The tent at the beach is as big as it's going to get, but the thrill of getting into the Independent Spirit Awards only grows with each year. That's because the annual fete is first and foremost a…
Why Blake Edwards? Why not. The "Pink Panther" guru has delivered nearly 50 films in 50 years. And while several of his pics have amassed multiple Oscar nominations, he has yet to take home a statue.
When Alexander Payne won an Independent Spirit Award for his Paramount Pictures release "Election," he reportedly told the crowd that indie film is "not about sources of financing; it's about spirit…
If there are no surprises at the Oscars on Sunday, that will be the biggest surprise of all. Everyone will discover Sunday night if last year's bevy of shocks -- Roman Polanski, Eminem, etc. -- was a…
The American Film Institute's Board of Trustees bestowed the AFI Charlton Heston Award upon Jack Valenti at a private luncheon Thursday at the BevHilton.
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Oscar nominees Sofia Coppola and Naomi Watts have been tapped to present at Sunday's 76th Academy Awards.
Nominees for the ICG 41st annual Publicists Awards for outstanding achievement by union members and press are as follows.
Weeks on location in New Zealand with Tom Cruise; the Transylvanian Alps with Nicole Kidman and Jude Law; Rome with Leonardo DiCaprio.
For a guy who started his career in 1970 as a ride operator for Disneyland's locomotives and monorail, Walt Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook has driven the Disney corporate train to some…
Oscar nominees Bill Murray and Tim Robbins have been tapped to present at the 76th Academy Awards.