- Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows Updated: Feb-06-16 12:45 pm
LONDON - Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University.
- Directors Guild Awards offer a peek behind the camera Updated: Feb-06-16 11:58 am
LOS ANGELES - While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera in Hollywood amid the industry's ongoing discussion about diversity.
- 300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction Updated: Feb-06-16 10:45 am
NEW YORK - About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction.
- Angelina Jolie's film 'Unbroken' finally opens in Japan Updated: Feb-06-16 5:40 am
TOKYO - Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie.
- Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards Updated: Feb-06-16 3:56 am
LOS ANGELES - It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding Updated: Feb-05-16 11:02 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.
- Victoria Justice talks 'Rocky Horror' at Super Bowl Updated: Feb-05-16 12:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - "Dammit, Janet," there's another musical coming to television, and Victoria Justice could not be happier to hear those words.
- Documentary of rodeo legend Casey Tibbs nearly finished Updated: Feb-05-16 9:14 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Denver filmmaker producing a documentary about rodeo legend Casey Tibbs hopes to wrap up the project this month.
- Japan deports star of Oscar-winning dolphin documentary Updated: Feb-05-16 4:55 am
TOKYO - The star of an Oscar-winning documentary that shows how dolphins are hunted in a Japanese village was deported to the U.S. on Friday after Tokyo airport officials barred his entry and he was held in detention for more than two weeks.
- Animals of Montana challenges state for permit revocation Updated: Feb-05-16 1:12 am
BOZEMAN, Montana - A Bozeman-area company that provides wildlife for films and television shows is fighting the state's decision to revoke its license for violations found during an inspection.
- Illustrators win gold medals for book, editorial art Updated: Feb-05-16 12:33 am
NEW YORK - The annual gold medals awarded by the Society of Illustrators in New York are considered the Oscars of the profession.
- Designer Siki Im marches out vampires, but luxe vampires Updated: Feb-04-16 9:54 pm
NEW YORK - Are we afraid of monsters, or afraid we ARE the monsters?
- Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct Updated: Feb-04-16 9:10 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct.
- Filmmaker donates papers to University of Michigan Library Updated: Feb-04-16 7:53 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Veteran filmmaker Nancy Savoca is donating her personal collection of papers to the University of Michigan Library.
- Review: 'The Choice' a Sparks romance with a side of cheese Updated: Feb-04-16 6:04 pm
LOS ANGELES - Nicholas Sparks' novels wouldn't continue to be best-sellers and be adapted into movies if some audiences didn't like their romances with a hearty helping of cheese.
- Feds want 3-year prison sentence for notorious impostor Updated: Feb-04-16 4:07 pm
DETROIT - Federal prosecutors are recommending three years in prison for a Detroit-area impostor who inspired an award-winning film about being someone else.
- Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition wants full Hollywood diversity Updated: Feb-04-16 3:50 pm
LOS ANGELES - Organizations representing Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Native Americans, who joined with the NAACP in 2000 to increase minority hiring in the TV industry, are broadening their focus to the big screen.
- Meet 'Hail, Caesar!' breakout Alden Ehrenreich Updated: Feb-04-16 3:26 pm
LOS ANGELES - "This is my favorite place," says Alden Ehrenreich.
- 5 places in L.A. to soak up Oscars vibes Updated: Feb-04-16 2:55 pm
LOS ANGELES - It's Oscar season in Los Angeles. With the 88th annual Academy Awards scheduled for Feb. 28, here are five places in L.A. to soak up those glitzy Oscars vibes and maybe even run into one of the nominees.
- Judge: Suit seeking to stop Chicago Lucas Museum can go on Updated: Feb-04-16 2:12 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge on Thursday allowed a lawsuit to proceed that seeks to stop "Star Wars" creator George Lucas from building a $400 million museum along Chicago's lakefront, leaving open the possibility that the museum as currently envisioned may not get built.
- Perfect cast: Documentary tells story of famed local angler Updated: Feb-04-16 11:48 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - Lucas and Meigan Bell were excited to talk about their upcoming documentary film, "Live the Stream," which, outside of their marriage, is perhaps the couple's most significant collaboration yet.
- 'Black Swan' choreographer quits Paris ballet amid tensions Updated: Feb-04-16 11:24 am
PARIS - Dancer Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed for the 2010 movie "Black Swan" and is married to its star, Natalie Portman, announced Thursday he's stepping down as dance director at Paris' premier ballet company.
- Colorado grants rebate to planned JonBenet Ramsey film Updated: Feb-04-16 10:57 am
DENVER - Colorado has granted financial incentives to a team planning a film about the killing of child beauty pageant star JonBenet Ramsey in 1996.
- 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.
- Review: 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies' is a silly muddle Updated: Feb-03-16 12:43 pm
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is as silly as it sounds, and not nearly as fun as it should be.