| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:45 AM
For many, the Oscars become a trivia contest. Who won the best actress of 1950?
For film fans who want to see the movies, the best place to turn is Turner Classic Movies, which offers its annual 31 Days of Oscar festival.
The jamboree of Oscar winners...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:23 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin apologized Thursday for calling Angelina Jolie a "spoiled brat" and making racially offensive jokes about President Obama's presumed taste in movies.
The comments were made in a series of...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
There is a long-running misconception that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love only underdog biopics, literary adaptations and anything in which Meryl Streep speaks with an accent. But if you look at the list of the 500-plus...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
"Wings," action-adventure (1927)
"The Broadway Melody," musical (1929)
"Cimarron," western (1931)
"It Happened One Night," comedy (1934)
"The Great Ziegfield," musical (1935)
"You Can't Take It With You," comedy (1938)
"Going My Way,"...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Mark your Julian calendar: "Hail, Caesar!," the upcoming comedy from Joel and Ethan Coen, has been scheduled for release Feb. 5, 2016, from Universal Pictures, the first time in a decade the Coens will bring out a movie in the first quarter.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Madison Avenue continues to rush to the Oscars.
ABC is nearing sell-out of its advertising inventory for its 2015 broadcast of the annual awards from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, according to two media-buying executives and other...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Curator, author and UCLA David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design founder Deborah Nadoolman Landis is adamant that costume design is not fashion. (Costume design is about bringing a story to life, she likes to say, and fashion is about...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Joel and Ethan Coen's next film, "Hail, Caesar!," has been acquired by Universal Pictures and will star Josh Brolin alongside George Clooney, the studio announced Monday.
The Oscar-winning siblings will direct from their own original screenplay about...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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After writer-directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders completed "How to Train Your...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Filmmaker Ti West has emerged as one of the freshest voices on the indie horror scene with films such as "The House of the Devil" and "The Innkeepers," knowingly playing with audiences' expectations and the genre rule book. So with his most recent film,...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
"Foxcatcher," Bennett Miller's tale of wrestling and murder, premiered Monday night at the Cannes Film Festival to the kind of rapturous response that rarely strikes at this gathering of the discerning and the jaded.