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.
Something's rotten in the state of Jiabo, where the king is dead, the queen has married her brother-in-law, the prince is acting crazy and his girlfriend is even crazier.
This droll, melancholic comedy about a large and large-hearted misfit will prove more of an acquired taste for most auds, although a cultish following and continued quirkiness are sure to follow from…
Less electrifying than a live Public Enemy show but packing more energy than 12 standard-issue music docs combined, "Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome" is among the best of its kind -…