San Francisco-based documentary filmmaker Judy Irving began working on a project about California brown pelicans in 1998.
When Harry Belafonte appeared in mob-controlled Las Vegas in the 1950s at the Thunderbird Hotel, he decided to challenge the racist system that prevented African American performers from staying at hotels on the Strip.
Shirley MacLaine became such great friends with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin on the set of the 1958 melodrama "Some Came Running" that they made her a mascot of the Rat Pack.
To make his Oscar-nominated 1971 motorcycle documentary, "On Any Sunday," Bruce Brown went to the most famous Hollywood motorcyclist of the era, Steve McQueen.
Yann Demange's "'71" dominated the British Independent Film nominations Monday morning. The historical drama set in Belfast, Northern Ireland, earned nine nominations including best British independent film, director and debut director for Demange, lead actor for Jack O'Connell, who is the star...
Silent film audiences adored Mary Pickford and the plucky, youthful heroines she brought to life in “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm” (1917), “Pollyanna” (1920) and scores of other films that made her a star.
Emma Watson dedicated her Britannia Award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles on Thursday to her late hamster Millie.
Tom McGrath has discovered that kids believe Skipper, the tough, no-nonsense penguin he first voiced in the 2005 animated hit "Madagascar," is real.