While not quite in the league with the AFI’s life achievement award, BAFTA-LA’s have become more numerous and were Webcast Tuesday from the BevHilton. BAFTA-LA chairman Arnold Schwartzman called the…
There’s a certain emptiness at a movie premiere when the film’s star doesn’t attend. Such was the case Monday when “Blue Streak” preemed at the Village theater sans Martin Lawrence, who three weeks…
Emmy night has a lock on being L.A.'s second biggest annual party night. Not the Oscars, but not chopped liver either.
The stars were the troupers at Wednesday’s opening gala for the opera season. The two leads of the L.A. Opera’s production of Saint-Saens’ “Samson et Dalila,” Placido Domingo and Denyce Graves, were…
Sept. 8's preem of DreamWorks' "American Beauty" at the Egyptian got a phenomenal response: 35 seconds of sustained applause with cheers and whistles, then the audience stayed to applaud each acting…
If there was ever a fund-raiser where a rendition by Jon Bon Jovi of “Money” was appropriate, it was Sept. 9’s Dinner of Champions at the Century Plaza benefiting multiple sclerosis research. The…
HOLLYWOOD — Walt Disney Studios chairman Joe Roth couldn’t help but gloat a little at Wednesday night’s Variety Summer Cup awards at the Century Plaza Hotel. “Thank you on behalf of Disney … I…
Serious business was being conducted at the Maui Writers' Conference, but that didn't stop columnist Dave Barry from skewering Hollywood hits like "The Blair Witch Project."
The frazzled masses at the Toronto Film Festival might look with envy upon the laid-back work ethic that characterized the 26th Telluride Film Festival.
Though most locals look upon Hollywood Boulevard as an all-too-real action movie they would just as soon avoid after dark, "Chill Factor" director Hugh Johnson took a stroll along the street while…
For a moment, it seemed as though Kirk Douglas hadn't slowed down one iota since shooting Richard Fleischer's "The Vikings" in 1958.