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  • The lighter side of Alec Guinness

    The lighter side of Alec Guinness
    One cold night last year with too much time on my hands, I found myself tumbling down an Alec Guinness rabbit hole, streaming first the 1979 BBC miniseries adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and then, the late hour be damned, continuing on with the...
  • Motion picture academy names its new board of governors

    Motion picture academy names its new board of governors
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named its new board of governors Friday, a list that includes current academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, key Academy Museum fundraiser Annette Bening and five first-time governors. The board of...
  • Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to Board of Governors

    Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning. The re-election of Cheryl Boone Isaacs in the PR...
  • Bieber manager Scooter Braun marries; Tom Hanks wins the reception

    Scooter Braun, the talent manager who discovered Justin Bieber, is now a married man: He and fiancee Yael Cohen tied the knot Sunday in the company of more than a few famous friends. "So much to say so much to share," Braun said Monday on Twitter,...
  • Steven Spielberg Reluctant to Hire an Outsider to Replace Stacey Snider (EXCLUSIVE)

    With Stacey Snider's planned exit from DreamWorks, the co-chair and CEO has handed off the day-to-day creative reins to production president Holly Bario, who is one of the lead candidates to succeed the executive when her contract expires at year end....
  • Paul Simon lending a hand to Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles

    Paul Simon lending a hand to Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
    Paul Simon will lend his distinctive voice and instrumental talent to the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles at a benefit reading of "As You Like It" that is scheduled for Sept. 22 at the Freud Playhouse at UCLA. The one-night performance will be...
  • Kennedy Center honors Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin

    Kennedy Center honors Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin
    Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin and Sting are among the latest Kennedy Center Honorees. They will be saluted along with singer Al Green and ballerina Patrica McBride on Dec. 7. CBS will air the event on Dec. 30. It's the 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors,...
  • Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin to receive Kennedy Center Honors

    Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin to receive Kennedy Center Honors
    Actor-director Tom Hanks and comedian Lily Tomlin are among the five recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors, which celebrate "extraordinary individuals who have spent their lives elevating the cultural vibrancy of our nation and the world," the...
  • Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin, Sting to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

    WASHINGTON -- Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin, Sting, singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors. The five artists will be celebrated Dec. 7 at the center's 37th gala, to be broadcast Dec. 30...
  • Michael Wright to Replace Stacey Snider at DreamWorks as CEO

    DreamWorks Studios has named Michael Wright, former president and head of programming at TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies, as its new CEO, replacing Stacey Snider who will leave the company at the beginning of January. Wright will not be a partner at...
  • How Amblin TV's Success Led Spielberg to His New DreamWorks CEO

    Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV is the little engine that could, a tiny operation that has almost as many shows on the air as it has full-time employees. Amblin's success at TNT in particular led Spielberg to recruit Michael Wright, who just left his post...