How did Chicago go from the stockyard for the country, known for steaks, hot dogs and pizza, to a hotbed of cutting-edge "molecular cuisine"?
It's almost hard to remember, but there was a time before "Brokeback Mountain" was a worldwide hit with dozens of awards. Last summer, that was far from the case, remembers the pic's co-producer…
The Deauville Film Fest may be a bit of a paradox, but it's one embraced by both the French and American film industries. The French may be fierce protectors of their own cinema, but they're just as…
Red Buttons, the venerable standup comedian who starred on stage and in TV and won an Oscar acting opposite Marlon Brando, died Thursday of vascular disease in Los Angeles. He was 87.
At first glance, Westwood seems to offer mostly chain restaurants and college hangouts, but on closer inspection, the neighborhood -- just south of UCLA and host to most of this year's L.A. Film…
The L.A. area hosts dozens of shoots a day, and location managers work hard to make sure the sites they select aren't already familiar to millions of filmgoers. Harry Medved and Bruce Akiyama's new…
Vincent Sherman, veteran Warner Bros. director and one of the last survivors of the great Hollywood studio era, died Sunday at the Motion Picture & Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills, one…
Lloyd Henry Bumstead, who won Oscars for art direction for "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Sting," died Wednesday in Pasadena, Calif. He was 91.
Ian Copeland, the influential booking agent and music impresario for punk and new wave acts, died of melanoma in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was 57.
As producer of iconic French pics like "Amelie" and "Betty Blue," Claudie Ossard has worked with plenty of top directors. But never 20 at once, the daunting organizational task she faced when she…
Manager and producer Jay Bernstein, who was instrumental in launching the careers of Farrah Fawcett and Suzanne Somers, died of a stroke Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 69.