Sunday, March 2, 2014
The Oscars could be Mexico's big night, with three Mexicans nominated for directing, cinematography and acting.
Though he's an award-winning director in his own right in Russia, Fedor Bondarchuk had a challenge emerging from the shadow of his famous father, the late Soviet filmmaker and actor Sergei Bondarchuk, who starred in and directed the seven-hour version of “War and Peace,” which won the 1969 foreign-language Oscar.
Julie Gayet, the woman outed as French President Francois Hollande's lover, made her first high-profile appearance since news of the affair broke when she arrived Friday at France's top film awards.
Paolo Sorrentino's homage to Federico Fellini, “The Great Beauty” has divided critics in Italy even as it has racked up awards abroad.
Robert Clary of “Hogan's Heroes” fame said he will be celebrating his 88th birthday this weekend simply, at a dinner out with friends, and with gratitude for his long life.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Hollywood is ready for its close-up Sunday as stars gather for the most fiercely contested Oscars show in decades, but organizers hope the weather doesn't rain on their glamorous red carpet parade.
A lesbian love movie that dazzled Cannes leads the race ahead of the French Oscars on Friday, where Julie Gayet, the actress outed as the president's lover, is running for an award for a role as a vamp.
Lupita Nyong'o delivered an emotional speech while accepting her honor for best breakout performance at Essence magazine's seventh annual Women in Hollywood luncheon.
Orson Welles' personal draft script for “Citizen Kane” is up for sale — from the collection of an American almost as wealthy as the movie's monstrous newspaper mogul, though considerably more private.