| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Larry Ellison has stepped down as CEO of Oracle, the information-technology giant he co-founded in 1977, to become executive chairman and chief technology officer, the company said Thursday.
Oracle's board of directors promoted both Safra Catz,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Directors Guild of America has announced the schedule for the 66th DGA Awards and says it will be adding two new awards and including programs created for the Internet in eight categories.
The awards ceremony will be held Jan. 25, 2014, at the Hyatt...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Steve McQueen's historical drama "12 Years a Slave" earned best picture, and the film's newcomer, Lupita Nyong'o, snagged supporting actress. Meanwhile, David O. Russell's con-artist comedy "American Hustle" picked up several wins, including ensemble,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When the Steve McQueen drama "12 Years a Slave" was named best feature at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Brad Pitt — who had a role in the movie and produced it via his company, Plan B Entertainment — took the stage but did not...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The zombie comedy "Life After Beth" has come to life.
The independent film, which stars Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly and Anna Kendrick, among others, began filming earlier this year month in Los Angeles, according to film permits.
"Life After Beth"...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt.
Viacom became the latest...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Brad Pitt's “World War Z” has become the actor’s highest-grossing film.
The apocalyptic thriller has earned more than $500 million worldwide, Paramount reports, making it Pitt’s biggest box office smash, topping his 2004...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Behind the Candelabra
HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99
One of the best movies Steven Soderbergh has made in years, the HBO telepic "Behind The Candelabra" stars Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, a dog-trainer who in the late '70s became the romantic partner of...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Jay Z and Beyonce can flaunt all they want -- the husband and wife have been named Forbes' highest-earning celebrity couple for the second year in a row.
The music moguls, who married in 2008, locked in an estimated $95 million in earnings in the past...