Steven Spielberg

Ben Affleck in scene from movie "Argo"

In fact-based films, how much fiction is OK?

Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?

02/19/2013

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Complete List of Academy Awards Nominations

The Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning, and heard live on LA’s Morning News. Seth McFarlane, the host of the Feb. 24 prime time Academy Awards Show, and actress Emma Stone made the announcements […]

01/10/2013

TV network aimed at millennials set for summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Participant Media plans to launch a cable network aimed at viewers 18 to 34 years old with programming it describes as inspiring and thought-provoking.

12/17/2012

David Geffen

$100M UCLA medical school gift for scholarships

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $100 million for full-ride scholarships for 33 medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles.

12/13/2012

"The Actor" - Screen Actors Guild Award

‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Mis,’ ‘Playbook’ lead SAG awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Steven Spielberg’s Civil War saga “Lincoln,” the Victor Hugo musical adaptation “Les Miserables” and the lost-soul romance “Silver Linings Playbook” lead the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each.

12/12/2012

A Lincoln historian grades the new movie | VIDEO

Is Hollywood’s presidential bio-pic, “Lincoln” in line with history? CNN’s Kareen Wynter reports.

11/14/2012

Spielberg, Day-Lewis unite for epic 'Lincoln' tale (video)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The task of encapsulating the essence of Abraham Lincoln in a single film took Steven Spielberg roughly three times as long as it took the 16th president to win the Civil […]

10/31/2012

E.T. immortalized in wax around the world

LOS ANGELES (AP) – E.T. the extra-terrestrial is making appearances around the world. Madame Tussauds is unveiling wax likenesses of the otherworldly star of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 film “E.T. – the Extra-Terrestrial” at six of […]

10/22/2012

Spielberg, Katzenberg, Geffen donate $30M each to Motion Picture Campaign Fund

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund Campaign to support Hollywood-related charitable programs and health services, it was announced […]

10/16/2012

Spielberg to speak at 'Gettysburg Address' event

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Director Steven Spielberg will deliver the keynote address at an observance commemorating the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” Park officials in central Pennsylvania noted Tuesday that Spielberg’s remarks […]

10/02/2012

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