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Par Int’l TV ups Lucas


Joseph K. Lucas has been upped to executive VP of sales and marketing for Paramount Intl. Television. As part of the promotion, Lucas will have an expanded role in directing Par's efforts to produce…


Jan. 18, 1998


Three-time Oscar-winning song lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed vice chair of the Governors Ball of the 70th Academy Awards. Bergman has been affiliated with the gala since 1992, when he…

A delicate balance


As all lovers and friends know, chemistry is something like witchcraft: It comes from somewhere, but why does it work -- or, when lovers break up, why does it fail?

Union Jill


Oscar and the British have long formed a mutual admiration society, but this may be the first time pundits are talking up the prospect of four -- perhaps even five -- best actress nominees hailing…



Hollywood has always loved a good comeback. During almost every Academy Awards season, the best career resurrection of the year is granted a nomination. Remember Fred Astaire sans dancing shoes…

Distant voices, past lives


For many years, the conventional Hollywood wisdom was that audiences were no longer interested in the past, whether it be conventional literary adaptations of classic novels or even that venerable…

Through a lens darkly


As early as the 1940s when Raymond Chandler characterized the Oscar presentations as "destiny whistling through a hollow shell," the Academy Awards have either engendered in its adoring public an…

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