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  • Ghetto Film School Gives L.A. Students a Head Start on Hollywood Careers

    21st Century Fox's Peter Rice, director David O. Russell, Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and Los Angeles' film czar Ken Ziffren were among those who helped launch a West Coast version of New York's Ghetto Film School, which prepares high school-...
  • Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly to Host 66th Emmy Award Nominations

    Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly to Host 66th Emmy Award Nominations
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling will present the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations, alongside Television Academy chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum, the academy announced Wednesday. The nominations announcement will be...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'House of Cards,' 'Downton Abbey' Composers in Spotlight at TV Academy Concert (Exclusive)

    In an effort to boost awareness of the role music composers play in television, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will sponsor its first-ever live concert on May 21 at UCLA's Royce Hall. A 70-piece orchestra and 40-voice choir are expected to...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors

    'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors
    "Inside Llewyn Davis," Joel and Ethan Coen's study of a struggling New York folk singer in 1961, was the big winner Saturday at the National Society of Film Critics. The film received four awards, including best film, actor for Oscar Isaac, director for...
  • FIP's "Another Me" To Get Rome World Preem

    The Rome Film Festival has unveiled a first batch of English-language pics in its competition which will comprise the world preem of Fox International Productions' supernatural thriller "Another Me," by Isabel Coixet, and the launch of Scott Cooper's...
  • Rome Fest Unveils Rich Lineup Mix

    Rome Film Festival topper Marco Mueller has unveiled a rich lineup mixing crowdpleasers with more esoteric fare and comprising recent standouts and world preems that include new works by Jonathan Demme, Isabel Coixet, and U.S. multi-hyphenate Mark...
  • Gil Bernal dies at 80; veteran tenor saxophonist

    Gil Bernal dies at 80; veteran tenor saxophonist
    Gil Bernal, a tenor saxophonist who during his long career played a variety of styles with artists such as Spike Jones, Lionel Hampton and Ry Cooder, has died. He was 80. Bernal died of congestive heart failure July 17 at Glendale Adventist Medical...
  • Eddie Brandt dies at 90; Hollywood's go-to guy for film history, memorabilia

    Eddie Brandt dies at 90; Hollywood's go-to guy for film history, memorabilia
    Eddie Brandt's obsession with the movies was evident in his North Hollywood home, which he transformed into an indoor-outdoor theater by installing a film projector on a tiny loft with windows and pointing it toward his yard. Saturday night was movie...
  • From the Vaults: 'Fantasia'

     
    For the last few days, the DVD player has been glowering at me. Over two nights, I worked my way through most of “Fantasia” and whenever I went near, it would scold me as if to say “Don’t forget, you......
  • Music review: U.S. debut of Norway's asamisimasa at Zipper Hall

     
    It is tempting to view the performance by virtuosic, maverick Norwegian group asamisimasa, Monday at Zipper Hall, as comic relief from the contemporary music scene’s more serious side. After all, the concert menu included a megaphone trio, a...