Standing on the sidewalk on Jefferson Boulevard before the Shrine Auditorium, a hundred black limousines, along with the odd albino, disgorged both the famous and the well-connected to the sporadic…
Though the marine layer remained thick on the nearby Santa Monica Beach, the cloudy weather did nothing to dampen Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards.
Just for Variety
Now that "Gladiator" has fought its way to best pic glory, the multiple Oscar winner will likely guide its chariot to one last theatrical victory lap.
A decade of box office hits has finally paid off for Julia Roberts. The world's best-paid female star finally added an Oscar to her impressive resume with a win Sunday for "Erin Brockovich."
The latest: "Gladiator" is named Best Picture. Visit our Academy Central section for photos of arrivals and more information on the winners, nominees, critic picks, Variety reviews, and a historical…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
MGM's lovable-grifters laffer "Heartbreakers" conned its way into the affections of Oscar-weekend auds with an estimated $12.3 million over three days.
Both Mega Channel and Antenna will be in Cannes to snap up features films, hour dramas and a few sitcoms.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Just three days before the spotlight turns on Hollywood for the 73rd annual Academy Awards, scaffolding in front of the Shrine Auditorium collapsed, injuring five people. People at the scene said a…