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  • 'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite

     'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite
    If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado. For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
  • Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories
    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...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The late '80s-early '90s heyday...
  • WGA Members Ratify New 3-Year Deal

    Members of the Writers Guild of America have ratified a new three-year master contract a day before the current deal expires. The terms of the contract, which were ratified by 98.5% of the members, stretch from May 2 through May 1, 2017. A total of 1,193...
  • 2014 Academy Awards Winners: Full List

    Stay tuned for the latest updates from the 86th annual Academy Awards. Full list of nominees: BEST PICTURE "12 Years a Slave" "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Dallas Buyers Club" "Gravity" "Her" "Nebraska" "Philomena" "The Wolf of Wall Street"...
  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Oscars 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    "12 Years a Slave" took top honors at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday by winning the Oscar for best picture. Added to Lupita Nyong'o's win for supporting actress and John Ridley's for adapted screenplay, the film took three awards total. The top...
  • Writers Guild of America Talks Recess Until March 31

    The changing landscape of television writing has put the brakes on a successor contract for Hollywood scribes -- at least for several more weeks. The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood's production companies have taken a second break from...
  • Former WGA Prez Patric Verrone's Senate Campaign Raises Less, Spends Less Than Rivals

    Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 -- far smaller amounts than his rivals. Verrone announced earlier this month that he was seeking...
  • Writers Guild Reaches Deal with Producers

    The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood's production companies have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year master contract. The agreement came late Tuesday, just a month before the current deal expires on May 1. Negotiations have been...
  • Writers Guild: New Deal Addresses TV Writer Problems

    Leaders of the Writers Guild of America are touting their new contract as addressing key problems for TV writers -- who are now seeing far shorter seasons. "Importantly, we have now placed limits on the options and exclusivity requirements often...
  • Diane Farr: One twerk begets the next

    If you are reading this, you may not have seen the VMAs last weekend -- because you read for pleasure. As opposed to, say, raising your first finger or twerking to party down. But don't feel aged out -- I am of the original MTV generation (read: old)...
  • Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars

    Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars
    Oscar-nominated or not, a screenplay remains a halfway thing until it goes before the cameras. Similarly, a movie is only a movie until the post-screening discussion, whether that discussion takes place in your head, alone, or with strangers in a room. At...