| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — In the new Broadway play "All the Way," President Lyndon B. Johnson, played by Bryan Cranston, takes a break from wrangling votes for what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to reflect on the trying nature of politics.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping.
After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....
| Mar 3, 2014
Cate Blanchett won her second Academy Award for her lead performance in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine."
The actress, who previously won supporting actress for "The Aviator" in 2004, thanked Allen in her speech for writing the script and casting her after a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An Allentown native who has become a fast-rising star will be on view during one of the high profile commercials during the Super Bowl Sunday. Dane Dehaan will be seen in the trailer for "The Amazing Spiderman 2" which will......
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards.
The 86th annual Oscar ceremony kicks off Sunday night from the Dolby Theatre. Unlike the stormy hosting of Seth...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Stacey Snider has made it abundantly clear that she wants to move on from DreamWorks, the company she has run with partner Steven Spielberg since 2006.
About 18 months ago, she engaged in conversations with Comcast Corp. about returning to Universal...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Walking slowly, with the aid of a retractable cane, Philomena Lee, the 80-year-old Irishwoman who inspired the Oscar-nominated drama "Philomena," appeared under the towering marble rotunda of Los Angeles' City Hall this month to receive the latest of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The Academy Awards' reigning best actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, and best actress, Jennifer Lawrence, will join this year's ceremony as presenters, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced.
Day-Lewis is a three-time Oscar winner, most...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The Academy Awards are taking shape from the almost-daily releases from producers.
Daniel Day-Lewis, who won the best-actor Oscar last year for "Lincoln," will be a presenter, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Monday. Day-Lewis is the...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....