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  • And an Oscar nomination should have gone to ...

     And an Oscar nomination should have gone to ...
    When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
  • Backstage Hollywood: The public and private sides of Philip Seymour Hoffman

     Backstage Hollywood: The public and private sides of Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Six years ago, Philip Seymour Hoffman was nominated for a supporting actor Academy Award for "Charlie Wilson's War." He attended the nominees luncheon, a swank gathering at the Beverly Hilton, whose dress code is just one notch below that of the attire...
  • Lupita Nyong'o honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon

    Lupita Nyong'o honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon
    The event: The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, presented by the Lincoln Motor Co. The honorees were Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Academy Award-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o of...
  • Ritesh Batra dives into the dabbawalla tradition in 'The Lunchbox'

     Ritesh Batra dives into the dabbawalla tradition in 'The Lunchbox'
    When Ritesh Batra first began exploring the idea of constructing a film around Mumbai's "dabbawallas" — the white-clad men who traverse the Indian city's teeming streets delivering hot, home-cooked meals to thousands of office workers — his...
  • Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' will hit theaters July 18

    Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' will hit theaters July 18
    The movie financed by audiences will soon be available to audiences.  Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here,” funded in part by more than 46,000 donors on Kickstarter, will hit theaters in Los Angeles and New York on July 18, distributor Focus...
  • 'Hobbit' hot in China. MPAA tries to work other side of aisle.

    'Hobbit' hot in China. MPAA tries to work other side of aisle.
    After the coffee. Before asking Madonna for an invite to her Oscar party. The Skinny: "The Americans" lived up to my expectations and we all know how picky I am. Also good to have "Modern Family" back. I got through ABC's "Mixology," but after the first...
  • Oprah to produce Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma' for Paramount

    Oprah to produce Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma' for Paramount
    Oprah Winfrey has come aboard as a producer on "Selma," a biopic about the iconic Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to be distributed by Paramount Pictures, according to a report by Deadline Hollywood. The long-gestating film will focus on King's historic...
  • Elizabeth Banks to direct 'Pitch Perfect 2'

    Elizabeth Banks to direct 'Pitch Perfect 2'
    The actress Elizabeth Banks will make her feature directorial debut with "Pitch Perfect 2," a sequel to the hit 2012 musical comedy about an all-girls a cappella singing group, a Universal Pictures spokesperson confirmed Monday. Banks, who produced...
  • Sundance 2014: George Takei just wants peace with William Shatner

    Sundance 2014: George Takei just wants peace with William Shatner
    PARK CITY, Utah — George Takei and William Shatner haven’t exactly had a warm relationships in the four-plus decades since “Star Trek” went off the air, as anyone who saw the Shatner Comedy Central Roast in 2010 will remember....
  • TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'

    TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------...
  • Gawker responds to Tarantino suit: 'We'll be fighting this one'

    Gawker responds to Tarantino suit: 'We'll be fighting this one'
      Gawker Media responded Monday afternoon to a copyright lawsuit filed by Quentin Tarantino over the leaked script for his unproduced western "The Hateful Eight," making it clear the company and its Defamer website aren't backing down after publishing...