Reel Life - Timothy M. Gray
In the history of theater, there have been some great titles -- "The Tempest," "A Doll's House," "Death of a Salesman" -- but few names have summed up the content of a show as succinctly as "Puppetry…
In "The Money Shot," Laura Grindstaff approaches a pop-culture subject with a scholarly mind, which is both the book's strength and weakness. In reporting on how TV talkshows are assembled…
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
Frank Pierson was re-elected Thursday to his second term as prexy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
At a press confab Friday, Charlton Heston announced via a taped statement that he has symptoms of Alzheimer's but urged friends and fans, "Please, feel no sympathy for me. I don't."
Oscar may be in a New York state of mind, but his feet are firmly planted in Hollywood.
Jeffrey Kirschenbaum has been named director of development for Universal Pictures, and Regina Lee has been promoted to creative executive.
On Aug. 8, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors will convene for the first time since they voted to move up the Oscarcast a month, to Feb. 29, 2004.
So far, no one has suggested that New Year's Day be shifted to mid-December. But starting in 2004, every other date in Hollywood's calendar will be earlier than usual: As Oscar goes, so goes the…
Many in Hollywood were dubious that the Academy would actually take the bold step of moving Oscar to February. But now reality has set in.