| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Continuing its tradition of selecting names that sound a little like made-up nouns from Middle-earth (hi, Rainey Qualley!), the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has named Sosie Bacon as Miss Golden Globe for its ceremony on Jan 12.
Bacon is the daughter...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Oscar-winner Julia Roberts ("Erin Brockovich") will receive the Spotlight Award for her performance in the upcoming "August: Osage County" at the 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.
Roberts, who plays the oldest daughter of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Apparently awards season gives with one hand and takes away with the other. In one of the season's unlikelier stories, Scarlett Johansson has been building momentum with a performance in "Her" in which she is heard but never seen as the artificial...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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Seekers of proof of the diversity of choices available to local moviegoers need look no further than two wildly different but equally involving films on tap in the coming week.
The Polish film...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Five black actors, ranging from a television superstar to a Somali-born newcomer, have earned Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for their film performances, a reflection of an especially strong year for movies featuring actors of color.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Though he is famously averse to attending awards shows, Woody Allen will be honored at the 2014 Golden Globes with the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The ceremony will take place Jan. 12, 2014.
“There is no one more worthy of this award than Woody Allen,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The mannequin in the window of the Goldsmith & Klein fashion boutique in West Hollywood wore a sultry expression and a luxurious chocolate-brown fox fur stole draped over her arm.
Next to the mannequin was a printed quote from Abraham Lincoln: "Those...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Is Vin Diesel really going to play a talking tree? That’s the question some of the actor’s 45 million followers […]...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:10 PM
TORONTO--"Blue Is the Warmest Color," the lesbian coming-of-age drama that won the Cannes Film Festival's prestigious Palme d'Or in May, is a boiling caldron of emotion and passionate arguments.
The same might be said for the film's North American press...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As both a producer and a director, Stanley Kramer was fearless.
As a scrappy young independent producer in the late 1940s, he bought the rights to Arthur Laurents' "Home of the Brave," the hit 1946 Broadway play which exposed anti-Semitism in the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Theo Kingma has been elected president of the Golden Globe Awards' governing body the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for the 2013-14 year at the organization's annual election meeting Monday.
Kingma replaces Aida Takla-O'Reilly, who was voted onto the...