| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named.
The decision was prompted by the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
After the death Tuesday of L.A. film czar Tom Sherak, his deputy, Rajiv Dalal, the last executive to work with him, shared his thoughts on his passing:
We grew very close in his waning months, and I feel that there is one story still to be told -- how...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:05 PM
"At Middleton," the new romantic comedy starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia as strangers who collide during a campus tour with their college-bound kids, is like a feckless flirtation.
I use the word "feckless" because it keeps popping up in the film,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It had been only two years since I'd graduated film school, and I was beginning to get quite serious about a girl who was at UC Davis studying life sciences. Robin had a bright, empirical mind, balanced by a kind, adventurous personality, and I was in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:29 PM
What's the big deal about the Academy Award?
TCM tries to explain with a documentary, "And the Oscar Goes To …," debuting at 8 p.m. Saturday.
The program helps kick off TCM's annual 31 Days of Oscar festival, which offers winners and nominees...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Was there ever an actor who aged more gracefully, more beautifully than Peter O'Toole, who died Saturday at age 81?
I know the conventional wisdom is otherwise, insisting that, physically at least, O'Toole bore the ravages of a hard-lived life. I said...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:30 PM
"Liberation inspires me," says Finnish filmmaker Dome Karukoski.
As someone who "doesn't control himself," Karukoski, the director of the neo-Nazi family drama "Heart of a Lion," lives the same way he likes his cinema: without compunction.
"If I have...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ABC News Digital announced "Forrest Gump" as the winner of its interactive bracket challenge that it dubbed "The Best Oscar Movie from the Past 64 Years."
As part of ABC's company-wide effort to promote the March 2 Oscarcast, ABC News invited users to...
| Nov 11, 2013
Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Ben “the Butcher” Diamond, one of the most terrifying figures on primetime television, is about to get smacked around by an even more menacing force. This can’t end well.
Yes, the second season of Miami Beach native Mitch Glazer’...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Even at 80, Costa-Gavras is fighting the good fight.
The Greek-born, naturalized French writer-director best known for his politically charged films such as 1969's Oscar-winning "Z" and 1982's "Missing," found himself in the middle of police action in...