There was plenty of Baz-razzmatazz as the 66th Cannes Film Festival bowed with a mix of fun, lofty hopes and melancholy that F. Scott Fitzgerald would have appreciated. In the spirit of opener "The…
If you're a Cannes newcomer, there are only three things you absolutely need to know: How to converse with the natives, how to converse with festgoers and how to maneuver the parties.
The 12-day Cannes gathering is actually four events in one: the festival, the market, the media binge and an international schmooze-a-palooza, where people from the other three groups can meet with…
Be bold. Leave 10 "money categories" on the air; present the other awards during commercial breaks...
Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday of a stroke, age 87, was one of the U.K.'s most politically divisive figures in recent history — and, as a result, was a media favorite. She became a pop-culture…
Awards are a way of taking a breath and saying "Yeah, there's a lot of crap out there, and there are a lot of interesting failures, but some work is pure gold." Or worthy of gold.
Above: Victory leap: At a New York party in 1951, Jose Ferrer beams over his win for “Cyrano de Bergerac,” while Judy Holliday and Gloria Swanson whoop it up. For decades, Oscars were the holy grail…
Final voting for the 85th annual Academy Awards officially begins today, which means nominees shift from high gear into turbo drive. This "exciting" time can be stressful, as folks work the kudos…
Jan. 15 would have been the 84th birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. And Nov. 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. So 2013 is bookended with reminders that we…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled seven finalists for the makeup and hairstyling Oscar, with the official nominees to be unveiled Jan. 10.
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