Updated I'm in Las Vegas today and Tuesday to get a taste of what has been called a new kind of reality television: The presidential debates. While the events seem to be on a weekly basis now — with…
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.), who very likely will face Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) in a primary next year in a newly redrawn west San Fernando Valley district, is the favorite of prominent…
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The Directors Guild of America's national board has approved a tentative three-year successor commercial contract to be sent to the membership for ratification.
Lady Gaga says she had her "first real Marilyn Monroe moment" after singing "Happy Birthday" to former president Bill Clinton at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday. She was far and away the performer who…
Newly elected WGA West president Christopher Keyser has told its 8,000 members that the guild will become more vocal in the political arena, such as supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Updated At this time in the last presidential cycle, high-profile Hollywood conservatives were raising money, hitting the campaign trail and speaking out for Rudy Giuliani and John McCain. This time…
With the presidential campaign gaining in intensity, Republican challengers seem bent on setting new records for political incorrectness.
The most common misperception is that Hollywood is bereft of Republicans, making it a waste of time for the now-solidified field of 2012 contenders to court donors and supporters in the land of the…
After launching his reelection campaign with a long list of celebrity and industry donors earlier this year, President Obama added a mix of industry figures to his donor pool in the past three…
Updated The Obama campaign today released the list of high-dollar fund-raisers, including Harvey Weinstein, who hosted an event for the president at his home in August. Weinstein joins other industry…
Updated Hilary Swank says that she "deeply regrets" attending a concert in Chechnya held for the birthday of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, accused to torture and abductions as well as other human…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History