As Oscar approaches its 80th anniversary, it's worth remembering that much of the storied history of cinema is alive and well just a short drive up the 101 freeway. Sharon Knolle visited the…
Specialty divisions have figured more and more in the Oscar plans of big parent studios over the decade as the boutiques tend to score multiple noms but not necessarily win in the big categories…
Given Hollywood's obsession with press, it may come as a surprise to learn that the 80-year-old Academy of Motion Arts & Sciences created its own inhouse press office a mere 15 years ago, in 1992.
The Academy Awards ceremony is set for Feb. 24, but now that the writers' strike has become a reality, it may well take some of the luster off the golden proceedings, although the writers and…
There's a very serious competition coming up -- and it's not the one between the studios and agencies. During awards season, Los Angeles' top hotels vie for top talent, not with room discounts, but…
Celebrity publicist Paul Wasserman, the music industry giant known as "Wasso" whose clients included the Rolling Stones, the Who, Linda Ronstadt, Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond, has died. He was 73.
A judge has tentatively ruled that a lawsuit aimed at stopping the public sale of two Oscars given to Mary Pickford should be tried in Riverside County.
"American Gangster" pistol-whipped "Beowulf" into submission at the European box office this weekend.
"Kings," the first ever Irish entry for the foreign language Oscar, has been picked up by BFS Entertainment for theatrical distribution in North America.
Thom Mount's Reliant Pictures has upped Jessica Ashbrook to VP of creative affairs.