| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The event: Vanity Fair, in conjunction with Chrysler, saluted writer/director David O. Russell and the cast of his film “American Hustle” on Thursday at Ago Restaurant in West Hollywood. The event was part of the magazine’s Campaign...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Whether in front of the camera, in the director's chair or on the page, the late comedy actor, director and writer Harold Ramis could be counted on to deliver antic humor under-girded by surprising intelligence. Following are five films exemplifying...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:10 PM
There are so many good reasons to bag "The Bag Man." Where to begin?
Director David Grovic, who co-wrote the mobster thriller with Paul Conway, seems to be inspired by the seedy crime-noir sensibility the Coen brothers brought to 1984's cult classic...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Seth Meyers, late of "Saturday Night Live," became Monday night the fourth host of NBC's late-late-night "Late Night," after David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and his onetime cast-mate Jimmy Fallon, who has now famously become the star of "The Tonight Show."...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
NEW YORK — Heeeere's Jimmy!
Jimmy Fallon made his debut Monday as the new host of "The Tonight Show" in an inaugural broadcast that was heavy on star power and sought to capitalize on the franchise's new digs in New York City after 42 years on the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:11 AM
With the notable exception of those breathless minutes in which U2 and members of the Rutgers Marching Band seemed to be standing way too close to the edge of the top of Rockefeller Center, the debut of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" was...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:52 AM
At the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards on Sunday, Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong'o were all fashion winners. Mirren wore a sheer and ruffled gown by Jacques Azagury (and picked up the prestigious BAFTA Fellowship Award)....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The animated comedy "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" ate the competition's lunch in its home video debut.
The children's sequel, complete with food/animal hybrids, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Driving to Silver Lake the other day to visit his father, Leonardo DiCaprio passed through the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue, the neighborhood where he spent the first nine years of his life. Back then, DiCaprio says, he'd be in...