As authorities continued to sift through details of the tragic school shootings in Connecticut, industry figures pressured Washington leaders for solutions, including strict gun control and a curb on…
Alto saxophonist, composer, arranger and bandleader Alvy West, who worked with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Anita O'Day, Steve Allen, Mel Torme and Richard Rodgers, wrote tunes with Johnny Mercer…
Russian TV news was this weekend dominated by the horror of the Newtown, Conn. shootings, the story eclipsing the return to Moscow's streets Saturday of anti-Putin demonstrators.
Balloting begins Monday for Oscar nominations and, for the first time, voters can cast their ballots online. However, the Acad's security procedures essentially require the use of conventional mail…
Baltasar Kormakur's survival tale "The Deep," Iceland's foreign language Oscar entry unveiled a slew of sales at Les Arcs European Film Festival.
The Writers Guild of America has remained rigorous on qualifying screenplays for its awards with more than a dozen notable exclusions this year including Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and…
What's likely to be at the top of Warner Bros.' Christmas wishlist? A billion-dollar "Hobbit."
In an appeal to a federal judge's ruling, Fox Broadcasting says it is not "crying wolf" about the potential disruption to the broadcast business that may come from Dish Network's DVR-like feature…
Child actor Jack Hanlon, apparently the oldest living person to appear in the "Our Gang" comedies and likely the last surviving cast memember of the Buster Keaton silent classic "The General," died…
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.
There's an annual event that takes place at Italian tire company Pirelli each year and it has nothing to do with wheels or rubber.