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  • Making a long story Short's

    Making a long story Short's
    When Martin Short was a young man, he set out on a career in show business, but first he had to convince a tough critic — himself. So, he gave himself one-year contracts. If, at the same time the following year, he'd made a living, he'd renew it....
  • Review: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers at the Hollywood Bowl
    On Wednesday night as he surveyed his surroundings, actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin humbly described onstage his recent lifestyle as "traveling around the country playing bluegrass at these roadside honky-tonks." That this particular...
  • 'Lone Survivor' cast, director worked with Navy SEALs on set (video)

    'Lone Survivor' cast, director worked with Navy SEALs on set (video)
    "Lone Survivor" writer-director Peter Berg is a man who values accuracy. In adapting former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction account of a disastrous military mission in Afghanistan, Berg enlisted a group of the elite force as technical advisors...
  • Angelina Jolie's Emotional Acceptance Speech at Governors Awards (VIDEO)

    The eyes may have been on Angelina Jolie as she accepted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Governors Ball in Hollywood Saturday night, but her mind was on her mother as she held back tears during a touching speech. The thesp is known for her...
  • Oscar Isaac, Steve Martin Pay Tribute in Song to 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    It was as if the Buffalo Club in Santa Monica was transformed into the Cafe Wha? circa 1962 on Nov. 13 as a star-studded crowd packed the venue to be wowed by the power of unadulterated vocal harmonies and acoustic instruments. The occasion served as a...
  • Talking with Larry The Cable Guy: Comic wants to 'Git-R-Done' at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    Comedian/actor Dan Whitney, who has made a career of playing a comical, blue-collar red-neck named Larry The Cable Guy, says his role in Tyler Perry’s new movie “A Medea Christmas,” which ranked third last week with $16 million in...
  • Awards Season Blasts Into Party Overdrive with Ballots on the Way

    During awards season, there are always a flood of events. But this week and next are particularly frenzied, for three reasons: Ballots go out next week for the SAG Awards and Nov. 27 for the Golden Globes; and a lot of people are in town for Saturday's...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Star Oscar Isaac Compares Coens to Chekhov at AFI Fest Closing

    After a week of musicals and dramas, the AFI Fest ended with a bit of both when the Institute closed its annual celebration with a screening of Joel and Ethan Coen's folk music-tinged drama, "Inside Llewyn Davis," Nov. 14 at Hollywood's TCL Chinese. "I...
  • Angelina Jolie the Emotional Highlight of Oscar's Governor Awards

    The Academy's fifth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 16 were two events in one: A schmooze-fest with a guest list representing decades of film history (Roger Corman and Warren Beatty through Lupita Nyong'o) as well as an emotional tribute to four eminently...
  • Angela Lansbury will receive honorary Oscar

    Angela Lansbury will receive honorary Oscar
    Angela Lansbury first attended the Academy Awards at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on March 15, 1945. Just 19, she was nominated for supporting actress for her role as a conniving Cockney maid in "Gaslight." And now, nearly seven decades later, the 88-year-...
  • Studio Chiefs Gather at DreamWorks Animation for Obama Speech

    Studio chiefs and Los Angeles officials were gathered Tuesday morning at DreamWorks Animation for President Obama's speech to employees, as well as a meeting with film and TV executives. Based on seating arrangements, those expected at the event...
  • President Obama at DreamWorks Animation: 'I think it's a wrap'

    This is the presidential life, Southern California style: Alien invasions. Banjo-playing actors. Threats to animate the next State of the Union address. President Obama dropped into DreamWorks Animation in Glendale on Tuesday, on the second day of...