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  • Robert Wagner's 'You Must Remember This' recalls Hollywood golden era

    Robert Wagner's 'You Must Remember This' recalls Hollywood golden era
    Robert Wagner is in a reflective mood. "Movies last forever," noted the veteran actor ("Broken Lance," "The Pink Panther," the "Austin Powers" series),  but the Hollywood he once knew has all but disappeared. "I turned around, and it was all gone,"...
  • Ellen digs at Obama for breaking Twitter record with Oscar selfie

    Ellen digs at Obama for breaking Twitter record with Oscar selfie
    Hey, POTUS, Ellen DeGeneres is pretty smug about breaking your retweet record on Twitter while she was hosting the Oscars this month. President Obama, a.k.a. "Michelle's husband," surprised DeGeneres' studio audience when he video-chatted the gleeful...
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • Oscars: '12 Years A Slave,' the best-picture winner that can't win?

    Oscars: '12 Years A Slave,' the best-picture winner that can't win?
    Even in the to-and-fro over the best-picture race between "12 Years A Slave" and "Gravity" -- a din that has uncharacteristically grown louder in the five days since Oscar voting closed -- there's been almost no talk of another issue. Namely, what if...
  • Oscars 2014: Robert Lopez joins EGOT club with 'Frozen' win

    Oscars 2014: Robert Lopez joins EGOT club with 'Frozen' win
    Songwriter Robert Lopez not only won his first Academy Award on Sunday evening but also became one of only 12 EGOTs — people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Lopez and his wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, claimed the Oscar for...
  • U.K. to give film industry more tax relief

    U.K. to give film industry more tax relief
    The British government took another step to lure filmmakers across the Atlantic. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced Wednesday that the government had approved enhancements to the United Kingdom's film-tax-relief program, which will...
  • Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat

    Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat
    Bob Thomas, a Los Angeles-based reporter and columnist who covered entertainment for the Associated Press for more than six decades, writing compelling, human and often humorous stories about Hollywood's glittering and glamorous, has died. He was 92....
  • 'Happy,' 'Let It Go' enjoy post-Oscar sales bumps

    'Happy,' 'Let It Go' enjoy post-Oscar sales bumps
    Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film. In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
  • Talking TV: Murder, mayhem, betrayal ... not the Oscars, 'Scandal'

    Talking TV: Murder, mayhem, betrayal ... not the Oscars, 'Scandal'
    Ellen DeGeneres and her Oscar selfie may hold the retweet record, but "Scandal" is the show that taught grown-up television fans the power of Twitter. And after its mid-winter hiatus, it's back making the personal political and seven different flavors...
  • L'Wren Scott, celebrated fashion designer, found dead

    L'Wren Scott, celebrated fashion designer, found dead
    L'Wren Scott, a towering 6-foot-4 fashion figure who started modeling in her teens, styled many of Hollywood's leading ladies for the red carpet and went on to create her own high-end clothing line that's been worn by everyone from Nicole Kidman to...
  • Rain at the Academy Awards [Graphic]

    Rain at the Academy Awards [Graphic]
    Stars have been trotting out for the Academy Awards since 1929.  On this rainy Oscar Sunday, we looked back as far as 1945 to see how often the awards have been affected. Check out our graphic below showing rainfall at the Academy Awards.  Real-time...