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  • Bruce Dern to George Clooney: Q&A Blitz Helps Carry This Year's Oscar Onslaught

    Wherever you go in town this time of year you're likely to run into a filmmaker. Or an actor. Or at least a producer. It's not that normally inaccessible movie stars are suddenly becoming pedestrian friendly. It's just that in this corridor of time known...
  • 'Mr. Banks,' 'Walter Mitty' Aim for Family Cred at Box Office

    This holiday season, Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" and Fox's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" are testing the boundaries of what it means to be an all-audience film, as studios strive to strike the right balance between adult drama and family...
  • Oscars honors Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury

    Oscars honors Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards — or as Martin Short called them, the "highest honor an actor can receive ... in mid-November" — were presented Saturday evening in Hollywood. And Short's joking comment...
  • Patton Oswalt to Host Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt will host the 29th annual Independent Spirit Awards. The 2014 ceremony, honoring the best in independent film, will take place on March 1 in Santa Monica with the broadcast airing that evening at 10 p.m. ET/PT on IFC. Nominations will be...
  • AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene

     AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene
    With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
  • Awards Season Blasts Into Party Overdrive with Ballots on the Way

    During awards season, there are always a flood of events. But this week and next are particularly frenzied, for three reasons: Ballots go out next week for the SAG Awards and Nov. 27 for the Golden Globes; and a lot of people are in town for Saturday's...
  • Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn Unveil 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' at AFI Fest

    Ben Stiller found himself awash in nostalgia at Wednesday night's AFI Fest screening of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" at the Chinese Theater. "When I was 8 years old, I snuck in here with my sister to see 'The Exorcist,'" Stiller told the audience on...
  • The Secret Oscar Life of 'Walter Mitty'

    Following its debut at the N.Y. Film Festival, Fox's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" had a gala screening at AFI Fest Wednesday night, followed by a reception at the Roosevelt Hotel. In terms of awards, the film is hard to categorize, which could be a...
  • Oscars: Directors Ready to Rebound After Bombs Like 'Battleship'

    According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013 films are a way to rebound -- or to remind the biz...
  • TV Picks: 'Wrong Mans,' TV Guide, 'MasterChef Jr.,' 'Burning Love'

    TV Picks: 'Wrong Mans,' TV Guide, 'MasterChef Jr.,' 'Burning Love'
    "The Wrong Mans" (Hulu, beginning Monday). James Corden and Mathew Baynton, both from Britain's "Gavin & Stacey," co-wrote and costar in this fine action comedy, co-produced by Hulu and the BBC. As the title suggests, it's Hitchcock times two, comically....
  • AFI Fest Kicks Off With Awards Hopeful 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Attention, Hollywood Boulevard drivers. The AFI Fest presented by Audi will likely tie up the blocks around the Chinese Theater even worse than usual. From Nov. 7 through 14, films from 42 countries (up from 28 last year) will be presented on eight...
  • Adam Scott's 'Greatest Event in Television History' Takes on 'Too Close for Comfort'

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery: "The Greatest Event in Television History," Adam Scott's lampooning of TV shows that time often forgets, premiered Thursday night on Adult Swim with a send up of the 1980s sitcom "Too Close for Comfort." In...