| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Film composer Ennio Morricone, who has been nominated five times for an Oscar and who received an honorary statuette in 2007, is scheduled to conduct concerts of his movie music at performances in Los Angeles and New York in March.
The L.A. concert is...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Critical acclaim continues to mount for Steve McQueen's historical drama "12 Years a Slave," which has garnered near-universal praise since its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival in late summer. Adapted from the 1853 autobiography of the same name by...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Kerry Washington has it all! The newly married "Scandal" star is reportedly pregnant!
The Emmy-nominated actress is expecting her first child with her husband, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, and is about four months along, Us Weekly...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The 1977 TV blockbuster "Roots" features a scene in which the slave Kunta Kinte, played by LeVar Burton, is whipped unmercifully until he acknowledges that his name in captivity will be Toby. The sequence is not only distinguished by its brutality, but...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained."
Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
There are all kinds of film festivals and almost every one hands out some sort of award.
But even with virtually every major city on the planet now hosting a trophy-dispensing movie gathering, there's still just one honor that truly matters: the People'...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Sometimes it seems like Leonardo DiCaprio is just working his way backward through the 20th century.
After all, he played J. Edgar Hoover in 2011, starred as Jay Gatsby in May and now, per this Hollywood Reporter item, could tackle the role of Woodrow...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kerry Washington is everywhere.
On the covers of magazines; live-tweeting her hit show, "Scandal," with her fans (who call themselves gladiators); hosting "Saturday Night Live"; and soon to be in ads for Neutrogena as the L.A.-based beauty company's new...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Quentin Tarantino is almost finished writing his next script, and it's a western. But fans of "Django Unchained" shouldn't get too worked up; Tarantino is quick to explain that it's not a sequel to his hit from last year.
Filmmakers don't usually go...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Shorter movie trailers might be coming soon to a theater near you -- or not.
A dust-up between the major Hollywood studios and theater owners over the length and timing of movie trailers appears to be quieting down, at least for now.
The board of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:01 PM
After several outings beachcombing for buyers, actor David Spade has said "buh-bye" to his oceanfront house in Malibu.
The buyers are Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos and his wife, Nicole Avant, former U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas, according to...