As the 59th annual Cannes film festival opens tonight, the mood is buoyant and everyone is on their best behavior.
Inspired by "The Da Vinci Code," Visconti has unveiled Divine Proportion pens, including a pentagram and five hidden numbers.
Radio has created some stars in the past few decades, but in general, stars don't go to radio. But on July 31, Whoopi Goldberg will launch a four-hour daily drive-time show for Clear Channel.
At first, product placements in films were subtle. Now the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Wall Street is complete: Product placement has worked its way right into movie titles. Last week…
Awards season may be over, but the feelings linger on, as the Academy is blasted for what it did and praised for what it didn't do.
Who ever thought that "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" would be the least controversial song nominee this year? On Wednesday, only four days before the Oscarcast, rumors were swirling that the tune…
The Grammys stumbled in the ratings; the Golden Globes barely tread water. With that in mind, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and ABC are spending unprecedented sums on cable, print…
The wire services this week have been abuzz with stories that Israeli delegates have asked Oscar to stop calling "Paradise Now" a film from Palestine and re-label it as being from the Palestinian…
For years, Hollywood has avoided hot-button topics, but this year, Oscar pushed all of those buttons. Steven Spielberg, a double nominee for "Munich," said, "This is a wakeup call to all studios: We…
And the award for most confusing new rules goes to ... the song category. The Academy holds a "bake-off" (though it doesn't like to call it that) in which 40 or so songs are shown in three-minute…