| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The Americana at Brand is launching a summer movies series with a showing of the animated hit "Frozen" on Tuesday evening.
Plans are to show films outdoors on the green at the Glendale shopping center every remaining Tuesday in July. Besides "Frozen,"...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Jennifer Lawrence won an Oscar for her role in the 2012 film "Silver Linings Playbook", and found success in 2013 with two hit films -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "American Hustle".
Now she can add a new achievement on her resume --...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Conventional Hollywood wisdom (for lack of a better word) holds that films featuring women in prominent roles don't perform as well as male-centric movies at the box office. But a new report from the number-crunching website FiveThirtyEight indicates that...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
While the local cineplexes are filled with the big summer blockbusters, three different locations are offering the chance to see other movies – some recent, some classics – in a different sort of setting.
Outdoors, under the stars... and...
| 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 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Metropolitan Filmexport, France's independent distribution leader owned by brothers Samuel and Victor Hadida, has not just survived; it has steadfastly thrived for the past 35 years.
Thanks to the Hadida brothers' deep-rooted ties to Hollywood's power...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:10 PM
"In a world … where trailers ruled the imagination … only one could be king."
So might begin a trailer for the Golden Trailer Awards, the annual ceremony honoring cinema's best previews for coming attractions.
This year's show, which...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:01 AM
Let's get this out of the way: A timpanist is that cool one in the orchestra who gets to bang on one of those huge drums in the back.
Timpani has long been a big part of the life of 30-year-old James Wyman, now in his first year with the Baltimore...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Walt Disney Studios' "Frozen" easily debuted at No. 1 on both national home video sales charts the week ending March 23, selling more than three times as many copies as all 19 other titles on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert top 20 sales chart combined....