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  • Lehigh Valley's influence is felt on the Oscars

    Lehigh Valley's influence is felt on the Oscars
    There are no Lehigh Valley filmmakers in the running for Oscars this year, unlike 2014, when former Parkland High School student Chris Renaud was a nominee as director of "Despicable Me 2." But that doesn't mean that there aren't a lot of local...
  • Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' builds Oscar momentum

    Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' builds Oscar momentum
    The Spirit Awards have long fashioned themselves as an antidote to the Oscars and the mainstream Hollywood those prizes represent. But Saturday afternoon, under a beachside tent in Santa Monica, the ceremony looked like a possible preview of its weekend...
  • Inside the Dolby Theatre as stars rehearse for the Oscars

    Inside the Dolby Theatre as stars rehearse for the Oscars
    Among the many rituals of Oscar week — the tuxedo fitting, the speech writing, the red carpet unfurling — perhaps the most coolly efficient is Oscar rehearsals. That's what the stars have been doing at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood since...
  • Oscars 2015: Five story lines to watch

    Oscars 2015: Five story lines to watch
    When the Academy Awards get underway Sunday, they'll bring plenty of suspense and surprises. There's the question of the broadcast itself -- can Neil Patrick Harris out-selfie the queen of photography-themed social media, Ellen DeGeneres? -- but also...
  • Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing

    Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing
    It's Oscar time, when conversations about racial diversity in Hollywood usually focus on one color: black. The critically acclaimed historical drama “Selma,” produced by Oprah Winfrey, garnered only two nominations: best picture and best...
  • Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon

    Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon
    The event: At Thursday’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon, Essence Magazine honored actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and “Beyond the Lights"; actress-director Regina King of “Ray,” “Southland”...
  • Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview

    Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview
    In anticipation of both the Oscars on Sunday and the 75th anniversary of Hattie McDaniel's historic win, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Woodlawn native Mo'Nique about the impact winning an Oscar for "Precious" in 2010 has had on her career. The frank...
  • ¿Quién se llevará el Oscar como mejor película?

    ¿Quién se llevará el Oscar como mejor película?
    LOS ANGELES - La categoría reina de los Óscar, la de mejor película, cuenta este año por primera vez con ocho largometrajes nominados desde que en 2011 se amplió el número de candidatos de un mínimo de cinco a un máximo de diez. En las tres últimas...
  • From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history

     From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history
    Jawana Jackson scrunched her eyebrows, momentarily puzzled as she stared at a bedroom bureau. "I really thought the pajamas were in one of these drawers," she said in the tone of an aunt concerned that her visiting nephew might go without proper...
  • Selma

    The story of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s epic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in support of civil rights legislation to protect African-American voters. David Oyelowo's performance as King has drawn rave reviews. Oprah Winfrey and Cuba...
  • Five things to see this weekend

    It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind: 1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...