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  • Obama Tours DreamWorks Animation, Visits With Steve Martin and Jim Parsons

    President Obama arrived at the DreamWorks Animation facility on Tuesday and was led through a tour of the facility, surveying productions in the works. Obama's tour included a stop to see a demonstration of motion capture technology with director Dean...
  • Roger Ebert documentary, 'Life Itself,' launches crowd-funding drive

    "Life Itself," a documentary about the life of film critic Roger Ebert, launched a crowd-funding campaign Wednesday to raise $150,000 through the website Indiegogo. The film, which is directed by "Hoop Dreams" director Steve James and produced by Martin...
  • Bill Cosby Looks Back on the Folk Scene That Inspired 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    Comedy legend Bill Cosby was launching his own career as a standup in the early 1960s and spent time at the Greenwich Village clubs that form the backdrop of the Coen brothers' latest film, "Inside Llewyn Davis." He described that era with Variety's Jon...
  • '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...
  • Artful gift ideas: Pettibon pajamas, Barbara Kruger stamps and more

    Artful gift ideas: Pettibon pajamas, Barbara Kruger stamps and more
    Our in-box becomes clogged with invites to arty holiday events this time of year. So in the spirit of spreading the word -- not to mention opening up some space on our hard drive -- here are a few worthy stops to make (starting Thursday night) on the...
  • Sequel to 'It's a Wonderful Life' announced, Internet scoffs

    Sequel to 'It's a Wonderful Life' announced, Internet scoffs
    Nothing unites the people of the Internet quite like hatin' on something together. So the press release Monday afternoon announcing a sequel to the beloved holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life" was met with the sort of overwhelming derision that...
  • Oscars honors Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury

    Oscars honors Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards — or as Martin Short called them, the "highest honor an actor can receive ... in mid-November" — were presented Saturday evening in Hollywood. And Short's joking comment...
  • Syd Field, 'guru of all screenwriters,' has died at 77

    Syd Field, 'guru of all screenwriters,' has died at 77
    Syd Field, described by many in the film community as the "guru of all screenwriters," has died at age 77. According to his website, Field died Sunday of hemolytic anemia at his Beverly Hills home, surrounded by his wife, family and friends. Field was...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • '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...