While the growing popularity of the Golden Globes has always afforded Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members fine access to talent, respect hasn't always come along with that.
Alexander Payne has been selected director of the year by the Palm Springs Film Festival. The "Sideways" helmer will be honored at the fest's awards gala Saturday at the Palm Springs Convention…
For more than two years, it seemed "Darkness," the haunted house pic Dimension picked up from Spain's edgy Filmax horror label, would never see the light.
Wealthy Angelenos often bestow big-ticket items on their kids' private school teachers at holiday time -- sometimes with the hope of preferential treatment for their children.
Preemgoers had beastly fun at Sunday's Cinerama Dome bow of Paramount/DreamWorks' "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events."
Director: Jessica Yu Topic: The life of outsider artist Henry Darger, a reclusive eccentric who left behind a 15,000 page novel titled “In the Realms of the Unreal” and hundreds of huge paintings…
Director: Deb Ellis and Denis Mueller Topic: The life of alt-historian Howard Zinn, whose book “The People’s History of the United States” has become relevant to a new generation of activists…
Kirk Douglas will receive the Palm Springs Film Festival's lifetime achievement award at the event's awards gala Jan. 8. "Entertainment Tonight's" Mary Hart will host the gala for the 16th edition of…
Tuesday's "Sideways" preem at the Acad was a pinot noir-soaked evening. Helmer Alexander Payne said "the real people -- the girls, the wine and the pathetic guys" -- attracted him to Rex Pickett's…
Bryce Dallas Howard will be honored with Palm Springs Film Festival's Rising Star Award. Event runs Jan. 6-17. Howard will receive the kudos at the fest's Jan 8. awards gala at the Palm Springs…
Laurent Morlet has been named executive director of the Film & TV Office of the Consulate of France in Los Angeles. Morlet is relocating to Hollywood from Paris, where he worked with the A Prime TV…