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  • In Score Race, Oscar Sings New Tune

    Is the Academy's music branch growing up? This year's crop of original-score nominees embraces not only traditional orchestral scores by veteran composers but also a hybrid score that stretches the definition of "music" into sound-design territory and...
  • Oscars 2014: For many, '12 Years a Slave' is too hard to watch

    Oscars 2014: For many, '12 Years a Slave' is too hard to watch
    Come Sunday night, director Steve McQueen's critically praised rendering of the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Antebellum South, may win the Academy Award for best picture. So why isn't everyone...
  • DreamWorks Trio Endorses Bobby Shriver for L.A. Supervisor

    The DreamWorks trio of David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are endorsing Bobby Shriver in his race for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. They sent out a fundraising letter earlier this week, noting that during eight years on...
  • Who are the 1 percent? Two new views

    Who are the 1 percent? Two new views
    Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert M. Solow has leveled a blast at a recent attempt by Harvard economist N. Gregory Mankiw to explain rising income inequality and the primacy of the 1% in the U.S. as the result of "just deserts" going to the talented...
  • Oscar-winning ideas on how the Academy Awards show can improve

    Oscar-winning ideas on how the Academy Awards show can improve
    We're 13 days away from the Oscars, which means we're about 13 days and 10 seconds away from the first tweet complaining about the show. But why wait? Let's be clear: We're not wishing failure on this year's Oscar telecast or predicting that host...
  • Stacey Snider's Potential Fox Job Clouds DreamWorks' Future

    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...
  • Katrina Bowden Lands Leading Role in TNT's 'Public Morals'

    "30 Rock" actress Katrina Bowden has been tapped for the female lead opposite Ed Burns in the TNT pilot "Public Morals." Steven Spielberg is exec producer through his Amblin Entertainment banner. The pilot is set in 1967 in New York City's Public Morals...
  • TMG's Herbert Kloiber Feted With France's Legion of Honor

    Herbert Kloiber, chairman of Germany's Tele Munchen Group, has been named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor of France. The order goes to one of French cinema's staunchest supporters. At Berlin, for instance, TMG's Concorde, also Lionsgate's Teutonic...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'History of Fear'

    In "Jaws," Steven Spielberg realized it was more frightening to withhold the shark than to show it. With "History of Fear," budding Argentine helmer Benjamin Naishtat takes that tactic one step further, delivering a tense sociological thriller in which he...
  • Matthew McConaughey maps his route to stardom

     Matthew McConaughey maps his route to stardom
    We could, on our own, diagram the ups and downs of Matthew McConaughey's acting career. But, to borrow a line from "Dazed and Confused," it'd be a lot cooler if he did. He obliges. 'Dazed and Confused' " 'All right, all right, all right!' First...
  • TCA: The unstoppable Ken Burns and 'The Address' on PBS

    TCA: The unstoppable Ken Burns and 'The Address' on PBS
    At 60, Ken Burns is just getting started. "I feel more creatively alive right now than I've ever felt in my entire life, and I think I’ve got the best job in the world," the prolific historical documentarian said Monday evening at the Television...
  • Chris Albrecht Hunts for Hits as He Reinvents Starz

    Chris Albrecht worked the crowd with confidence at Starz's first-ever investor day presentation in November. The CEO summoned his roots as a standup comic with a breezy anecdote about his previous job at HBO, recounting how Steven Spielberg and Tom...