| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:15 PM
NEW YORK -- A feature about Israeli female soldiers and a documentary about an American fighting in Libya took top jury prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival Thursday night.
“Zero Motivation,” Talya Lavie’s Hebrew-language look at a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Conan O'Brien, Betty White and Lisa Kudrow will be featured at USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Comedy@SCA Festival this Saturday and Sunday at USC.
The second annual festival is part of the film school's Comedy@SCA initiative, an interdisciplinary...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Though he is famously averse to attending awards shows, Woody Allen will be honored at the 2014 Golden Globes with the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The ceremony will take place Jan. 12, 2014.
“There is no one more worthy of this award than Woody Allen,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker ("The Last King of Scotland") is the recipient of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film.
Whitaker, who is also a producer and director, will receive the honor at a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The death of Peter O'Toole at the age of 81 Sunday called to mind not only O'Toole's remarkable career but something less remarkable: his run of Oscar-nominated performances without actually ever winning one.
No other movie actor had such a Lucci-like...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Jack Nicholson called them "Dernsies." At least, he did when referring to Bruce Dern, the "Nebraska" star who appeared in the 1971 film "Drive, He Said," which Nicholson directed. So what are "Dernsies"?
"It's not something I set out to do and not...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
"Gravity," "12 Years a Slave" and "Justin Bieber's Believe" were among the nominees announced Wednesday for the 61st Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards in feature film.
Nominees in the TV, animation and computer entertainment categories...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:18 PM
At the box office, young people still hold the buying power -- sending caped crusaders and archery-loving heroines to the top of the charts.
Iron Man and Katniss Everdeen don't mean much, however, to the editors at AARP's The Magazine -- the publication...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Has Duke Ellington ever saved your life?
David O. Russell knows the answer to that particular question because Ellington's music has rescued him many times. It happened yesterday. It'll probably happen again tomorrow. And it also happens near the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Driving to Silver Lake the other day to visit his father, Leonardo DiCaprio passed through the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue, the neighborhood where he spent the first nine years of his life. Back then, DiCaprio says, he'd be in...