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  • Angelina Jolie talks family, cancer and 'Maleficent'

    Angelina Jolie talks family, cancer and 'Maleficent'
    Angelina Jolie knows that she can appear to be a bit austere in the public eye, but when she's at home, the brunet beauty says, she relaxes and makes sure to have fun. The 38-year-old actress-director, who appears in character for "Maleficent" on this...
  • Oscar gives Brad Pitt a new pull

    Oscar gives Brad Pitt a new pull
    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...
  • The spurious charge that '12 Years a Slave' is 'civil rights porn'

    The spurious charge that '12 Years a Slave' is 'civil rights porn'
    Do yourself a favor: If you care about American politics and race relations and you haven’t already seen “12 Years a Slave,” go see it. You will not be sorry. The brutal tale of a 19th century American black man’s descent from...
  • Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.

    Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.
    After the coffee. Before panicking over electronic cigarettes.  The Skinny: As a former smoker, I am enjoying watching cities and health officials panic over the growing use of electronic cigarettes. Are they cigarettes? Are they dangerous? What are...
  • Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments

    Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments
    The Oscars on Sunday night were a popular affair with some moving moments -- including speeches from Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o -- and some warm humor courtesy of host Ellen DeGeneres. It also had its share of mysteries. Was John Travolta...
  • Oscars 2014: Social media thanked for helping achieve audience gold

    Oscars 2014: Social media thanked for helping achieve audience gold
    The TV ratings were up, but some people wondered if Ellen DeGeneres #overdidit with all the #socialmedia at the #Oscars2014. Sunday's 86th Academy Awards telecast on ABC broke with tradition and reverse-engineered itself for the Twitter generation, with...
  • Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' puts spotlight on Hollywood's approach to race

    Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' puts spotlight on Hollywood's approach to race
    Was it ultimately a race about race? The best picture Oscar is meant to honor the year's greatest achievement in film, and "12 Years a Slave" had no shortage of supporters before winning the top honor Sunday. But for all the film's artistry, the...
  • What '12 Years a Slave' teaches Hollywood: Good, complicated movies are worth making

     What '12 Years a Slave' teaches Hollywood: Good, complicated movies are worth making
    Perhaps it's not a big surprise that "12 Years a Slave," the acclaimed movie based on the true story of a free black man who was sold into slavery in the 1840s, won the Academy Award for best picture. It had already won critical acclaim and praise for its...
  • Oscars 2014: For DiCaprio, Depp, Adams, no Academy Award just yet

    Oscars 2014: For DiCaprio, Depp, Adams, no Academy Award just yet
    We watch these big-budget, big-star feature films time and again, and we learn to appreciate the actors and recognize them as Hollywood’s most famous stars. Sometimes we’re such fans that we see movies just because of them. Brad Pitt. Will...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins big at Film Independent Spirit Awards

    '12 Years a Slave' wins big at Film Independent Spirit Awards
    The period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was...
  • Oscar-nominated films' unusual roots

    Oscar-nominated films' unusual roots
    There are many reasons investors enter the movie business. "Enticed by Charlie Sheen" isn't usually one of them. On a vacation to Los Angeles a few years ago, Joe Newcomb, a Texas entrepreneur who has made millions in the fertilizer business, accepted...