| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:18 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" opened in mid-August, and, in the ensuing months, its namesake director has participated in countless Q&As and receptions both to promote the movie and to keep it alive in the Oscar conversation.
But Daniels had never been...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:11 AM
The highly anticipated, hotly promoted "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" fell significantly short of its box-office expectations, failing to wrest the No. 1 spot from Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," which pulled in $31.5 million....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:45 AM
"Frozen" directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee got the news in Spanish Thursday morning that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. had nominated their film for best animated feature: The two had traveled from Dubai to Mexico City to promote the Walt Disney...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:21 AM
As we've exhaustively reported, the motion picture academy is on the older side. The average age of eligible Oscar voters is now 63. And as much as we'd like to picture these people as open-minded and artistically adventurous, reality just keeps...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON — The first time Judi Dench witnessed the power of acting, she was 7 and saw her brother get away with using a swear word.
Dench was accompanying her parents to a boarding school performance of "Macbeth," with her oldest sibling in the role...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival is honoring three-time Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep with its Icon Award.
The actress, who won her Academy Awards for 1989's "Kramer Vs. Kramer," 1982's "Sophie's Choice" and 2011's "The Iron Lady,"...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Oscar voting begins online Friday, though many Motion Picture Academy members who didn't register for online balloting received paper versions beginning late last week. Some diligent members have already made their selections and mailed them in.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Before portraying a dysfunctional Oklahoma family on screen in “August: Osage County,” the movie's actors learned to be a family first by sharing stories, meals and, sometimes, the same living quarters.
At least that’s how actress...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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The dynamic duo of Tina Fey and Amy...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
By mid-November, when most directors of holiday movies were unwinding with their work largely completed, filmmaker David O. Russell was pulling 18-hour days and seven-day weeks, rushing to finish "American Hustle."
The mad dash was worth it: "American...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:22 PM
“Game of Thrones” will return for its fourth season April 6, HBO announced Thursday. Additionally, the first trailer for the […]...