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  • Johnny Knoxville wants an Oscar nom for 'Bad Grandpa' -- and may get it

    Johnny Knoxville wants an Oscar nom for 'Bad Grandpa' -- and may get it
    In “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” Johnny Knoxville gets bucked headfirst through a plate-glass window by a coin-operated ride, sticks his genitals into the business end of a vending machine and generally puts his body through a series of...
  • 'Last Vegas' is not necessarily about the city of old

    'Last Vegas' is not necessarily about the city of old
    LAS VEGAS — From the 34th floor of the Aria Resort & Casino, a colossal hotel complex with more than 4,000 rooms and a 150,000-square-foot gambling floor, Robert De Niro surveyed what remained of the Las Vegas he once knew. "I don't even recognize...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • China studio boss likes Hollywood writers, wants film-rating system

    China studio boss likes Hollywood writers, wants film-rating system
    China’s box office through the first three quarters was up 35% from last year, with contemporary-themed Chinese films drawing particularly large audiences. Yu Dong, chief executive of Nasdaq-listed Chinese movie studio and distributor Bona Film...
  • 'Monsters University,' 'Turbo' top Thanksgiving week DVD sales

    'Monsters University,' 'Turbo' top Thanksgiving week DVD sales
    It looks like there will be plenty of computer animated movies underneath Christmas trees this year.  The Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios family film "Monsters University" and DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo" took the No. 1 and No. 2...
  • SAG Awards: 'Breaking Bad,' '30 Rock' lead TV nominations

    SAG Awards: 'Breaking Bad,' '30 Rock' lead TV nominations
    The nominations for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. In the television categories, cable once again ruled the pack, with "Breaking Bad," "Homeland," "Behind the Candelabra" and "Boardwalk Empire" each receiving...
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Good Wife,' 'House of Cards' get TV nods

    Golden Globes nominations: 'Good Wife,' 'House of Cards' get TV nods
    The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. at the Beverly Hilton. In a sign of the ever-increasing breadth of quality television and the sometimes idiosyncratic taste of the...
  • Barbara Branden dies at 84; Ayn Rand biographer championed her subject

    Barbara Branden dies at 84; Ayn Rand biographer championed her subject
    Barbara Branden, who wrote a definitive biography of philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand after a close association that ended in a disastrous tangle of relationships, died Wednesday in a rehabilitation center near her home in West Hollywood. She was 84....
  • Jerry Bruckheimer has something to prove — really

    Jerry Bruckheimer has something to prove — really
    The desk shines, as do rows of Montblanc pens, and everything seems in its place, including the man who appears as if a meticulously dressed whisper. Most of the bottles in the liquor cart have not been opened, but the man, one of Hollywood's most...
  • Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre

    Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre
    Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre. Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...
  • Emmys 2013: 'Top of the Lake,' 'Behind the Candelabra' earn miniseries/movie nods

    Emmys 2013: 'Top of the Lake,' 'Behind the Candelabra' earn miniseries/movie nods
    Flashy meets gloomy? That's the look of the miniseries or movie category this year. The Academy of Televison Arts and Sciences Thursday nominated wildy different favorites “Behind the Candelabra" and "Top of the Lake," creating a wide spectrum...