| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They've tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition.
This year's Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen DeGeneres, a likable, benign...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:32 AM
They might be screwy. You never know with predictions. Meteorologists, a lot of them pretty smart, predicted a “tough” winter a few months back. Instead we got a season better described as “Roland Emmerich disaster movie material.”...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:16 AM
"Flowers, but with garbage."
Has there ever been a better metaphor for the Academy Awards? Granted, that line comes from Jennifer Lawrence in "American Hustle" (nominated for 10 Oscars, Lawrence included), and she wasn't talking about the Academy Awards...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Pinning down the "best" scene of any Oscar-nominated performance is something of a Stygian nightmare for producers because — as they correctly protest — if an actor or actress has been nominated, they have far more than one great scene. But...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Things appear to be heating up between George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin.
"The Monuments Men" actor-director and the British lawyer were spotted together on a four-day safari in Tanzania and photos of the pair have been obtained by People and Us...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:21 AM
In addition to being one of Hollywood's most renowned bachelors, George Clooney is also one of the town's most committed pranksters, who has a well-publicized history of playing elaborate tricks on his fellow celebrities.
Wednesday on "The Late Show"...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:43 PM
George Clooney is planning "downright dirty" payback for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Golden Globes gag about him, already humorously swiping at the women via his "Monuments Men" costar Matt Damon.
Clooney, whose "Gravity" role played nicely into their...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Not many first-time filmmakers get invited to the White House to show their work, but on Friday a group of K-12 auteurs will do just that at the inaugural White House Student Film Festival.
Hosted by President Obama, the festival will showcase student-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:06 PM
On the heels of the massive success of "The Lego Movie," Warner Bros. is working to erect another block-themed blockbuster, this time based on the popular video game "Minecraft," which boasts more than 100 million registered users.
The news was broken...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Seven month after announcing a $300 million co-financing deal, Warner Bros. has signed a first-look deal with Brett Ratner and James Packer's RatPac Entertainment.
The pact gives Warner Bros. 32 first-look deals, the most of any studio. Those include...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013.
“Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...