Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “Taxi Driver,” has died. He was 79.
Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper” blasted into first place with a massive US$90.2 million take, blowing away the competition at the American box office, industry estimates said Sunday.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Egyptian actress Faten Hamama, an Arab film icon and Omar Sharif's former wife, died Saturday at the age of 83, their son Tarek Sharif told AFP.
Director Alejandro Inarritu says the only way to communicate the struggle between a celebrity and his ego in “Birdman” was through long, uninterrupted shots that move at the pace of life.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Responding for the first time to the firestorm of criticism over the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations, film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs says the all-white acting slate inspires her to accelerate the academy's push to be more inclusive.
Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev's somber social drama “Leviathan” may have been nominated for an Oscar, but at home the film has sparked heated debate, with the arts minister claiming it blackens Russia's image.
Italia Ricci plays a twenty-something journalist who is battling leukemia on ABC Family's “Chasing Life.” It's not an easy role, the actress says.
Dolly Parton, the busty U.S. country star who rose out of poverty to become one of the most nominated Grammy winners, is the subject of a new movie series, NBC said Friday.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Dark comedy “Birdman” and coming-of-age drama “Boyhood” shared top prizes Thursday at the Critics' Choice awards, continuing their winning run in Hollywood's annual awards season.
Marion Cotillard said Thursday bringing the film “Two Days, One Night” to the Oscars is a dream come true after she clinched a nomination for best actress — her second nod in seven years.