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  • Pardon our star dust

    Pardon our star dust
    In Tinseltown, even movie stars can be found playing the home-flipping game — and this year they've upped the ante. Celebrity muscle is behind some mega-bucks Westside property turnarounds, part of a boom in the rapid buy-fix-resell mania known as...
  • Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female

    Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female
    It’s a man’s world -- or at least that’s the way it appears on screen. According to a report released Tuesday by San Diego State University film professor Martha Lauzen, the top 100 grossing films of 2013 were overwhelmingly male. Just...
  • Letters: The silver screen as a teaching tool

    Re "History lessons, with popcorn," Opinion, Feb. 12 Zach P. Messitte is spot-on regarding the influence that films with historical backgrounds have on today's college students. Since 1991 I've been teaching at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. I've...
  • Publicists Honor Lionsgate's Dynamic Duo

    Under the watch of Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman, mini-major Lionsgate became the first studio outside the traditional majors to top the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office. The company is also having a stellar run globally, taking in...
  • 15 Most Memorable Oscar Moments

    Oscar's big night is always filled with surprises and great moments -- here are our favorites: Hattie McDaniel, Best Supporting Actress, "Gone With the Wind" Newsreel clips show that she was visibly moved in a historic win. Charlie Chaplin, Honorary...
  • Oscars reaction: Well done, Hollywood

    Oscars reaction: Well done, Hollywood
    That "whoosh" you heard Sunday night during the Academy Awards telecast was me breathing a sigh of relief. Good judgment prevailed and "12 Years a Slave" deservedly won the Best Picture Oscar over a lousy script hidden behind amazing visuals ("Gravity")...
  • Anne Sweeney on Disney CEO Post: 'It Wasn't the Job I Wanted'

    Kathryn Bigelow and the late Gil Cates -- that's the unlikely pair who were two of the major influences on Anne Sweeney's surprising decision to move on from her top perch at Disney/ABC TV Group to pursue a career as a TV director. Bigelow's milestone of...
  • Why Isn't 'Lone Survivor' Getting More Awards Attention?

    Universal's "Lone Survivor" faces two big tests: reception by general audiences and by Oscar voters. The film begins a qualifying run on Dec. 25, then opens wide Jan. 10. Despite being short-changed in awards handouts so far, the film could do well when...
  • Analysis: 'Osage' and 'Butler' Get SAG Nom Boost; 'Her,' 'Wolf' AWOL

    Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" regains ground in the awards race with its four nominations for SAG Awards, while "August: Osage County," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Lee Daniels' The Butler" boosted their Oscar stock with three noms apiece, including...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Her,' 'Gravity' Get Online Film Critics Society Noms

    Add another awards show to keep an eye on to the list: The 265 members of the Online Film Critics Society, an org focused on Internet-based film journalism, announced their nominees for the 17th annual OFCS Awards. Several winners of past years have...
  • Freshmen Writers of 2013: New Scribes Prove Wise

    Oscar has a way of falling in love with first-time scripters, including Chris Terrio ("Argo"), Michael Arndt ("Little Miss Sunshine"), Diablo Cody ("Juno"), Dustin Lance Black ("Milk"), Mark Boal ("The Hurt Locker") and Geoffrey Fletcher ("Precious")....