| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:03 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood veteran executive Oren Aviv has joined Robert Simonds' new studio as president and chief content officer of its motion picture group.
Aviv said the yet-to-be-named studio is getting ready to produce and distribute up...
| Feb 28, 2014
Most of you know Robert Wagner, the actor.
In a career that is now into its seventhdecade, he has been a fixture in films, onstage and on television since his first movie, "The Happy Years," in 1950. Here is a short list of the movies and shows in which...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Robert Wagner is in a reflective mood.
"Movies last forever," noted the veteran actor ("Broken Lance," "The Pink Panther," the "Austin Powers" series), but the Hollywood he once knew has all but disappeared.
"I turned around, and it was all gone,"...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Seth Rogen has thrown in his lot with the Bieber bashers.
The "Neighbors" star, 31, stopped by Andy Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live" on Wednesday, and the host asked him about a tweet he'd posted in January following Justin Bieber's arrest on...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
A Palestinian in Brooklyn agrees to bargain his U.S. citizenship into a green-card marriage, never expecting to wed an Israeli, in Ghazi Albuliwi's amusing indie laffer "Peace After Marriage." Co-helmed with Bandar Albuliwi, this echt-Gotham ethnic...
| Sep 28, 2012
Herbert Lom, the actor who played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies and was memorably reduced to eye-twitching madness dealing with Peter Sellers' imbecilic Inspector Clouseau, has died. He was 95.
Lom died Thursday in his sleep at his...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and costume designer Piero Tosi will receive Honorary Awards and Angelina Jolie will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the fifth annual...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Can you think of a better way to offer music enrichment courses in financially challenged public schools than purchasing and providing musical instruments for students desiring to learn? A practice violin costs just $150. A cello runs $300, and an upright...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Before he established himself in movies by making the likes of "The Pink Panther" and "10," Blake Edwards created and produced one of television's first private-detective classics.
Craig Stevens plays Gunn, as smooth with the ladies - especially...
| Jul 10, 2011
We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and reunion tours, tribute albums and box sets, anniversary festivals and live performances of classic albums: Each new year is better than the previous year for music...