- Meet 'Hail, Caesar!' breakout Alden Ehrenreich Updated: Feb-04-16 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES - "This is my favorite place," says Alden Ehrenreich.
- Review: In 'Hail, Caesar!' a studio fixer's faith is tested Updated: Feb-03-16 5:15 pm
The Coen canon reaches a crescendo - or rather a warped inversion of one - in "Hail, Caesar!" when the brothers assemble a quartet of religious leaders from various faiths before Josh Brolin's 1950s movie studio "fixer" Eddie Mannix. The scene plays like a theological joke: the Coen version of a priest and a rabbi walk into a movie studio.
- Berlin offers stars, global offerings for Streep-led jury Updated: Feb-02-16 6:40 am
BERLIN - New movies starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst will compete for the top honors at this year's Berlin International Film Festival with offerings from Iran, Tunisia the Philippines and elsewhere, with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choose the winners.
- In Oscars crisis, Chris Rock and a microphone loom large Updated: Jan-26-16 2:40 pm
NEW YORK - When Chris Rock first hosted the Oscars in 2005, the four black actors nominated that year - Morgan Freeman, Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo and Jamie Foxx (twice!) - didn't escape his notice.
- Hollywood reax swift, positive to Oscar diversity measures Updated: Jan-22-16 7:31 pm
The Academy's proposed changes to increase diversity in the Oscars prompted swift and positive reaction in Hollywood, with many praising the moves while still noting that the Academy Awards are only part of the problem, and only part of the solution.
- Norman Lear's life, work shines in opening Sundance film Updated: Jan-22-16 4:02 am
PARK CITY, Utah - Norman Lear was so touched by the documentary made about his life, he wanted to cuddle up with the entire audience at the Sundance Film Festival.