...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Ellen DeGeneres was hired, some believed, in part because of her deep following on Twitter. On Sunday, she proved why that was a savvy move.
In an Oscars culture that normally plays to the room and lets social media do its thing, DeGeneres went straight...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Patton Oswalt's wings have been clipped. A week after the actor, comedian and Spirit Awards host declared his intention to replace the ceremony's usual avian-themed trophies with live birds, show organizer Film Independent announced that those plans...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Following days of conflicting reports whether Russell Crowe would get his wish to meet with Pope Francis, the "Noah" star did make the pontiff's acquaintance on Wednesday, albeit briefly, at Francis' weekly audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City....