| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Cate Blanchett won the Academy Award for lead actress Sunday for her portrayal of Jasmine, the fallen New York socialite in the Woody Allen film "Blue Jasmine."
It is Blanchett's second Oscar win, following supporting honors for playing Katharine...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.)
We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Oscar ballots are out, and the print edition of The Los Angeles Times' The Envelope that ran Tuesday includes my predictions for all 24 categories in this year's Academy Awards -- a forecast that, because of deadlines, had been made several days earlier....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Patton Oswalt's wings have been clipped. A week after the actor, comedian and Spirit Awards host declared his intention to replace the ceremony's usual avian-themed trophies with live birds, show organizer Film Independent announced that those plans...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — By his own admission, Bartlett Sher is not normally drawn to material like "The Bridges of Madison County," Robert James Waller's mega-bestselling 1992 novel.
The weepie about a brief but life-changing 1960s romance between an Italian...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Academy Awards are still more than three weeks away, and, by this point, there's the feeling that everyone involved should be looking (or at least feeling) like Cate Blanchett's desperate, fallen socialite at the end of "Blue Jasmine" — bleary-...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Jimmy Kimmel may not have gotten much attention the last few weeks with the late-night departure of Jay Leno, the move of Jimmy Fallon and the arrival of Seth Meyers. But he's got one advantage: the post-Oscars show on Sunday night.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live"...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Meryl Streep will portray political activist Emmeline Pankhurst in the historical drama "Suffragette," extending the actress' string of real-life female roles including Julia Child in "Julie and Julia," Anna Wintour in "The Devil Wears Prada" and Margaret...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Natascha McElhone will not be ignored.
The British actress, who has played David Duchovny's on-and-off lover for six seasons on the Showtime comedy "Californication," will be taking on the role immortalized by Glenn Close in the upcoming London stage...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Available on VOD beginning Feb. 20
French filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin is responsible for some of the most audacious and entertaining films in world cinema today: movies such as "Kings and Queen" and "A Christmas Tale," which take offbeat...